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Roger Martin

191 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30303-1775

Roger Martin is a Partner in the Atlanta office, with more than 35 years of active practice of law including all aspects of courtroom procedures and trials in the defense of medical negligence matters including birth trauma, long term care and professional negligence.

Roger is a part of the firm’s Medical Malpractice, Long Term Care, Health Care and Catastrophic Injury Litigation Practice Groups. His wide-ranging experience in all phases of medical liability cases, in addition to first chair trial practice, give him unparalleled insight and expertise in achieving successful outcomes for clients.

He is often retained to attend and monitor trials of high-risk cases and to monitor and assess the exposures on these high exposure cases, and his extensive experience in the courtroom in the psychological experience and evaluations of juries and jury trial determinations.

In addition to his trial work, Roger was appointed as a Commissioner for the state of Georgia to the National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Law from 1998 to 2014. He served as the legislative liaison for Georgia from 1998 to 2010, and he was instrumental in the enactment and passage of major legislation including Georgia’s medical records release law, Article 9 of the UCC, Article 7 of the UCC, The Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act and The Uniform Environmental Covenants Act. Based on his ample legislative experience, Roger was appointed to several drafting committees for the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Law.

Earlier in his career, he was appointed as the Courtroom Administrator and Senior Law Clerk for a decade to the Honorable Judge Jack B. Smith, Senior Judge of the State Court of DeKalb County.

Roger is a graduate of the Charter Class of Georgia State University School of Law, completing his Juris Doctorate in 1985. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgia State University in 1982.

 

ADMITTED

  • Georgia
  • Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Court of Appeals, State of Georgia
  • State and Superior Court of Georgia

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, Charter Class of 1985
  • B.A., cum laude, Georgia State University, 1982

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Georgia’s New Advanced Directive Law,” For the Record, Fall 2007.
  • “Georgia’s New Medical Records Release Law,” For the Record, Summer 2006.
  • “But I Told My Doctor That in Confidence!” For the Record, Winter 2001.

ACTIVITIES:

  • Commissioner, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Law (1998-2014)
  • Legislative Liaison for Georgia (1999-2010)
  • Georgia Hospital Association Uniform Credentialing Drafting Committee
  • General Counsel Top Docs, Inc.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • DeKalb Bar Association

Presentations

  • “The Changing Roles of Experts and the Standard Care in Medical Negligence Cases,” Presented at Columbus Medical Center, November 2010.
  • Best Mentor, Daily Report’s 2020 Georgia Legal Awards
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
HBS Partner Roger Martin contributed to the new 200,000-square-foot Georgia State University College of Law building in the heart of downtown Atlanta. As a graduate of the
Hall Booth Smith (HBS) is pleased to announce the recent addition of a Dental Practice Group to our firm.  Headed by Shaun M. Daugherty, a partner
On June 30, 2011, Governor Nathan Deal named Roger Martin as Uniform Law Commissioner for 2011.  See the attached download for the Executive  Order. (PDF download)
Practice Specific Experience

Roger Martin is a Partner in the Atlanta office, with more than 35 years of active practice of law including all aspects of courtroom procedures and trials in the defense of medical negligence matters including birth trauma, long term care and professional negligence.

Roger is a part of the firm’s Medical Malpractice, Long Term Care, Health Care and Catastrophic Injury Litigation Practice Groups. His wide-ranging experience in all phases of medical liability cases, in addition to first chair trial practice, give him unparalleled insight and expertise in achieving successful outcomes for clients.

He is often retained to attend and monitor trials of high-risk cases and to monitor and assess the exposures on these high exposure cases, and his extensive experience in the courtroom in the psychological experience and evaluations of juries and jury trial determinations.

In addition to his trial work, Roger was appointed as a Commissioner for the state of Georgia to the National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Law from 1998 to 2014. He served as the legislative liaison for Georgia from 1998 to 2010, and he was instrumental in the enactment and passage of major legislation including Georgia’s medical records release law, Article 9 of the UCC, Article 7 of the UCC, The Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act and The Uniform Environmental Covenants Act. Based on his ample legislative experience, Roger was appointed to several drafting committees for the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Law.

Earlier in his career, he was appointed as the Courtroom Administrator and Senior Law Clerk for a decade to the Honorable Judge Jack B. Smith, Senior Judge of the State Court of DeKalb County.

Roger is a graduate of the Charter Class of Georgia State University School of Law, completing his Juris Doctorate in 1985. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgia State University in 1982.

 

ADMITTED

  • Georgia
  • Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Court of Appeals, State of Georgia
  • State and Superior Court of Georgia

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, Charter Class of 1985
  • B.A., cum laude, Georgia State University, 1982

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Georgia’s New Advanced Directive Law,” For the Record, Fall 2007.
  • “Georgia’s New Medical Records Release Law,” For the Record, Summer 2006.
  • “But I Told My Doctor That in Confidence!” For the Record, Winter 2001.

ACTIVITIES:

  • Commissioner, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Law (1998-2014)
  • Legislative Liaison for Georgia (1999-2010)
  • Georgia Hospital Association Uniform Credentialing Drafting Committee
  • General Counsel Top Docs, Inc.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • DeKalb Bar Association

Presentations

  • “The Changing Roles of Experts and the Standard Care in Medical Negligence Cases,” Presented at Columbus Medical Center, November 2010.
  • Best Mentor, Daily Report’s 2020 Georgia Legal Awards
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
HBS Partner Roger Martin contributed to the new 200,000-square-foot Georgia State University College of Law building in the heart of downtown Atlanta. As a graduate of the
Hall Booth Smith (HBS) is pleased to announce the recent addition of a Dental Practice Group to our firm.  Headed by Shaun M. Daugherty, a partner
On June 30, 2011, Governor Nathan Deal named Roger Martin as Uniform Law Commissioner for 2011.  See the attached download for the Executive  Order. (PDF download)
Practice Specific Experience