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Thomas Richard Fischer Jr.

also known as Richard Fischer

About me

Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Social Security: 70%
    11 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    11 years
  3. Employee Benefits: 10%
    11 years



Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

14 total 

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  • Greta Braker Fischer

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Richard on several personal injury, ERISA, and Social Security cases and he is very knowledgeable about these areas of the law. His office is organized and moves cases quickly. He is very compassionate and caring with his clients.


    Greta Fischer Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Robert E. White

    I endorse this lawyer. Several of my clients have used Richard for social security law issues and he has done a good job for them. He & his staff are very attentive to their clients' needs.


    Robert White Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Fischer Law Firm

620 North Grant Avenue
Suite 401
Odessa, TX, 79761


NMAuthorized to practice law200707/10/2013
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200507/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2016
Top Contributor in Social Security 2014Avvo2014
AmJur Academic Achievement Award - Trial AdvocacyTexas Tech University School of Law2004
CALI Achievement Award - Professional ResponsibilityTexas Tech University School of Law2004
CALI Academic Achievement Award - ERISATexas Tech University School of Law2004
AmJur Academic Achievement Award - NAFTATexas Tech University School of Law2004
AmJur Academic Achievement Award - Labor LawTexas Tech University School of Law2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/AttorneyThe Fischer Law Firm2014 - Present
AttorneyJeff Diamond Law Firm2005 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Ector County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Permian Basin Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesSustaining Member2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Long-term DisabilitySettlement - $50,000.00
Social Security DisabilityVoluntary remand by SSA
Personal InjurySettlement - $350,000.00
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Houston, main campusPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Permian Basin Trial Lawyers Association Monthly LuncheonSocial Security Disability and Medicare Set-Asides2014