Patrick S. Martin
Partner Patrick S. Martin

Patrick S. Martin

Partner

Areas Of Practice

Patrick Martin is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar. In his 25 years of practice in Florida, Patrick has litigated and tried a wide variety of cases throughout the state. Before joining Boyd & Jenerette, Patrick managed a staff counsel office for a major Florida automobile insurer, overseeing multiple attorneys and staff and managing a docket of hundreds of auto liability and 1st-party UM lawsuits. He has significant experience handling all phases of claims handling, from pre-suit investigation and EUOs, through litigation and trial, and post-trial motions and appeals. 

Patrick focuses his practice in the areas of insurance defense, general liability and personal injury litigation, including automobile liability, 1st-party UM/UIM claims, commercial general liability, premises liability, and professional liability claims. Patrick is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Florida and Alabama. 

Admissions

  • Florida, 1997
  • Alabama, 2009
  • United States District Court
    • Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida 1998
    • Middle District of Alabama 2010
  • Texas (inactive), 1995

Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
    • Chair, 1st Circuit Grievance Committee “A” 2018 
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court, Pensacola Chapter
  • State Bar of Texas (inactive)

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Education

  • J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 1995
  • B.A., Rice University, 1990

Comprehensive Services

Many cases overlap several areas of law. As a full service law firm, we are able to recognize how one legal discipline impacts another. We work as a team on complex issues that require knowledge of a variety of state and federal laws. This multi-disciplinary approach allows clients to receive the large-firm advantage of access to multiple attorneys in a wide scope of practice areas as well as the hands-on customer service offered by a boutique law firm. In addition to civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation defense, commercial law, construction law and appeals, our firm also handles professional liability claims.

Our bilingual staff is available to assist with immigration matters, including consular and removal defenses.