Upon graduation, he volunteered to stay on with the HIRC’s affiliate – Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) working two years in the Immigration Department and focused on working asylum and deportation relief cases and has never looked back.
Born and raised in Uganda, Martin has over the years travelled and lived in most of East Africa including Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania. He’s fluent in English, French, Swahili and several other African dialects.
While at Harvard Law he represented his class in Harvard Law Student Government and the Harvard African Law Association. In Rwanda, he championed an Access to Justice project for the indigent, and continues his passion for the disadvantaged.
Martin, though licensed to practiced law in New York State, maintains MLG’s main offices in Uptown Charlotte, NC and recently opened a satellite office in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Area.
Bars and Courts
New York State Bar, 2013
United States Tax Court, 2013
U. S. Court of International Trade, 2013
LLM, Harvard Law School, 2009
LLB (Scholarship), National University of Rwanda, 2006
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Bar Association
American Immigration Law Association
New York State Bar Association
Ms. Her earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in June of 2007. She then went on to receive her Paralegal Technology Diploma from Central Piedmont Community College. Ms. Her is fluent in Hmong and is currently a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal.