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  1. Defective Products: 34%
  2. Litigation: 33%
  3. Personal Injury: 33%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Robert Michael Beggs

    I have known Richard for several years and worked on many projects with him. He is a superior attorney in every respect. When I cannot take a case, I refer it to Richard!


    Robert Beggs Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Eric Burton Strongin

    Richard is an outstanding lawyer. He is the type of lawyer, that as a lawyer myself, I would trust to handle matters for me personally. We worked together at a large law firm for several years, and Richard does excellent work. He is knowledgeable, efficient and knows how to get results.


    Eric Strongin Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Crites Law Firm

1201 Puerta Del Sol, Ste 310
San Clemente, CA, 92673


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Star -- Personal InjurySuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Crites Law Firm2012 - Present
Special CounselSedgwick LLP2003 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar Association, Tort and Trial SectionCo-chair2012 - 2012
Orange County Bar Association, Product Liability SectionPast Co-chair2007 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
The Buzenus Family v. Red CompanyN/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
California State Polytechnic University, PomonaPolitical ScienceOther - Bachelors1996