Miguel Martínez was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He graduated with honors from the University of Puerto Rico obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. In 2013, Miguel enrolled in the Interamerican School of Law in San Juan. While working full time, Miguel graduated in 2017 with honors and obtained a Tax Law internship in GT&A, LLC. Shortly after graduation, Miguel passed the Puerto Rico bar examinations and moved to California.
Miguel joined the International Institute of the Bay Area, a nonprofit organization which offers gratuitous to low-cost services to immigrants. During his tenure with IIBA, Miguel specialized in U- Visa and VAWA cases.
Before joining KBP, Miguel worked with the Law Offices of Beles & Beles in Oakland, CA where he expanded his scope of representation to all matters related to Family-Based Immigration and Removal Defense. Miguel focused primarily on the convergence between criminal and immigration issues. From his previous undertakings, Miguel has acquired valuable experience litigating in Immigration Court and also structuring a wide-range of affirmative immigration petitions. Miguel is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.