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.
Outside the Office
Rick is an avid sports fan, a Patriots season ticket holder and enjoys spending time with his family.
J.D., Suffolk University Law School 2001
B.S. Criminal Justice, The Citadel The Military College of South Carolina 1998
Bar & Court Admissions
Before joining Ligris as a start-up, 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. Rick was born and raised in Needham, Massachusetts and currently resides there with his wife and two daughters.
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. As the 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 and 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 also 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.