Lynn Martinez is Managing Attorney and Senior Litigator at Western Center on Law and Poverty where she specializes in multi-client impact ligation involving land use, landlord/tenant and fair housing issues. Lynn coordinates WCLP's Tenant Foreclosure Task Force and provides legislative support, technical assistance and training on the state and national level. She has published a number of articles and is editor of WCLP's affordable housing manual, the Housing Update and the Housing Practice Tip. Prior to joining WCLP, Lynn was a staff attorney at the National Housing Law Project and Legal Services of Northern California and served as a HUD Community Builder in San Francisco. Currently, Lynn is chair of the State Bar Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services. She has served as a visiting professor at UC Davis School of Law and core faculty for the Benchmark Institute. She also served eight years as a judge pro tem in Solano County, hearing cause for issuance of domestic violence Emergency Protective Orders during the hours when the local courts are closed.