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Atty. John Secrest Richards, Danville, Contra Costa County, California, USA


J.R. Richards' practice focuses on developing long term client relationships representing their interests in both transactional matters and in civil litigation. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants primarily in real estate and business disputes and has successfully litigated cases through dispositive motion, trial and settlement in state and federal courts. J.R. prepares each case to achieve a favorable judgment by trial or before trial, and when in the best interest of the client leverages a favorable settlement. Community Involvement: * Coach/Manager for Pre-K/K softball team the Purple Puppies 2016. * Coach/Manager for the Danville Seadogs T-Ball team 2015. Great Team. So proud of our players! * Technical director for VGTV a television show run by the student body leaders of Vista Grande Elementary School. 2014- Present. * Served as the chairman of the Alameda County Bar Association Real Estate Executive committee. * Volunteer Landlord/Tenant Attorney with the Alameda County VSLC. On a monthly basis, J.R. assists low income landlords concerning problematic situations with tenants. * Lawyer Referral Service committee: Helped evaluate applicants for the Alameda County Bar Association referral panels. View More ?

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  • Free Consultation
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Credit cards are accepted as a service to clients. Any transaction fee is billed back to the client for both the refundable retainer and/or payment of invoices.
  • Contingent Fees
    It just depends on the case and how best to serve the client. It is possible that a contingency does not serve the client's best interest.
  • Education

    Golden Gate University School of Law
    J.D. (2006) | Real Estate
    Honors: Graduated with Honors, Real Estate Certificate of Specialization with honors.
    Activities: Student Body President and representative, tutor for numerous renowned professors including Roger Bernhardt and the Honorable Maria Elena James.
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    Denison University
    B.A. (1992) | Religion, Philosophy
    Activities: Denison Recycling Program, Golf Team, Solicitor General
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    13 years of experience


    261 Hartz Avenue
    Danville, CA 94526
    Telephone: (925) 231-8104
    Fax: (925) 231-8109