Richard A. Harris (Las Vegas, Nevada)
Richard A. Harris (Las Vegas, Nevada)

Richard A. Harris

Licensed for 36 years

Practice Area: Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Insurance Bad Faith 9 more areas of practice + 9 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Managing Partner at firm Richard Harris Law Firm

Richard A. Harris

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Serving Las Vegas, NV view address

Partner at firm Richard Harris Law Firm

Serving Las Vegas, NV view address

Free initial consultation

Awards AV Preeminent

About Richard A. Harris

Finalist, "Best Oral Advocate," 1979. Moot Court Honors Board, 1980. Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Federal Courts, 1979. Law Clerk Intern to Chief Justice John Mowbray, Nevada Supreme Court, 1979. Author: "About Your Vehicle Damage Claim," Lawyers and Judges Publishing Company, 1997. "Attorneys Not to Blame in Insurance Crisis," Las Vegas Business Press, 2002. "Defense and Plaintiff Attorneys Review Nevada's AB1," Clark County Medical Society County Line, 2002. Special Master, Eighth Judicial District Court, 1982. Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Boyd School of Law, 2000-2005. Member: UNLV Center for Democratic Culture Justice and Democracy Forum, University of Nevada Las V...

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Finalist, "Best Oral Advocate," 1979. Moot Court Honors Board, 1980. Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Federal Courts, 1979. Law Clerk Intern to Chief Justice John Mowbray, Nevada Supreme Court, 1979. Author: "About Your Vehicle Damage Claim," Lawyers and Judges Publishing Company, 1997. "Attorneys Not to Blame in Insurance Crisis," Las Vegas Business Press, 2002. "Defense and Plaintiff Attorneys Review Nevada's AB1," Clark County Medical Society County Line, 2002. Special Master, Eighth Judicial District Court, 1982. Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Boyd School of Law, 2000-2005. Member: UNLV Center for Democratic Culture Justice and Democracy Forum, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Boyd School of Law, 2003. Medical-Legal Screening Panel, 1990-2002. Nevada Justice Association Board of Governors, Distinguished Legislative Advocate and Pillar of Justice. Patron: Richard A. Harris Series of Continuing Legal Education. Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Elite Lawyers of America, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, National Trial Lawyers - Nevada Top 100, Outstanding Lawyers of America, Verdict Club - Platinum Member. Nevada Justice Association, Badger Award for public service, 2010.

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Client Reviews

  • 3.6/5.0 5 reviews
  • 60% client recommended 3 recommendations
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    3.6/5.0
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    3.6/5.0
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    3.4/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 02/26/12

    Excellent representation and good effort on the client's behalf. Read more

    Excellent representation and good effort on the client's behalf.

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  • 2.3/5.0 by a Private Individual on 04/06/11

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 12/24/10

    The Richard Harris Law firm handled my case with a professional, compassionate, and timely manner that at that time I needed the most. They walked me through my nightmare... Read more

    The Richard Harris Law firm handled my case with a professional, compassionate, and timely manner that at that time I needed the most. They walked me through my nightmare(auto accident) with no false promises, excellent medical attention, and a personal concern for my well being that was impressive, all done in a very short period of time. They achieved maximum financial restitution and I would highly recommend them to anyone needing an excellent personal injury lawyer.

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  • 4.5/5.0 by a Private Individual on 12/09/10

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  • 1.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 04/14/10

    Really regret contacting this law firm. Read more

    Really regret contacting this law firm.

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Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 1 review
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 05/30/14 in Personal Injury

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Managing Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1980, Nevada, California and U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
      Additional Payment Information
      Free initial consultation
      Law School Attended
      University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
      Class of 1980
      J.D.

      Pepperdine University School of Law - Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
      Class of 2009
      LL.M.
      University Attended
      Brigham Young University
      Class of 1977
      B.A.
      cum laude, , Kappa Tau Alpha
      Birth Information
      Born in 1953
      Idaho Falls, Idaho, June 10, 1953
      Associations & Memberships
      State Bar of Nevada
      State Bar of California
      Clark County Nevada Bar Association
      American Bar Association
      Nevada Justice Association
      American Association for Justice - President's Club.
      Representative Cases
      Pulley v. Preferred Risk Mutual Insurance Co., 111 Nev. 856, 897 P.2nd 1101, 1995 (insurance bad faith)
      Baker v Criterion Insurance, 107 Nev. 25, 805 P.2d 599, 1991 (uninsured motorist coverage)
      Ellison v. C.S.A.A., 106 Nev. 601, 797 P.2d 975, 1990 (uninsured motorist coverage)
      Harrison v. Falcon Products, 103 Nev. 558, 746 P.2d 642, 1987 (product liability).

      Areas of Law

      • Personal Injury
      • Wrongful Death
      • Insurance Bad Faith
      • Medical Malpractice
      • Products Liability
      • Arbitration
      • Mediation
      • Aviation Accidents
      • Helicopter Crash Litigation
      • Premises Liability
      • Workers Compensation
      • Social Security Disability