Joseph Richardson

Joseph Richardson

McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP
  • Consumer Law, Civil Rights, Employment Law ...
  • California
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Joseph L. Richardson leads the Racial & Economic Justice practice at McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP. This practice group is designed to be a voice for the community; it is intentionally and uniquely positioned to bring actions against entities and institutions whose policies disproportionately harm people of color in the workplace and the consumer/small business marketplace. The group encompasses areas including employment, civil rights, and consumer and small business class actions. Joe graduated from the University of Redlands and Northwestern University School of Law.

In addition to litigation, Mr. Richardson also leads the department in advocacy – partnering with leaders (business, community, political, religious and others), and community institutions including schools and nonprofits to shed light on and combat racial and economic inequality. Mr. Richardson also leads the effort to identify meaningful pro bono opportunities for the attorneys of the firm, whose professional pro bono work will be directed in helping individuals and small businesses that are harmed by racist policies.

Mr. Richardson is admitted to practice before all California courts and the U.S. District Court for the Central, Northern, and Southern District of California. He is peer review rated by Martindale-Hubble and is a member of the Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside County Bar Associations, the National Bar Association, Richard T. Fields Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice (AAJ).

Mr. Richardson serves on the Redlands Planning Commission. and as an adjunct law professor at LaVerne College of Law, teaching California Civil Procedure and Trial Advocacy. Mr. Richardson is a frequent public speaker on legal and ethical responsibility, leadership, civil rights, and today’s fronts in the search for justice. He is also a frequent media contributor, appearing on local and national television and writing on constitutional and

Practice Areas
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Gov & Administrative Law
    Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Univ of Redlands
Undergraduate Degree
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Northwestern Univ School of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
National Bar Association
- Current
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Richard T. Fields Bar Association
- Current
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American Association for Justice
- Current
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San Bernardino County Bar Association
- Current
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California State Bar  # 212206
- Current
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Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Current
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Business Networking International
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Speaking Engagements
Bridge-Building in the Social Distancing Era, Redlands, CA
Virtual Impact Programming-Campuspeak
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to “distance” ourselves from our normal routines, pertaining to work, goals, and people. Being forced to “step back” literally provides the opportunity to “step back” figuratively, evaluate what we do, how we approach our tasks, and deal with people. Participants will take a “fresh look” that will make them more grateful for their opportunities and accomplishments, and learn how to build bridges toward greater cooperation and collaboration.
COVID-19: Quick Key Facts for Employment Relationship, Redlands, CA
Prolaw CLE
Conduct MCLE Seminar on ramifications of COVID-19 on employment relationship.
What Leaders Do: Ethically, Leadership Conference, UT- Arlington (TX)
Follett Student Leadership Center
Sprains, Strains and Fractures: Greeks and the Law, Los Angeles, CA
Sprains, Strains and Fractures: Athletes and the Law, Fullerton, CA
Cal State Fullerton
Rules Surrounding Employee Accommodations for Cancer Patients, Oncology Social Worker Symposium, UC Riverside
Beloved Foundation
Life as a Courtroom, Peabody Institute, Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP
3281 E Guasti Rd #100
Ontario, CA 91761
Telephone: (909) 345-8110
Fax: (909) 557-1275
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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