Random Profile: Elizabeth Martinez, Laredo

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Best thing about being a lawyer: Helping people in need

The best piece of advice ever given to you: Sometimes good things fall apart so that better things can fall together.

Areas of practice: Personal Injury law, Family law, and Criminal Defense

Education: Texas A&M International University:  Bachelor of Arts with a Major in English and a Minor in Mathematics; Texas Tech University School of Law: JD

Bad habit: Being a perfectionist

Community Involvement:

United Way
• Board Member  2010-present
• V. P. of Campaign, Legal 2010-2011

Diocese of Laredo—Catholic Social Services
• Board Member 2007-present
• Secretary of Board 2008-present

Texas A&M International University
Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi 2007-present

AVANCE Parent-Child Education Program
Laredo Chapter
• Board Member 2006-2008
• Parliamentarian of Board 2006-2007

Most important career lesson: Perseverance is the key to success.

Favorite saying/quote: To whom much is given, much is also expected.

Secret for staying young: is feeling young and always staying positive.

What's the turning point that made you decide to become an attorney? Seeing the helplessness of a family member in a legal battle who truly needed the guidance of an experienced, competent, honest, and zealous advocate

Elizabeth works at the Law Office of Elizabeth Martinez, PLLC in Laredo.

You can also view Elizabeth's TexasBar.com profile.

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