Martens + Associates | P.S.
Quality, motivation, innovation, and above all, pure litigation.

About Us

From the first conversation to the last, we frequently communicate with our clients so they are involved and understand the progress of their case.

Martens + Associates | P.S. is a Seattle-based law firm with over 85 years of collective experience. Our practice involves several types of litigation, but we specialize, among other things, in complex litigation involving property damage, personal injury, bodily injury, malpractice, insurance, products liability, and construction. Our firm tackles suits of all sizes, from the simplest case to high-risk multi-million dollar litigation. We primarily focus on defense work and have achieved complete defense verdicts on multiple occasions. Based on the circumstances, we also handle plaintiff's litigation. Our clients – individuals, law firms, general contractors, subcontractors, local and national businesses, and insurance companies – choose Martens + Associates | P.S. for its client driven, first-class service and proven success. Courts and other counsel expect the best from Martens + Associates | P.S. too: the firm maintains a Martindale-Hubbell peer-review rating of AV, the highest rating for professional ability and ethical standards.


We Find Creative Solutions

Bringing to the table a wealth of expertise and experience, our collaborative team knows what to expect, but we also use our creativity to invent new solutions to difficult problems. Your legal team will customize the approach and strategies to fit the particular needs of each case.


We Fight for the Best Outcome

We advocate vigorously for our clients' interests throughout the litigation process. In fact, we never give up. Early on, we evaluate each case to attain the best result as expeditiously and economically as possible. Our reputation as an ethical but aggressive, trial-ready firm often leads to favorable settlements. And if trial is advantageous, we go to trial. That is pure litigation. If you are interested in retaining Martens + Associates | P.S. or would like to find out more information about our firm, we invite you to contact us to tell us about your case. We will reply as soon as possible to let you know whether Martens + Associates | P.S. is the right match for you and your specific needs.

Our members:

Richard L. Martens - Founder and Principal

Jane J. Matthews - Partner

Daniel J. Spurgeon - Partner

Jeffrey R. Gates - Partner

Angeli-Ann S. Punzalan - Partner

Michael D. Jones - Chief Technical Officer

Matthew C. Morgan - Senior Paralegal

Scott W. Callahan - Senior Paralegal

Carly Murphy - Executive Assistant, Office Administrator


MARTENS + ASSOCIATES | P.S. is a Seattle based law firm with roots dating back to 1974.


From the first conversation to the last, we frequently communicate with our clients so they are involved and understand the progress of their case.

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We staff a number of excellent attorneys. Their breadth of experience, education, cultural backgrounds, and empathy provide the foundation for the highest quality of legal presentation.


For more information, or if you are interested in retaining Martens + Associates | P.S., contact us:

705 Fifth Ave South, Ste 150
Seattle, Washington 98104
WA: +1 (206) 709-2999
OR: +1 (503) 416-6862
CA: +1 (415) 489-2452
       +1 (213) 929-2713
fax: +1 (206) 709-2722