This lawyer has represented those in need and given of himself to help those who need help, even though he has a incredible reputation for standing up for the rights of those who are in the right, he has also give his perosnal time and advocacy to assist the people who he knows speak the truth, This man deserves a reward for honesty and giving even when he knows that a person may get the brunt end of a deal, he will counsel and present the leagal ramifications...he guides communicates and dictates what is law...I have never had a lawyer stand up for truth in the face of adversity as Rich has...thank you Mr De valk for teaching me how to defend myself and how to handle leagal situations on my own...I look forward to seeing you in high places, I have had many layers, non who compare to the conversations that take place in a court of law...You are a lawyer to beat them all looking forward to seeing you in a state possision someday thank you. if you get time would like a word for this wise someday and all AIl can ever say is thank you. You have educated and taught me so much an dif no one eslse is this little world is grateful, i am so graateful now an always...you have my vote and MANY MANY more!