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Lance P. Richard, Esquire was born in Manchester, Connecticut in 1963. After completing a Master's in Business Administration and a Juris Doctor degree at the University of Miami, Lance worked in the litigation department of a large Miami law firm. After starting his own firm, he dedicated his practice to trial work and the pursuit of justice for his clients throughout the state of Florida. Lance has received the prestigious "AV Preeminent" rating and the "Client Distinction Award" from Martindale Hubbell.

AV Preeminent

Education

  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, cum laude, 1994
  • M.B.A., University of Miami School of Business, 1991
  • B.S., University of New Hampshire, 1985¬†

Legal Experience

  • Kohl & Richard, P.A., Stuart, FL
  • Steel Hector & Davis, L.L.P., Miami, FL
  • Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Florida, Miami, FL
  • Dade County Public Defender's Office, Miami, FL

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Martin County Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • The Justice Major B. Harding American Inn of Court

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar, Member since 1995
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit