Charles L. “Chuck” Richardson

Partner

Trusted Personal Injury Attorney in Tulsa

While interning at the district attorney’s office, Chuck prosecuted DUIs, mental health and misdemeanors while conducting jury trials as the lead attorney. After being licensed, Chuck accepted an appointment as an Assistant District Attorney, a position held until joining RRB in 1991. Chuck only lost one case during his service in the Tulsa District Attorney’s Office.

History at Richardson Richardson Boudreaux PLLC

Upon joining RRB in 1991, Chuck served as an associate, a junior partner, and in 1994 earned the position of Partner. After joining RRB, Chuck worked closely with his father, Gary Richardson. Under Gary’s direction, Chuck learned the skills and honed his talents to carry on the great success of his father. Chuck has successfully received the largest verdict in four counties in Oklahoma and juries have awarded Chuck verdicts of $6,900,000, $10,000,000 and $6,500,000 among many others.

In June of 1997, Governor Frank Keating appointed Chuck to serve as the Tulsa District Attorney for Tulsa County. During his service as the District Attorney, Chuck lead the office in implementing policies for approval of criminal charges, increasing the sentences of violent criminals, approaching property crimes from a standpoint of grace and developing a work environment that spawned success.

His primary focus is creating a safer community by more severe sentences for crimes involving violence, children, the elderly, drug dealing and robbery. Richardson prosecuted as many cases as he could get his hands on, successfully receiving two death sentences and four life sentences. While serving as the District Attorney, Richardson compiled a 100% conviction rate and led his office to a record setting conviction rate that exceeded 95%.

Education:

  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma, December, 1989 J.D.
  • Baylor University, Waco, TX, 1984, Major: Business Management
  • University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, August, 1986, Bachelor of Business Administration

Personal & Professional Career

Richardson has been married since 1985 to his college sweetheart, Chris and they have three sons. The Richardson’s attend Life Church Jenks, where Chuck and Chris serve each Sunday, lead a Life Group for couples with kids and serve as Life Group Coordinators.

Chuck was selected to attend the Gerry Spence Trial College. The Trial College is a three week intense course to train lawyers in the methods developed by the by famed trial lawyer Gerry Spence. During the three week college, he continued to strengthen his ability to strategize and successfully present cases to a jury. After completion of the college, Chuck was selected to serve as a staff member training lawyers from all 50 states.

Chuck’s motivation and drive is to help people during the largest crisis they are facing. He has his pick of Courts to choose from as he is a member of the Bar of the States of Oklahoma, and Texas, and is admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of Oklahoma, the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Tenth Circuits, the Supreme Court of Texas, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Read the article written by Jonathan Widran about Chuck carrying on his father's legacy.

Awards:

  • Nominated and Accepted as a 2015 AIOPIA’S 10 Best in Oklahoma for Client Satisfaction
  • TULSA’S TOP LAWYERS 2012 – Nursing Home Negligence
  • AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Million Dollar and Multi Million Dollar award
  • Super Lawyers® list
  • National Association of Who’s Who Among American Law Students

Bar Admissions:

  • Oklahoma, 1990
  • Texas, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Oklahoma, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • $2,200,000

    Medical Malpractice

  • $1,000,000

    Medical/Dental Malpractice

  • $1,200,000

    Product Liability

  • $10,000,000

    Breach of Contract

  • $10,000,000

    Business Litigation

  • $32,500,000

    Pharmaceutical

  • $3,200,000

    Personal Injury

  • $10,795,000

    Medical Malpractice

  • $375,000

    Breach of Contract

  • $2,350,000

    Medical/Dental Malpractice

  • $2,375,000

    Medical Malpractice

  • $725,000

    Sexual Misconduct to a Minor

  • $750,000

    Legal Malpractice

  • $825,000

    Medical Malpractice

  • $850,000

    Defamation

  • $850,000

    Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

  • $875,000

    Insurance Bad Faith

  • $225,000

    Medical/Dental Malpractice

  • $250,000

    Medical/Dental Malpractice

  • $3,500,000

    Medical/Dental Malpractice

  • $300,000

    Negligence/Explosion

  • $300,000

    Insurance Bad Faith

  • $350,000

    Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

  • $350,000

    Personal Injury

  • $400,000

    Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

  • $450,000

    Insurance Bad Faith

  • $500,000

    Sexual Misconduct by an Employer

  • $6,500,000

    Wrongful Death

  • $6,700,000

    Anti-Trust

  • $20,000,000

    Wrongful Death

  • $10,800,000

    Medical Malpractice

  • $375,000

    Legal Malpractice

  • $275,000

    Medical/Dental Malpractice

  • $275,000

    Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

  • $100,000

    Legal Malpractice

Warriors for the people. Watchdogs of the law.

At Richardson Richardson Bourdreaux, PLCC, we make it apparent that we are warriors for the people who cannot speak for themselves. We specifically take on cases that we believe in, and use our knowledge, manpower, resources, and trail abilities to ensure a successful outcome. In short, we fight fearlessly and zealously to ensure justice is done.

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