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Richard E. Freeburn

Personal injury Attorney at Harrisburg, PA

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also known as Dick Freeburn


Licensed for 43 years

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Richard E. Freeburn has received an AV rating, the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which means that he is deemed to possess pre-eminent legal ability and very high professional ethics.

Martindale-Hubbell ratings were created in 1887 as an objective method of assessing a lawyer’s ability and professional ethics based on confidential opinions of other lawyers and judge. It has remained the most prestigious and widely respected lawyer rating system in the world for the past 119 years. Martindale-Hubbell’s evaluation process is based on confidential questionnaires sent to lawyers and judges in the geographical area of the lawyer under evaluation. Legal ability ratings are based on five key areas, rated on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the highest. Richard Freeburn scored a maximum of 5 in all 5 areas.

Richard E. Freeburn has also been selected to be a member of Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is an independent rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition for professional achievement.

Richard E. Freeburn clerked for the Honorable Richard B. Wickersham on the Pennsylvania Superior Court. In 1982. Richard E. Freeburn entered private practice where he initially represented insurance companies in personal injury cases. In 1988, Richard E. Freeburn joined a plaintiffs’ personal injury law firm as a partner. In 2000, Richard E. Freeburn founded Freeburn & Hamilton.

Richard E. Freeburn has represented approximately 50 police officers and their family members who have been injured or killed in accidents, including 7 wrongful death cases. Richard E. Freeburn takes special pride in protecting those who put their lives on the line every day to protect their community.

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Licensed for 43 years
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 1979
Updated 12/04/2022

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Resume

AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Founder & Personal Injury Attorney
  • Freeburn & Hamilton
  • 2000 - Present

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2022
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocate
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2017
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2011
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Attorney endorsements

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Personal injury Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Have known Dick for a long time and he is excellent in this area of practice."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Rich and I worked on a very difficult case together involving a tractor trailer that struck a car that had pulled out from a stop sign. There were many difficult issues, including proving negligence on the part of the tractor trailer driver. As a result of Rich's hard work and never say die attitude, we were able to prevail and force a great recovery for our clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Richard is an excellent personal injury attorney."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Harrisburg Personal injury Lawyer Richard E. Freeburn
Richard E. Freeburn
Personal injury Attorney
Harrisburg, PA
Licensed for 43 years