William M. Powell

Powell, Jackman, Stevens & Ricciardi, P.A.




Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.

Attorney in Fort Myers

Rich RicciardiMr. Ricciardi supervises all areas of transactional law within Jackman, Stevens & Ricciardi, P.A. with a focus on real estate, business, estate planning, and probate. Such a practice is imperative as a means of avoiding future legal disputes. His practice includes drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, real estate contracts, performing real estate closings, title work, probate administration, deeds and various types of business agreements and contracts. Mr. Ricciardi also has experience in a variety of civil litigation matters, including foreclosure defense, evictions, real property actions, actions against debt collectors, and commercial litigation.

His experience in litigation provides him the ability to identify and isolate potential areas of conflict and effectively counsel clients around potential pitfalls. Mr. Ricciardi believes that proper estate planning, real estate counsel, and business planning are areas of importance to everyone. Protecting and dispensing clients' various interests, assets, and lifetime earnings can make the difference between a comfortable retirement and wasting thousands of dollars in assets and earnings. Specialized knowledge, experience and attention to detail in these areas is therefore critically important.

Mr. Ricciardi is originally from New Jersey, but has resided in the State of Florida since 2006, including SW Florida since 2009. He has positioned himself to utilize his education, experience and detail-oriented mentality to assist his clients in estate planning, real property, and business transactions. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since August of 2011 and a member of the New York Bar since 2013. In 2014, he obtained an advanced L.L.M (Master of Laws) degree in Estate Planning and Elder Law. This degree required years of extensive additional education tailored specifically to advanced issues in estate planning including business succession planning and taxation issues affecting estate transfers.