Attorney Erika A. Martinez, Esq. is an Associate Attorney at Holston & Huntley, where she focuses her practice on bankruptcy law. Prior to attending Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, Erika worked as a bankruptcy paralegal, primarily handling bankruptcy and foreclosure defense. As a bankruptcy paralegal, Erika gained a passion for helping clients navigate their financial hardships. While in law school, Erika clerked for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida, where she further enhanced her bankruptcy law experience.
Upon graduating from law school, Erika moved to Atlanta and was admitted to the Georgia State Bar. Thereafter, Erika began working as a staff attorney, conducting legal due diligence on major corporate transactions, compliance regulations, and privacy. In 2019, Erika was accepted to Emory University School of Law’s Transactional Law LL.M. program, where she strengthened and advanced her conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
Erika became a lawyer because she has always enjoyed helping people. As an attorney, Erika now strives to help bankruptcy debtors resolve their financial distress through financial planning, preparation, hard work, and dedication. In her spare time, Erika serves as a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, and IWIRC (International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation). Erika also volunteers with the Atlanta Humane Society and enjoys going to the beach, cooking, and spending time with her two dogs, Payton and Brady.