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Ricardo Javier DeMedeiros

Ricardo Javier DeMedeiros

also known as Rick J. DeMedeiros

Practice areas:

Workers Compensation, Personal Injury

Ricardo DeMedeiros

About Me

Born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, Rick was raised in Orlando, Florida and Peachtree City, Georgia. He was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 2004 after receiving his B.B.A., magna cum laude, and his law degree from Georgia State University. While in law school, Rick served as a Senator of the Student Bar Association and received Honors for his performance in his Litigation class. During his third year, he became a certified neutral and mediated many landlord-tenant disputes through the Fulton County Magistrate Court Landlord-Tenant Mediation Program.


Upon graduation from law school, Rick began his legal career at a law firm in Marietta, and subsequently worked for an insurance defense firm in Atlanta. Prior to representing injured workers, Rick focused on defending employers and insurance companies in workers' compensation matters. Rick’s practice is now devoted to the representation of injured workers and uses the valuable experience he gained while representing employers and insurance companies to ensure his clients obtain all benefits to which they are entitled under the Workers’ Compensation Act.

In his spare time, Rick enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends. He is bilingual in English and Spanish.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Photos and Videos

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Workers Compensation: 80%
    12 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%



Contingent (25%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

25 total 

  • Timothy Minthorn Klob

    I have known Rick DeMedeiros for over five years. Over the course of the past five years, we have worked together at the same firm where I was one of the partners supervising Rick's work, and then later while we worked for different firms on opposite sides of litigation, and most recently where Rick and I have worked together on cases through our own respective law firms. In each of these successive professional relationships, I have always found Rick to adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards, and have found him to be extremely knowledgeable of the facts and issues in his workers' compensation cases. I endorse Rick's work based upon his proven ability to achieve positive results for his clients.


    Timothy Klob Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I have worked with Rick and have always found him to be personable as well as highly qualified. Rick holds himself to the highest of standards and I would recommend him to whoever needed help in the areas of worker's compensation and personal injury.


    Benjamin Walden Entertainment Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

The Law Office Of Rick J. DeMedeiros, PC

909 Commercial Street
Conyers, GA, 30012


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200405/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarGeorgia Super Lawyers2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top 100Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Rising StarGeorgia Super Lawyers2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Honors in LitigationGSU College of Law2003

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
FounderThe Law Office of Rick J. DeMedeiros, PC2009 - Present
AssociateSwift Currie McGhee & Hiers2007 - 2009
AssociateMoore Ingram Johnson & Steele2004 - 2007

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Georgia Injured Workers' AdvocatesMember2014 - Present
Workers Injury Law and Advocacy GroupMember2014 - Present
Lawyers Club of AtlantaMember2012 - Present
Georgia Hispanic Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Rockdale County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association, Workers' Compensation SectionMember2011 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
CL v. McDonaldsBenefits awarded
M.D. v. White Fox FarmBenefits awarded by administrative law judge

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Publication NameTitleDate
The 1st Report: A Workers' Compensation UpdatePrimary Authorized Treating Physicians vs. Referral Physicians: Who is Really Steering the Ship?2008

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Georgia State UniversityReal EstateBachelor of Business Administration2001