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Former recipient of the Rodney Thaxton Liberty's Last Champion Award


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. Rick is a fantastic and hard-working lawyer who obtains great results for his clients and advocates brilliantly on their behalf.


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Contact info

25 SE 2 Avenue.
Suite. 1100
Miami, FL, 33131


FLMember in Good Standing198206/19/2016

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Admonishment
    issued in FL, 2005


    An admonition means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar gives the lawyer an admonition in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
The Rodney Thaxton Liberty's Last Champion AwardFlorida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Miami Chapter1997
Book Award - EvidenceShepard Broad Law Center1981
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ownerRichard Docobo PA1985 - 2016
Public DefenderMiami Dade Public Defender1980 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1988 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v. Suresh Maharajdismissal of criminal charges and return of 2 seized airplanes
State v. Francisco FernizaNot Guilty all counts
State v. Dudley MerusDismissal
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1981