Joshua M. Martin is the founder of Citizens Law Group and heads the firm’s
litigation, real estate and immigration practice areas. After beginning his career
representing corporate and high net worth individuals, he has shifted his focus to
representing consumers in real estate and litigation matters. Since starting Citizens
Law Group in 2011, Joshua has exponentially grown the firm to become one of the
largest and most effective firms that represent distressed homeowners in the
Joshua has distinguished himself as one of the most effective short sale and
modification negotiators, having represented thousands of distressed homeowners
over the past several years. In addition to assisting homeowners in foreclosure to
save their home, Joshua has also successfully negotiated with lenders to reduce his
clients’ monthly mortgage payments and principal balances due on the mortgage.
Additionally, for those homeowners who do not wish to retain their property, Mr.
Martin has negotiated hundreds of short sales that allow his clients to make a
distinguished exit from their property without having personal liability for the debt.
In addition to his real estate work, Joshua is a tenacious and talented litigator who
has secured millions of dollars in judgments on behalf of his clients over the past
decade. While Joshua began his career litigating for the Goliaths of the world, he has
shifted his focus to represent the every day consumer against the powerful banks
and corporations who have seemingly limitless resources. In spite of these
challenges Joshua has consistently fought for the little guy.
Mr. Martin received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at
Urbana Champaign and is a 2004 graduate of the Fordham University School of Law.