Richard Guzman has been an associate attorney with the Bennett Law Center since May 2015.
Richard was born and raised in Miami-Dade County. As a first generation American, Richard has the proper perspective needed to understand the unique concerns of many in the South Florida community.
Richard attended Southwest Miami High School before beginning his college education at Florida International University. While at FIU, Richard became involved with WRGP, FIU’s student radio station, as an on-air DJ as well as serving one term as elections commissioner for the Student Government Association. Richard also served as campus involvement chair for the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.
Upon graduation from FIU, Richard immediately enrolled at the University of Miami School of Law and at the University of Miami Frost School of Music where he was part of the inaugural class of the schools’ joint JD/MM program. While in law school, Richard gained critical writing and practical experience while serving as a law clerk for a boutique Miami personal injury firm.
Richard was admitted to the Florida Bar in September 2013. In his time practicing Richard has represented individuals, small businesses, homeowners, debtors, entertainers and designers, in various practice areas including personal injury, slip and falls, personal injury protection, trademark, business disputes and negotiations.
His experience in a broad range of practice areas has helped Richard develop into a competent litigator and zealous advocate for his client’s interests.
Richard continues to find ways to improve upon himself and his community by being a part of local philanthropic organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami where he serves as a big brother.
Richard is a native English speaker and is fluent in Spanish.