Russell Richelsoph

Partner

Practice Areas

Current Events

  • Deadly force was used, but was it justified? Criminal Defense Attorney Russ Richelsoph explains why the police didn’t arrest the woman who shot her aggressor.
  • Phoenix Terror Suspect Released From Jail, Criminal Defense Attorney Russ Richelsoph Explains How That Happened.
  • Was he trying to take their child? Criminal defense attorney Russell Richelsoph chimes in…
  • 5 things to know about 9th Circuit’s concealed-carry gun ruling
  • What happens when a victim of domestic violence is accused of killing their abuser? See what Criminal Defense attorney Russ Richelsoph has to say on this issue.
  • Are License Plate Readers Against The Law? Criminal Defense Attorney Russ Richelsoph Gives You The Full Picture
  • Criminal Defense Attorney Russ Richelsoph Says There Could Be Charges Against The Parents Of The Gun
  • Should You Have A Dash Cam On Your Car? Criminal Defense Attorney Russ Richelsoph Brings Up An Interesting Point…
  • Tax Credit For CCW Permit Holders?…Criminal Defense Attorney Russ Richelsoph Discusses The Benifits
  • Criminal Defense Attorney Russell Richelsoph discusses NAU shooting suspects defense
  • Criminal Defense Attorney Russ Richelsoph wins a jury verdict for a client that was in a self-defense situation
  • Criminal Defense Attorney Russell Richelsoph Discusses The Classroom Takedown
  • Protecting yourself at home…Criminal Attorney Russ Richelsoph discusses your rights
  • How smart is a “Pro Se” strategy? Attorney Russell Richelsoph is not optimistic.
  • No charges for Austin and Logan Flake? See what Criminal Attorney Russell Richelsoph has to say about it
  • See what Attorney Russ Richelsoph had to say about Jhessye Shockley murder case
  • Veterans guns confiscated from home – see what Attorney Russ Richelsoph has to say about it
  • Attorney Russ Richelsoph talks about arson investigation
  • Super Bowl revelers: Arizona tough place for DUIs
  • Attorney Russell Richelsoph quoted in article about the recent arson investigation.
  • Arizona Republic featured attorney Russ Richelsoph on azcentral.com in their news story on protecting Arizona kids left in hot cars.
  • Russ Richelsoph quoted in article about the ASU professor’s arrest.
  • Russ Richelsoph quoted in article about MCSO deputy not charged in fatal accident.
  • Attorney Russ Richelsoph discusses if it is legal to break a car window to rescue a dog.
  • Attorney Russell Richelsoph explains the self-defense defense in regards to a recent shooting at a local Walmart.
  • AZfamily interviewed Attorney Russell Richelsoph concerning the recent murder case involving the death of a 4-year-old boy.
  • Attorney Russell Richelsoph is questioned in the most recent killing in Phoenix by azcentral.com.
  • Channel 15 requested criminal attorney Russell Richelsoph’s opinion on Ashley Elizabeth Eide’s fatal shooting of her boyfriend over the week-end.
  • Arizona Republic featured attorney Russ Richelsoph on azcentral.com in their news story on the local police use of force.
  • Channel 3 news interviewed attorney Russ Richelsoph in regards to the suspect responsible for mid-January’s bus accident.
  • Attorney Russell Richelsoph was interviewed further on Tuesday about the verdict reached in the murder trial of former Phoenix police officer Richard Chrisman.

Education

  • Arizona State University College of Law (J.D., 1999)
  • Arizona State University (B.S., magna cum laude, 1996)

Court Admissions

  • State of Arizona, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1999

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice, 1999
  • Arizona Forensic Science Academy, 2011

Military Service

  • Sergeant, United States Marine Corps Reserve, Bulk Fuel Company D, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group (1991-1997)

Professional Experience
Russ has been involved with the Arizona criminal justice system since 1992. He graduated with a Bachelors of Science magna cum laude in Justice Studies with a minor in Business from Arizona State University in 1996. In 1999, Russ graduated with a juris doctorate from Arizona State University College of Law.

Since law school Russ has been a practicing Arizona criminal defense attorney and is committed to protecting the rights of individuals accused of crimes in Arizona. He has written a number of articles and has taught Continuing Legal Education classes to other attorneys.

Russ was also formerly known as Sergeant Richelsoph when he was in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. He served with Bulk Fuel Company D, 6th Engineering Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group from 1991 to 1997. Prior to his honorable discharge from the Marine Corps, Russ was the Nuclear Biological Chemical Warfare Training Non-Commissioned Officer for a reinforced company of Marines.

Publications & Presentations

  • Russell B. Richelsoph and Jennifer Rock, Social Media and Ethics, Continuing Legal Education Instructor at the Arizona Public Defenders’ Association Conference (June 26, 2013)
  • Russell B. Richelsoph, Current Technology Crimes Issues, Speaker to Intellectual Property Section of the Arizona State Bar (Oct. 16, 2001)
  • Russell B. Richelsoph, When Resisting is NOT Resisting? The Ins and Outs of Resisting Arrest, FOR THE DEFENSE (September 2000)
  • Dale A. Baich and Russell B. Richelsoph, You Can Sometimes Get What You Want: Using Arizona’s Public Records Access Laws, THE DEFENDER (January 1999)

Personal
Russ enjoys being a husband and the father of three very beautiful and devilishly intelligent daughters. He also enjoys shooting, reading, and traveling.

Request a consultation online
or call (844) 366-4529

We've helped thousands of people find solutions to problems.
We’d love to help you too.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Please note that by submitting information or questions an attorney-client relationship is not formed. Such relationship may only be formed through an attorney of our firm formally accepting representation and by a client signing the firm’s engagement letter. Please read our privacy policy for more information.