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Marisa J. Martinson

Marisa J. Martinson


San Jose Office 408.286.5800 Vcard Email

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Ms. Martinson is an associate in Berliner Cohen’s Estate Planning Group.


  • Ms. Martinson is a Bay Area native, graduate of the Woodside Priory School, and former Palo Alto Stanford Aquatic Swim Team Member.
  • Ms. Martinson spent several years with Teach for America in Charlotte, North Carolina teaching High School Science and coaching high school swimming
  • Interests include: swimming, traveling, hiking, visiting museums, reading, and advocacy for education equality.

Professional Admissions

  • State Bar of California

Academic Positions

  • Santa Clara Law Review Vol. 59, Technical Editor & Notes Editor
  • Honors Moot Court Internal, Director
  • Tax & Estate Planning Society, Secretary
  • Galloway Criminal Moot Court, Co-Director


  • LL.M: Boston University School of Law, Graduate Tax Program (in progress)
  • J.D: Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D.
  • Teaching Degree: University of North Carolina Charlotte
  • Undergrad: Davidson College, B.A. in Art History and Division I Swim Team Member