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Katherine Martell Esq.

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
Katherine Martell
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Biography

Katherine Martell, the managing attorney of First Point Law Group, PC, is an outstanding litigator who has appeared before the Virginia Supreme Court, the Virginia Court of Appeals, the Eastern District of Virginia and local Circuit Courts throughout the Northern Virginia Region. With a strong work ethic and never giving up she has been able to win every jury trial she had in 2014 and 2015. Ms. Martell is an aggressive litigator who knows how to evaluate her client's case and help her clients win as big as possible. 

Ms. Martell's clients know that they have a capable and trustworthy lawyer on their side who will do anything to make sure that they are fully protected and represented in Court. 

She has represented clients in a variety of complex cases including criminal, family, and employment matters. Always striving for justice she is willing to go the distance and present an effective and winning strategy. 

Ms. Martell can be heard every weekend on her live radio show where she discusses a wide range of legal issues facing the Latino Community. Tu Abogada Latina radio show has helped hundreds of clients facing legal issues and teaching people about their legal rights. 

Katherine Martell started her career with one of the largest law firms in the world, DLA Piper, working on both corporate and litigation matters she received training by some of the country's most elite lawyers. 

Katherine Martell is married to a Professional Firefighter and together they live in Northern Virginia with their daughter and beagle. When she isn't working, Katherine contributes her time to several local charities and enjoys cooking, traveling and watching football.

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 2008
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Domestic Violence Legal Clinic
  • George Washington University
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: International Relations

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • Virginia Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Honors

  • Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Fellow
  • Lawyers of Distinction in Criminal Defense
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates Top 100 Litigation Lawyer in Virginia
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 10 Best Attorneys in Virginia Award
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys Client Satisfaction Award

Professional Associations

  • Virginia State Bar, Northern Virginia Regional Chair
  • Fairfax County Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney