Coming from a family of health care providers, Mr. Marter brings a personal sense of understanding and insight to his heathcare clients: father, general surgeon; mother, nurse; wife, radiation therapy dosimetrist; brother, obstetrician/gynecologist; uncles, orthopedic surgeon and radiologist. Mr. Marter has tried dozens of malpractice and personal injury cases in his 20 year career. Mr. Marter takes pride in his attention to detail in both the discovery and trial phases of his cases – in particular with his knowledge of the medical chart and in preparing his clients for deposition and trial testimony.


  • Columbia Union College, B.S., B.A., 1991, magna cum laude
  • George Washington University, J.D., 1995, member: Moot Court Board

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Medical and Nursing Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Auto and Personal Injury for Plaintiffs
  • Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice

Professional Organizations:

  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Former Mediator, District Court of Maryland for Montgomery County
  • Maryland Society for Healthcare Risk Management


  • Standard of Care – lectures to physician groups, 2015
  • Top Ten Maryland Statutes - lectures to physician groups, 2014
  • Mock deposition participant and contributor, for law students – Washington College of Law, 2014
  • HIPAA and HiTech – lectures to physician groups, 2013
  • Informed Consent – lecture to hospital operating room staff, administrators and physicians, 2013
  • Order in the Court – Mock trial and trial tactics presentation to physicians, 2013
  • Deposition Preparation – lectures to physician groups, 2012
  • Legal Careers and Preparation – lecture to pre-law students at Washington Adventist University, 2009

Reported Cases:

  • Rivera v. Edmonds, 347 Md. 208, 699 A.2d 1194, Md. 1997.
  • District of Columbia v. Murtaugh, 728 A.2d 1237, D.C. 1999.
  • Hams of Southern Maryland, Inc. v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, 148 Md. App. 534, 813 A.2d 325, Md. App. 2002.

Admitted to Practice

  • District of Columbia State and Federal Courts
  • Maryland State and Federal Courts

Community Work

  • Board Chairman, Capital Memorial Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2011 to present
  • Treasurer/Board Member, Cherry Creek Homeowners’ Association, 2008 to present
  • Youth League Basketball Coach, 2010 to Present


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