U.S. Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Products Liability Case Against Mazda

On May 24, 2010, the United States Supreme Court granted Martin’s petition for writ of certiorari in Williamson v. Mazda Motor of America, Inc., No. 08-1314.

Colombian Father Wins Return of Daughter

On April 2, 2010, the California Court of Appeal ruled in favor of Martin’s pro bono client in Ramirez v. Gutierrez-Carreno, No. D055115.  Martin represented a Colombian father whose wife never returned to Colombia after what was supposed to be a temporary visit to the United States with their 10-year old daughter.  The Court of Appeal affirmed an order directing the return of the daughter to Colombia pursuant to the Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.