Richard Rice is a former federal prosecutor who gained enormous experience as an Assistant United States Attorney. In that role, he prosecuted criminal cases in Georgia and across the nation.
He was also a prosecutor with the Special Litigation Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he worked on many high profile cases, including the prosecution of Zacarias Moussaoui, known in the media as being the "Twelfth Hijacker."
Prior to serving as a prosecutor, Mr. Rice was a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy JAG Corps, where he had an acquittal rate of over eighty-percent in cases that went to trial.
As a former federal prosecutor, he knows how the Government's lawyers attempt to prove their case. He also knows how to most efficiently attack that case and persuade a jury that you are innocent of the government's charges.
Contact us to discuss your case with an Atlanta criminal attorney who specializes in:
Drug Crimes: A drug conviction can ruin a person's record, future employment and reputation. Hiring a skilled lawyer can prevent a lifetime of negative consequences.
Forfeiture: If your assets have been seized in conjunction with a criminal charge, an experienced lawyer will fight to clear your name and obtain the swift return of your property.
White Collar Crime: The penalties imposed for white collar crimes may include imprisonment for years, the loss of the ability to practice your profession, and the forfeiture of cash and other property. If you are accused of committing a white collar crime, you need knowledgeable guidance.
Computer Crimes: Computer crimes include crimes where a computer is the source, tool, target, or place of a crime. Computer crimes include identity theft, e-mail scams, phishing, hacking, malware, and cyber stalking. If charged with a computer crime, you need a lawyer who can provide an determined defense.
Theft: Whether facing burglary, shoplifting or other forms of theft, we will provide determined representation. If convicted of theft in Georgia, you face serious criminal penalties, including imprisonment, fines, restitution and a criminal record.
Bribery: When a person has been charged with bribery, he or she will face jail time and fines if convicted. For this reason, if you have been charged with bribery, it is in your best interest to consult with a skilled bribery defense attorney who can safeguard your future.
RICO: RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) is a charge that attempts to tie the alleged criminal actions of a number of people together and then charge them all, in order to increase the penalties for a crime. Our attorneys have extensive experience fighting RICO charges
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Violations: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) makes it a crime for certain individuals and organizations to make payments to foreign government officials to obtain or retain business. Americans are not allowed to engage in such practices, even when it complies with the local way of doing business.
Environmental Crimes: Criminal environmental investigations often involve the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Department of Justice, the U.S. Corps of Engineers, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department. In addition, federal, state of Georgia and local agencies often coordinate their enforcement actions by creating a task force.
Weapons Charges: If a person possesses an illegal weapon or uses an illegal weapon during the commission of a crime, he/she may face weapon charges. Common weapons charges also include Illegal firearm possession, armed robbery and selling illegal firearms.
Grand Jury: The grand jury listens to evidence presented by the prosecutor and decides whether sufficient evidence exists to indict a defendant on a felony charge. If you are facing a Grand Jury subpoena and investigation, you need seasoned and effective representation.
Our lawyers also provide guidance in matters involving:
When your future is at risk, contact an experienced defense lawyer who is also a former federal prosecutor for a free consultation today.