The Rice Firm, LLC

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.

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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.
Main Office

Main Office
205 20th Street North
Suite 521
Birmingham  AL  35203

Phone
  • 205-618.8733 ext 101
Fax
  • 888.391.7193
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The Rice Firm, LLC is a full-service law firm based out of Birmingham, Alabama that focuses primarily on consumer protection (i.e. foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, loss mitigation, products liability). A small firm fighting for economic justice, determine



The Rice Firm, LLC attorneys and staff are 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.

Practice Areas:

Consumer Law and Finance
• Products Liability
• Wrongful Foreclosure Defense
• Foreclosure Avoidance (Short Sale, Deed in Lieu)
• Fair Debt Collections (FDPCA)
• Fair Credit Reporting (FCRA)
• Mortgage Servicing Abuse Fraud (RESPA)
• Mortgage Origination Violations (TiLA, RESPA, ECOA, FHA)
• Creditory Lending (ECOA, State based Claims)
• Bankruptcy (Ch. 7, Ch. 13, Ch. 11)
• Business Disputes
Employment Law
• Wrongful termination
• Non Compete Agreements
• Discrimination (EEOC, Title VII)
Business Law
• Contract drafting
• Document review
• Digital copy writing (DCMA)
• Business Dispute Resolution
• Business Formation
• Copyright
Family Law and Personal Injury
• DUI Defense
• Wrongful Death
• Child Custody & Child Support
• Personal Injury
• Divorce
Immigration
• Family-based, Tourist, Business Visas
• Deportation Defense
• Green Cards
• Adjustment of Status

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

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.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

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.

Richard Rice

With a undergraduate degree in Economics, having obtained his Juris Doctorate from The University of Alabama, Mr. 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.

Court Admissions
Alabama, 2010
U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2010
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Education
University of Alabama School of Law,
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 2008
Juris Doctorate


Culverhouse College of Commerce
University of Alabama, 2004
B.S. Commerce & Business Administration, (Economics)
License
  • Bar Number: ASBxxxxi66r
    Alabama , 2010
Education
  • University of Alabama School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2008

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