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Martin, Sean J.

2122 21st Ave. S.Nashville, TN 37212


Updated: 04/25/2016


Sean's practice focuses on two areas: Personal Injury and Family Law.

PERSONAL INJURYIn personal injury cases, Sean represents individuals who are injured due to the fault of another. He holds the at-fault party responsible for his or her conduct and, when an insurance company is involved, he makes sure the company pays for the mistake(s) of their insured.

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Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Tractor-Trailer Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Premises Liability (slip & falls)
  • Medical and Dental Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Brain Injuries
  • Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Property Division
  • Separate and Marital Assets

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee

Other Affiliations

  • Nashville Bar Association (Member)
  • Tennessee Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Nashville Bar Association, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury and Family Law Section (Member)
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury and Family Law Section (Member)
  • American Bar Association, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury and Family Law Section (Member)


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1999
    Honors: Recipient, Dean's Award for Academic Excellence, Case Development
    Honors: Moot Court Board
    Honors: ATLA National Trial Team
    Law Journal: Transactions: Tennessee Business Journal, Staff Writer
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1996
    Major: English
  • Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Past Positions

  • Hon. Marietta M. Shipley, Second Circuit Court of Tennessee for the 20th Judicial District at Nashville, TN, Judicial Clerk, 1999 - 2001
  • Cornelius & Collins, LLP, Litigation Associate

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Kappa Sigma


Other Sources of Feedback About Sean J. Martin

Included on the 2017Mid-South list

Past Lists

  • 2016Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2015Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2014Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2013Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2012Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2011Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2010Mid-South Super Lawyers list
  • 2009Mid-South Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Sean J. Martin on Super Lawyers


  • Recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Super Lawyer in the field of plaintiff’s personal injury
  • Named as one of the Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers Organization

Office Information


2122 21st Ave. S.Nashville, TN 37212


Offers Free Initial Consultation


Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

Mondays-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.



  • “Exhibits” Nashville Bar Journal, February 2001
  • “Preparation” Nashville Bar Journal, December 2000
  • “Closing Arguments” Nashville Bar Journal, November 2000
  • “Cross Examination” Nashville Bar Journal, October 2000
  • “Direct Examination” Nashville Bar Journal, September 2000
  • “Opening Statements” Nashville Bar Journal, August 2000
  • “Voir Dire” Nashville Bar Journal, June 2000
  • "Beside the Bench: Critical Tips for Litigation from the Cheapest Seat in the House", Nashville Bar Journal

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