About The Firm

Madsen Law Firm is a full service litigation firm founded in 1996. The firm provides advice and counsel to both individuals and institutional clients in a variety of forums and for a broad range of issues. The firm’s mission is to counsel clients in a manner which achieves the most significant outcome through the most financially prudent approach.

Richard A. Madsen, Jr.

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Richard A. Madsen, Jr.
Phone: (925) 974-0800

Criminal Defense and DUI attorney Richard A. Madsen, Jr. (a former Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney) has represented thousands of first-time offenders who have been arrested or charged with driving under the influence throughout the Bay Area and Northern California. Mr. Madsen’s impeccable reputation speaks for itself. Recognized as a highly skilled trial lawyer and negotiator, and well seasoned in the intricacies of the Department of Motor Vehicles, Mr. Madsen works tirelessly to protect his clients’ rights and achieve superior results. Mr. Madsen knows the system. For nearly twenty years, Mr. Madsen has utilized his reputation and long-standing relationships with district attorneys and judges for the benefit of his clients, allowing them to move through the process smoothly and get on with their lives.


  • State Bar of California, 1990
  • United States Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1990
  • United States District Court, 1990


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Juris Doctorate, 1988
  • California Polytechnic State University; Bachelor of Arts, 1984