Faculty Profile: Jerry Martin

Jerry MartinAttorney at Law
Previous Courses Taught (20)
  • Construction Law Forum 2023: Preparing & Presenting the Construction Case for Hearing – Litigation
  • Construction Law Forum 2023: Construction Law Ethics
  • Construction Law Forum 2024
  • Construction Law Basics 2022: Who Says That You Cannot Lien Residential Property? Hold My Beer and Watch This
  • Construction Law 2022: Ethics
  • Construction Law Forum 2023: Trying a Construction Dispute
  • Construction Law 2022: Service and Recording Considerations
  • Construction Law Basics - Knoxville
  • Construction Law Forum 2022
  • Construction Law 2020: Ethical Considerations in Arbitration
  • Construction Law 2019: Supplier Perspective
  • Construction Law Forum 2020
  • Construction Law Forum 2019
  • Construction Law: Ethics in Licensing
  • Licensing Issues for Tennessee Contractors and Owners
  • Anatomy of a Construction Dispute from A to Z
  • Construction Law: Tennessee Contractors Licensing
  • Construction Law: Sticks and Bricks -
  • Remedies for Recovering Construction Claim Damages
  • General Practice 2011 - Knoxville Fast Track

Jerry M. Martin is a solo practitioner in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he routinely practices in state and federal court. He is a trial lawyer who concentrates on personal injury, liens and construction litigation. This includes over 35 years experience in handling mechanics' and materialmen's liens. Mr. Martin provided comments to the Tennessee Bar Association's Special Committee on Lien Law, which was responsible for drafting the 2007 amendments to the Mechanics' and Materialmen's Lien statute and was a contributor to the Lien Law Corrections Bill, which was enacted in the Spring of 2008.  He also assisted in drafting revisions to the Lien Law that were enacted in 2015. Mr. Martin is a former Chair of the Executive Council of the Tennessee Bar Association Construction Law Section and continues to serve as the Section's Legislative Liaison. He currently serves as a Delegate for the Sixth District in the Tennessee Bar Association House of Delegates. He formerly served as the Municipal Judge for the Town of Farragut. He is a member of the Tennessee and Knoxville Bar Associations. Mr. Martin received his B.A. and J.D. from the University of Tennessee.