Trial Attorney / Managing Member of the Firm
Richard has been chosen for inclusion in Super Lawyers – an independent listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This distinction is conferred on only 2.5% of all licensed attorneys in the state. In addition, the Supreme Court of New Jersey appointed Richard to serve on its District V-A (Newark/Essex) Ethics Committee based on his track record of integrity and ethical lawyering. Richard also serves on various state bar committees by appointment of the President of the New Jersey State Bar Association.
In addition to the above distinctions, giving back to the community has been rewarding for Richard. He has provided pro bono legal services to the Newark Reentry Legal Services organization, which helps individuals with criminal records address civil legal matters that present barriers to successful community reintegration. He has also provided pro bono legal services to the “Wills for Heroes” program, which provides trust and estate planning services completely free-of-charge to a variety of first responders, emergency medical technicians, and police and fire department personnel and their families.