A native of Waynesville, NC, joined our firm as an associate attorney in 2010. Richard primarily practices in the areas of Civil Litigation and Family Law, including Separation, Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Property Division, Parental Rights, Adoption, Name Changes, and Juvenile Law. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Richard earned his masters degree in public administration from North Carolina State University. He received his law degree from Elon University School of Law where he graduated summa cum laude. While in law school, he was a member and the Notes and Comments Editor of the Elon Law Review and an active member of the Moot Court Team where he competed nationally and won several national awards.