Rick is an original member of Ligris and its Chief Legal Officer. His practice concentrates on residential and commercial real estate transactions. He represents buyers, sellers, and developers in the acquisition, sale, and development of residential and commercial real estate. Rick also has extensive experience representing both landlords and tenants in housing and rental disputes.
Rick was born and raised in Needham, Massachusetts and currently resides there with his wife and two daughters.
Outside the Office
Rick is an avid sports fan and a Patriots season ticket holder. He enjoys spending time with his family.
Recognized for Team and Personal fundraising efforts, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, 2018-present
J.D., Suffolk University Law School
B.S., Criminal Justice, The Citadel The Military College of South Carolina
Bar & Court Admissions
Before joining Ligris, Rick was an associate attorney at a transactional law firm in greater Boston, focusing on residential and commercial real estate matters. Prior to that, Rick handled various landlord tenant litigation matters in Housing Courts throughout the Greater Boston area.
Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
American Land Title Association
Having been the original associate at Ligris, Rick received training and experience that helps him recognize the obstacles faced in this business and how to deal with them appropriately and efficiently.
Today, as Chief Legal Officer, Rick’s knowledge of the relevant statutory and compliance issues enables him to keep his clients apprised of potential risks and pitfalls so he can advise the best avenue to minimize potential liabilities.
Learn from Rick
Rick has presented at numerous seminars and training sessions for first-time homebuyers and leasing classes.
He regularly presents at staff meetings with real estate brokers, salespeople, and lenders, covering all aspects of conveyancing topics, such as TRID, condominium law, and usage of the current forms and practices.