Richard A. Moss
Richard A. Moss is one of Southern California’s most respected and dedicated criminal defense attorneys. Richard is the founder of the Moss Law Group, establishing the firm in 1988.
Richard’s experience in the courtroom has proven him to be a formidable and thorough defender, specializing in white collar criminal defense and health care law.
Richard represents clients in Pasadena and throughout Southern California. He believes that to represent his clients best, he needs to know and understand them. That means at the beginning of your case, you’ll meet with Richard personally to address your concerns and establish your trust.
His previous experience as a deputy district attorney for Los Angeles County and assistant head deputy district attorney for the county’s major fraud division have given him a unique insight into all aspects of the courtroom, enabling him to build your strongest defense possible.
After receiving his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern California in 1964, Mr. Moss earned his Juris Doctor in 1967 from USC Gould School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in California, before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th and 11th Circuits, and before the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California.
Mr. Moss is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the State Bar of California, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and California Attorneys for Criminal Justice.
Areas of Practice
Criminal Law – State & Federal
Health Care Law
Civil & Business Litigation
U.S. District Court Central District of California
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
U.S. District Court Southern District of California
￼U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
University of Southern California Law Center, Los Angeles, California J.D. – 1967
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California – B.A. cum laude – 1964, Major: Political Science
People v. Superior Court (Bauman & Rose) (37 Cal.App.4th 1757 1995)
People v. Superior Court (Laff) (25 Cal.4th 703 2001)
People v. Gofman (97 Cal.App.4th 965 2002)
Rayyis v. Superior Court (133 Cal.App.4th 138 2005)