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Bruce Richland

Bruce Richland, P.C.BRUCE RICHLAND is an accomplished trial attorney and artful negotiator with proven success. He handles all criminal charges with competence and confidence.  Mr. Richland provides discreet representation for individuals, businesses, lawyers, physicians and other professionals, from high profile actors and musicians to professional athletes.  He represents individuals and organizations referred by lawyers and other professional throughout the country, as well as people referred by family and friends.  No matter how our clients find him, or who they are, they all receive the same high quality representation with an efficient and effective approach.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Richland received his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego and his Juris Doctorate from Whittier College School of Law, in Los Angeles.  Mr. Richland’s dedication to criminal defense and proof of his merit in the courtroom is evident as he is recognized and respected by judges, prosecutors and peers.

Named one of the “Super Lawyers…Rising Star” by Los Angeles Magazine in 2005, Mr. Richland was first elected to its Board of Directors in 2008 and became President of the Los Angeles Criminal Courts Bar Association in 2013. Mr. Richland is well known in the criminal justice community and has the respect of prosecutors and judges. Leaders in the judiciary, as well as fellow attorneys, have referred cases to this firm.

Mr. Richland is licensed in all state and federal courts.  He is a member in good standing of the California Bar Association, Los Angeles Bar Association, American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, State Bar of California, Criminal Justice Section, California DUI Lawyers Association and is AV (highest) Rated.

Mr. Richland represents people who have been charged in any court with:

  • White-collar crimes such as fraud, embezzlement, tax evasion, money laundering
  • Environmental or industrial crimes
  • Violent crimes such as murder, armed robbery, assault, aggravated assault, domestic violence, or arson
  • Terrorist Threats/Criminal Threats
  • Rape or other sex crimes
  • Theft, burglary, or other property crimes
  • DUI drunk driving, vehicular manslaughter, or hit and run
  • Drug crimes or
  • Juvenile offenses

I handle cases with compassion, confidence and experience on behalf of people who find themselves in need of guidance and a persuasive criminal defense.  Through my experienced advocacy and representation, my clients’ businesses and professional practices can be saved, cases can be dismissed, and criminal records will be mitigated or expunged.”

An experienced Los Angeles criminal defense attorney can mean the difference between jail time and rehabilitation or probation.  If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges or investigation, you need professional, personal attention by a hard-working attorney who knows the system. Mr. Richland can quickly analyze your case and the people involved and give you an accurate, straightforward assessment.  He knows what the options are and how to get results.  Contact The Law Offices of Bruce Richland, PC at 213-626-3100, or e-mail Mr. Richland directly at to schedule a confidential consultation and talk to Mr. Richland about your personal or corporate criminal defense issues.