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Robert Wade Martin

  • Criminal Law, Family Law, Bankruptcy ...
  • North Dakota
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Born November 1, 1962 in Jamestown, ND
Fifth-generation North Dakotan, fourteenth-generation American
Honorable Discharge, Company B, 141st Battalion, North Dakota National Guard June 10th, 1981
First Degree Brown Belt in Shotokan Karate, July 9th, 1983
Admitted to the North Dakota Bar on October 4th, 1988
Admitted to the US District Court Bar for District of ND on April 27th, 1989
Admitted to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals on November 29th, 2017
Executive Board Member, North Dakota Family Support Council, 1989-1993
Married to Susan Tschider, September 23rd, 1995; divorced October 3rd, 2003
Remarried November 25th, 2006—divorced for the second time January 11th, 2013
One child—Cassandra, born June 1st, 1998.
Finalist for Southeast Judicial District Judgeship, June 28th, 1999
Interactive Television Pilot Project, South Central Judicial District, 2000-2001
Member NDGOP 2000 to Present
Recipient of the 2008 NDCLCI Dedication Award
Minot Caucus Chair for John McCain Presidential Campaign 2008
Council Member, Living Word Lutheran Church 2010-2011
Charter Member of the ND Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2010
Member of the Minot Lions Club 2010 to present
Second Vice-President of the Minot Lions Club, 2011-2012
Guest Lecturer at Minot State University Criminal Justice Program, October 2012
First Vice President of the Minot Lions Club, 2013 to 2014
Published author— “When Fight Makes Right—the Confrontation Clause in North Dakota” in the November 2011 edition of the Summons and “The Rise of the X’ed Amendment—State Constitutions as Protectors of Liberty” in the November/December 2012 edition of Facts & Findings
Finalist for Northwest Judicial District Judgeship, June 26th, 2013
Mentor/guest lecturer for Bishop Ryan POD Class—ND Supreme Court Justices Teaching Institute, October 2013 to October 2016
Finalist for North Central Judicial District Judgeship May 13th, 2014

Hamline University School of Law
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Professional Associations
North Dakota State Bar  # 04636
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Dakota
North Dakota Supreme Court
ID Number: 04636
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8th Circuit
ID Number: 04636
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  • Free Consultation
    Initial free consultation of one-half hour
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    33 and 1/3 of the gross, cost deposit of $10,000.00 for PI and Medical Malpractice cases
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly Rate is $250.00 per hour, minimum retainer of $5,000.00. Unearned retainer funds returned to client.
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Juvenile Law
Contact & Map
201 Main St S
Suite 200
Minot, ND 58701
Telephone: (701) 852-4837
18 3rd St SE
Minot, ND 58701
Telephone: (701) 857-7750
Fax: (701) 857-7756