PALM BEACH COUNTY : 561-820-4851
TREASURE COAST : 772-261-8588

R. Wayne Richter, Attorney and Counselor at Law, is the founding partner of the Law Offices of R. Wayne Richter, P.A., a firm exclusively dedicated to criminal defense in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. As a trial attorney with more than 10 years of experience in criminal defense litigation, he is certified to practice law in all state courts of Florida as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Before starting his own firm, Wayne established a winning reputation with his clients and the legal community through a successful career with a well-respected West Palm Beach criminal defense firm.
Wayne graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas with a Doctorate of Jurisprudence in May 2002. Prior to that, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida in May 1999. He is currently a member of the following professional associations:

palm beach martin county bar logosThe Florida Bar

  • Criminal Law Section

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Palm Beach County Bar Association

  • Director, Palm Beach County Bar Association - North County Section
  • Criminal Law Committee
  • Judicial Relations Committee
  • North County Section
  • Young Lawyers Section

Member, Palm Beach Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Martin County Bar Association

  • Co-chair, Martin County Bar Association - Criminal Law Committee

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Palm Beach Co.: 561-820-4851

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