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Rick A. Buchwalter

Rick A. Buchwalter

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Business, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 40%
  2. Business: 30%
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%



Hourly ($300/hour), Contingent (33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • William Joseph Tyson Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have known Rick for over 17 years. He is highly competent and is dedicated to the welfare of his clients. His clients will benefit from a high standard of professionalism and experience.


    William Tyson Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Nicholas Clive Glover

    I endorse this lawyer's work.


    Nicholas Glover Telecommunications Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Office of Sonny Im

39780 U.S. Highway 19 North
Tarpon Springs, FL, 34689-8306



FLMember in Good Standing198805/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderBuchwalter Law Group2005 - 2007
Vice President and Assistant Corporate CounselRaymond James Financial, Inc.2002 - 2004
Vice President Office ServicesRaymond James & Associates, Inc.1997 - 2002
Assistant State AttorneyState Attorney's Office, Sixth Judicial Circuit1990 - 1997
AssociateJohn T. Allen, Jr., P.A.1988 - 1990


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Clearwater Bar AssociationN/AN/A
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Greater Clearwater Chamber of CommerceN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Pinellas County v. Interpace Corporation et al$24.8 million verdict
State v. Joseph AltamuraGuilty of Vehicular Homicide
State of Florida vs. Clint ChapmanNot Guilty, sexual battery; guilty, simple battery

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The Florida State University College of LawLawJuris Doctor with Honors1988