Attorney Michael Richardson has a long history of service to his country, starting in December 2004 when he first enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves, and which continues to the present date. During his Reserve service, he has deployed three times – From 2006 through 2013, he deployed three times. His first deployment was with the 303d Psychological Operations Company, Pittsburgh, PA, and the second with the 305th Psychological Operations Company, Virginia Beach, VA. He later reclassed to a 37F, Psychological Operations Specialist and deployed a third time in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. There he was part of a Security Forces Advise and Assist Team (SFAAT) and served as an advisor to the Afghan National Army. In March of 2022, Attorney Richardson began serving as the company 1SG, a position he still presently holds.
Despite his intensive Reserve commitments, Attorney Richardson has obtained a number of degrees in the last 20 years. He obtained an associate’s degree from ITT in Specialized technology. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Robert Morris University, which he obtained in 2010. Attorney Richardson attended law school at Duquesne University, graduating with a Juris Doctorate in 2019. While attending law school, he participated in the Veterans Clinic, a program representing justice-involved Veterans at their progression hearings in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County. He then served as the student manager of the clinic, mentoring other students in the judicial process.
Prior to joint Crisp and Associates, LLC, Attorney Richardson worked for the Law Offices of Matthew Feinman, where he represented clients in a range of litigation matters in Pennsylvania state courts. At Crisp and Associates, LLC, Attorney Richardson centers his practice on the specialized field of military law and handles cases involving all military branches. His 18 years of experience as an enlisted Soldier, coupled with the experience he acquired during his deployments, give him unique insight into the challenges many of his clients face and allow him to better address their individual needs and persevere to a winning outcome.
- Military Law
- Pennsylvania, 2019
- Attorney, Crisp and Associates, LLC, 2022 – Present
- Attorney, Law Offices of Matthew S Feinman, 2020-2022