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Richard P. Davies is a seasoned trial attorney in Reno, Nevada, specializing in Criminal Defense (focusing on DUI and Drug Crimes), Personal Injury, Immigration Law, and Family Law (focusing on Divorce and Child Custody).

With more than a decade of legal experience, Richard has successfully represented numerous clients in cases ranging from traffic violations to capital murder. His extensive trial and courtroom experience, not to mention his compassion and integrity, make him the best Reno attorney to help people through difficult legal ordeals. 

Prior to starting his own firm, Richard was a Public Defender for the Washoe County and, later on, for Laub and Laub. He attended the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia for a grueling two-week training specifically for trial work. In 2015, Richard was cited as one of the top DUI attorneys in Nevada by the National Advocacy for DUI Defense (NAFDD). He is also a distinguished member of the The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, an invitation-only organization composed of the country's premier trial lawyers.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. DUI & DWI: 50%



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    I am impressed with his ability to provide aggressive representation while giving clients honest and compassionate analysis of their case. My "go to guy" when it comes to criminal law.


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Contact info

Richard P. Davies, Esq., P.C.

411 Mill St.
Reno, NV, 89502-1025


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Year AnniversaryMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Superior DUI AttorneyNAFDD2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentRichard P. Davies, Esq2009 - Present
Public DefenderWashoe County Public Defender2005 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Petty LarcenyDeferred to do community service
Drug TraffickingDismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2004