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Successfully Pursuing Justice for Over 25 Years in the Areas of Personal Injury and Criminal Defense

Stuart Personal Injury & Criminal Defense Attorney

When you’re dealing with a personal injury claim or criminal defense matter, everything can seem overwhelming. The process of thinking about the future can provoke anxiety and fear. As a law firm with years of experience in this field, we know what you’re going through. We make it our goal to understand your case as soon as possible so that we can develop a strategy in line with your needs.

The outcome of a case will have big impacts for the rest of your life. During this delicate time, you need to know who you can trust. Being able to identify an experienced attorney is an important first step towards protecting the rest of your future. Lance Richard has developed a reputation for being a dedicated and committed lawyer working on behalf of his clients. Lance has earned the respect and trust of both his clients and peers maintaining 10.0 Superb Avvo rating and a Preeminent rating by fellow attorneys.

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • AV Preeminent
  • Client Champion 2019
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100
  • Avvo 10.0

    Our Wins

    Helping You Get the Best Possible Result

    No matter kind of accident you're dealing with, you need an attorney who has the experience and track record to achieve the best results for you and your family.  

    • $687,000 Motorcycle Accident
    • $300,000 ER Malpractice
    • $255,000 Dog Bite Injury
    • $275,000 Boating Accident
    • $475,000 Boating Accident

      Lance in the News

      • Twenty (20) to Sue Martin County Sheriff's Office for Wrongful Drug Arrests
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      • Former Martin County Deputy is Arrested on $1M Bond - More than 20 Plan to Sue
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      • Michael Beers Enters Pleas of Not Guilty to First-Degree Murder
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      • Attorney Lance Richard Wins Self-Defense Claims in Craigslist ‘Companionship’ Shooting Trial
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          Get to Know Lance
          The wellbeing and security of his clients are Lance's top priorities. He applies his more than 25 years of highly respected legal experience to protect and fight for his clients' best interests. He has handle hundreds of cases both for criminal defense and personal injury matters, and has achieved numerous victories in and out of the courtroom for his clients.
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          Client Reviews

          Centered Around You, Driven by Results

          When you hire Lance, you will never be alone. He is passionate about the success of his clients, remaining by their side from beginning to end. Although winning their case is his primary focus, it is also important to him that all his clients' needs are taken care of during the entire legal process. Read about how others feel about working with Lance. 

          • “Compassionate and dedicated 100%!”

            - Melissa Messina
          • “Lance won’t quit till you get the results that you want.”

            - Donnie Sievers
          • “Absolutely awesome attorney.”

            - Amelia Deluna
          • “I can't say enough about Lance!”

            - Ariella Ela
          • “The outcome was better than anyone anticipated.”

            - Michael Boland

            Our Practice Areas

            If You’ve Been Injured in an Accident, You May Be Entitled to Compensation 

            An accident, such as a car or truck crash, a slip and fall incident, or a boating accident, can lead to significant injuries, pain, and medical bills for a victim. Personal injury law empowers victims to recover compensation through a lawsuit when another person’s negligence caused the injuries. No matter what kind of accident you’re dealing with, you need to take action quickly to protect your rights.

            If You’ve Been Accused of a Crime, Get an Attorney You Can Trust

            When accused of any type of crime, it is important to know your rights and to exercise them as soon as possible. Criminal convictions carry the weight of fines, potential jail time, and other consequences, making it all the more important to react quickly after being arrested. Whether it’s a DUI or more serious charge like murder, swift action is necessary. 

            Let Lance Handle Your Case

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            You Are a Person, Not a Number.

            Provide Care and Support

            We find details that other miss and see where that leads the case. Our firm looks carefully into all aspects of your case in order to determine what steps need to be taken immediately. This gives you confidence and peace of mind that you’re being taken care of from the moment you contact our office.

            Follow Up On Your Doctors Appointments

            Focus on your health while we focus on the law. We will keep in touch with you over the course of your case to see how things are progressing and to ensure we’re working with a strategy that is best for you. We want to know how you’re doing and will continue to care from day one.

            Straight & Fair Talk

            We don't hide behind the complexity of the law. You need to know your rights and all your options up front. This means getting an honest evaluation from a legal team with broad experience in the field. We’ll keep you aware of what’s happening and what it means for you on an ongoing basis.

            Where We Serve Clients

            • Martin County

              If you have been injured in an accident or arrested In Stuart, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Hobe Sound, Sewell’s Point, Jupiter Island, or Tequesta, contact our office.

            • St. Lucie County

              If you’ve suffered from a personal injury or need a criminal defense attorney in Port St. Lucie or Fort Pierce, Lance can help.

            • Palm Beach County

              From Jupiter, West Palm Beach, Lake Worth, Wellington, Delray Beach to Boca Raton, we have you covered for your personal injury and criminal defense legal needs.

            • Indian River County

              We help injured victims and those accused of a crime in Fellsmere, Sebastian and Vero Beach.

            • Okeechobee County

              If you've been involved in an accident or charged with a crime anywhere in Okeechobee County, our team can help you.