Rick was born in Yakima, Washington and attended the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, obtaining degrees in Political Science and Business Administration in 1969. Upon completion of his degrees, Rick moved to Canada to attend Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia, obtaining his Bachelor of Laws in 1976 and was called to the bar in 1977.
Rick then moved to Chilliwack in 1977 and has been in private practice since that time. Rick practices in the areas of personal injury, general litigation, insurance defense, and family law. Rick regularly appears in Supreme Court in Chilliwack, New Westminster and Vancouver, as well as many of the Provincial Courts in the Fraser Valley.
Rick is an active member of the Law Society of British Columbia, Canadian Bar Association, and Defence Lawyer’s Association. Outside of work Rick enjoys golfing, running, reading, and spending time with his daughter.