Attorney Profile:

Richard J. Serpe

Richard J. Serpe: Attorney with Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, P.C.

Biography

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.

Areas of Practice (20)

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Car Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Maritime Personal Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Bodily Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Spinal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Toxic Exposure
  • Class Actions
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
877-544-5323  Phone
757-233-0009  Phone
757-233-0455  Fax
www.serpefirm.com
Mailing Address:
Crown Center, 580 E. Main Street, Suite 310, Norfolk 23510
University Attended:
University of Virginia, B.A., 1983
Law School Attended:
Tulane University of Louisiana, J.D., cum laude, 1986; Tulane University of Louisiana, L.L.M., Admiralty, 1991
Year of First admission:
1986
Admission:
1986, Louisiana; 1987, Texas; 1991, Virginia
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.
Reported 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).
ISLN:
903847146

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 09/21/10

    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 b... 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.

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