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Ricardo Rivera

Ricardo Rivera

also known as Rick Rivera

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%

Attorney Endorsements

24 total 

  • Scott Fredrick Lemanski

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Scott Lemanski Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Ricardo. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Law Offices of Carlson & Meissner

250 N. Belcher Rd.
Suite 102
Clearwater, FL, 33765-2622



FLMember in Good Standing200608/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Book Award (Evidence)Florida State University2005
Book Award (Criminal Procedure)Florida State University2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyCarlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett2007 - Present
Public DefenderOffice Of The Public Defender, 6th Judicial Circuit2006 - 2007
Law Enforcement OfficerPolice Department1996 - 2001


Publication NameTitleDate
6th Judicial CircuitYoung v. DHSMV2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New YorkN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
The Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A