Richard Alexander is the Founder and Managing Partner of the Alexander Law Group, LLP. He is a nationally-recognized personal injury lawyer and consumer protection advocate. Richard has over 30 years of in-depth legal expertise in the areas of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, wrongful death and other serious injuries resulting from car, truck, motorcycle and SUV accidents as well as injuries from defective products, leading to an exceptional record of success on behalf of his clients.
Richard has successfully represented clients against large companies and organizations such as IBM, Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, BMW, Nissan, Honda, Pacific Gas & Electric, General Electric, Amtrak, Southern Pacific Railroad, DuPont, Shell Oil, Amoco, Chevron, Dow Chemical, Nationwide Insurance, Allstate Insurance, Fluor Corporation, Bausch & Lomb, Sears, Weyerhaeuser and the California Department of Transportation.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio Wesleyan University with double majors [economics and political science], Richard was awarded a full-tuition National Honor Scholarship to the prestigious University of Chicago Law School where he earned his Juris Doctorate.
Richard began his legal career working with renowned attorneys Melvin Belli and James F. Boccardo before starting his own firm.
Richard has strived throughout his entire career to make the law work for the common man; to be an advocate for the consumer, and year after year his superior results are noted by his peers and by what his clients say about him.
No lawyer fights harder than Richard Alexander to make sure his clients get the compensation they deserve.
University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois
J.D. – 1969
Honors: Awardee, Full-Tuition National Honor Scholarship
Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio
B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1966
Honors: Phi Sigma Alpha
Major: Political Science
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1974
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1972
First Recipient, Pro Bono Award for Advocacy & Service on Behalf of Persons Injured in the Work Place, Santa Clara Ctr for OSHA, August
Man of the Year Award, Women’s Fund
Mayor’s Commendation for Distinguished Service
Santa Clara County Youth Commission Medal
Outstanding Young Men of America
Trial Lawyer of the Year, Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association
Nominee, Statewide Street Fighter of the Year, Consumer Attorneys of California
Best Personal Injury Lawyer, San Jose Magazine
Rated “Superb” by AVVO
Highest Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America, American Trial Lawyers Association
Super Lawyer, Northern California Super Lawyers
Certified Legal Specialties
Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Childhood Sexual Assault
Spinal Cord Injury