John F. Martin, Esq.

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  • Shareholder at Martin & Vanegas, APC (2 Attorneys)
  • 3100 Oak Road, Suite 230, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
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  • Partner John F. Martin has over 35 years of experience in litigating cases in California and Federal Courts. John is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings for over 25 years and is listed as one of the Top Rated Lawyers in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Phi Delta Phi (Secretary, 1965-1966). Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County, 1972-1975. Judge Pro Tem, Alameda County Superior Court, 1984-. Member, Panel of Arbitrators, Contra Costa, Alameda, Solano and San Francisco Counties Superior Courts, 1979-. Co-Author: "Personal Injury Litigation Practice in California," Copyright 1993, National Business Institute, Inc.

Areas of Practice (59)

  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Age Discrimination in Employment
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Covenants Not To Compete
  • Employee Discipline
  • Employee Drug Testing
  • Employment Arbitration
  • Employment at Will
  • Employment Breach of Contract
  • Employment Civil Rights
  • Employment Claims
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Defense
  • Employment Disability Discrimination
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Mediation
  • Employment Termination
  • Fair Employment Practices
  • Fair Labor Standards
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Harassment
  • Labor Arbitration
  • Minimum Wage Law
  • National Labor Relations Act
  • Negligence Hiring
  • Noncompete Litigation
  • Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Personnel Policies
  • Personnel Training
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Prevailing Wage Litigation
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Security Clearances
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Title VII Discrimination
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Public School Law
  • School Law
  • Special Education
  • Student Discipline
  • Title IX Discrimination
  • Civil Liberties
  • Civil Rights Section 1983
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Rights
  • Discrimination
  • Gay and Lesbian Rights
  • Handicapped Rights
  • Human Rights
  • Race Discrimination
  • Reproductive Rights
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Womens Rights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
925-322-2767  Phone
925-937-5433  Phone
925-938-5567  Fax
University Attended:
St. Mary's College of California, B.A., 1965
Law School Attended:
University of San Francisco and San Francisco Law School, J.D., 1971
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1972, California; United States Supreme Court
Contra Costa County Bar Association; State Bar of California.
Reported Cases:
C. B. v. City of Sonora, 769 F.3d 1005 (9th Cir. Cal. 2014, cert. denied 135 S.Ct. 1482, Feb. 23, 2015).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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