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About me

I take pride in the relationship and personal representation I provide to my clients. If you want to work directly with your lawyer and not get passed off between junior Associates and paralegals contact The Shea Law Firm.


Practice areas


  1. Probate: 20%
    16 years, 87 cases
  2. Elder Law: 20%
    16 years, 137 cases
  3. Trusts: 20%
    17 years
  4. Divorce: 20%
    8 years
  5. Medicaid & Medicare: 20%
    16 years



Hourly ($250-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

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    I worked with Rich for several years and found him to be a very capable and motivated worker. Rich is not only a highly capable attorney, but has a good aptitude for marketing his legal services and would be a credit to any organization.


    Edward Longinotti
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

The Shea Law Firm

9595 Six Pines Drive Suite 8210
The Woodlands, TX, 77380


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200808/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2007 Pro Bono Honor RollConnecticut Bar Association2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Shea Law Firm2004 - Present
AttorneyNirenstein, Horowitz & Associates2001 - 2004
Assistant AttorneyLaw Office of Donna Levine1999 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Houston Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
The Woodlands Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2008 - Present
Hartford County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
O`CONNELL, PACE AND COMPANY, P.C. vs. CHURCH OF GODJudgment for my client
ConfidentialProtected over $900,000
Cave v. CavePending
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Publication nameTitleDate
TheWoodlandsDivorce.comAre Stock Options and Restricted Stock Community Property?2014
The Connecticut Medicaid BlogIs Your Delay Causing a Breach of Contract?2009
The Connecticut Medicaid BlogConnecticut Medicaid for Married Couples2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Quinnipiac University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Western Connecticut State UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Connecticut Medicaid WorkshopMedicaid EligibilityN/A