Richard Filce is admitted to practice law in Mississippi and Louisiana. He has received the highest Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent from his peers. Richard graduated magna cum laude from Tulane Law School in 1996. While at Tulane, Richard served as Managing Editor of the Sports Lawyers Journal and was named a member of the Order of the Coif.  In addition, he earned both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree from the University of Southern Mississippi.

 

Richard’s practice includes both plaintiff and defense in all of the civil litigation jurisdictions in Mississippi – Chancery, Circuit, County Court, Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of Mississippi.

 

Examples of Types of Cases Handled:

  • Breach of contract: insurance policies, commercial leases, employment contracts and covenants not to compete

  • Land and property: boundary, easement, subdivision covenants, property damage, cloud on title, setting aside invalid deeds

  • Small business: dissolution of company; contest among business members or partners; fiduciary duties; misuse of company assets

  • Personal injury and wrongful death: including guardianships for personal injury cases involving minors; uninsured motorist insurance

  • Contested wills and estates: interpretation of wills, contest or challenge of invalid wills, undue influence and lack of capacity

  • Appeals to the Supreme Court of Mississippi and Mississippi Court of Appeals

  • Drafting and Review of Contracts

  • Small business formation: Limited Liability Company (LLC, PLLC), Corporation

 

Membership Admissions:

Mississippi Bar Association (2002)

Louisiana Bar Association (1996)

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi

All Federal District Courts of Louisiana

Past Employment Positions:

Attorney, Martzell & Bickford, New Orleans, LA (1996-2001)

Adjunct Professor, University of Southern Mississippi  (2003-2005)

RICHARD FILCE

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday  8AM to 5PM

Friday – 8AM to Noon

Saturday & Sunday – Closed

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