Richard Escobar, Attorney


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Family Law, Antitrust, Constitutional Law, DUI-DWI, General Practice, Criminal


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Richard "Rick" Escobar is the founding partner in Escobar, Ramirez & Associates, PA.  He hold degrees from the University of South Florida (B.A., 1979) and Nova Southeastern College of Law (J.D., 1983).  Admitted to the Florida Bar in 1983, he also holds memberships in National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Hillsborough County Criminal Defense Association, and the Hillsborough County Bar Association. Rick is admitted to practice in all Florida State County and Circuit Courts, all Florida State appellate district courts, the Florida Supreme Court, the United States Supreme Court, and the United States Middle District of Florida.  He has also practiced before the United States District Court of Texas, the United States District Court of South Carolina, and the United States Military Court.

Richard Escobar has practiced law since 1983. He began he practice of law as a prosecutor in the office of the State Attorney for Hillsborough County, Florida.  Rick was quickly promoted to lead the trial attorney's in the Felony division where he attained the position of Lead Felony Trial Prosecutor.  He became recognized as one of the most aggressive and successful major crimes prosecutor for this office.  Rick successfully prosecuted thousands of cases for this office.  He is recognized by his colleagues as an expert in wiretap cases, RICO, major narcotics offenses, and homicides.

In 1986, Richard Escobar started his private practice with a specific focus on criminal defense. Rick has enjoyed great success in all facets of criminal defense in both state and federal cases.  He has practiced throughout the state of Florida, in both state and federal cases, as well as, in the states of Georgia, Virginia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, California, and Ohio.  A great deal of his practice focuses on defending Trafficking crimes, RICO crimes, White Collar crimes, and violent crimes including Homicide.  Rick is recognized as an aggressive, thorough criminal defense practitioner.  His belief is that only through aggressive investigations and thorough trial preparations can one maximize the probability of a positive resolution of criminal cases.  Rick also employs the finest investigators, forensic experts, and support professionals to accomplish this goal.

Richard. Escobar was born and raised in Tampa, Florida, and is married and has two children. Richard is an avid international sport fisherman. He competes internationally in bill fishing tournaments throughout the world. He has fished the waters of Guatemala, Mexico, Costa Rica, Cuba, Bahamas, and the United States, predominately, for trophy Marlin and Sailfish.  Richard is also an avid tennis and basketball player.  Additionally, he coaches youth baseball, football, and basketball teams. He is active in many local civic associations, and has held positions on the MHC Care Incorporated Board of Directors, and is currently a member of the University of South Florida Athletics Board of Directors, the University of South Florida Green Jacket Alumni Association, and the Krewe of the Knights of Sant' Yago.

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Language: Spanish

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Richard Escobar
2917 W Kennedy Blvd
Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33609
27.945093,-82.490907

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