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Richard Joseph Davis III Attorney Richard Joseph Davis III


Location: Portsmouth, Virginia

Phone: (757) 364-0923

Fax: (757) 399-8045

Email: rdavis@kozakfirm.com

Mr. Davis was born and raised in Portsmouth. He served on the staff of U.S. Senator Charles S. Robb then attended Nova Southeastern University Law School, and returned home to practice law in Portsmouth. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as an Assistant Public Defender in Portsmouth. Mr. Davis enjoys spending time with his family.

Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 2009


  • Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
    • J.D. - 2001
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Cases

  • Roberts v. Commonwealth, 684 S.E. 20824, 55 VA.APP 146 VA.APP. (2009)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Portsmouth Bar Association, Director
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Virginia State Bar

Past Employment Positions

  • Portsmouth Public Defender, Assistant Public Defender, 2005 - 2008