Richard Charles Martin, ESQ.
Our civil justice system through the 7th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution gives injured people a fair chance to receive justice for their damaged caused by the negligence and carelessness of others. An experienced personal injury lawyer is needed to hold defendants and their insurance companies accountable for their violation of public safety rules.
An accident can be devastating, especially when it requires a long physical and emotional recovery period, or the loss of a loved one. It’s difficult for those who haven’t suffered a serious personal injury to fully understand the financial burdens involved in the aftermath. Individuals and families that find themselves in these situations are oftentimes faced with significant lost wages, property damage, past medical expenses and future treatment costs, and pain and suffering. If this has brought you to our website, we are sorry, and appreciate you looking to us for help and would be honored to represent you.
- 24 years licensed, 2,000 cases -
Benefitting from his experiences serving both large and small corporate clients, personal injury lawyer, Richard Martin developed an approach to serving clients that is personal and accessible for those who are making tough decisions for themselves or on behalf of their family members. He is recognized for his committed advocacy and his unique ability to understand the individual needs of his clients. Former clients and fellow attorneys often refer legal cases to Rich Martin, Bellevue Injury Lawyer, based on the fact that he achieves stellar results on behalf of his clients.
Richard is very active in the legal and civic communities both locally and nationally. Locally, he is a member of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) and Washington State Association of Justice (WSAJ). Richard also serves on the executive board of the Pneuma Springs, Youth with a Mission Association (YWAM). Nationally, Richard is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and a graduate of the Keenan Trial Institute (KTI). Richard has successfully completed 10 undergraduate KTI courses, earning the distinction as a KTI graduate and Edge Black Letter Law Trial Attorney (EBLL). Richard Martin is a long time WSAJ Eagle Member, representative of the most experienced and recognized Trial Lawyers.
Richard Charles Martin, of R Martin Law Group PS, has been selected to the 2023 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to
objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate.
Members are thoroughly vetted by a research team, selected by a blue ribbon panel of attorneys with podium status from independently neutral organizations, and approved by a judicial review board as exhibiting virtue in the practice of law. Due to the incredible selectivity of the appointment process, only the top one percent of attorneys in the United States are awarded membership in NADC. This elite class of advocates consists of the finest leaders of the legal profession from across the nation.
Richard has been honored by his peers by being named a Super Lawyers Rising Star and one of the Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40 by the National Bar Association and IMPACT. Richard is often featured in The Washington Journal-Constitution and on various television news outlets. In addition, Richard serves as a legal correspondent for the morning radio show in Bellevue, Washington. Richard accomplishments have also been highlighted in Career Magazine and People You Need to Know Magazine.
Richard earned a Bachelor of Science with honors in Mechanical Engineering from University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Richard went on to obtain his Juris Doctorate from Seattle University School of Law in Washington.
Career & Educational Accomplishments
- Bachelor of Science, University of Washington –Seattle, 1990
- Juris Doctor, Seattle University School of Law, 1998
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
- English and Korean