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We Protect and Defend the Rights of the Accused - Trial Lawyer Who Works Exclusively In All Areas Of Criminal Law. Serving all of the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast.

We Protect and Defend the Rights of the Accused.
A Trial Lawyer Who Works Exclusively In All Areas Of Criminal Law.
Serving Palm Beach County, The Treasure Coast & Florida's Heartland.

Criminal Defense Attorney in West Palm Beach FL

Palm Beach County, Treasure Coast & Martin County Criminal Defense

Have you been arrested? Are you under investigation? Call West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Wayne Richter to protect your rights and freedom. The prospect of being arrested and facing criminal charges, or being under investigation, is a very difficult and stressful time for anyone. However, having an aggressive, dedicated and experienced criminal defense attorney on your side can lead to a successful and positive result in your case.

Richter Law PA: Experienced representation for a variety of criminal cases. We represent clients on a wide range of juvenile, misdemeanor and felony cases including: theft crimes, drug offenses, violent crimes, DUI, probation violations, sex crimes, seal and expunge, and more. Wayne will work with you, and fight for you, to resolve your case. Find areas we service here.


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Case Results

  • Charge: Driving Under the Influence

    Not Guilty After Jury Trial

    Ryan S.

  • Charge: Driving Under the Influence

    Not Guilty After Bench Trial

    Bruce T.

  • Charge: Domestic Battery

    Not Guilty After Jury Trial

    Tyrone C.

  • Charge: Driving Under the Influence

    Not Guilty After Jury Trial

    Wayne P.

When should you hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer?
Whether you are charged with a DUI, a misdemeanor or a felony, you should retain a lawyer immediately. Almost as important as hiring the right criminal defense lawyer, is knowing when to hire a criminal defense lawyer. Hiring Attorney Wayne Richter while you are under investigation, or immediately after your arrest, can often be the difference in whether you are ultimately charged with a crime. Hiring Wayne Richter while you are under investigation will ensure that your rights are protected and many times can prevent your arrest. If you have already been arrested, Don’t Panic! Hiring Wayne Richter immediately after your arrest could result in formal charges not being filed or a reduction in the number and severity of the charges.
Why Should I contact Criminal Defense Attorney R. Wayne Richter?

If you have been arrested and your future is at stake, you should contact a criminal defense attorney immediately. There are no two criminal cases which are alike, and each present with their own unique set of circumstances. Criminal Defense Attorney Wayne Richter works with each client to ensure their defense is tailored to their specific needs. Our clients are treated with the respect they deserve and the best defense strategy possible. We offer two offices conveniently located to meet the needs of anyone seeking a West Palm Beach Criminal Defense Attorney, or a Palm City Criminal Defense Attorney.

Experience and dedication makes a difference.

Attorney Wayne Richter graduated from one of the top trial advocacy law schools in the country and went directly into private practice with a well-respected West Palm Beach criminal defense firm. Do not hire an attorney whose practice is not exclusively dedicated to the practice of criminal defense. Wayne Richter has exclusively practiced criminal defense his entire career and takes a personal interest in helping his clients successfully defend themselves in their time of most need.

​Attorney Wayne Richter has over a decade of experience in criminal defense litigation in both State and Federal courts throughout South Florida, particularly in Palm Beach County and on the Treasure Coast. Attorney Wayne Richter is licensed by The Florida Bar to practice law in state court in every county in the State of Florida. Likewise, Wayne Richter is licensed to practice law in Federal court in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Wayne Richter is a proven winner in the courtroom having tried a wide variety of cases ranging from DUI to Murder. Wayne Richter, through his involvement in the legal community, as well as through his legal abilities, is well-respected among other attorneys, prosecutors and judges.
Where does Wayne Richter handle cases?
My office represents clients throughout the State of Florida; however the vast majority of cases I handle are in Palm Beach County and on the Treasure Coast. I have an office conveniently located in both West Palm Beach and Palm City, FL to better serve my clients. The State of Florida is comprised of twenty judicial circuits.


Northbridge Centre
515 North Flagler Drive,
Suite P-300
West Palm Beach, FL

Palm City Professional Building
2646 SW Mapp Road,
Suite 201
Palm City, FL


  1. More than 15 years of criminal law experience.
  2. Availability – Attorney R. Wayne Richter always makes himself available to his clients.
  3. Personal - The attorney works one on one with each client.
  4. A tough negotiator and proven trial lawyer.