Leonard C. "Len" Martin

One Eastover Center
100 Vision Drive
Suite 400
Jackson, Mississippi 39211
T: 601.351.2453
F: 601.592.2453

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Len Martin, shareholder in the Jackson office, concentrates his practice in the areas of taxation, trusts and probate, planned giving and non-profit organizations. He is a Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant and a Certified Financial Planner. Mr. Martin also is a frequent speaker on estate planning, taxation and probate matters.

Recent Publications

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2003 in the areas of Trusts and Estates and Non-Profit/Charities Law; 2016 in Tax Law 
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2017 Jackson-MS Tax Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2015 Jackson-MS Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2006 – 2015; listed as among top 50 attorneys in Mississippi, 2012 
  • Member – American (Taxation and Probate and Property Sections), Capital Area and Mississippi (Past Chairman, Taxation Section; Executive Committee, Estates and Trusts Section) Bar Associations
  • Member – Estate Planning Council of Mississippi
  • Fellow – American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
  • State Chair – ACTEC, Mississippi
  • Former President – Financial Planning Association of Mississippi


  • Mississippi, 1981


  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1980
  • University of Florida, LL.M. in Taxation, 1985
  • Mississippi State University, B.S., 1977, magna cum laude