Christopher J. Martin is a Visiting Professor of Lawyering Skills at Howard University School of Law, where he teaches Legal Reasoning Research and Writing, and Legal Writing II course. Prior to joining the Howard University School of Law faculty, Professor Martin served as the founding attorney for The C. J. Martin Law Group, located in Montgomery County Maryland, a practice focused on estate planning and probate. Professor Martin has written publications for the Maryland State Bar Association and The National Business Institutes. He has also taught CLE courses for the Montgomery County Bar Foundation, located in Maryland, on how to successfully start a law practice. In addition to his published works, Professor Martin has spoken on several legal segments on radio and television. He graduated from Howard University School of Law in 2012 and served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Sheila R. Tillerson Adams, Chief Administrative Judge for the Seventh Circuit of Maryland, after graduation. He has been active in the legal community throughout his career, serving as the service chair for the Washington, D.C. chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, the professional development chair for the J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association, and a member of the CLE and Diversity Committees of the Montgomery County Bar Foundation.