Richard is a member of Jones Foster's Private Wealth, Trusts & Estates and Corporate & Tax practice groups. Richard concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, taxation, and transactional corporate law. He advises clients on estate planning and tax issues, utilizing sophisticated strategies and tools to efficiently transfer assets and preserve wealth. He also assists business owners with corporate restructuring, reorganizing, and corporate conversions.
Richard has prior experience working as a Trust Counsel and Trust Officer for a land trust company in Illinois and served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Mark A. Speiser of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court, Probate Division.
In addition to a Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law, Richard earned an LL.M. in Estate Planning from the University of Miami School of Law and a Master of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.