Curtis J. Martin II Receives the National Bar Association's 2012 Presidential Award
The National Bar Association has presented Curtis J. Martin II with the 2012 Presidential Award for his exemplary service to the legal profession. Founded in 1925, the National Bar Association (NBA) is the nation's oldest and largest association of African American lawyers and judges.
Mr. Martin is the Immediate Past President of the Gate City Bar Association, which is an affiliate chapter of the NBA and is Georgia's oldest African American bar association. During Mr. Martin’s tenure as President, the Gate City Bar Association completed approximately sixty programs designed to advance the legal profession and serve the greater community at large. In 2011, the Gate City Bar Association also awarded twenty thousand dollars in scholarships to deserving law students, which was the most in the organization’s sixty three year history. The NBA recently recognized the Gate City Bar Association as its 2011 Affiliate Chapter of the Year at its 87th Annual Convention.
Mr. Martin practices in the Atlanta office of Miller & Martin PLLC in the areas of business litigation and labor and employment. Mr. Martin represents a broad spectrum of clients in civil litigation matters and defends local and national employers against claims alleging violations of federal and state laws that govern the workplace.
In 2011, Mr. Martin was named to "Who's Who in Law and Accounting" by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, was recognized as one of the Atlanta Business League's Men of Influence, was named a Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star, and was selected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.