Richard Serpe is a highly skilled trial attorney with a reputation for meticulous trial preparation and presentation. He has a tremendous track record of success in obtaining substantial jury verdicts and settlements for his clients. A substantial portion of his career has been devoted to the representation of injured children. He specializes in accident and injury cases involving wrongful death, car accidents, dog bites and animal attacks, and maritime injury.
Richard Serpe earned his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Virginia in 1983 and his juris doctor degree from Tulane University School of Law in 1986. He has been in private practice of law since successfully completing the bar exam in that year. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Virginia, Texas and Louisiana. He is a member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.
- Named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Norfolk, VA (2020)
- Rated 10/10 – “Superb” by the online attorney rating service, Avvo.com
- Listed in The Best Lawyers in America ® (2005 – Present)
- Received an AV rating from the Martindale-Hubbell law directory, which is the highest given
- Named a “Super Lawyer” – among the top 5 percent of lawyers in Virginia (2006 – Present)
Free Legal Book
We Strongly Suggest Reading This Book BEFORE Hiring a Lawyer or Speaking with the Insurance Company. If you or a loved one has been a victim of a dog bite or attack, we strongly suggest that you read our book before hiring a lawyer or speaking with the insurance company. Insurance companies have vast resources to prevent you from receiving a maximum settlement, and this book provides the tools you need to stay informed and protect yourself.
Richard Serpe wrote this free book to educate individuals and their family members about their legal rights if they are injured in a Virginia dog bite or attack.
This free book explains the Dog Bite & Attack laws in Virginia in an easy to understand language. Do your own research before you decide to hire a lawyer or speak to the insurance company.