Richard A. Harris

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Richard Harris Law Firm
 | 801 South Fourth Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 800-235-2897
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff,
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (0%)
Attorney Profile

More than three decades of experience and a commitment to serving the community have earned attorney Richard A. Harris a stellar reputation in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada. The current owner of Richard Harris Law Firm, he works tirelessly for his car accident and personal injury plaintiff clients and has obtained numerous multimillion-dollar settlements and awards. He also handles mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

A frequent lecturer and adjunct professor at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Mr. Harris has a diverse educational background that includes a Bachelor of Arts in communications cum laude from Brigham Young University. Following his training in broadcast journalism, he went on to attend the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1980. Admitted to practice in Nevada and California, Mr. Harris also holds an LL.M. in dispute resolution from Pepperdine University School of Law.

Mr. Harris' work has earned him numerous accolades from his fellow professionals, including the prestigious Badger Award from the Nevada Justice Association. He has also received an AV Preeminent* peer-review award through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo, and he is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Mr. Harris has lobbied for the rights of injury victims with members of the Nevada Legislature, and he supports many charitable organizations, including Autism Speaks and Children's Hospital of Nevada. Since its founding in 1982, his Las Vegas-based firm has grown exponentially, both in staff and reputation. The firm sponsors the annual Students With A Cause contest, which encourages high school students to spread the message about helmet safety.

**AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Alternative Dispute Resolution (0%): Mediation

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation


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Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017

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About Richard Harris

Admitted: 1980, Nevada

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Honors and Awards:

  • Badger Award, community service, Nevada Justice Association Series on Continuing Legal Education, 2010
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America
  • Moot Court Honors Board
  • Best Oral Advocate, Finalist

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Nevada Justice Association, Board of Governors
  • The Verdict Club, platinum member
  • The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Nevada, 1980
  • California, 1980

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Nevada Justice Association Series on Continuing Legal Education, Patron

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Boyd School of Law, Adjunct professor of law

Educational Background:

  • Brigham Young University, Bachelor’s in communications, Cum laude
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, LL.M. candidate in Dispute Resolution, 2009
Office Location for Richard A. Harris

801 South Fourth Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Phone: 800-235-2897


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Last Updated: 11/3/2016

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