Professor of Law
Director of the Law Library
- Legal Research
- Ethical Lawyering
- BA, Cedarville College
- MLS, Indiana University
- JD, University of Texas
Professor Martin has been working in the academic law library field for nearly 40 years. During that time he has been active in committee work in both the American Association of Law Libraries and the Southern California Association of Law Libraries. He has also served on academic advisory boards for two of the three largest legal information vendors.
Professor Martin’s main teaching areas are legal research and legal ethics, but he also is very interested in art law, legal aid practice, and the history of legal education. He has been teaching legal research and advanced legal research courses for over 20 years and is the editor of the past 5 editions of Henke’s California Law Guide, one of the top research guides for California lawyers. During law school he clerked with Legal Aid of Central Texas, based in Austin. He gained additional experience working in a small Austin law firm and in the office of the Attorney General of Texas. He has been a member of the Loyola Law School faculty since 2005.
His memberships include the State Bar of Texas, State Bar of California, the American Bar Association, the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and the Conference of Law Libraries of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. He is a past president of the Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL).
- Henke’s California Law Guide. 8th Edition. Lexis Publishing, 2006.
- "Art Law: A Selected Bibliography", published in Art, Artifact & Architecture Law, by Jessica L. Darraby. Thomson West, 2006. Appendix 27A, pp. 1349-1414.
- “The Virtual Tax Library: A Comparison of Five Electronic Tax Research Platforms,” 8 Fla. Tax Rev. 935 (2008) (peer-reviewed) (with Katherine Pratt and Jennifer Kowal), Awarded the 2009 "Outstanding Article" by the Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries