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Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Appeals, Administrative Law, General Practice, Juvenile

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Appeals: 20%
  3. Juvenile: 10%
  4. General Practice: 10%
  5. Administrative Law: 10%



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Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Elizabeth Anne Bumer

    He does a great job and cares about his clients.


    Elizabeth Bumer Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • John M O'Brien

    I endorse this lawyer. A brilliant and highly respected attorney in the legal community.


    John O'Brien Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Richard D. Huffman II

2658 Del Mar Heights Road
Suite 220
Del Mar, CA, 92014




Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Public reproval with/duties
    issued in CA, 2013


    This sanction means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar placed conditions on the lawyer's activities to try to prevent a recurrence of the wrongful act.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Dedicated Service AwardSan Diego County District Attorney's Office--Juvenile Division2005
Distinguished ServiceSan Diego County Youth Court Program2001
Distinguished Service Award--Youth CourtSan Diego County District Attorney's Office1999
"Trial Dog" AwardSan Diego District Attorney's Office--East County Branch1995

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Deputy District AttorneySan Diego County District Attorney's Office1993 - 2010


Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Diego County Bar AssociationAppellate Court Committee2012 - Present
California Appellate Defense CounselMember2012 - Present
Appellate Defenders, Inc.Panel Attorney2011 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationBusiness Law Section2011 - Present
San Diego County Youth Court ProgramExecutive Director1994 - 2001

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Operation Weed & Seed: Auto Theft RingMultiple prison sentences

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Publication NameTitleDate
146 Cal.App. 4th 518People v. Superior Court (Edwards)2007
ABA Bar BulletinABA Technical Assistance Bulletin #17: National Youth Court Movement2000


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of San DiegoHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1984

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
MCLE Training PresentationThe Other Side: Working with the Prosecution2013
ABA National Youth Court ConferenceEstablishing and Maintaining a Youth Court Program2000
National Youth and Peer Court ConferenceEstablishing and maintaining a peer court program1999
Insurance Fraud Training Seminar-Monterey CAInvestigation and Prosecution of Automotive Repair Fraud1999
California Bureau of Automotive RepairInvestigation and Prosecution of Auto Repair Fraud1997