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La Tia W. Martin

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La Tia W. Martin
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Court Information:
Bronx County Supreme Court, New York
Position:   Supreme Court Justice
Active:   2003 - 2016
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Boston University
Law School:   Rutgers University
La Tia W. Martin is an acting justice of the Bronx County Supreme Court, Civil Term in the 12th Judicial District of New York. She was elected to this position in 2003 after having served as an acting justice since 1999. Her current term expires in 2016.[1][2]


Martin received her B.S. degree from Boston University in 1976 and her J.D. degree from Rutgers University in 1979.[1]


Martin began her career in 1979 as an Assistant Bronx County District Attorney. In 1982, she became an Inspector General for the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs. She then worked as Inspector General for the NYC Department of Finance (Tax Commission, Financial Information Services Agency, and Office of Payroll) from 1984 to 1990. She served as General Counsel to the NYC Office of the Sheriff from 1990 until her judicial appointment in 1995.

Martin was appointed to the New York City Criminal Court in 1995 and was elected to the New York City Civil Court, Bronx County in 1998. She served on the Civil Court through 2002. During this time, from 1999 through 2002, she was also an Acting Supreme Court Justice. in 2003 she was elected to the Supreme Court.[1]

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