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Richard Anthony Rice Jr.

About Richard Rice

About me

A former federal prosecutor, Richard Rice is an experienced criminal defense attorney with years of experience both prosecuting and defending criminal cases.  One of the most critical ways to defend a criminal case and demonstrate a client's innocence is knowing what the police should or could have done differently.  Upon graduation from law school, Richard Rice was an officer in the Navy JAG and had an acquittal rate of over 80% in contested cases.  As an Assistant United States Attorney, Richard Rice was a federal prosecutor in the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) section. For five years, he investigated and prosecuted large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering organizations operating nationally and internationally. Richard Rice conducted some of the most extensive wiretap investigations in the United States, and coordinated multi-jurisdictional and interagency investigations. Richard Rice also investigated and prosecuted the full spectrum of federal crimes, including public corruption, fraud schemes, firearm offenses, bank robberies, and internet crimes. He also prepared and argued numerous appeals before the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.