205 20th Street North
Birmingham AL 35203
As the old man walked the beach at dawn, he noticed a young man ahead of him picking up starfish and flinging them into the sea. Finally catching up with the youth, he asked him why he was doing this. The answer was that the stranded starfish would die if left until the morning sun. But the beach goes on for miles and there are millions of starfish, countered the other. How can your effort make any difference? The young man looked at the starfish in his hand and then threw it to safety in the waves. It makes a difference to this one he said.
The Rice Firm, LLC is a full-service law firm based out of Birmingham, Alabama that focuses primarily on consumer protection (foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, loss mitigation, products liability). A small firm fighting for economic justice, determined to ensure a safe landing for individuals and small businesses after they have been left stranded. Why are they so invested? With a undergraduate degree in Economics, having obtained his Juris Doctorate from The University of Alabama, Richard A. Rice has committed his practice to finding justice for all and he believes whole-heartedly that each person should be able to live freely in a world where so much opportunity abounds; free of debt, free of stress, free of heartache, and free of worry. Yes, he is an eternal optimist but his practice is grounded in compassionate pragmatism.
In this ever-changing economy, the one certainty we all face, is that many are and will continue struggling to make ends meet. Bills are piling up, creditors are calling and harassing you all hours of the day, and the feelings of being alone with no help in sight are mounting -- rest assured; you are NOT alone. The Rice Firm understands the stress and heartache of financial crisis. You just need a little rescue and maybe a dose of compassion. We will work with you until you regain full control of your property, your finances, and your life. We will make known the options available to you and get you back on the fast track to your ultimate well-being.
We do this because we know there are millions out there currently struggling with the same thing, and if you have found us, well, we do it because we know it makes a difference to this one. And we will not stop until we make a difference for everyone.
The Rice Firm, LLC is committed to the pursuit of economic justice in every market and every facet of life. The firm serves as advocates and counselors to individuals, families, and entrepreneurs in a variety of fields. Whether you are an entrepreneur devising a market entry strategy, a financially distressed homeowner with an uncooperative lender, a foreign national with an expired visa, or an individual saddled in debt looking for a fresh start, we are here to assist you in overcoming any obstacle on the path to realizing your greatest potential.
Litigation can be a powerful tool for solving problems for clients. We also understand it can be expensive, protracted and, ultimately, unsuccessful. Other tools, such as legislative and administrative advocacy, community education, direct action and use of the media, should always be considered along with litigation options. Before filing suit, the lawyer must first determine that a lawsuit is the appropriate strategy, or one of several strategies, for solving the client's particular problem or attaining a specific goal.
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