Attorney Rich Watson was born and raised in the North Coast. Mr. Watson graduated from Empire Law School. Since 2015, he has represented injured clients against some of the most powerful insurance companies. He has collected millions of dollars for his clients. From Fort Bragg down to Sonoma, Mr. Watson is local through and through. He is dedicated to the local community, with a goal of holding insurance companies accountable to pay, while protecting injured parties’ rights and allowing them to focus on what matters most — healing.
Mr. Watson is a longtime Lake County resident. He is active in his local community and dedicates himself to giving back to the community that helped raise him. He is an active Clearlake Rotary member, volunteers his time coaching youth soccer, and has served on the Clearlake youth soccer board for many years. He is also involved in coaching youth basketball. During law school, Mr. Watson was a member of his school’s moot court team, received multiple awards for academic excellence, and graduated cum laude.
During his time at the Law Offices of J.Chrisp, Mr. Watson has litigated many cases for clients in Lake County, as well as Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma Counties. He was part of the litigation team at the law office that earned a nomination for San Francisco Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2018.