Richard P. Martin has been practicing law for 40 years. Born and raised in Stow, he graduated from Stow High School in 1966. After spending four years in the United States Army he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy, graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Akron in 1974. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Akron in 1977. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Akron Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, Summit County Association for Justice and the Portage County Bar Association. He is the President of Richard P. Martin Co., L.P.A., and Martrex Investments, Inc. and is Vice President of Properties Partners Management, Inc. He is an active member and former membership chairman for the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Hudson Rotary Club, Neo-Think, Global Information Network, Silver Lake Country Club, The Crew’s Nest on Put-In-Bay, and the Great Lakes Cruising Club. With his lovely wife Barbara he enjoys reading, traveling, sports car cruising and boating on the Great Lakes.