Audio of Request for Assistance at the CRO

On March 29, 2019, Lisamaria Martinez visited the Alameda County Clerk-Recorder’s Office to file a form. Since she is blind, she requested assistance with reading and writing on the paper form. This recording of Ms. Martinez’s visit to the CRO is part of that interaction and was heard by the jury in her successful lawsuit […]

Jury Verdict (accessible) in Martinez v. County of Alameda

On April 2, 2024, the jury in┬áMartinez v. County of Alameda, 3:20-cv-06570 (N.D. Cal.) (filed Sep. 18, 2019) delivered a verdict. What follows is an accessible reproduction; the original scanned version is available from CourtListener (it is document 176 in the docket). Jury Verdict Form Question 1: Did Plaintiff Lisamaria Martinez prove by a preponderance […]

Tim Elder’s Opening Statement in Martinez v. County of Alameda

On March 26, 2024, Attorney Timothy Elder delivered his opening statement to the jury in Martinez v. County of Alameda, 3:20-cv-06570 (N.D. Cal.) (filed Sep. 18, 2019). What follows is an accessible reproduction from the trial transcript. You can request an official version by following the instructions. Opening Statement MR. ELDER: Okay. Members of the […]

Tim Elder’s Rebuttal Statement in Martinez v. County of Alameda

On April 1, 2024, in response to Defendant’s closing statement, Attorney Timothy Elder delivered his rebuttal statement to the jury in Martinez v. County of Alameda, 3:20-cv-06570 (N.D. Cal.) (filed Sep. 18, 2019). What follows is an accessible reproduction from the trial transcript. You can request an official version by following the instructions. Rebuttal Argument […]

Tomiyo Stoner’s Closing Statement in Martinez v. County of Alameda

On April 1, 2024, Attorney Tomiyo Stoner delivered her closing statement to the jury in Martinez v. County of Alameda, 3:20-cv-06570 (N.D. Cal.) (filed Sep. 18, 2019). What follows is an accessible reproduction from the trial transcript. You can request an official version by following the instructions. Closing Argument MS. STONER: Good morning for the […]