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Richard Louis Lara

Personal injury Attorney at Alhambra, CA

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Richard L. Lara is the founding attorney at Lara Law Firm. With a passion for protecting his clients’ rights, Mr. Lara can be trusted to guide clients through the legal system and help them make informed decisions. He offers legal services to clients in Alhambra and Huntington Beach who are dealing with personal injury, family, and immigration-related matters, all of which can impact a family’s future. Mr. Lara has been committed to pursuing justice for others since he first got his BA, MA, and Ph.D. degrees in philosophy and history, and as an attorney, he works tirelessly to achieve his clients’ goals, whether it’s compensation after an accident or authorized entry into the United States.

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10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction - Awarded by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys in 2018.
Licensed for 6 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 2016
Updated 12/02/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Lara Law Firm
135 E Valley Blvd
Alhambra, CA, 91801-5131


5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by anonymous | February 15, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
High Standards of Care
excellent and personalized service. Tries hard to do what is best for the client and always does what is the right thing to do.


  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.3 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Lara Law Firm, APC
  • 2017 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Alliance Law Corporation
  • 2016 - 2017


  • Whittier Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • Univ of California Irvine
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A
  • Indiana University, Bloomington
  • MA - Masters
  • N/A
  • Freie University, Berlin
  • PhD - Doctorate
  • N/A
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Legal Cases

  • Close v. (undisclosed defendant)
  • $50,000 settlement for minor rear-end collision!
  • Chiang et al vs. Universal Coach Lines LTD
  • $341 settlement


  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • German
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Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star - Personal Injury Attorneys
  • American Institute of Legal Advocates
  • 2018
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • 2018
  • Cali Excellence for the Future Award
  • Center for Legal Instruction
  • 2014
  • Merit Scholarship
  • Whittier Law School
  • 2011
  • Indiana University Graduate Exchange Fellowship
  • Indiana University, Bloomington
  • 1999
  • Leipzig Summer Language Fellowship
  • Deutsche Akimdemische Austausch Dienst (DAA)
  • 1998
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (11)
Endorse Richard
Litigation Attorney | Jan 27
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer for family law and criminal law"