Kimberly L. Martinez
Practice Areas: Ms. Martinez joined MSA with an extensive background in representing large and small financial institutions, and other creditors, before state and federal courts. The Majority of her practice concentrates on creditor’s rights, real estate litigation, including title disputes and title claims, and real estate transactions. Ms. Martinez routinely handles Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, adversary proceedings, judicial and non judicial foreclosures, partitions, receiverships, quiet title actions, mechanic’s lien litigation, title insurance litigation, lender-liability defense, due diligence, and contracts. She also has significant experience in negotiating settlements involving real estate. She has further developed a particular emphasis and expertise in the area of title curative matters, having over fourteen years of title experience. Ms. Martinez has also been requested to write multiple amicus briefs on behalf of the Colorado Creditor’s Bar Association.
Admitted: U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2008; Bankruptcy Court, District of Colorado, 2008.
Law School: University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2008.
College: Metropolitan State University of Denver, B.S., 2001 magna cum laude; recipient of the Scholastic Excellence Award for Lawyering Process I, Evidence, and Advance Legal Writing; and Assistant Staff Editor, Transportation Law Journal, Spring 2008.
Member: Mortgage Banks Association; Colorado Bar Association – Real Estate and Business subsections; Denver Bar Association; Hispanic Bar Association; and Colorado Creditor Bar Association, Treasurer.
-Requested to draft Amicus Brief on behalf of the Colorado Creditor Bar Association, Roup v. Commercial Research, LLC, 349 P. 3d 273 (Colo. 2015) (affirming HSA was not a “retirement plan” exempt from garnishment under exemption statue).
-Requested to draft Amicus Brief on behalf of the Colorado Creditor Bar Association, Portercare Adventist Health Systems v. Lego, 286 P. 3d 525 (Colo. 2012) (reversed on appeal) (holding six-year limitations period for actions to recover liquidated debt applied to hospital’s debt collection action).
Attorney Registration Number: 40351 (Colorado)