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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Richard Southard is named one of the Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyers in New York!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014---The National Trial Lawyers organization is pleased to announce that Richard Southard has been selected for inclusion into its Top 100 Trial Lawyers, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field. The selection for this exclusive list is limited to only 100 attorneys per state who have extensive experience in either civil plaintiff or criminal defense law.

The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization comprised of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who has demonstrated exceptional qualifications in their area of the law, specifically criminal defense or civil plaintiff law. The National Trial Lawyers provides accreditation to these distinguished attorneys, and also aims to provide essential legal news, information, and education to trial lawyers across the United States.

With the selection of Richard Southard by The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, Southard has shown that he exemplifies superior qualifications, leadership skills, and trial results as a legal professional. The selection process for this elite honor is based on a multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third party research. As The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an essential source of networking and information for trial attorneys throughout the nation, the final result of the selection process is a credible and comprehensive list of the young lawyers chosen to represent their state.    

Tuesday, July 8, 2014


The Law Office of Richard Southard is pleased to continue its award-winning year by proudly announcing that we have received the highest rating possible by the Better Business Bureau!


Thursday, May 15, 2014

I am pregnant and my boyfriend is on probation for rape of 14 year-old. Can he be around our child?

He can but only with permission of a judge or  probation.

Probation has a list of special conditions for sex offenders which should have been given to him at the time of his sentence. Where the victim was a minor, the defendant cannot live in a residence with anyone under 18 without the permission of the Court (judge) or Probation. Permission is also required for working or volunteering for businesses with workers under 18 as well as being at locations predominantly frequented by persons under 18.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Richard Southard has been named one of the 10 Best DUI/DWI lawyers in New York State!

The Law Office of Richard Southard is proud to announce that owner Richard Southard has been selected as one of the 10 Best DUI/DWI lawyers in New York State by the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys. Contact Rich Southard at 212-385-8600 for a free consultation on your DWI case.