Timothy J. Richardson

San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney

For more than 20 years, Mr. Richardson has been successful in defending residents of San Diego who have been accused of a crime. He is the recipient of the San Diego Consumer Attorneys prestigious award for Outstanding Trial Lawyer. This award, however, is unsurprising since Mr. Richardson has exceptional trial skills that enable him to get the jury to see his side of the facts, and not the prosecutors.

Investigators Aiding Your Case

All criminal cases begin with pre-investigation, and Mr. Richardson has his own investigators to find the flaws in the prosecutor’s case. The investigators will interview witnesses and go back to the scene to take photographs and look for any evidence that will prove favorable to you.

His Reputation in Court

Mr. Richardson’s reputation in court is respected by the local judges and prosecutors. He has tried over 75 cases before a jury and successfully litigated hundreds of pre-trial motions, many of which have resulted in dismissal before trial.

Personal Representation from Mr. Richardson

All cases at The Law Offices of Timothy J. Richardson are handled directly by Mr. Richardson. This ensures that no evidence is overlooked. By retaining Mr. Richardson, you can be sure you will have the best defense available in your case. Mr. Richardson is the wise choice for representing you.

Call our dedicated San Diego criminal defense attorney at (619) 473-5662 to schedule your free consultation today.


  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California, 1995 - Juris Doctor
    • Honors: Cum Laude
  • San Diego State University, 1989 - Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: English

Past Employment Positions:

  • Law Offices of Timothy J. Richardson, 1996 – present
  • Grimes & Warwick, 1995 – 1996

Honors and Awards:

  • Outstanding Trial Attorney, 1999
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
  • San Diego County Bar Association–Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS), 2004 – 2005, Member
  • San Diego County Bar Association–Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS), 2006, Chairman
  • San Diego County Bar Association Board of Directors and Vice President, 2008 to 2010

Bar Admissions:

  • California, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1995

Areas of Practice:

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