A Proven Leader In Criminal Defense

The Law Office of Scott N. Richardson, P.A., provides powerful, cutting-edge representation in criminal defense cases in West Palm Beach and throughout Florida. If you have been charged with a crime or believe you are under investigation, put us on your side today.

Representing Clients In West Palm Beach And All Of Florida

We Handle Tough Cases

Make no mistake: if you have been charged with a crime in Florida, you need a strong and dedicated criminal defense attorney on your side as soon as possible. You can expect the prosecution to use every available resource to try to convict you. We can help you fight back to protect your rights and freedom.

At the Law Office of Scott N. Richardson, P.A., we are proven leaders in the field of criminal defense. We handle tough, complex cases, including allegations of homicide, assault, drug crimes, property crimes and DUI. If you need to fight a serious criminal charge in South Florida, we are the firm to choose.

In The News

Attorney Scott N. Richardson has handled numerous high-profile cases in recent years.

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American College of Trial Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated
Best Lawyer of the Year 2019
The Best Lawyers In America
Best Lawyers 2020

Scott N. Richardson has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2020 Edition, for his work in Criminal Defense: White-Collar.

Areas Of Practice

Criminal Defense


Possession, manufacturing, trafficking, distribution.

Violent Crime Defense:

Assault, battery, domestic violence, robbery, homicide.


Burglary, theft, possession of stolen property, embezzlement, and more.

Probation Violations:

Drug tests, restraining orders, failure to register, etc.


First-time, repeat and felony drunk driving charges.

Put Our 40 Years Of Experience On Your Side

We know the stakes are high. Founding attorney Scott N. Richardson is a criminal defense trial lawyer who has been practicing criminal law for 40 years. We know the courts. We have extensive professional resources to build strong, cutting-edge defense cases. We won’t back down.

We have an unwavering belief in the presumption of innocence in criminal cases. No matter how serious the charge is against you, our goal is to develop a defense strategy that allows you to keep your freedom and move on with your life.

Don’t Talk To Police Or Investigators.

Talk To Us.

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About Scott N. Richardson

Scott N. Richardson is Board-Certified in Criminal Law by the Florida Bar. He has been involved in the training and education of lawyers in the United States and abroad. He is a former prosecutor now fighting exclusively for the rights of the accused.

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Unparalleled Representation

Outstanding Client Service

We always stay abreast of the most current and cutting-edge issues in criminal law. In particularly complex cases, we use a network of professional resources to develop the most sophisticated and effective defense strategies.

When you become our client, we are easily accessible whenever you have questions or concerns about your case. You can rely on us to answer your questions, fight for your rights, and effectively challenge the prosecution at every turn.