Martin Grayson Charlton
A tenacious litigator with a no-nonsense approach toward “the best resolution possible,” Martin’s practice of the law ranges from complicated corporate tax proceedings to divorce and other family law issues. He focuses on ad valorem tax litigation, civil litigation, criminal defense and domestic and juvenile law. Martin is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, the North Fulton Bar Association, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Born in Michigan, Martin traveled extensively with his military (Air Force) family throughout his youth. He attended The College of William & Mary, and earned two bachelor’s degrees, one in Journalism from the University of Florida and another (magna cum laude) in Finance from California State University. He is a 1983 graduate of Mercer University School of Law.
Martin previously practiced law in Tennessee, including a stint with a city prosecutor’s office. Among his many accomplishments, Martin won the largest tax verdict in the State of Arizona on behalf of a client. He established his own firm in 1989, and co-founded Charlton & Glover in 1994.
Among his community activities, Martin regularly serves indigent civil defendants as a court-appointed attorney.
He enjoys basketball, water sports and golf, among other athletic activities. He also is a talented cook. A hands-on dad, Martin lives in Alpharetta with his wife and daughter. He also has a son who attends the University of Mississippi.
Areas of Practice
- Tax Litigation
- Civil Litigation
- Criminal Defense
- Juvenile Law
- Georgia, 1983
- Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
- J.D. - 1983
- California State University
- Honors: magna cum laude
- Major: Finance
- University of Florida
- Major: Journalism
Professional Associations and Memberships
- State Bar of Georgia, Member
- Atlanta Bar Association, Member
- North Fulton Bar Association, Member
- Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
Past Employment Positions
- Charlton & Glover, Co-Founded, 1994 - Present