Jim Martin has practiced wills, trusts, probate, real estate, contracts, copyrights, construction, corporations, and business law, and related litigation, for over 48 years. He has the highest ratings on Martindale, Avvo, and Super Lawyers, and he is is board certified in real estate law by The Florida Bar. He has drafted hundreds of wills and living trusts, handled the legal aspects of all types of probate and trust estates, litigated probate and trust disputes, prepared and read real estate contracts and attended closings, incorporated corporations, and handled litigation.
Jim Martin served for six years on The Florida Bar Probate Rules Committee and served two terms as chair of the St. Petersburg Bar Association Probate Section.
Jim attended Georgia Tech, Stetson University, and Stetson University College of Law and earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Stetson and a law degree from Stetson University College of Law. He has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Stetson for over ten years and was inducted into the Stetson Law Hall of Fame. Stetson is nationally ranked #3 in trial advocacy and #3 in legal writing by U.S. News & World Report.