Attorney Richard Serpe

Virginia dog bite lawyer Richard Serpe Richard Serpe is a highly skilled Virginia personal injury attorney with a reputation for meticulous preparation and presentation. He has a tremendous track record of success in obtaining favorable jury verdicts and settlements for his clients.

He specializes in personal injury cases involving wrongful death, car accidents, dog bites and animal attacks, and dangerous products. A substantial portion of his career has been devoted to the representation of injured children.

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 is admitted to practice law in Virginia, Texas and Louisiana.

Awards and Recognition

Best Lawyers 2021, Richard Serpe

  • Best Lawyers in America® (2005 – Present)
    • Lawyer of the Year – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Norfolk, VA (2020)
  • AV rating from the Martindale-Hubbell law directory, highest given
  • “Super Lawyer” – top 5% of lawyers in Virginia (2006 – Present)
  • Rated 10/10 – “Superb”  by online attorney rating service,

Free Book: Winning Your Virginia Dog Bite Case

Virginia Dog Bite LawsConsider reading this 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 attack. Do your own research before you decide to hire a lawyer or speak to the insurance company.



    Richard Serpe, Top Attorney
    Virginia Best Lawyers 2021, Richard Serpe
    Virginia Dog Bite Settlements
    Facial Injuries
    Client sustained serious facial injuries after being attacked by dog.
    Chesapeake, VA
    Child Facial Bite
    5-year-old girl bitten on face, lip, and mouth by neighbor's dog.
    Arlington, VA
    USPS Worker
    Postal worker sustained a serious knee injury after being attacked on the job.
    Norfolk, VA
    FedEx Delivery Driver
    FedEx delivery driver sustained major injuries to arm after being bitten while working.
    Wythe Co., VA
    Free Consultations
    Virginia Beach Teen Hospitalized After Pit Bull Attack
    Virginia Beach Teen Hospitalized After Pit Bull Attack
    A fourteen-year-old boy from Virginia Beach is recovering following a scary attack involving a pit bull. The teen was headed to a nearby bus stop to pick up his siblings
    Dog's Violent History at the Center of New Lawsuit
    Dog's Violent History at the Center of New Lawsuit
    Child Killed in NC Dog Attack
    Child Killed in NC Dog Attack
    Pit Bull Victims Speak Out
    Pit Bull Victims Speak Out