HONESDALE  - Pat Robinson, Wayne County District Attorney announced that Kathleen E. Martin has joined the Wayne County District Attorney’s Office as a Senior Deputy District Attorney.   

Kathleen Martin is a 1992 graduate of Temple University School of Law and a 1989 graduate of Villanova University. For all of her twenty-five year career, she has practiced criminal law in the state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and has tried more than 50 jury trials to verdict and handled thousands of criminal cases.

Previously, Ms. Martin served Pike County as an Assistant District Attorney. During her time with Pike County, Ms. Martin represented the Commonwealth in cases ranging from murder to distribution of narcotics. At the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, Ms. Martin served as General Counsel, Chief of Staff and Chief Integrity Officer. In 2017, Kathleen Martin was the Acting District Attorney for the City of Philadelphia overseeing approximately 600 employees.

Kathleen Martin is a resident of Lakeville, Paupack Township, Wayne County where she lives with her husband and two sons, ages 14 and 12.

“I am very excited to join the Wayne County District Attorney’s Office and I am grateful to District Attorney Robinson for giving me this opportunity,” said Kathleen Martin. “I hope that my experience in the courtroom and helping to lead the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office will benefit the citizens of Wayne County as our Office fulfills its important mission. We want all the citizens of Wayne County to feel safe in their home, at work, and in all of our beautiful communities. Together, we will continue to work to reduce the scourge of opioids in our county.”

Robinson stated, “Kathy Martin is a great addition to the office. She has a sterling reputation as a prosecutor. Her experience as a Trial Lawyer will be invaluable to the taxpayers for Wayne County. We must hold criminals accountable for their actions and to do so we must be ready, willing and able to take them before a jury of their peers.”