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I am an attorney with a practice that specializes in Criminal Defense and Litigation.


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    8 years, 100 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    7 years, 260 cases


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Eric Michael Arnone

    I have seen Richard work extremely effectively on both the prosecution and defense sides of the bar. He is an experienced litigator who cares about his clients and securing the best results for them. I would trust him to represent a friend or family member. I highly endorse Richard.


    Eric Arnone Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Weinstock

    Unquestionably competent, consistently conscientious, endlessly hardworking, always helpful, and highly dedicated. It is well known that Mr. Washington is an exceptional lawyer who is an excellent trial attorney as well as a tremendous asset to the legal community. All clients who retain this superb attorney know that they are in capable hands. His solid knowledge of the law along with his confidence in the courtroom make a winning combination. I endorse Mr. Washington without hesitation.


    Michael Weinstock DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Law Offices of Richard J. Washington, P.C.

40 Wall Street
Suite 2800
New York, NY, 10005


NYCurrently registered 200703/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Dedication and ServiceSpecial Narcotics Prosecutor of New York City2009
Criminal Trial AdvocacyCALI Award2005
Secured TransactionsCALI Award2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Offices of Richard J. Washington, P.C.2013 - Present
Associate Counsel, Labor RelationsHealth and Hospitals Corporation2011 - 2013
AttorneyNYC Department of Education2010 - 2011
Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney's Office, New York County2006 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Management Side Sexual HarassmentTermination
Felony Grand LarcenyDismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
New York Criminal Law NewsletterSearches Without a Reasonable Articulable Suspicion2005
ABA Student Lawyer MagazineSuzhou, China2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Lincoln University (Missouri)Criminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Community MeetingLaws Governing Police Action2010
Career DayArrest to Sentencing Process2010