Legal Education

  • George Washington University Law School, LL.M., 1985
  • Howard University School of Law, M.C.J., 1994
  • The University of Saigon Law School, LL.B., LL.M., 1974

Tax and Accounting Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), 1995
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, M.B.A. in Tax and Accounting, 1981


  • Virginia
  • Eastern District of Virginia Bankruptcy Court
  • Eastern District of Virginia Tax Court


  • Virginia State Bar
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Business law
  • Personal injury
  • Traffic and DUI defense
  • Tax law
  • Immigration and naturalization
  • Divorce
  • Landlord/tenant


  • English
  • Vietnamese

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Reviews & Ratings

  • 5.0/5.0

    Richard is a highly respected trial lawyer who knows the law extremely well and applies it with precision to all his cases. He is a champion for his clients, a juggernaut in the courtroom and a friend you can count on.

    — Peer

  • 5.0/5.0

    Mr. Richard Nguyen defended a member of my family in a very difficult case. We were impressed with his professional manner and how quickly he responded to my requests. Personally, his kindness helped me feel comfortable discussing the cas...
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    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    After handling my own estate arrangements & will, I called on Richard to review and then handle my interests in the settlement of my Mom's estate. I am SO thankful that I did. Somewhat unusual arrangements complicated by naive executors an...
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    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    I had recently gotten married and formed a law partnership. Needless to say, I was concerned about how my taxes would turn out. I was referred to Gioan Nguyen and I knew I was in excellent hands. He's not only a CPA but he's a lawyer also. ...
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    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    I can't say enough good things about Richard. Honesty, integrity, and dependability. Most importantly, his advice is accurate with winning results. After wading thorough a herd of pompous lawyers who did not seem to have our best interes...
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    — Client