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About Attorney David A. Richard

Attorney David A. RichardOver 25 Years of Experience

Mr. Richard, the founder of Richard | Bartlett Lawyers, has established himself as a passionate advocate for personal injury victims for more than 25 years.

Over this time, he has secured more than $100 million in compensation for our clients and is prepared to go to trial on behalf of his clients in order to obtain fair compensation.


  • University of California- Berkeley - Awarded B.A. in 1982 with Double Majors
  • Pepperdine University School of Law - Awarded J.D. in 1986

Professional Licenses

  • State Bar of California- 1987
  • United States District Court - Southern District of California - 1989
  • United States District Court - Central District of California - 1990

Work History

  • Halde, O'Connor & Richard - Partner: 1987-1993
  • Law Offices of David A. Richard- Principal/Owner: 1993 to 2015
  • Richard | Bartlett Lawyers: 2015 to present

Professional Associations

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • American Academy of Trial Attorneys- Premier 100
  • Ventura County Bar Association
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • The William L. Gordon American Inn of Court (past member)
  • The Jerome H. Berenson American Inn of Court (past member)
  • Faria Beach Homeowners Association- Past President

Recent Settlements and Verdicts

  • $2.5 Million - Rear end auto accident
  • $1.7 Million - Truck v. auto accident
  • $1.6 Million - Auto v. pedestrian accident


  • Surfing, swimming, bicycling, traveling, spending time with my wife, Shannon, and our two children.

We offer free consultations and are available for emergency legal services. If you find yourself in need of help, contact our experienced personal injury attorneys today!

We Exist to Serve Our Clients

  1. We never leave a stone unturned.
  2. We provide home or hospital visits.
  3. We offer night and weekend availability.
  4. We limit our case load for personal attention.
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Our Clients Provide Their Feedback

  • “Very supportive staff and thorough followthrough.”

    Robin Stallings

  • “Sometimes you just need to know what is possible and when you just need to leave it alone and go on with life and I appreciated Dave and his staff being willing to sort that out and let me decide which way was best for me.”


  • “It took some time to get everything sorted out, but David was diligent and persistent.”


  • “He displayed exceptional customer service during each and every interaction.”

    Dave Patrick

  • “I would recommend him to anyone who needed an accident/injury attorney.”


  • “If you suffer an injury, you need this crew on your side to deal with insurance companies.”

    Michael Harris

  • “His knowledge and experience were a great help to us. By keeping us up-to-date on our case, we never felt out of the loop.”


  • “Richard Bartlett Lawyers measures above and beyond 5 Stars. They've demonstrated 'star quality’.”

    Sheila La Von

  • “He was genuine, listened well and handled all the necessary details. Plus communicative. For me this was stress-free. In much appreciation.”


  • “Great Communication.”

    Sarah Ann Wilks

  • “My case has ended stress free during the entire process. His team is knowledgeable and compassionate.”

    J B

  • “Once they picked up the lawsuit everything was handled efficiently and painlessly.”

    Pablo Lopez

  • “As we close this chapter we can not thank David & his excellent staff enough for their encouragement & for representing my brother's integrity & his life. Thank You!!!”


  • “I highly recommend this firm.”

    Pam Rooney

  • “Great law firm”

    Carlos Ibarra