Law Offices of Richard W. Shapiro, P.L.C.

Law Offices of Richard W. Shapiro, P.L.C.

Law Firm in Scottsdale, AZ

Firm Overview

Practice concentration in Personal Injury Products Liability & Severe injury cases

The Law Offices of Richard W. Shapiro, PLC, established in 2001, is a Plaintiff's general civil trial practice firm in Phoenix, Arizona. Richard Shapiro has more than thirty years of experience, counseling, guiding and representing individuals and their families as well as corporate clients. We concentrate on catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death matters with particular expertise in medical malpractice, products liability, and motor vehicle accident cases. The firm also handles significant business and commercial tort cases. We have achieved superior results in a wide variety of cases, but the cornerstone of our success is the quality relationship we maintain with our clients. The best interests of our clients remain the first and foremost priority throughout our representation.

What sets us apart from other firms?

Certified Specialist: Richard Shapiro is certified as a specialist in the field of Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of Arizona. In order to attain this board certification, an attorney is required to have a degree of competence that is substantially higher than that possessed by a general practitioner who regularly handles an injury or wrongful death matter. The "high degree of competence" possessed by the specialist means that the attorney has a substantially complete knowledge of law, rules of practice, procedure, evidence, and ethics pertaining to injury and wrongful death litigation. In addition, the attorney must have demonstrated a high degree of skill, thoroughness, preparation, effectiveness, professionalism, and judgment in the field of injury and wrongful death litigation. Richard Shapiro uses these skills and knowledge for the benefit of his clients in every case he handles.

Financially prepared and able to litigate serious cases for our clients: Our firm only handles cases where there is a catastrophic injury or death. Because we do only catastrophic injury cases, they tend to be very expensive to litigate. We are prepared and able to advance all costs necessary, and have advanced costs in excess of $500,000 to take a case all the way through trial. These costs are all advanced at no risk to our clients.
Main Office
Main Office
6730 N. Scottsdale Rd, Suite 233
Scottsdale  AZ  85253
Phone
  • 602-912-3888
Fax
  • 602-912-3898
Websites
Personal Injury
Law Offices of Richard W. Shapiro, P.L.C. will represent your Personal Injury legal matters.
Areas of Law:
-Personal Injury
-Automobile Accidents
-Catastrophic Injuries and Accidents
-Commercial/Motor Accidents
-Trucking Accidents
-Business Litigation.
-Products Liability
-Medical Malpractice
-Professional Malpractice
-Commercial Litigation
-Contract Litigation

Richard W. Shapiro

Attorney in Scottsdale, AZ

Editor-in-Chief, Arizona Law Review, 1978-1979.

Areas of Law:
-Personal Injury
-Automobile Accidents
-Accidents
-Trucking Accidents
-Products Liability
-Business Litigation
-Medical Malpractice
-Premises Liability
-Professional Malpractice
-Commercial Litigation
-Contract Litigation

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1979, Arizona
1988, California

Law School Attended:
University of Arizona College of Law
Class of 1979
J.D.

University Attended:
Washington University in St. Louis
Class of 1975
A.B.

Birth Information:
Born in 1953
Ann Arbor, Michigan, July 17, 1953

Associations & Memberships:
Maricopa County and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Arizona; State Bar of California; Arizona Trial Lawyers Association; American Association for Justice.
Education
  • University of Arizona College of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1979
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