Rick A. Friedman, II

Friedman Law Firm, P.C., was founded by Rick A. Friedman, II, Esquire. Mr. Friedman formed Friedman Law Firm, P.C., after honing his litigation and negotiating skills at various well-respected law firms in Virginia. Like Mr. Friedman, Friedman Law Firm, P.C.,  is devoted to representing clients in divorce, custody, support, and equitable distribution cases.

Professional Experience:

Friedman Law Firm, P.C., Senior Partner (2010 – Present)
Barnes & Diehl, P.C. (2004 – 2010)
Friedman Legal Group, President, (2002 – 2004)
Paris, Blank & Brown, P.C. (2001 – 2002)
Supreme Court of Virginia Department of Dispute Resolution Services (1998 – 1999)


Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, California
Juris Doctor (Last two years completed at University of Richmond Law School)

Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
Negotiation and Settlement Advocacy

College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
Major: History/English

Bar Admissions:

Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of Virginia
Court of Appeals of Virginia
Federal District Court, Eastern Division
All Virginia Trial Courts


Richmond Bar Association
Chesterfield County Bar
Henrico County Bar
Metro Richmond Family Bar

Honors and Awards:

Selected to Super Lawyers (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Legal Elite in Virginia Business Magazine
Voted Rising Stars Super Lawyer, Law & Politics and Richmond Magazine (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
Top 100 Trial Attorneys in Virginia for 2010, 2011, 2012, American Trial Lawyers

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2017 Super Lawyers Friedman Law Firm Rick Friedman Wyat Taylor Kim Fitzgerald
(Richmond, VA - 5-3-2017) Congratulations to Rick A. Friedman, II, Esquire, named Super Lawyer 2017, for his ninth recognition by Super Lawyers.  Congratulations to Wyatt J. Taylor, Esquire, for his fifth consecutive recognition in Super Lawyers' Rising Stars, and congratulations to Kimberly ...
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Richmond, VA (4-22-2016) Friedman Law Firm, P.C., a premier family law firm based in Virginia is proud to announce that three of its attorneys have been named in the 2016 edition of Super Lawyers. Congratulations to Rick A. Friedman, II, ...
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Attorney Rick Friedman speaks at NACVA
9-17-2014 (Henrico County, VA)  Attorney Rick A. Friedman, II, Esquire, presented a seminar entitled, "Valuation in Highly Contested Matter: Your Math is Right, So Why are You Wrong?" in Henrico County, Virginia, at a meeting of the Virginia Chapter of National Association ...
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Friedman Law Firm Camry #66 with Joe Nemechek finishes the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 40th position on 9/6/2014 ...
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6-16-2014 - (Richmond, VA)  Congratulations to attorneys Rick A. Friedman, II, Kimberly L. Fitzgerald, and Wyatt J. Taylor, for their inclusion in the 2014 Virginia & West Virginia Super Lawyers Magazine. Super Lawyers Magazine listed Rick Friedman as a Super Lawyer ...
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Buyer Beware: The True Cost of a No Fault Divorce By Rick Friedman, II, Esquire January 3, 2013 All over the internet, lawyers and legal services providers are advertising inexpensive and quick “no fault” divorces. Some promise to get you divorced ...
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Friedman Law Firm, P.C., proudly announces that Rick A. Friedman, II, has been recognized in the 2011 “Legal Elite” survey conducted annually by Virginia Business magazine in cooperation with the Virginia State Bar. Statewide, only approximately  800  of the 29,300 active Virginia State Bar members ...
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Rick A. Friedman, II, Esq. has been named to the Virginia Rising Stars list as one of the top attorneys in Virginia for 2011. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to the list. Super ...
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January 1, 2011 - (Richmond, VA)  The National Trial Lawyers, a professional, educational, and business organization of trial attorneys, named Rick A. Friedman, II, as one of the “TOP 100 TRIAL LAWYERS – Virginia.” Selection for The National Trial Lawyers is ...
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