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Richard Serpe

Richard Serpe

Norfolk Personal Injury Lawyer & Maritime Lawyer
  • Personal Injury, Maritime Law
  • Louisiana, Texas, Virginia
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Summary

Richard 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.

Mr. 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.

Richard 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.

Education
Tulane University School of Law
LL.M. (1991) | Admiralty
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Tulane University School of Law
J.D. (1986) | Law
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University of Virginia
B.A. (1983) | Economics
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Professional Experience
President
Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, PC
- Current
Certifications
Master of Laws in Maritime
Tulane University School of Law
Proctor (Highest Ranking)
Maritime Law Association of the United States
Awards
AV Rating (Highest Rating Given)
Martindale-Hubbell
Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Norfolk (2020)
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America
2005 - 2020
Virginia Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Named Virginia Super Lawyer 2006 - 2020
Professional Associations
Maritime Law Association of the United States
Proctor
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Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
Member
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Activities: Plaintiff Steering Committee MDL 2047 Chinese Manufactured Drywall Products Liability Litigation
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
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Attorneys Information Exchange Group (AIEG)
Member
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Activities: Organization focusing on product defect cases
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Lynnhaven River Now
Board of Directors
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Activities: Restoring and protecting the beautiful Lynnhaven River.
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
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Texas
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Virginia
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
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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
  • Personal Injury
  • Maritime Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, P.C.
Website
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Blog
Norfolk Personal Injury Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, PC
580 E Main St #310
Norfolk, VA 23510
Toll-Free: (877) 544-5323
Telephone: (757) 233-0009
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
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Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)