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Firms use and clients hire Attorney Richard W. Kendall of North Reading, Massachusetts because of his diversified background. Attorney Kendall has over thirty years of pre-hospital emergency medicine, more than twenty years of law enforcement, and is a court recognized expert and international instructor in dangerous drugs of abuse.


Languages spoken: Portuguese, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Car Accidents: 25%
  4. Divorce & Separation: 8%
  5. Workers Compensation: 7%



Free consultation (90 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Law Offices of Richard W. Kendall

348 Park Street
Suite 203
North Reading, MA, 01864

348 Park Street
Suite 203
North Reading, MA, 01864

Law Offices of Richard W. Kendall

348 Park Street
Suite 203
North Reading, MA, 01864

Law Offices Of Richard W. Kendall

348 Park Street
Suite 203
North Reading, MA, 01864




Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Public Reprimand
    issued in MA, 2014


    Public reprimand means that an attorney did something wrong, but may still practice law. The attorney was given a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

    Richard’s comment: “This event took place because the Attorney was hospitalized and missed a date which upset a Judge!”

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Community Service AwardLewis Foundation2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
owner/member/managerLaw Offices of Richard W. Kendall, L.L.C.2009 - Present
Lead Civil AttorneyLaw Offices of Peter T. Marano, L.L.C.2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Essex County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2009 - Present
Massachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysMember2007 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The Reserve OfficerStreet Drugs2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Massachusetts School of Law at AndoverLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Anna Maria CollegeCriminal JusticeMA - MastersN/A
Springfield CollegePhysical Education/ Sports MedicineBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Association of School Resource Officers ConferenceStreet Drugs2006
International Reserve Police Officers ConferenceDangerous Drugs of Abuse2004