Richard A. DeMichele, Jr. is a seasoned litigator, devoting a substantial part of his practice to family law and personal injury matters.
In his family law practice, Mr. DeMichele has significant trial and appellate level experience. His clients are not only high net worth individuals but also those of modest means whom are going through a divorce or seeking post divorce relief. Rick is routinely called upon to advise his clients in the areas of alimony, equitable distribution, child custody, child support, visitation, asset valuation, no fault divorce, prenuptial agreements, counsel fee awards and domestic violence.
In his personal injury practice, Rick regularly represents clients who have suffered serious personal injuries. Mr. DeMichele has a richly deserved reputation for being a tough and skilled advocate for those who were injured in a car crash or as a result of a slip or trip and fall. His in-depth knowledge of insurance and insurance coverage helps his clients maximize their recovery.
Mr. DeMichele is a national, state and local bar association leader. He is currently a Delegate to the American Bar Association's House of Delegates. As a member of the American Bar Association, Rick has served as Chair of the GP Solo Division and served the Division's Council, Nominating Committee and Corporate Sponsors Committee. He has also served on the American Bar Association's Section of Family Law's Continuing Legal Education Committee and as Council Member of the ABA's Section of Family Law.
Rick is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He has held several leadership positions with the State Bar including Trustee, Chair of the Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointment Committee "JPAC", Chair of the Membership Committee, and Chair of the Young Lawyers Division.
In addition, Mr. DeMichele is a past President of the Camden County Bar Association and the Camden County Bar Foundation. Rick is currently the Co-chair of the Camden County Bar Association's Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointment Committee "JPAC" and a former Trustee, Chair of the Family Law Committee, and Chair of the Lawyer Referral Service Committee. Mr. DeMichele is a frequent seminar speaker and moderator and has been featured on the Camden County Bar Association's television program Legal Lines.
Mr. DeMichele's legal skills have been recognized by several New Jersey publications. In December of 2011 Rick was named by South Jersey Magazine as a Legal Eagle. In June of 2006 Mr. DeMichele was selected by New Jersey Super Lawyer as a Rising Star. In January 2003 South Jersey Magazine chose him as one of South Jersey's 33 People to Watch.
Rick is a graduate of Cherry Hill High School East (1987), Rutgers University School of Engineering (1992), and Villanova University School of Law (1995). Rick now lives in Haddonfield with his wife Sharon and his two daughters Amanda and Elizabeth.
Mr. DeMichele is admitted to practice in every state court in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He is also admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey as well as the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.