Richard Gaines

Richard H. Gaines

Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1995. He is also admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University and earned his law degree cum laude from Nova Southeastern University. Richard is peer rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell.

Practice Areas

  • Marital and Family Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Probate and Trust Litigation


  • Nova Southeastern Law University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (J.D.)
  • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

Professional Affiliations

  • President/Co-founder of the Parkland/Coral Springs Business Group
  • Co-Chairman of the South Florida Chapter of the Gotham Networking


  • Rated AV® Preeminent ™, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Top Lawyers, South Florida Legal Guide, 2014
  • Top Up & Comers, South Florida Legal Guide, 2009, 2011
  • South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers, 2012

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