Carla R. Martin



Carla Martin helps clients pave a way out of complex commercial legal disputes. She has concrete experience handling real estate matters arising from land use, easement and landlord-tenant issues, and has represented clients before federal and state court and regulatory agencies, such as the Colorado Board of Assessment Appeals.

Carla also regularly conducts complex insurance recovery actions for developers and other large policyholders, as well as general commercial litigation. She brings an unwavering tenacity to the table, partnering with clients to understand the full scope of their concerns and protect and advance their real estate interests.

Past Experience

Before joining the firm, Carla worked as an associate for Sherman & Howard LLC, where she sharpened her experience taking and defending depositions, arguing motions in federal and state court, and examining witnesses at evidentiary hearings. She began her legal career as a law clerk for the Hon. Morris B. Hoffman of the Second Judicial District of Colorado.

Personal Interests

Carla enjoys trivia, cinema, and spending time with her husband and their Bernese Mountain Dogs. 

Services & Industries


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado


Second Judicial District Court (Denver County), Hon. Morris B. Hoffman, 2013-2015


Vanderbilt University Law School
J.D. Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (notes development editor) (2013)

University of Miami
B.S. in Advertising and English (2009)

Leadership & Community

Civic Activities

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, mentor2.0 – Mentor, Fall 2018-present
  • Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado – Associates Campaign Firm Representative 2018-2019
  • Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Impact Denver – Class member, Spring 2018


  • Best Lawyers® — "Ones to Watch," Real Estate Law, 2021
  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020

Awards Methodology

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