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Robert G. Rikard

Robert G. Rikard

Practice areas:

Securities & Investment Fraud, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Business, Criminal Defense

About Me


In
the thirteen years that Robert Rikard has been practicing, he has handled a
wide range of complex civil and criminal cases all over the United States.  Today, Mr. Rikard’s practice focuses on
complex civil, criminal and business litigation. Mr. Rikard is admitted to the
South Carolina Bar; U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina; U.S. Court
of Appeals; and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals.


 



In
each case, Mr. Rikard prides himself in bringing a unique set of problem
solving tools and skills to whatever issues are facing his client in order to
achieve a favorable resolution.


 


Please
feel free to contact Mr. Rikard at rgr@rmlawsc.com

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 30%
    17 years
  2. Securities & Investment Fraud: 30%
    17 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    17 years
  4. Business: 20%
    17 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-550/hour), Contingent (33-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Patrick James McLaughlin

    Robert is an excellent attorney and one of the lawyers I contact when I've got a question. I would not hesitate to refer a client to him.

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    Patrick McLaughlin Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Dirk Julius Derrick

    Robert is a high quality attorney and I would recommend his services.

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    Dirk Derrick Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Rikard & Protopapas LLC

P.O. Box 5640
Columbia, SC, 29250

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SCGood Standing199703/07/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Order of the BarristersUSC Law School1997

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerRikard & Protopapas LLC2010 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Order of BarristersMemberN/A
Richland County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
South Carolina BarMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
South Carolina Association of JusticeBoard of GovernorsN/A
American Association for JusticePast Co-Chair Public EducationN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Thompson v. S.C. Dept. TransportationJury Verdict for 3 million dollars

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Justice BulletinEditor's Bulletin2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of South CarolinaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1993

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Mass Torts Made PerfectLitigating Qui Tams and Financial Cases2013
S.C. Trial Lawyers Summer ConventionTechnology Inside and Outside of the Courtroom2006
Mealy's Ephedra and PPA Litigation ConferenceExpert Admissibility in Ephedra Cases2005