Ric received his Juris Doctor, with distinction, from The University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in 2006. While enrolled at Pacific McGeorge, Ric served as President of the Student Bar Association, Assistant Comment Editor for the Pacific McGeorge Global Business & Development Law Journal, Vice President of the Middle Eastern South Asian Association, and Captain of the McGeorge Runners’ Club. Ric was also selected for inclusion on the Dean’s List on a number of occasions.
Ric received his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from the City University of New York—Baruch College in 2002. Ric financed his college education through full-time employment and was a DJ at a college radio station. While at CUNY Baruch, Ric was inducted into the Golden Key International Honour Society, and selected for inclusion on the Dean’s List on a number of occasions.
Since graduation, Ric has spent the majority of his career handling a broad range of high-value matters in Florida and California state courts, federal courts, trial courts, and appellate courts.
Ric has volunteered for a number of worthy causes, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and the Glazer Children’s Museum. He also served on the City of Tampa’s Citizens Budget and Finance Committee for several years, and on the Pacific McGeorge Alumni Board of Directors for eight years.
In his spare time, Ric enjoys spending time with his adorable children, exercising, cheering for several hapless New York sports teams, and reading recent published opinions.