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Richard Mcilwaine Cuthbert

Richard Mcilwaine Cuthbert

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Social Security, Medical Malpractice

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About Me

Richard grew up in Petersburg, Virginia. He graduated from American University in 2005 and received his J.D. from the Washington College of Law at American University in 2011. While in law school, Richard was a member of the Mock Trial Honor Society and served as the Society’s President from 2010-2011. In 2015 Richard was selected by Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star."  He currently serves as treasurer for the Petersburg Bar and is one of only four other members serving on the Petersburg Circuit COurt Law Library Committee.  Richard focuses his practice on helping the injured and disabled.  Check out his blog at for his latest thoughts on the world of law.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Personal Injury: 45%
    2 years
  2. Social Security: 30%
    2 years
  3. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    2 years

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Contact Info

Cuthbert Law Offices

220 N Sycamore St
Petersburg, VA, 23803-3228



VAAuthorized to practice law201103/11/2014

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyCuthbert Law Offices2011 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Petesburg YMCA BoardMember2014 - Present
Petersburg Circuit Court Law Library CommitteeMember2014 - Present
Petersburg Bar AssociationTreasurer2011 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
18 Year Old GirlVerdict- 1.8 million

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011