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Fifty-first Legislature - First Regular Session
 
 
  Martín J. Quezada

Martín J. Quezada

Democrat
District 29

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 324
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5911
Fax Number: (602) 417-3171

 
Personal Information:
Home City: Phoenix
Occupation: Attorney
Member Since: 2012
Martín is a native of Phoenix and was born and spent his early childhood in Maryvale where he attended St. Vincent de Paul Elementary School. Martín is also a graduate of Peoria Centennial High School (1995), Glendale Community College (1998), Arizona State University West (2001) and the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (2008).

After receiving his bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice and Ethnic Studies from ASU West, Martín spent five years working as a Research Analyst/Policy Advisor to the Democrat Caucus in the Arizona State Senate (2001) and the Arizona State House of Representatives (2002-2005) before being accepted into law school at ASU. While in law school, he served as President of the ASU Chicano/Latino Law Students Association (2006-2007), and served in the Graduate & Professional Students Association representing the law school in ASU’s graduate student government. Martín was honored with the Congressman Ed Pastor Outstanding Graduate Student Award at the 2008 Hispanic Convocation. After receiving his Juris Doctorate degree, Martín served a judicial clerkship for Judge Patricia Orozco on the Arizona Court of Appeals (2008-2009).

Martín has been a community activist for several years and serves on numerous boards and commissions in the community including the ASU Los Diablos Latino Alumni Association, the Maryvale Village Planning Committee, the West Phoenix Revitalization Community Advisory Board and the Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association Board of Directors. He was named as one of the Univision Radio/AZ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Top 40 Hispanic Leaders Under Age 40 in 2009.

In November 2009, Martín opened the doors to the “Law Office of Martín J. Quezada, PLLC,” where he practices in the areas of criminal defense and domestic relations. Martín has also practiced in the areas of civil litigation and election law. He continues to live in the west valley where he was elected to the Pendergast Elementary School District Governing Board in the 2010 General Election. He was appointed to the Arizona State House of Representatives in Legislative District #13 in March, 2012 to fill a vacant seat.

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HB2136 C firefighter and EMT memorial
HB2146 P* voter registration; same day.
HB2159 C government procurement; American products
HB2160 P election reform study committee
HB2201 P nonprescription contraceptive devices; pharmacies
HB2254 P declaratory proceedings; website reporting
HB2255 C Arizona commerce authority; oversight
HB2256 P disclosures; lobbyist; gifts; public officers
HB2257 P Cesar Chavez day; legal holiday.
HB2410 P* election and ethics commission; duties
HB2411 P* schools; governing board; immediate family
HB2412 P* voter registration; federal forms
HB2413 P* labor organizations; nonunion employees; representation
HB2414 P* public employees; collective bargaining
HB2415 P* state employees; meet and confer
HB2416 P* noncertificated school employees; due process.
HB2417 P* labor representative; employee; privilege.
HB2418 P* state personnel system; covered employees
HB2422 P health insurance exchange
HB2454 C internet providers; personal information
HB2484 C veterans; hiring preference; tax credit
HB2486 P* driver licenses; legal presence repeal..
HB2506 C schools; sex education
HB2507 P emergency contraception.
HB2522 C native American tribes; TPT revenues
HB2523 C state transportation board; tribal representation
HB2539 C education; academic skills
HB2540 C Father Kino special plates
HB2541 C state contracts; preference; Arizona businesses
HB2557 C schools; CPR instruction.
HB2564 C postsecondary institutions; accreditation disclosure
HB2575 P clean elections commission amendments
HB2578 C licensing; accountability; penalties; exceeding regulation
HB2603 C procurement; Arizona bidder; preference
HB2609 P* armor piercing bullets; prohibited.
HB2610 P* special education contracts and agreements
HB2611 P* school district superintendent contracts; renegotiation
HB2621 C fund; state parks; roads; fee
HB2637 C pilot; structured English immersion exemption
HB2650 P schools; prohibited courses; repeal..
HB2651 P immigration; law enforcement; repeal.
HB2661 C uniform transfers to minors; age
HB2664 P* misconduct involving weapons; firearm storage.
HCM2004 C veterans' home; tribal lands
HCM2006 P* DREAM act
HCM2007 C Cherrybell; mail processing center
HCR2012 P* postsecondary education; tuition; classification; status.
HCR2018 P Citizens United decision; repeal
HCR2023 C supporting renewable energy
HCR2025 P* legislators; arrest privilege; repeal.
HCR2035 C recognizing Arizona caregivers
HCR2036 C Boy Scouts of America
HR2002 P* immigration reform; principles.
SB1117 P Cesar Chavez holiday
SB1118 P schools; prohibited courses; repeal.
SB1160 P driver licenses; authorized presence proof
SB1163 P employment discrimination; prohibition
SB1164 P adoption; considerations; marital status
SB1195 P independent expenditures; violations; criminal enforcement
SB1318 P shared revenue; Navajo technical college
SB1429 C beverage containers; recycling fund; redemption
SB1441 C marijuana; medical use; seizure; disposition
SB1463 C counties; flood control districts; rules
SCR1003 P postsecondary education; tuition; classification; status
SCR1020 C Sheriff Larry Dever; death resolution
SCR1021 P death resolution; Bill Konopnicki

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