Deanna K. Richards

Associate

Deanna is enthusiastic about new experiences and life’s adventures. At work, this translates into a drive to succeed, extending her boundaries, and proving herself in new situations. She strives to make each client interaction personal and better than the last. Deanna is also creative, looking for new and innovative ways to argue cases and achieve the best results for her clients.

Outside the office, Deanna loves to explore what Cleveland has to offer. She regularly seeks out new restaurants, local music and theater. Deanna participates in Cleveland’s running community through participation in both small races and half marathons and can be regularly found at swing dances throughout the city.

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Education & Memberships

  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University, cum laude, 2013
  • B.A., The State University of New York College at Geneseo, cum laude, 2010 – International Relations & French

Memberships:
Ohio State Bar Association
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
New York State Bar Association

Admission:
Ohio, 2013 and New York, 2015
Northern District of Ohio, 2013

Awards & Recognitions

  • Order of Barristers
  • Paul J. Hergenröeder Award for Trial Tactics

Contact Info

Deanna K. Richards, Associate

800 Westpoint Parkway, Suite 1100
Cleveland, OH 44145

440-438-3024

drichards@cruglaw.com