An attorney based in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Cirilo Martinez practices criminal defense law, immigration law and family law. His firm, the Law Office of Cirilo Martinez, PLLC, provides bilingual legal services in Spanish and English to a diverse clientele throughout the western part of the state, including the cities of Portage, Battle Creek and Benton Harbor. Mr. Martinez understands many of the challenges faced by those dealing with immigration authorities, and he offers defense representation to people who are facing federal charges. His resources also support clients who need advice about starting a business or gaining documentation to be in the country.Mr. Martinez has devoted his professional career to learning about international matters and helping people in his community. As a student at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, he studied international law, international tax law and international commercial arbitration. He is a board member of the Farmworker Legal Services of Michigan, and he supported the mission of a nonprofit that raised scholarship funds for minorities. In the past, he served as a board member for a food pantry in Kalamazoo.Mr. Martinez obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, and he continues to oversee the Hispanic Alumni Council for the school's alumni association. His professionalism and genuine concern for his clients’ goals have earned him a “Superb” rating from his peers through Avvo. Mr. Martinez belongs to the State Bar of Michigan and is an active participant in its criminal law section. Admitted to practice in Michigan, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan.