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Richard Albert Cruz

Business Attorney at Chandler, AZ

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also known as Richard A. Cruz

  • Licensed for 19 years
    State AZ
    Acquired 2004
    Active No misconduct found

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About Richard

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Richard Cruz, a native of Phoenix, Arizona, earned  a B.A. degree with honors in 1995 from the University of California, Irvine. Mr. Cruz earned his J.D. from the Arizona State University School of Law. His law education included trips abroad to Cambridge, England and Geneva, Switzerland. During the pursuit of his educational credentials, Mr. Cruz worked as a clerk for the U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, which set the foundation for his valuable trial skills.

In 2003, Mr. Cruz obtained his J.D. from the Arizona State University School of Law. Mr. Cruz continued to enhance his trial skills by successfully completing the Arizona College of Trial Advocacy program offered by The State Bar of Arizona. With over nine years of legal experience, and admittance to the Arizona Supreme Court, the United States District Court, District of Arizona and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit in 2004, Mr. Cruz demonstrates the same knowledge and analytical skills usually witnessed from attorneys with longer tenures.


National Health Finance
1347 N. Alma School Road
Suite 150
Chandler, AZ, 85224

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check


AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • COO and General Counsel
  • National Health Finance DM, LLC and Affiliate Companies
  • 2016 - Present


  • Arizona College of Trial Advocacy
  • 2008
  • Arizona State University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003
  • University of California - Irvine
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1995

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Motorcycle Rear-end Collision
  • $265,000.00
  • Head-On Auto Collision
  • $250,000.00
  • Martinez v. Lemons, et al.
  • Awarded Plaintiff $70,000
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  • Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Attorney
  • 2010 - Present
  • MMA - American Motorcyclist Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • ABATE of Arizona
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • American Motorcyclist Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth Circuit
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • United States District Court for the District of Arizona
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Achievements in Advancing the Culture
  • Latino's American Who's Who
  • 2015
  • Top Attorney - Southwest Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2014
  • Top Attorney - Southwest Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2013
  • Top Attorney - Southwest Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2012
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  • Martindale-Hubbell publication
  • Lawyer Profile:Client Review 5/5
  • 2012
  • Biker Information Guide Newsletter
  • UM/UIM: Are You Protected?
  • 2009

Speaking Engagements

  • 2010 Trial Advocacy Competition
  • Volunteer Presiding Judge
  • 2010
  • MMA Members Meeting
  • Un/Underinsurance Coverage
  • 2009
  • ABATE Chapter Meeting
  • Protection of Injury Claims
  • 2009
  • HOG-Foothills Chapter
  • UM/UIM Insurance Coverage
  • 2008
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Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (9)
Endorse Richard
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 12
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"In my 21 years of practice, I have come across many lawyers. It took me that long to find Richard Cruz. He sincerely cares about his clients and people generally. He is a hardworking brilliant lawyer who fights hard to get justice for his clients. I'm a huge fan!"
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Richard. He is an excellent lawyer who puts his clients interests first."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"Richard is a skilled, sharp attorney with a great feel for resolving cases and helping his clients. He picks the right legal tool for the job just about every time."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 20
Relationship: Other
"I highly recommend Mr. Cruz. Mr. Cruz is an excellent litigator and advocates for his clients very effectively."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly recommended."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Cruz has contributed greatly to the Avvo community with insightful answers to oftentimes difficult questions. He is a rising star in the Tempe, AZ area and I highly recommend his legal services."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 21
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Richard is a skilled practicioner with great integrity. He is a strong and dedicated advocate for his clients and I recommend him highly to those in need of legal counsel in connection with personal injury."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Richard served as co-counsel in one of our litigation matters and did an exceptional job handling all of the personal injury-related issues. He is a top-notch professional and I certainly recommend him."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have worked with Richard Cruz for many years and I have always been impressed with his professionalism and commitment to his clients. I continue to rely on Richard both as a trusted referral for my clients. I recommend him wholeheartedly to anyone interested in receiving his valuable legal counsel in the area of personal injury."
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