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About Attorney David A. Richard

Founder of Richard | Bartlett Lawyers

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.

Attorney David A. RichardEducation

  • 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

Hobbies/Interests

  • 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 us today!


Hear What Our Clients
Have To Say

  • 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!!!

    “David & staff represented my family in my brother's wrongful death case. My brother was struck & killed in a cross walk in Ventura 2013 while he was riding his bike. We can not say enough wonderful thing's about David (and staff) during this very difficult time. His professionalism, understanding of our right's, his integrity, his support, his caring & personal attention gave us the strength to get through this emotional case. David pulled together a very strong defense & we were awarded the maximum amount for our circumstances. 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!!! ”

    Arlene

  • 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.

    “Dave and the office staff were always professional and very helpful in looking out for me and answering all my questions. They keep me informed about what was going on with my case and when I would need to do anything that would help or keep the case on track. They help me understand the law and what was right for me and what and when I had rights or not. 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. Thanks ”

    im

  • They are strong, well versed lawyers and very nice people. Would definitely go to them again with any legal needs.

    “Dave and Nichole were very professional and diligent with my case. Over the course of the 3 years I worked with them, they answered all questions in a timely manner and guided me through every step of the arduous process. They are strong, well versed lawyers and very nice people. Would definitely go to them again with any legal needs. ”

    Luc

  • He was very generous with his time, and advised on my situation clearly and candidly.

    “I called for a free consultation and was connected with David Richard right away. He was very generous with his time, and advised on my situation clearly and candidly. ”

    Doug

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

    “Mr. Richard handle the entire case with efficiency, professionalism and speed. I have heard these types of cases take at least 2 or more years, this took 14 month! He was genuine, listened well and handled all the necessary details. Plus communicative. For me this was stress-free. In much appreciation. ”

    Patricia