Richard Hricik is proud to be recognized by other lawyers and the legal community and its rating agencies. These honors and recognitions tell you that Richard is the right lawyer for YOU!
Martindale-Hubbell Rating of AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell provides reviews of lawyers and law firms in the single most comprehensive database of lawyers nationwide. Richard’s rating of AV Preeminent means his peers (other lawyers and judges in the area) believe he demonstrates the highest level of professional ability (A) as well as the highest level of professional ethics (V). Read the peer reviewers’ comments here. Richard has also been awarded their highest rating by both his peers and clients. LexisNexis-Martindale-Hubbell is the world’s most widely respected source of independent peer review ratings of attorneys for the past 140 years.
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
Richard is truly honored to have received this award as less than 1% of practicing attorneys in the United States are members. The recipients of this prestigious award have demonstrated the highest ideals of the legal profession.
Members are thoroughly vetted by a research team, selected by a blue ribbon panel of attorneys with podium status from independently neutral organizations, and approved by a judicial review board as exhibiting virtue in the practice of law.
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Richard is honored to be a part of the less than 5% of attorneys in South Carolina who are recognized by Super Lawyers. View Richard’s Super Lawyers profile
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is exclusively limited to attorneys who have won million dollar verdicts or settlements, of which Richard has both. Less than 1% of all U.S. lawyers have this distinction. Richard is one of the proud few to have qualified for membership in this exclusive group.
National Trial Lawyers Top 100 – South Carolina
The National Trial Lawyers is a national organization composed of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state and Richard is honored to be a member. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as trial lawyers, both civil plaintiff and criminal defense.
Professional Organizations & Associations
Service to the Bar
Richard is privileged to be a member of the Bar and has served on the Trial and Appellate Advocacy Committee. He also serves as an Assigned Member (hearing officer) for the Attorney Client Fee Dispute Board and is of service to his fellow members through Lawyers Helping Lawyers and member of the Charleston County Bar Wellness Committee.