Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, Marty served as a combat engineer and judge advocate from 1984-2004 in the United States Marine Corps. While in this role, he served as a prosecutor; an associate professor in the Criminal Law Department of The Judge Advocate General's School, U.S. Army; and as a trial judge in the Piedmont Judicial Circuit, Navy, Marine Corps Trial Judiciary.
Actively involved in the legal community, Marty is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association, Jacksonville Claims Association, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Maritime Law Association of the United States, and the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (SEALI). He is admitted to practice law in Florida, South Dakota, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
•Casino Royale, Moderator - Marshall Dennehey Florida Claims Symposium, Tampa, FL, September 20, 2018
•The Best Defense is a Good Offense, Moderator - Marshall Dennehey Florida Claims Symposium - Orlando, FL, September 17, 2014
•Associate Professor, Criminal Law Department, The Judge Advocate General's School, U.S. Army, Charlottesville, VA, 1997-2000
Past Employment Positions
•U.S. Marine Corps, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired), 1984-2004
Honors & Awards
•Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
•Named an Ultimate Attorney by the Jacksonville Business Journal, February 2016
•Three Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medals, 1987, 1989, 1995
•Two Meritorious Service Medals, 1996, 2004
•Legion of Merit, 2004
Year Joined Organization: 2004
Special Law Alert - What’s Next for Daubert in Florida?
Law Alerts • May 12, 2017
On February 16, 2017, the Florida Supreme Court declined to adopt 90.702 “to the extent that it is procedural, due to constitutional concerns, which must be left for a proper case or controversy.” In light of this limited and..., The material in this law alert has been prepared for our readers by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. It is solely intended to provide information on recent legal developments, and is not intended to provide legal advice for a...
On The Pulse... Profile of Our Jacksonville Office
Defense Digest Article • March 1, 2016
By Martin H. Sitler, Esq.*I often boast to anyone who will listen that the Jacksonville, Florida office has the most beautiful view of any of our offices. Our fourteenth floor space is nestled in the center of downtown Jacksonville and overlooks..., Defense Digest, Vol 22, No. 1, March 2016Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...
On the Pulse...Our Jacksonville, Florida, Office
Defense Digest Article • March 1, 2011
Jacksonville, which is centered on the banks of the St. Johns River in northeast Florida, is the largest city in area in the continental United States and is a rapidly growing metropolitan city with approximately 850,000 residents. The city's..., Defense Digest, Vol. 17, No. 1, March 2011
Apartment Complex Not Liable for Slip-and-fall
Aug 25, 2016
Obtained a defense verdict in favor of a Jacksonville apartment complex following a three-day jury trial. The plaintiff alleged that on a rainy day, when exiting the apartment complex’s leasing office, she slipped on the top step of the...
Florida Claims Symposium - The Best Offense is a Good Defense
Seminar • Sep 17, 2014
*Complimentary breakfast begins at 8:00am and lunch will be provided.Join the attorneys of Marshall Dennehey for a comprehensive review of the latest legal trends in Medicare, Bad Faith, Social Media Discovery and more.....Topics include:...
Florida Casualty Claims Symposium - Casino Royale
Seminar • Sep 20, 2018
Florida Casualty Claims Symposium 2018 - Casino RoyaleJoin the Marshall Dennehey attorneys for a complimentary seminar discussing trending topics in Casualty in the state of Florida.Agenda Topics:Negligent Tenants Expose Negligent...
Associations & Memberships
•Florida Defense Lawyer's Association
•Jacksonville Bar Association
•Jacksonville Claims Association
•Maritime Law Association of the United States
•Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (SEALI), 2013
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