Patrick Martin is an attorney and university administrator who has dedicated his career to public service. Martin developed a passion for improving access to education across the state and the community while serving as a lawyer in the administration of former Gov. Mike Foster. Martin also serves on the board of AMIKids-Baton Rouge, which provides workforce training and other support services to young people at high risk of entering the juvenile justice system.
Martin has an undergraduate (1989) and a law degree (1993) from LSU, where he works as assistant vice president for real estate, public partnerships and compliance. In that role, he is responsible for all real estate and public-private partnerships (P3s) for LSU throughout the state and for educating university stakeholders and others in the Baton Rouge and higher education communities about the potential benefits and risks of real estate and P3 developments.
Martin lives in Baton Rouge with his wife, Wendy, stepson Raymond, and daughter Mia. Mia is a student at BASIS Baton Rouge-Materra, a public charter school.