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Richard Harris

Richard Harris

The Richard Harris Law Firm is the largest & highest rated injury firm in Nevada
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability
  • California, Nevada
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Biography

1977 - B.A. cum laude Communications, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

1979 - Law clerk intern to Chief Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court

1980 - J.D. University of the Pacific/McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, California

1980 - Admitted to State Bar of Nevada SBN 505 and California SBN 94599

1993 to present - Tried or settled over 100 personal injury and wrongful death cases with results of a million dollars or more

2000 - 2001 Board of Governors of the Nevada Justice Association

2000 – 2005 Adjunct Professor, Law Practice Management, UNLV Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas, Nevada

2006 to present – Lifetime Patron of the Nevada Justice Association Richard A. Harris Series on Continuing Legal Education

2009 - LL.M Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution

2010 - Nevada Justice Association Badger Award for public service

2015 to 2019- Founding member and examiner, Personal Injury Board of Specialization, State Bar of Nevada

2016 to present - Board Certified Personal Injury Specialist, State Bar of Nevada

2016 - Nevada Justice Association Lifetime Achievement Award

Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Best Attorneys of America, Elite Lawyers of America, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Outstanding Lawyers of America, Super Lawyers Mountain States, and The Verdict Club-Platinum Member

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 94599
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Nevada
State Bar of Nevada
ID Number: 505
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Professional Experience
Board Certified Personal Injury Specialist
State Bar of Nevada
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Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award
Nevada Justice Association
- Current
Recipient of Badger Award for Public Service
Nevada Justice Association
- Current
Lifetime Patron of Richard A. Harris Series on Continuing Legal Education
Nevada Justice Association
- Current
Member
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
- Current
Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
- Current
Founding Member of Personal Injury Specialty Board
State Bar of Nevada Board of Specialization
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Adjunct Professor of Law
University of Nevada Boyd School of Law
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Board of Governors
Nevada Justice Association
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Special Hearing Master
Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court
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Education
Pepperdine University School of Law
LL.M. (2009) | Dispute Resolution
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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
J.D. (1980) | Law
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Honors: Top 15%
Activities: Moot Court Honors Board
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Brigham Young University
B.A. (1977) | Communications
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Honors: Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Nevada State Bar  # 505
Member
- Current
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California State Bar  # 94599
Member
- Current
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Nevada Justice Association
Former Board of Governors
- Current
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American Association of Justice
Presidents Club
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Publications
Websites & Blogs
Website
Richard Harris Law Website
Contact & Map
801 S 4th St
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Toll-Free: (800) 554-6496
Telephone: (702) 444-4444
Fax: (702) 444-4455
Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday: 10 AM - 4 PM
Notice: Home, hospital, and after-hours appointments available.