Leticia “Letty” Martinez is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist who has extensive experience handling state and federal criminal cases, specifically allegations of sexual abuse of adults and children, intoxication-related offenses and violent offenses.
Prior to becoming a criminal defense attorney, Leticia Martinez established a name for herself as both a state and federal prosecutor. She began her service as a misdemeanor prosecutor before working quickly through the ranks of felony prosecutor, Crimes Against Children Unit prosecutor, and Gang Unit Prosecutor at the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office. She served as the Chief of the Family Violence Unit, Chief Prosecutor in the 371st District Court, Deputy Chief of the Misdemeanor Division and Chief of the Crimes Against Children Unit. Leticia Martinez also served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas.
Leticia Martinez has extensive experience handling significant criminal matters including shaken baby cases, bank robbery charges, white collar crimes, as well as rape and murder cases. Her expertise in infant deaths led her to an appointment by the Governor to a commission charged with investigating child fatalities in Texas.
Leticia Martinez is above all else, a trial attorney who has tried capital murders, murders, numerous robberies, assaults, sexual assaults, and other aggravated felonies to juries in Texas.
Baylor University School of Law
Bachelor of Music, Piano Performance 1990
Criminal Law, 2015
Honors and Awards
Tarrant County Top Attorneys, Fort Worth Magazine, 2016
Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2005
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals