Richard Emerson
Induction Year: 1997
Class of: 1967
Sports: Basketball and Baseball

Richard Emerson, 1967- Richard Emerson was a four-year standout in basketball and baseball at then the University of Maine Portland. He played basketball for head coach Dick Strugeon and was the school record holder for assists. He served as co-captain of the baseball team for two years. He received UMP’s outstanding male student award for 1964-65. The award was based upon a combination of academic performance and extracurricular activities and was voted upon by students. An attorney with the firm Childs, Emerson, Rundlett, Fifield and Childs, Emerson is on the executive committee of the National Drug Defense Lawyers and a legislative liaison from Maine for the National Criminal Defense Lawyers. He resides in Cape Elizabeth and has three children.