Committee to Elect Marty Hume Judge

Biography of Marty Hume


     Marty Hume has been a distinguished attorney for 29 years.  He resides in Liberty Township, Ohio with his wife Kim Rexroad Hume.  Kim grew up in Hubbard and now works at Guy Middle School in Liberty.

        Marty was born September 25,1956 at Northside Hospital in Youngstown.  He and his family have deep roots in the Mahoning Valley.  His father and grandfather were owners of Hume's furniture stores in Youngstown and Niles. 

       A graduate of The Ohio State University College of Law, Marty was winner of the prestigious Best Brief Award in Moot Court competition in his first year of law school.  He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for personal injury law and has been recognized by his peers for the past four years as an Ohio SuperLawyer.  He is a Past President of the Mahoning-Trumbull Counties Academy of Trial Lawyers.      

    Since 1997, Marty has served as an assistant Prosecuting Attorney. He presently serves as the prosecutor in Boardman, Ohio.  He is a member of the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) and the Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association.

    Marty received his bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, where he graduated cum laude, in 1978.  He is a member of the Trumbull County Bar Association, the Mahoning County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), and the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association (OELA). 

     His private law practice is focused on civil litigation including personal injury, auto accidents and wrongful death cases.  He is certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a Specialist in Labor and Employment Law and has extensive experience in employment litigation including wrongful discharge, discrimination, sexual harassment, and employee benefits. 

     Marty is admitted to the Ohio Bar as well as the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He has previously served as Special Counsel to the Ohio Attorney General, Special Prosecutor in Youngstown Municipal Court, and as counsel for Northeast Ohio Legal Services.

     Marty has served as a volunteer in numerous civic and charitable organizations including the Girard Youth Soccer League (GYSL), Youngstown Area Community Action Council, the Citizens' League of Greater Youngstown, Alianza, Esperanza, Cornerstone of Hope, the Mahoning County Coalition for the Homeless, the Youngstown Jewish Federation Community Relations Council, B'nai B'rith, the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, and St. John's Soup Kitchen.

   Marty is fifty-four years old. He has been married to the former Kim Rexroad for more than twenty-five years. Kim grew up in Hubbard, Ohio and graduated from Hubbard High School. She now works as an educational aide at Guy Middle School in Liberty. Marty and Kim have two sons, Jon and Jeremy, who both graduated from Liberty High School and Ohio University.

Committee to Elect Marty Hume Judge
Kim and Marty Hume
Jon and Jeremy Hume