Associate San Antonio, Texas

Associate
San Antonio, Texas

Krizia Martinez

Krizia Martinez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. During her tenure at Texas Tech, Krizia demonstrated her abilities as a well-rounded advocate earning her various awards. Specifically, she excelled in several practical courses and earned Distinction Awards in Trial Advocacy, and the Criminal Defense Clinic.  In addition, she is a published author and was named the 2014 winner of the Real Estate and Probate Trust Law Writing Competition which highlights her strength in research and writing. Krizia also repeatedly earned Top Oralist Awards in intra school competitions proving her ability to communicate effectively.  

Krizia’s prior work experience gave her the opportunity to lead independent projects and conducted research enhancing her skills as an attorney. Krizia also has experience serving as a family law attorney who specializes in divorce, basic estate planning, and other family law matters.  Currently, Krizia works out of our San Antonio office where she devotes her time to insurance defense and family law cases. Her professional memberships include the San Antonio Bar Association, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Education
J.D., Cum Laude, Texas Tech School of Law 2014
B.A., Summa Cum Laude, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2008

Bar Admissions/Professional Licenses
Supreme Court of Texas, 2014

Areas of Practice
90% Insurance Defense
10% Family Law 

Litigation Percentage
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation 

Professional Associations and Memberships
State Bar of Texas
San Antonio Bar Association
Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section
The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Insurance Law Section

Past Employment Positions
Vidaurri, Lyde, Rodriguez & Haynes, L.L.P., Associate, 2015 – Present

Law Office of Steven C. Benke, Family Law Associate
San Antonio, Texas, 2014-2015

Texas Transportation Institute, Research Associate
San Antonio, Texas, 2005- 2011

Languages
English
Spanish