logo logo

Henry Alan Martin

Henry Alan Martin, American public defender. Bar: Tennessee 1975, United States District Court (middle district) Tennessee 1975, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979.

Background

  • Martin, Henry Alan was born on September 5, 1949 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of James Alvin and Mary Elizabeth (Long) Martin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Vanderbilt University, 1971. Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt University, 1974.

    Career

    • Private practice, Nashville, 1975-1976. Partner Haile & Martin, P.A., 1976-1982. Associate firm Barrett & Ray, Professional Corporation, 1982-1985.

      Federal public defender United States District Court (middle district) Tennessee, since 1985. Member advisory committee on rules criminal procedure United States Judicial Conference, 1994-1999.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Tennessee 1975, United States District Court (middle district) Tennessee 1975, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979.

    Works

    • Colorado-author, co-editor trial manual, Tools for the Ultimate Trial, 1985, second edition, 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Delaware, Witness for Peace, Managua, Nicaragua, 1987. Member American Bar Association (council criminal justice section 1993-1996), National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Association Federal Defenders (president 1995-1998), Nashville Bar Association, Napier Looby Bar Association, Tennessee Association Criminal Defense Lawyers (board directors 1978-1994, president 1984-1985, President's award 1984).

    Personality

    Interests

    Jogging, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Gloria B. Ballard, May 9, 1975. Children: Nathan Daniel, Anna Elizabeth.
    • father: James Alvin Martin
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Long) Martin
    • spouse: Gloria B. Ballard
    • children: Nathan Daniel Martin
    • Anna Elizabeth Martin
    See on larger map
    Born September 5, 1949
    (age 68)
    Nationality