Richard Alexander

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in San Jose, CA

Alexander Law Group, LLP
 | 99 Almaden Blvd, San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 855-832-9435
Fax: 408-287-1776
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004, 2008 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%)
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

Attorney Richard Alexander is the founder and managing attorney of the Alexander Law Group, LLP, which has office locations in San Jose and San Francisco, California. Nationally recognized as one of the top trial advocates in the country, Mr. Alexander devotes his practice to personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, defective products, dangerous property conditions and other preventable tragedies.

Backed by more than 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Alexander has achieved notable success fighting on behalf of those suffering from catastrophic injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and more. He has represented plaintiff clients before some of the country's largest automobile manufacturers, retail establishments, chemical companies, utility and power companies, insurance providers and others, including the California Department of Transportation.

From his efforts, he has secured many million-dollar and multimillion-dollar settlements and awards for those he has served, and he has earned numerous awards and honors not only from his peers but also from his clients alike. Among his most notable accolades, Mr. Alexander holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as designation as among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America from the American Trial Lawyers Association.

In addition, the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association named him Trial Lawyer of the Year, and Consumer Attorneys of California twice nominated him for its Street Fighter of the Year award. He holds Superb client ratings on AVVO, and San Jose Magazine voted him among the Best Personal Injury Lawyers in the region.

A 1966 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, Mr. Alexander obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School in 1969. The State Bar of Michigan admitted him to practice that same year, and The State Bar of California admitted him to practice in 1971.

A leader in his field, Mr. Alexander served as vice president of the California Trial Lawyers Association from 1995 to 1996, and he served on the organization's board of governors from 1990 to 1994 and then again from 1997 to 1999. He has also served as vice president and on the board of governors for The State Bar of California.

Moreover, Mr. Alexander served as president as well as treasurer of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and he is a founding member of both the National Association of Consumer Advocates and the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Personal Injury - Products
  • 30%Personal Injury - General
  • 20%Professional Liability
  • 20%Insurance Coverage
Focus Areas

Wrongful Death


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Super Lawyers: 2004, 2008 - 2020

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About Richard Alexander

Admitted: 1971, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyer by Northern California Super Lawyers
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America by the American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating year after year, nationally recognized peer evaluation
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Rated “Superb” by AVVO, nationally recognized independent attorney evaluation
  • Best Personal Injury Lawyer by San Jose Magazine
  • Statewide Street Fighter of the Year nominee, twice, by Consumer Attorneys of California

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of California
  • Founding Member, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • Founding Member, National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • Trustee, Santa Clara County Bar Association, 1979-1981
  • President, Santa Clara County Bar Association, 1984
  • Board of Governors, State Bar of California, 1985-1988
  • Vice President, State Bar of California, 1987-1988
  • Board of Governors, California Trial Lawyers Association, 1990-1994, 1997-1999
  • Vice President, California Trial Lawyers Association, 1995-1996

Educational Background:

  • Ohio Wesleyan University, Bachelor of Arts degree with Double Majors in Economics and Political Science
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Office Location for Richard Alexander

99 Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95113

Phone: 855-832-9435

Fax: 408-287-1776

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Last Updated: 5/21/2020

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