In the Matter of Rodrigo Martinez Jr.

On April 23, 2018, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a final judgment of disbarment against Edinburg attorney Rodrigo Martinez Jr., 61, State Bar of Texas Card No. 13144200. On or about June 16, 2015, Mr. Martinez was convicted in The State of Texas v. Rodrigo Martinez, Jr. Defendant, Cause No.CR-2152-12-G in the 370th District Court of Hidalgo County, Texas, of theft of the value of $200,000 or more, a First Degree Felony, and sentenced to seven years imprisonment and ordered to pay court costs of $228.00 and restitution in the amount of $410,000.00. On January 29, 2016, the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed an agreed interlocutory order of suspension against Mr. Martinez, suspending Martinez while he appealed his criminal conviction. On March 9, 2017 the Thirteenth Court of Appeals affirmed his conviction, modifying the amount of restitution to $416,000 and issued its mandate on December 28, 2017. BODA cause number 56590.


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Type of Matter: 
Compulsory Discipline
Date Filed: 
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Docket Date: 
Friday, April 20, 2018
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