Richard J. Serpe (Norfolk, Virginia)
Richard J. Serpe (Norfolk, Virginia)

Richard J. Serpe

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Licensed for 33 years

Serving Norfolk, VA (view address)

Richard J. Serpe

Free initial consultation

Serving Norfolk, VA (view address)

About Richard J. Serpe

Named a "Super Lawyer" - among the top 5% percent … Read more
Named a "Super Lawyer" - among the top 5% percent of lawyers in Virginia since 2006. No Legal Fees Unless We Settle or Win Your Case.

Richard J. Serpe has helped victims of serious personal injuries, wrongful death, maritime accidents, truck accidents, and motorcycle accidents for over 30 years.

A substantial portion of Mr. Serpe's practice is devoted to children with traumatic brain injuries. He has commissioned over 200 neuropsychological assessments to document the extent of brain injury and is an expert in demonstrating the extent of a victim's loss.

After law school, Richard Serpe obtained his Masters Degree (LLM) in maritime law from Tulane University School of Law. He has obtained the highest ranking (Proctor) from the Maritime Law Association of the United States. Mr. Serpe has represented maritime workers who have been injured in the course of their employment, as well as those injured in recreational boating accidents.

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. He is a member of the Plaintiff Steering Committee for MDL 2047 Chinese Manufactured Drywall Products Liability Litigation, and represents hundreds of victims in Virginia.

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Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, P.C.

Areas of Law

  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Wrongful Death
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Maritime Personal Injury
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Birth Injury
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Products Liability
  • Dog Attack

Attorney Reviews

Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 3 reviews
  • Champion Badge Silver

Communication

5.0

Responsiveness

5.0

Quality of Service

5.0

Value for Money

5.0
  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  July 11, 2017

    I was severely injured in a dog attack, The attack left me with serious injuries on my face and arm. Thankfully, I reached out to Richard Serpe, who handled everything for me. The whole process was much easier than I ever expected, and his entire tea... Read more

    I was severely injured in a dog attack, The attack left me with serious injuries on my face and arm. Thankfully, I reached out to Richard Serpe, who handled everything for me. The whole process was much easier than I ever expected, and his entire team was so easy to work with. I would like to thank Mr. Serpe and his entire staff, specially Meg Cudden who went out of her way to help me numerous times throughout my case. I highly recommend anyone with a personal injury case to contact Mr. Serpe. Read less

  • Automobile Accidents

    Client Review  |  November 29, 2018

    BEST by far. Helped me with my car accident case. I would definetely recommend to everyone 5 stars!!!

    BEST by far. Helped me with my car accident case. I would definetely recommend to everyone 5 stars!!! Read less

  • Class Actions

    Client Review  |  September 21, 2010

    Serpe is representing several hundred families in Norfolk, Hampton, Newport News and Williamsburg in a state and class action suit regarding Chinese Drywall against the builders and Taishan Gypsum Company in China.{para}He was selected By Judge Fallo... Read more

    Serpe is representing several hundred families in Norfolk, Hampton, Newport News and Williamsburg in a state and class action suit regarding Chinese Drywall against the builders and Taishan Gypsum Company in China.{para}He was selected By Judge Fallon in Louisiana to represent 7 Va. families who were the victims of Venture Drywall because he was the only attorney that had the suit translated in Mandarin and served to the Taishan Gypsum Company in China. Read less


Legal Community Activity & Contributions

  • Does My Homeowners Insurance Cover My Boat?

    Jun, 16 2015 | Admiralty and Maritime Law

    Q: Does My Homeowners Insurance Cover My Boat? A: In most cases the answer is no, but many people incorrectly believe the answer is the opposite. Some home insurance policies may cover a small boat on property, but in general most large items that have a specific kind of insurance (boat insurance, for example) can only […]

  • 5 Things to Know about Product Liability Claims

    Apr, 30 2015 | Products Liability

    Have you or someone you know been injured by a defective or dangerous product? When individuals are injured by a defective or dangerous product, they may have a products liability claim.  Below are 5 important things to know about product liability claims. What is a products liability claim?  Products liability refers to an area of […]


Credentials

Position

Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in 1986, Louisiana
1991, Virginia
1987, Texas

Additional Payment Information

Free initial consultation

Law School Attended
Tulane University of Louisiana

Class of 1986
J.D.
cum laude

Tulane University of Louisiana
Class of 1991
L.L.M.
Admiralty

University Attended

University of Virginia
Class of 1983
B.A.

Associations & Memberships
Maritime Law Association of the United States (Proctor)
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association (Member: Plaintiff Steering Committee, MDL 2047 Chinese Manufactured Drywall Products Liability Litigation)
American Association for Justice.
Representative Cases
Guy v. Tidewater Investment Properties, et.al., 41 Va. Cir. 218 (1996) [Lead Poisoning Case]
Guy v. Tidewater Investment Properties, 41 Va. Cir. 218 (1996) [Lead Poisoning Case]
Monticello Insurance Co. v. Baecher, 252 Va. 347, 477 S.E.2d 490 (1990) [Lead Poisoning Case]
Generali - U.S. Branch v. Caribe Realty Corporation, No. 25499/91, Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, First Department (1996) [Lead Poisoning Case]
Johnson v. Harris, At Law No. L96-380, Portsmouth Circuit Court, Virginia (September 25, 1996) [Lead Poisoning Case]
Germano v. Taishan, Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law (April 8, 2010 EDLA, Judge Eldon Fallon).


Attorney FAQs

Is this attorney admitted to the bar in more than one state?
Yes, Richard J. Serpe is admitted to practice in Louisiana, Texas and Virginia.
Does this attorney maintain a professional presence on any social networks?
Yes, Richard J. Serpe has a professional profile on LinkedIn.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, Richard J. Serpe has a 5.0 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, P.C. has 2 attorneys at this location.
What year was this attorney's law firm established?
Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, P.C. was established in 2007.

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