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
Licensed since 2004
Contingent (25%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)
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
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
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2004||05/08/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Georgia Super Lawyers||2014|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Top 100||Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group||2014|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Rising Star||Georgia Super Lawyers||2013|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|Honors in Litigation||GSU College of Law||2003|
|Founder||The Law Office of Rick J. DeMedeiros, PC||2009 - Present|
|Associate||Swift Currie McGhee & Hiers||2007 - 2009|
|Associate||Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele||2004 - 2007|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Georgia Injured Workers' Advocates||Member||2014 - Present|
|Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group||Member||2014 - Present|
|Lawyers Club of Atlanta||Member||2012 - Present|
|Georgia Hispanic Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Rockdale County Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Atlanta Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section||Member||2011 - Present|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member||2004 - Present|
|Georgia State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Georgia State University||Real Estate||Bachelor of Business Administration||2001|