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Richard E. Griffith

Attorney at Law

Attorney Richard Griffith is a solo practitioner who has been a part of the Shreveport/Bossier legal community for many years. He provides a range of practice areas, enabling him to handle your legal problems with innovative thinking and mature judgment. Richard E. Griffith’s practice areas include: Divorce & Family Law, Child Custody, Adoption, Community Property, and Child Support. Richard Griffith particularly enjoys doing adoptions. Richard was adopted at birth feels a personal connection with all his adoption clients. He loves joining families together.

"It is always my goal to help each client and leave them better off moving forward."

Richard Griffith’s goal is to help his clients understand their legal rights and responsibilities and to resolve problems by using the legal system to achieve a result which is just and fair. Many disagreements can be resolved through negotiation and compromise prior to a full trial. When they cannot, he stands ready to zealously promote his clients’ interests before the court. “You want to look for a lawyer that you trust, one that you believe is going to give you the whole picture and promote your best interest both inside and out of the courtroom,” he said.

Richard Griffith was born and raised in Shreveport. He graduated magna cum laude in 1997 with degrees in Political Science and History from Ouachita Baptist University. He earned his law degree in 2000 at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, and Shreveport Bar Association. He has been recognized by SB Magazine as one of Shreveport Bossier’s Top Lawyers for the past 11 years. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys recognized him as one of the Top Law Firms in Louisiana 2017-2018. He is also an Eagle Scout and an active member of Broadmoor Baptist Church. He serves as Committee Chair for Pack 3 Cub Scouts and is currently president of his Homeowners Association.

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana

Professional Associations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association

  • Shreveport Bar Association

  • American Bar Association


  • Top Law Firms in Louisiana — American Institute of Family Law Attorneys — 2017-2018

  • SB Magazine – Voted as Shreveport Bossier’s Top Lawyers 2006 – 2020

  • Three Best Rated- Top 3 Divorce lawyers in Shreveport, LA. 2018, 2019, 2020

  • Lawyers of Distinction - Recognizing Excellence in Family Law and Divorce Law 2016 – 2020

  • Top Law Firms in Louisiana — American Institute of Family Law Attorneys — 2017-2020

  • Strathmoors Who’s Who

  • Eagle Scout


  • J.D. — Louisiana State University Paul M. Herbert Law Center 2000

  • B.S. Political Science — Ouachita Baptist University 1997

  • B.S. History — Ouachita Baptist University 1997