Richard L. Duquette

Richard L. Duquette (Of Counsel in California) has been practicing law in good standing since 1983. He has received advanced trial lawyer training and graduated from the prestigious Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers’ College and the Western Institute of Trial Advocacy. Since licensed, he has dedicated his practice to the representation of individuals (not government, insurance companies or corporations) and continues to build upon his 36 years of experience.

Richard provides each of his clients the personalized attention they deserve. He takes the time to get to know them, their families, and their situations to build legal strategies that meet their unique needs. His clients have described him as “an outstanding attorney” and said he provides superb “representation and moral support”. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings rated him “AV” and 5 out of 5 for his legal experience and knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, and communication abilities.

When preparing a case, Richard thoroughly investigates the facts, visits the scene, researches relevant laws, and consults with other lawyers as needed to ensure he covers every detail. His preparation also includes conducting mock trials and focus groups to better understand jury behavior and improve the case presentation. Richard’s methodical approach has allowed him to succeed at obtaining favorable results in various legal matters. To date, he has recovered millions of dollars in jury verdicts and settlements in civil cases and has achieved “not guilty” jury verdicts in criminal cases.  He has tried over sixty-five (65) jury trials to verdict in State & Federal Court.

Richard is also actively involved in the community, volunteering and sponsoring various cycling events in Southern California. He competes in bicycle races, triathlons, mountain biking and IRONMAN competitions.

Bicycling and the Law – Podcast Dedicated to Bicycle Injury Law

Richard also hosts one of the largest bicycle injury podcasts in the nation with Bicycling and the Law and publishes illustrative legal self-help articles. His goal is to exchange information on bicycle law and assist those affected by a bicycle-related injury. Take a look at some of Richard’s most popular combination podcasts and legal articles:

Richard L. Duquette is of counsel in California to Carpenter, Zuckerman & Rowley (CZR) and Trial Lawyers for Justice (TL4J) to team up with like-minded attorneys per CRPC 7.5(c). Their common goal is to ensure cyclists’ rights are properly represented by injury Trial attorneys focused on winning bicycle injury cases.

CZR and TL4J have a dedicated law office in Mr. Duquette’s Oceanside, California law building in order to maintain a close, personal, continuous relationship to provide superb services to their clients, both civilian and military.  Both firms strive to preserve client’s confidentiality and public confidence in the integrity of the legal profession and judicial process, as trained and experienced jury Trial lawyers.

Their combined financial and legal resources to effectively win justice for bicycle injury victims is unmatched.  They strive to promote bicycle safety in California.  “Nick Rowley’s stunning civil jury verdicts make me proud to be associated with the CZR and TL4J team.” Richard L. Duquette

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