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|Current Court Information:|
|Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals|
|Past position:||District 116 Court Judge|
|Undergraduate:||University of North Texas|
|Law School:||St. Mary's University School of Law|
|Military service:||U.S. Marine Corps|
|Candidate for:||Fifth District Court of Appeals|
|Election information 2012:|
|Primary date:||May 29, 2012|
Martin Richter was a judge on the Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals, Place 9. Governor Bush appointed him to this position in September of 2000. He was retained by voters in November 7, 2000 and November 7, 2006 elections, but defeated in the May 29, 2012 Republican primary. His term ended December 31, 2012.
- See also: Texas judicial elections, 2012
Justice Richter served in the United States Marine Corps for four years before graduating from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing. In 1976, he graduated with from St. Mary's University School of Law with his Juris Doctor degree. 
Justice Richter began his legal career in 1976, working for the law firm Rivera & Ritter. From 1984 to 1988, he worked as the assistant general counsel of the State Bar of Texas. He then judged on a Municipal Court until 1990, when he was elected to the County Court at Law No. 2. He was appointed to the 116th Judicial District Court in 1996. He held this position until September of 2000, when he was appointed to the Court of Appeals.