Itzel Martinez primarily focuses her practice on providing legal services to local municipal governments. She deals mainly with public law, municipal law, and civil litigation. She has experience representing municipalities and governmental entities in various areas of the law including: contract, environmental, planning and zoning, land use regulation, appellate, and administrative law. She advises clients in a variety of subjects including open meetings and open records issues, drafting and adopting local ordinances, legal ethics of public officials, home-rule charter reviews and amendments, and other public law issues. Ms. Martinez currently serves as the municipal prosecutor for several cities in Texas that our firm represents.

Prior to joining the firm she represented local governments in litigation and appellate issues including breach of contract claims and environmental law claims. While at St. Mary’s University School of Law, Ms. Martinez represented St. Mary’s in national mock trial competitions and was selected as a staff writer for the law review.

Ms. Martinez is fluent in Spanish.

Education & Admissions
J.D., St. Mary’s University School of Law, 2017
M.P.A., St. Mary’s University, 2018
B.A., Political Science, St. Mary’s University, 2014

Bar Admissions
Texas, 2017

Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • SBOT Section of Administrative and Public Law
  • SBOT Section of Government Law
  • SBOT Section of Public Utility Law
  • SBOT Section of Women and the Law
  • SBOT Section of Construction Law
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas City Attorney Association
  • Texas Municipal League
  • International City and County Managers Association