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Richard Andrew Crites

Richard Andrew Crites

Practice areas:

Defective and Dangerous Products, Personal Injury, Litigation

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 34%
  2. Litigation: 33%
  3. Personal Injury: 33%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Robert Michael Beggs

    I have known Richard for several years and worked on many projects with him. He is a superior attorney in every respect. When I cannot take a case, I refer it to Richard!


    Robert Beggs Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Eric Burton Strongin

    Richard is an outstanding lawyer. He is the type of lawyer, that as a lawyer myself, I would trust to handle matters for me personally. We worked together at a large law firm for several years, and Richard does excellent work. He is knowledgeable, efficient and knows how to get results.


    Eric Strongin Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Crites Law Firm

1201 Puerta Del Sol, Ste 310
San Clemente, CA, 92673




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising Star -- Personal InjurySuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Crites Law Firm2012 - Present
Special CounselSedgwick LLP2003 - 2012


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Orange County Bar Association, Tort and Trial SectionCo-chair2012 - 2012
Orange County Bar Association, Product Liability SectionPast Co-chair2007 - 2011

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
The Buzenus Family v. Red CompanyN/A

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawlaw1999
California St Polytechnic UnivPolitical Scienceundergraduate1996