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Richard Rizk

Richard Rizk

No recovery / no fee-Rizk Law, "Helping Everyday People, Every Day
  • Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Insurance Claims ...
  • Illinois, Oregon, Washington
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Richard Rizk is the senior lawyer at RizkLaw, an Oregon plaintiff personal injury & insurance, law firm he founded in 2001. Richard passionately pursues justice for everyday people in the context of serious injury and denied insurance claims. Richard believes that success as a personal injury lawyer requires passion, a deep understanding of insurance and readiness to try every case. Mr. Rizk has resolved over $15M in claims. His goal is the successful resolution of your claim quickly and for the greatest amount possible.

A former insurance defense and coverage lawyer, Mr. Rizk now serves everyday people every day at RizkLaw. From 1996 to 2000 Mr. Rizk managed high exposure environmental litigation for Nationwide Insurance nationally from Chicago, Illinois. Before that, he defended Nationwide’s insureds in the context of personal injury and workers’ compensation claims.

Mr. Rizk is the oldest son of a surgeon and a psychiatric nurse. Mr. Rizk graduated with degrees in political science and advertising from Southern Methodist University in 1985. He graduated from Lewis & Clark Law School in 1988 and is licensed to practice law in Oregon, Washington State, Illinois (active) and Federal Court (District Court of Oregon & 9th Circuit). Mr. Rizk graduated from Culver Military Academy in 1981.

Richard is the President of the South Portland Business Association, as well as the volunteer general counsel of the Cascade Ski Club. “Rich” lives in southwest Portland, Oregon with his wife Jill and cats Justice and Mr. Wiggins.

Southern Methodist University
B.A. | Political Science
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Lewis & Clark Law School
J.D. | Law
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Professional Experience
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Trial Lawyer: Injury & Insurance Claims
Insurance Defense Lawyer & Environmental Claim Supervisor
Nationwide Insurance
Defended Workers Compensation and Injury Claims / Environmental Claim Resolution
Articles & Publications
Alumni News
Lewis & Clark Law School -Alumni
Profiles in the Law: Avalanche? It's Good
Oregon State Bar Bulletin
Long Term Disability Calls; Will You Answer?
Oregon State Bar Bulletin
Speaking Engagements
Ski Laws and Safety, Cascade Safety Ski Law & Safety Series
NW Ski Council Events and trips, Northwest Trail Alliance Election Meeting
How AVVO operates, AVVO Inside Out by Richard Rizk
Long Term Disability Appeals, Special Topics in Disability Law
Legal Insurance Issues for Businesses in Oregon, South Portland Business Association Annual Meeting- Key note address
Bar Admission
Oregon State Bar Association
Bar Admission
Washington State Bar
Profiles in Law
Oregon State Bar Bulletin
Safety Award
Far West Ski Association
Western skier who most promotes ski safety
Professional Associations
Multnomah Bar Association
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South Portland Business Association
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Oregon Trial Lawyers
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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9th Circuit
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  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Free parking
Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Rizk Law Office
Portland Truck Accident Lawyer
Rizk Law Blog
Contact & Map
Richard Rizk Law Office
0434 SW Iowa Street
Portland, OR 97239
Telephone: (503) 245-5677
Fax: (503) 427-1919
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed