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5116 South Lakeland Drive
Lakeland, FL 33813
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 5833
Lakeland, FL 33807


 Attorney Profile – John L. Martinez, Jr., Esquire

John L. Martinez, Jr. has over 25 years of legal experience handling complicated cases relating to criminal law, divorce & family law and eminent domain / condemnation law.

A native of Lakeland, Florida, Mr. Martinez graduated magna cum laude from  Florida Southern College. He received his law degree from Florida State University, graduating with honors, and is licensed to practice law throughout Florida. He served the public as a prosecutor with the State Attorney’s office in Polk County, and then as a Senior Attorney with the Florida Department of Transportation.  In 2001, he went into private practice.

Mr. Martinez’s vast legal experience and rare perspective provides his clients with excellent legal representation.  As a former prosecutor, he will aggressively fight for you.

Mr. Martinez is a member of the following legal associations:

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Polk County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Lakeland Bar Association

The strength of John L. Martinez, Jr. lies in his thorough preparation, experience, and commitment to excellence. Clients can rely on Mr. Martinez to be friendly, approachable, responsive, efficient, and effective. Mr. Martinez communicates effectively and is well regarded among clients, judges, and lawyers because he demonstrates the strictest personal and professional ethics, as well as the utmost concern for his clients.