Richard W. Freeman, Jr.

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Biography

Mr. Freeman brings over 40 years of experience in complex litigation to the firm. He received his B.A. from UCLA and his J.D. from Loyola University School of Law; he is an AV rated attorney, who has been listed as a Northern California Super Lawyer, and is a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates.


Richard became an Attorney in January, 1972. After initial employment with the District Attorney of Los Angeles County and the Office of the Public Defender (in both San Francisco and Sonoma Counties), where he was certified as a Criminal Law Specialist with the State Bar.


Richard was then in civil trial practice for 30 years where he handled numerous trials and a wide variety of complex litigation matters including commercial litigation, construction, employment, and professional and general liability cases, with an emphasis on serious injury cases.

Mr. Freeman has served as a Judge Pro Tem, a Settlement Conference Judge, and a Mediator in both in Sonoma, San Francisco, and Contra Costa Counties. He has taught at San Francisco Community College and Sonoma State University as well as lectured for CEB and the California Judge's Association.


In the community Richard has been active as a coach (youth basketball and soccer) and as a Board Member for the Leadership Santa Rosa Alumni Association and the Sonoma County Discovery Museum

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Complex Litigation
  • Commercial
  • Construction Defects
  • Employment Litigation
  • Professional and General Liability Cases

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
707-522-1100  Phone
707-522-1101  Fax
www.smithdollar.com
University Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., Economics
Law School Attended:
Loyola University of Los Angeles, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
1972
Admission:
U.S. District Court, Cental, Northern and Eastern District of California; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1972, California
ISLN:
907272944

Peer Reviews

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