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Richard W. Raynor has tried more than 20 federal criminal cases to a jury in US District Courts involving charges of:  Murder within Federal Jurisdiction, RICO, Violence in Aid of a Racketeering Enterprise, Drug Conspiracy, Drug Distribution, Possession with Intent to Distribute Drugs, False Statement to the Government, Theft of Government Funds, Document Fraud, Obstruction of Justice, Abusive Sexual Contact, Illegal Re-entry After Deportation, Alien Smuggling, and Health Care Fraud.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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  1. Federal Crime: 95%
    17 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 5%
    22 years

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  • Joel Christian Koury

    Richard is extremely hard working and dedicated to his clients. In court he is one of the best prepared attorneys that I know. If a family member were in trouble, Richard is one of the attorneys that I would want on the case.


    Joel Koury Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Shaun Khojayan

    Mr. Raynor is a superior attorney . I have been very impressed with his level of expertise and great results. He has always been there for me when I needed to consult on a case or any complicated legal issues. I would recommend him to anyone in need of a strong defense.


    Shaun Khojayan Federal crime Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Law Office of Richard W. Raynor

800 S Pacific Coast Highway Suite 8-284
Redondo Beach, CA, 90277


AZActive 200404/28/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant Federal Public DefenderFederal Public Defender, District of Arizona2007 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v. KellumAcquittal
United States v. Martinez-ValdezAcquittal
United States v. AlvarezRule 29 granted - judgment of acquittal
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of California - Los AngelesHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Federal Public Defender, District of Arizona - CJA TrainingCanine Drug Detection2011
District of Arizona Annual ConferenceProsecutorial Ethics2010
Federal Public Defender, District of Arizona - CJA TrainingInvestigation and Discovery in Border Cases2009
Federal Public Defender, District of Arizona - CJA TrainingChallenging Confessions: New Law and Fresh Approaches2009