For three decades, Richard has been driven by a finely honed skill set, empathy, and the tenacity to achieve resolution. With his dedication to the legal field and commitment to ethical standards, it is no surprise that he has quickly become a highly sought-after mediator.
Richard specializes in business, employment, insurance, and all types of tort cases, with settlements ranging from five to eight figures. He was recognized as a Super Lawyer for ADR in Southern California in his third year as a mediator and has been honored as such every year since. As President of both the San Diego County Bar Association and the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, he further demonstrated his pragmatic leadership style, creativity, and integrity.
Throughout his career, Richard has garnered the experience, temperament, and wisdom to resolve disputes professionally and expeditiously. An attorney described Richard’s approach to mediation stating, "He was fully prepared, understood the complexities of the case and the client’s needs, and focused on resolving the matter to the satisfaction of both sides.”
Hobbies & Interests
Richard enjoys playing golf, spending time with his family, and going out for sushi.
"Mediation went great. So far Mr. Huver has gotten it done for me each and every time despite some challenging facts."
- Attorney on a Personal Injury case
"Very complicated medical issues and extremely complicated client with big expectations. Richard was very business-like, direct, focused and result driven. Excellent mediation skills."
- Attorney on a personal injury matter
"Richard's experience as a trial lawyer was extremely valuable. He was able to get the client and me to focus on the financial aspects of this case from the other sides' perspective, in a way we had not contemplated. With his assistance, we were better able to assess potential litigation outcomes, options, and resolution."
- Attorney in a tort matter
"Thank you so much for the fantastic results you accomplished at the mediation, and for taking the extra time to make it happen. ... I will definitely request you as my mediator on any future San Diego cases!"
- Attorney for subrogating party in multi-party case
"Richard was amazing. Rolled up his sleeves and got it done."
- Attorney on a Civil Rights case
"Thanks [to his] incredible efforts. I didn't get that deal done - [HE] DID. He's just been bumped up to #1 on our preferred mediator list."
- Attorney on a Real Property Breach of Contract Dispute
"Richard is definitely in my personal top 3 mediators in San Diego. He is always prepared, knowledgeable, and results-oriented."
- Attorney on a General Negligence Matter
"Clearly a big picture guy who knows how to take the little steps to overcome barriers which keep the parties apart. Highly recommend Richard for mediations should you need a closer."
- Attorney on a multi-party tort case