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Richard Serpe

Richard Serpe

Serpe Firm: Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers |No Legal Fees Unless We Win
  • Maritime, Personal Injury
  • Louisiana, Texas, Virginia
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Richard J. Serpe has represented victims of toxic torts and environmental contamination across the country. He has successfully tried lawsuits in state and federal courts. He has resolved lead poisoning cases for victims in Georgia, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia.

Mr. Serpe represents the victims of brain damage from toxic and traumatic injuries. He has commissioned over 200 neuropsychological assessments to document the extent of brain injury and is highly experienced in demonstrating the extent of a victim’s loss.

Attorney Richard Serpe has a Master of Laws (LLM) in Maritime Law from Tulane University School of Law, and has obtained the highest ranking (Proctor) from the Maritime Law Association of the United States. He has successfully prosecuted cases under the Jones Act, bringing fair and just compensation to sailors who were injured while performing their duties. His main office is located just minutes from many of the major shipyards and ship repair companies in Norfolk.

Mr. Serpe is frequently associated in complex litigation, managing cases with difficult scientific and medical issues. He has experience managing large case cohorts, including the extensive use of database and litigation support software.

Richard Serpe is admitted to practice in Virginia, Texas and Louisiana. Mr Serpe has represented clients before the Louisiana and Virginia Supreme courts, and appeared before the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Circuits of the US Court of Appeals.

Tulane University School of Law
LL.M. (1991) | Admiralty
Tulane University School of Law
J.D. (1986) | Law
University of Virginia
B.A. (1983) | Economics
Professional Experience
Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, PC
- Current
Master of Laws in Maritime
Tulane University School of Law
Proctor (Highest Ranking)
Maritime Law Association of the United States
AV Rating (highest rating given)
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America
2006 - 2018
Virginia Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Named Virginia Super Lawyer 2006 - 2018
Top 100 Trial Lawyer - Virginia
The National Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Maritime Law Association of the United States
Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
Activities: Plaintiff Steering Committee MDL 2047 Chinese Manufactured Drywall Products Liability Litigation
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice
Attorneys Information Exchange Group (AIEG)
Activities: Organization focusing on product defect cases
Lynnhaven River Now
Board of Directors
- Current
Activities: Restoring and protecting the beautiful Lynnhaven River.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Contingent Fees
    We offer a No Fee Promise, which means that you don’t owe us any legal fees unless we settle or win your case.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We understand that the fees associated with a lawsuit can be a barrier to justice, and we believe that everyone should have a voice when it comes to asserting their rights. Corporations and insurance companies have tremendous resources, and our No Fee Promise levels the playing field.
Practice Areas
  • Maritime
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Dog Attacks & Dog Bites
  • Car Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
580 E Main St #310
Norfolk, VA, USA
Toll-Free: (877) 544-5323
Telephone: (757) 233-0009
Fax: (757) 233-0455