Martinis Jackson

Visiting Assistant Professor




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Martinis Montrelle Jackson is a visiting assistant professor of law and Donald Gaines Murray Fellow. He teaches in the first-year Lawyering Program. His research interests include civil rights laws and their effectiveness in assisting minorities in obtaining justice.

Prior to joining Maryland Carey Law, Professor Jackson founded and operated Jackson Legal Services PLLC, a solo practice focused on personal injury and civil rights litigation. Prior to starting his own firm, he worked as a litigation associate for Milbank LLP and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. He has also served as an assistant United States attorney for the District of Columbia.

Professor Jackson earned his law degree from Howard University School of Law where he graduated magna cum laude and valedictorian of his class. In fall 2020, he returned to Howard Law as a visiting professor, teaching Legal Writing I and II. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Christian Brothers University.