Terrence K. Martin

Title: Lawyer, City Councilman
Company: Terrence K. Martin & Associates
Location: Newport News, Virginia, United States

Terrence K. Martin, Lawyer and City Councilman at Terrence K. Martin & Associates, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in law.

Upon earning a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame in 1961 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Virginia in 1964, Mr. Martin went on to serve in the U.S. Army Military Police Corps as a captain. He returned home in 1967 after being stationed in France and subsequently worked in the Newport News, Virginia City Attorney’s Office for about a year and a half and as an associate at Bert A. Nachman through 1970. At this time, he spearheaded his own practice, Terrence K. Martin & Associates, where he continues to work to this day. Additionally, Mr. Martin has served the Sister Cities of Newport News, Inc. as a board member since 1999 and as treasurer of the board since 2011, having previously served as vice president and president of the board.

Alongside working out of his own practice, Mr. Martin has also served as a partner of Martin & Rilee and Martin & Bensten, as well as Mason, Gibson, Cowardin & Martin and Overman, Cowardin & Martin, PLC between 1972 and 1998. To add to his legal career, he excelled as a city councilman from 1990 to 2002. Civically, he has been involved in various organizations, including the Virginia Living Museum, National League of Cities, Virginia Peninsula Economic Development Council, Sister Cities Commission, Virginia Municipal League and more. From 2014 to 2015, he served as president of the Kiwanis Club of the Peninsula at Oyster Point. Mr. Martin attributes his success to luck and the influence of his father, who was also a lawyer. To attest to his legacy, he can also be found in editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in the South and Southwest. In his spare time, he enjoys photography and traveling, along with playing pickleball and the harmonica.

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