Richard focuses in the areas of estate planning, wills, and trusts. Richard earned his undergraduate degree in 1962 and his law degree in 1965, both from the University of Nebraska. He was in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps from 1965 to 1970. He served on the Probate Rules Committee of the Florida Bar from 1960 to 1993. Richard is also a Certified Circuit Civil Mediator in the State of Florida.