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William O. Richardson

Criminal defense Attorney at Fayetteville, NC

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also known as Billy Richardson

  • Licensed for 43 years
    State NC
    Acquired 1980
    Active No misconduct found

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William O. “Billy” Richardson has been practicing law in North Carolina since his admission to the Bar in 1980. Throughout his career, he has built a reputation as a zealous, effective litigator, in and out of the courtroom. He has appeared in front of the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the North Carolina Supreme Court.

He continues to build The Richardson Firm, in hopes of providing zealous, competent representation for each client that he has the pleasure of representing.

Personal Injury
Medical Malpractice
Eminent Domain/Condemnation
Civil Rights
Criminal Law
North Carolina, 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1985
Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2004
Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina
J.D. – 1980
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
B.A. – 1977
Major: Political Science
State v. Hennis, 323 N.C. 279 (North Carolina Supreme Court 1988)

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The Richardson Firm, P.L.L.C.
455 Ramsey St Ste 100
Fayetteville, NC, 28301-4959

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Posted by Sharon | May 11, 2013
Best law firm in Fayetteville area
This firm handled my case with professionalism and integrity. They kept me informed during the entire process. I would recommend the Richardson Firm to anyone seeking a well educated and trusted law firm.


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  • Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina J.D.
  • LL.B - Bachelor of Laws
  • 1980
  • University Of NC at Chapel Hill, NC
  • Major - Political Science
  • 1977

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Estate of Ryback v. Pozzolanic Construction Company
  • State v. Hennis, 323 NC 279


  • North Carolina Bar Association
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  • The North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
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  • The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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  • American Association for Justice
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  • Cumberland County Bar Association
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  • Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce
  • Chair
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Fayetteville Criminal defense Lawyer William O. Richardson
William O. Richardson
Criminal defense Attorney
Fayetteville, NC
Licensed for 43 years
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