Robert R. Martin

Of Counsel

Phone: +1.713.646.5534 | Facsimile: +1.713.752.0337

E-mail: rmartin@smfadlaw.com

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Summary

Mr. Martin brings a diverse background to his legal practice ranging from oil field services to assistant district attorney. He practices in the areas of general civil litigation including representing clients in the defense of personal injury and property damage claims arising from construction defect and indemnity claims, premises liability, products liability, motor vehicle accidents (automobiles and commercial trucks), toxic tort and general maritime/Jones Act cases. In this capacity, Mr. Martin has had the opportunity to go to trial and defend his clients a number of times with a finding of no negligence on the part of his client on most occasions.

Of particular note was a six week trial defending an EIFS applicator with a finding of no negligence and receiving a judgment for statutory indemnity against the EIFS manufacturer. Mr. Martin has also represented HVAC subcontractors, brick masons, glaziers, farmers, roofers, plumbers, and tile subcontractors in construction defect and personal injury cases pertaining to schools, nursing/retirement homes, strip centers, restaurants, and residential construction.

Professional & Community Involvement

Outside of his legal practice, Mr. Martin supports the arts in Houston through his membership in the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and his involvement as a member of the board of directors of the Masquerade Theatre and the advisory board of the Da Camera Society of Houston.

Affiliations

  • Houston Bar Association