Richard Harris

Partner at Richard Harris Personal Injury Law Firm
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89101

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Personal injury attorney in Las Vegas for over 35 years.

    Contact Information

  • Law Firm Name
  • Richard Harris Personal Injury Law Firm
  • Law Firm Logo
  • Richard Harris Personal Injury Law Firm Law Firm Logo by Richard Harris in Las Vegas NV
  • Phone Number
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  • Location
  • 801 S 4th St
    Las Vegas, Nevada, 89101
    United States

    Lawyer Background

  • Year Licensed
  • 1980
  • Education
  • Pepperdine University School of Law
    LL.M - Master of Laws

    McGeorge SOL Univ of the Pacific
    JD - Juris Doctor

    Brigham Young Univ
    BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • Honors, Awards & Affiliations
  • Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

    Badger Award for Community Service
    Nevada Justice Association

    Patron - Richard A. Harris Series on Continuing Legal Education
    Nevada Justice Association

    Distinguished Legislative Advocate
    Nevada Justice Association

    Pillar of Justice Award
    Nevada Justice Association

    Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

    Multi-Million Dollar Advocate
    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    Million Dollar Advocate
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    Best Oral Advocate Finalist
    McGeorge School of Law

    American Jurisprudence Award - Federal Courts
    McGeorge School of Law

    Moot Court Honors Board
    McGeorge School of Law

    Academic Scholarship
    McGeorge School of Law

    Graduated with Honors
    Brigham Young University

More About Attorney Richard Harris

After graduating from law school in 1980, Rick took two bar exams during the same week—California and Nevada. He passed them both; an accomplishment unmatched by anyone since. He had an overall score of 95 percent on the Nevada bar exam.

Rick first practiced with Criminal Defense Attorney and former Las Vegas Mayor, Oscar Goodman. In 1982, he founded Richard Harris Personal Injury Law Firm. As a trial lawyer and skilled negotiator, Rick has resolved several of the largest personal injury cases in Nevada. He has earned membership into the prestigious Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Outstanding Lawyers of America, and the Verdict Club as a platinum member. Rick served on the Board of Governors of the Nevada Justice Association and has been a lobbyist for injury victims’ rights in the Nevada Legislature.

Rick is committed to legal education and is the Patron of the Nevada Justice Association Series on Continuing Legal Education, which is named in his honor. In 2010, he received the association’s Badger Award for his community service work.

He lectures often as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Boyd School of Law, and is the author of several legal articles and publications. Rick is a frequently requested arbitrator and mediator. He is also a LL.M. candidate in dispute resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law’s famed Straus Institute for dispute resolution; which has been ranked the number one program in the country for four consecutive years.

Highly regarded by his clients and peers, Rick’s representation and consultation is regularly requested in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death litigation, negotiation, arbitration, mediation, law practice management, and marketing.

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