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Martin Sir

Martin Stephen Sir hails from Fayetteville, Tennessee. He attended American University where he graduated with honors before earning his Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1979. A few years after his graduation from law school, Martin was elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives. Martin's foundation of faith and family values inspires him to fight for justice. He has a reputation for standing up for what he believes in. Because Martin's strong conviction becomes so apparent to his clients, he regularly finishes a case with his client feeling satisfied, supported, and heard.

In addition to practicing law, Martin Sir was the past president of his congregation. He enjoys writing and public speaking. Martin also enjoys spending his free time outside and being active; he frequently hikes and practices yoga.

Martin is happily married and has two daughters. Martin deeply loves his family, and it is important to him that he help you protect yours.

Practice Areas:

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Alimony
  • Adoption
  • Mediation
  • Visitation Rights
  • Grandparents’ Rights

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 1979
  • American University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.A. - 1976
    • Honors: cum laude


  • The National Association of Distinguished Counsel: Top One Percent, 2015
  • The National Advocates: Top 100 Lawyers, 2015
  • 10.0 Superb Rated on Avvo®
  • Avvo® Client’s Choice Award for Divorce, 2012-2014
  • A+ Rated on BBB, 2009-2013
  • Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Nashville, TN by SuperLawyers, 2019

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • B'nai B'rith, Former President, 1986
  • Jewish Federation, Community Relations Committee, 1988
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, 1988
  • Reconciliation Ministry, Former Board Member
  • The Jewish Temple, Former Board Member & Chairman of Adult Education
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Downtown Exchange Club
  • Jewish Family Service, Former Board Member
  • Scarritt-Bennett Diversity & Dialog Advisors, Board Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association of Justice
  • The National Association Of Distinguished Counsel
  • Tennessee House of Representatives, Elected