José Jesús Martínez III is an associate in the Litigation Department.

Mr. Martínez joined Debevoise in 2021. He received a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2021, where he was a James Kent Scholar, a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and a forum editor for the Columbia Law Review. He received a B.A. with general honors from the University of Chicago in 2015.

Mr. Martínez is the author of “The Impact of Pretrial Detention on Immigration Proceedings: An Empirical Analysis,” 121 Columbia Law Review 1517 (2021). He is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.

Mr. Martínez is a member of the Bar of the State of New York and is admitted to appear before the Eastern District of New York.


  • Columbia Law School, 2021, J.D.
  • University of Chicago, 2015, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York