Meet Manjula Martin

MANJULA MARTIN is the Managing Attorney at Lamano Law Office. Ms. Martin helps influence how the law is practiced in our community through collaborations with the court, judges, and other leaders, serving as the Chair for the Alameda County Bar Association Criminal Law Section. Her knowledge, education, and expertise are what her reputation in the legal community is built on, along with her beliefs that diversity, compassion, and empathy are among our greatest strengths. She applies these values to our clients and believes that they deserve the best defense and treatment when going through a difficult and often traumatizing time in their life.

Ms. Martin is a member of the California DUI Lawyers Association and attended the National College of DUI Defense at the Harvard Law School campus.  She received the Cali Excellence Award for Criminal Litigation and has been nominated as a Lawyer of Distinction. Prior to Lamano Law Office, she worked in a family law court with the San Francisco Bar Association Legal Services Program representing women seeking to leave abusive situations. She has done Habeas Corpus work for a man wrongfully convicted of murder with the California Supreme Court ultimately hearing the case. In her early years, she clerked for the San Francisco District Attorney’s office, where she worked on domestic violence cases, sexual assault crimes, and felony preliminary hearings. Ms. Martin is an avid traveler and spends time outside of the office with her wife and family, depending on the season, surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, or playing soccer.

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