Of Counsel

Joseph R. Martin

Attorney Brief

Mr. Martin has been Of Counsel to Provosty, Sadler & deLaunay, APC since 2001 Mr. Martin has over 30 years of experience in commercial litigation, healthcare regulation and estate planning.


Mr. Martin earned a B.A. in Economics, Cum Laude, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1980 and a Juris Doctorate, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, 1984.


Mr. Martin has tried many jury cases in many venues in Louisiana and several other stated in the Southeast. Mr. Martin owned and operated a consulting company that provided Medicare compliance services to clients across the country. For the last ten years, Mr. Martin’s practice has focused on estate planning.

Bars, Courts & Professional Affiliations

Mr. Martin has been a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association since 1984. He is admitted to practice before all of the Federal Courts of Louisiana, including the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. From 1990 to present, Mr. Martin has been an Assistant Bar Examiner for the Louisiana State Bar Association, Successions and Donations. Mr. Martin served as Chairman of the Governmental Affairs Committee of the Home Care Association of Louisiana and was a Member of the Credentialing Task Force for Consultants for the National Association of Home Care.

Community / Other Affiliations / Activities

President, Watauga County Farmers’ Market. Officer and Board member of New River Organic Growers Association, Inc. Member, North Carolina Cooperative Extension Agricultural Advisory Board, Ashe County Member, Alternative and Sustainable Agricultural Advisory Counsel, North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, Ashe and Watauga Counties. President, New River Wineries, Inc. Officer and Board member North Carolina Mountain Federation.

Email: jmartin@provosty.com