Morghan Leia Richardson is the managing attorney of Richardson Legal PLLC, with offices in Midtown Manhattan and Astoria, Queens. Ms. Richardson focuses her practice on family law and regularly handles cases that involve complex divorce litigation, uncontested divorce, divorce mediation, child custody, child support, orders of protection and family offense petitions.
Before pursuing a career in law, Ms. Richardson worked as an investigative reporter and was the recipient of a journalism award from Texas Associated Press Managing Editors for a news story on a suspicious adoption. She attended Tulane University Law School, where she served as a managing editor for the school’s maritime law journal, and graduated with a Juris Doctor.
Prior to practicing family law, Ms. Richardson worked in business litigation, representing Fortune 500 companies. That experience, and her personal life as a divorced parent, gives Ms. Richardson the ability to fight for the rights of her clients. She understands the challenges that come with divorce and other family law matters and seeks to find the best solution possible. Ms. Richardson holds a basic training for divorce mediation certificate from The Center for Mediation & Training in New York City.
Ms. Richardson is extremely active in her local and legal community. She is the author of several articles on divorce for The Huffington Post and other publications. In 2007, Ms. Richardson was presented with the president’s citation award from the Maryland Bar Foundation. She is a member of the Queens County Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association, where she currently serves on the Committee for Women in the Law.
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Last Updated: 3/15/2017