Kevin C. Martin

Kevin C.

Kevin C. Martin

Attorney at Law

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With a profound journey spanning over two decades, Kevin C. Martin stands out as an adept professional in estate planning, international development and diplomacy, and investment banking.

Kevin brings a wealth of expertise in estate planning, harmonizing his in-depth legal and financial acumen to navigate the intricate terrain of wealth management and asset protection. He adeptly crafts comprehensive estate plans, ensuring the preservation and intentional disposition of assets in adherence to his clients’ wishes. His multidisciplinary prowess, bridging finance and law, empowers him to provide nuanced advice, encompassing tax implications, wealth transfer strategies, and fiduciary responsibilities, ensuring a legacy that is both financially astute and legally sound. With a judicious approach, Kevin crafts strategies that mitigate risk, safeguard assets, and ensure a seamless transition of wealth to subsequent generations, embodying a holistic approach to financial stewardship and legacy planning.

Prior to practicing law, Kevin’s career trajectory through roles at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) demonstrates a steadfast commitment to helping improve people’s lives in some of the most challenging environments on earth by optimizing economic growth and fortifying private sector participation. From spearheading a team managing a $500 million economic growth portfolio in order to pioneer economic growth initiatives across the Middle East, his leadership was instrumental in channeling strategic, high-impact interventions in complex environments throughout the Middle East. His innovative approaches and strategic foresights have influenced policy-making and fostered strategic international partnerships, particularly in conflict-stricken countries.

Prior to his foreign service tenure at USAID, Kevin managed negotiations for the purchase and sale of businesses at IDP Group, LLC, and optimized fixed income derivative portfolios at Bank of America’s Global Investment Banking Division. Whether advising clients on sophisticated estate planning strategies, to working with senior U.S. Government officials on private capital mobilization issues, or devising tools to safeguard against derivatives market exposure risk, Kevin interweaves his analytical acumen with strategic planning and caring for his clients.

In addition to numerous awards while at USAID, Mr. Martin received his JD and LLM from Loyola University Chicago and an MBA from The University of Chicago. He is a Committee Member of the D.C. Bar’s Estates, Trusts and Probate Law, as well as a Board Member of D.C. Refers.

A Note from Kevin

Welcome to our firm!

”When you call us, you’ll meet a team of advocates who work closely alongside you to create your legacy and protect your family’s future. If you take that first step, we’ll take it from there.

Our goal is to help you make the decisions and choices that are right for you, whether that’s an asset protection plan, a special needs trust, or a simple estate plan. Thinking about your family’s future and what will happen when you’re gone isn’t easy, but you can lean on our experience.

I’d love to get started protecting what matters most today. I look forward to meeting you!”

Kevin Martin

Experience and Education

Founding attorney Kevin C. Martin has had a rich and varied career that included investment banking and international economic development, as well as the roles of a business owner and Foreign Service Officer. His career experience makes him uniquely qualified to assist business owners and Foreign Service Officers in their estate planning.

Education

His Bar Admissions include the District of Columbia and Georgia.

  • L.L.M. – Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, IL
  • J.D. – Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, IL
  • M.B.A. – The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Chicago, IL
  • B.S. – Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Boards and Memberships

Attorney Martin is also a valued member of the following associations:

  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Wealth Counsel