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Richard Javon Washington

Richard Javon Washington

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Litigation

About Me

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


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

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


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • 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

  • Benjamin Jerome Cheeks

    Richard Washington is one of the finest lawyers that I have had the pleasure of working with in my 10 years as an attorney. He is extremely intelligent and focuses his efforts on the best interest of his clients. I had the privilege of trying a case with Mr. Washington and witnessed firsthand his impeccable trial skills. Mr. Washington is one of a kind, and I enthusiastically endorse him.


    Benjamin Cheeks Criminal Defense 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

Professional Misconduct

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