Richard Joyce is a Florida Bar Board Certified Attorney in Juvenile Law who specializes in representing parents in child dependency and termination of parental rights ("TPR") cases in Florida's Dependency, Unified Children's, Unified Family and appellate courts. He has appellate experience in over 135 Dependency and TPR cases.
His appellate experience also includes guardianship cases. As an Assistant General Counsel with the Office of the General Counsel for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, he gained significant experience working on appeals to the Circuit Court's Appellate Division and in addressing legal issues pending before the Courts.
During his career, he has also litigated accident, civil, domestic violence, family, guardian advocate, guardianship, incapacity, insurance, landlord-tenant, Marchman Act, mortgage foreclosure, personal injury, real estate, insurance subrogation and traffic cases. He has also represented clients in contractual, probate and real estate matters.
Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked at Eastern Air Lines as a Senior Logistics Analyst in Systems Operations.
The Florida Bar Public Interest Law Section - Executive Council Member
The Florida Bar Public Interest Law Section - Recruitment Committee
The Florida Bar Appellate Section - Member
Dade County Bar Association Juvenile Court Committee - Member
Dade County Bar Association - Member
National Association of Counsel for Children - Member
Florida Association for Parents' Attorneys, Inc. - Former Vice President
State of Florida Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team - Former Member
Miami-Dade County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team - Former Member
Miami-Dade County Child Abuse Death Review Team - Former Member
The Rosemary Barkett Appellate American Inns of Court - Former Member
Florida Association of Counsel for Children - Former Director
Chief Assistant Regional Counsel - Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel, Third Region of Florida
Assistant General Counsel - Florida Justice Administrative Commission
Assistant General Counsel - Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
Attorney - Family Reunification Legal Office (Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court)
Senior Attorney - Florida Department of Children and Families, C.W.L.S.
General Counsel - E.C. Management Corp.
Attorney- Law Office of Richard F. Joyce
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