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Richard A. Helm

Richard A. Helm

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

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About Me

Over forty years of experience.  Admitted before the Alaska Courts, the Federal District Court for the District of Alaska, Federal Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.  Bookman & Helm is listed by US News & World Report as one of the best lawfirms in Anchorage.  I am also available to handle matters throughout the State.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1970

  1. Medical Malpractice: 40%
    40 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    15 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    40 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Nelson G. Page

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Helm has many years of experience in all types of litigation and is a hihgly skilled and ethical attorney. He haas been on my short list to refer possible clients to for years.


    Nelson Page Lawsuits & Disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David N. Henderson

    I endorse this lawyer. Rick is an outstanding lawyer. He has been on the defense side and plaintiff's side. He is brilliant, tenacious, ethical, and has received many outstanding results for his clients. I would not hesitate to hire Rick.


    David Henderson Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Bookman & Helm, LLP

721 Sesame St Ste 1 B
Anchorage, AK, 99503-6632




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1994

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerBookman & Helm LLP2001 - Present
PrincipalHelm & Associates1995 - 2001
Of CounselBiss & Holmes1993 - 1995
PartnerBurr, Pease & Kurtz1970 - 1993


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Alaska Bar AssociationMember1970 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1970 - 2005
Anchorage Bar AssociationMember1970 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Alaska chapter)Member1970 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1970
University of California - DavisN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1967