bellevue injury lawyer rich martin esq

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.

2020 & 2021 Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyers
Nation’s Top One Percent

The Experience

- 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.

The Honors

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


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