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Biography

Richard “Rick” Britton demonstrates his work ethic and philosophy of teamwork at the office on a daily basis. Rick spent his childhood in the Venice, Florida area, and his hard work and love of sports, particularly baseball, led him to a spot on the Florida Gators Baseball Team.

After graduating college with honors, Rick began his career in the business world while pursuing an MBA at the University of North Florida. His legal career started as a student at Florida Coastal School of Law, which later led him to employment with the Jacksonville Utilities Authority (JEA) before moving into private practice.

Rick pursued his passion to help others when he and his wife, Heicha, traveled on mission trips to Zimbabwe, Swaziland and Costa Rica. He remains active in the community by serving as a respite parent for SeaMark Ranch, an organization helping children to overcome the trauma caused by family crises.
An avid golfer, Rick enjoys spending time with Heicha and his daughter, Abby.

Please read below for more information on Mr. Britton’s credentials.

Admitted

  • Florida, 2001

Education

      • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, FL (1998-2000)
        • Juris Doctor December, 2000
        • Dean’s Scholar List, Dean’s List.
      • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL (1997)
        •  MBA Program, Cumulative Grade Point Average: 3.5
      •  East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina (1993-1994)
        • B.A. with Honors, in Economics, Minor in Business Administration.
        • Cumulative GPA: 3.91; Chancellor’s List, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
      • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (1989-1993)
        • Dean’s List; student-athlete; Business Program

Memberships

      • Florida Bar, Elder Law Section and Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section
      • Jacksonville Bar Association

Legal services

Concentration in the areas of business law and estate planning, including:

      • Guardianships
      • Preparing wills and trusts
      • Probate and trust administration
      • Advising not-for-profit entities
      • Representing buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of businesses
      • Formation of partnerships and corporations
      • Banking law and secured transactions
      • Real estate transactions
      • Advising owners of businesses on legal and estate planning matters

Community Involvement

      • Rotary member (Sergeant at Arms)
      • BNI, past President
      • Church Missions
        • Zimbabwe
        • Swaziland
        • Costa Rica
      • Sea Mark Ranch Respite Parent

Contact Britton Law Group

Based in Venice, Florida, Britton Law Group serves businesses and individuals in their transactional needs throughout Sarasota County, as well as in Charlotte and Manatee Counties. For experienced, thorough legal service, call us at 941-408-8008 or contact our law firm online. We look forward to providing quality, responsive counsel to you.