Richard spent his entire career fighting for the rights of others. First in Ohio,
at a well-established medical malpractice, personal injury, and estate planning law
firm. Then, after moving to Chicago, Richard took his passion for representing individuals
to a national consumer rights law firm. In his career, Richard represented individuals
and businesses in over 20 states and recovered over $6,000,000 for them. Richard's
expertise, integrity, and commitment to his clients earned him the respect and esteem
of other attorneys and judges throughout the United States.
Before going to law school, Richard completed a double major in Accounting and Economics
in three years, and a Master of Accountancy in two semesters. While completing his
Master’s degree, Richard studied for, and passed, the CPA exam. After getting his
Master's degree, Richard worked as the controller for a real estate conglomerate
where he managed the financial reporting for six subsidized-housing projects, four
commercial properties, two hotels, and a manufacturing company.
As the son of a missionary family, Richard grew up in Argentina and speaks fluent
Spanish. Richard also has a working base in French, Italian, and Bulgarian; which
he studies to improve every week.
Zlatina T. Meier, Esq.
Ina is an accomplished attorney in the areas of Family Law, Bankruptcy, Contracts,
and Real Estate. She has personally helped hundreds of people to get back on the
road to success.