John H. Martin


Articles:

  • Wednesday, December 12, 2012
    Editor: Tell us about us about your practice and your association with LCJ and with DRI. Martin: I have been a defense lawyer for over 30 years, handling primarily cases involving airlines, aviation products and pharmaceutical products and defending law firms in legal malpractice cases. I handle other commercial cases, but these constitute the bulk of...
  • Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    What prompted the formation of LCJ 25 years ago?
  • Sunday, April 22, 2012
    Editor: Tell us about your practice and your history with DRI. Martin: I have been a defense lawyer for over 30 years, handling primarily cases involving airlines, aviation products, and pharmaceutical products and defending law firms in legal malpractice cases. I do some commercial litigation but the others constitute the bulk of my current practice. I...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Editor: Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ) works to improve the civil justice system. What do you see as cause for reform?
  • Monday, January 31, 2011
    A growing national chorus of leading academicians and corporate and defense counsel are coalescing around efforts to make fundamental reform to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure a reality as the Federal Judicial Conference Rules Committees continue their program to study and review meaningful amendments that could fundamentally reshape the Federal Rules...
  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    Editor: Why do you believe that it is appropriate to pursue fundamental revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure?
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Editor: John, we congratulate you for being a leader in so many organizations dedicated to relieving corporations from the burden of unmeritorious litigation and its costs. What has been your role in some of these organizations? Martin: I served as chairman of the Dallas Association of Defense Counsel in the 1980s. I was president of the Texas...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Editor: Please update us on the steps that have been taken by DRI to improve judicial compensation and to implement other objectives of the DRI's Judicial Independence Project.
  • Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Editors Note: See page 10 for an article by John Trimble, chair of the DRI Task Force. See the version of this article on our Websites for a link to the Report of DRI's Judicial Task Force. Editor: You became president of DRI on October 13 with a goal of vigorously moving forward with implementing the recommendations of Without Fear or Favor, the Report...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    The Committee of Corporate General Counsel ("Committee") of the ABA Business Law Section presented a program on March 16 that included a panel entitled " New Commissions, New Recommendations: U.S. Capital Markets and Corporate Reforms." The panel discussed three reports ("the Reports") containing recommendations to improve the competitiveness of U.S....