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Lawyer,Poet, author, educator. Practices real property, corporation, wills, trusts and estates law in Pinellas County, Florida. Writes the FutureLawyer column. Gives seminars on technology and the law. Author of "Life is Simple, Really", Poems about Life, Loving, Family and Fun.

Biography

Richard M. "Rick" Georges

3656 First Avenue North • St. Petersburg, FL 33713 • Telephone: 727-321-4420
Facsimile - 727-321-2398 Email - rgeorges@futurelawyer.com and Web http://www.futurelawyer.com

Rick Georges is a solo practitioner, practicing in St. Petersburg, Florida. He is active in the St. Petersburg, Florida, and American Bar Associations, and presents seminars and programs on the use of computers in the practice of law. He has authored the "Future Lawyer" column for the Tampa Bay Review and other publications, and has taught law office management and computer-assisted legal research at the College and Law School level. His primary areas of practice, as a lawyer, are in real property transactions and litigation, commercial practice and litigation, and wills and trust administration and litigation.
He has served on the Law Office Management Assistance Service (LOMAS) Committee for the Florida Bar,has previously served on the Florida Courts Technology Commission by appointment of the Florida Supreme Court, and is a past Chair of the Committee on Technology for the Florida Bar. He also has served on technology related Committees for the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Committee of the American Bar Association and the Law Practice Management Section of the American Bar Association.
Mr. Georges has long been a proponent of the efficient use of technology by lawyers. His experience includes:
Chair of the Florida Bar Committee on Technology (1994-1995-1996)
Chair of the Standing Committee on Technology of the Practice Management & Development Section of the Florida Bar (1999-2005)
Adjunct Professor at the Florida Institute of Technology (1977- 1985)
Adjunct Professor of Law at Stetson College of Law (1985-1987)
Adjunct Professor at Eckerd College (1986-1989)
Program Chair of the American Bar Association's seminar on "CD-ROM Technology in the Law Office" (1993)
Vice Chair of the American Bar Association's Probate and Trust Committee K-2 Technology and Economics (1996-2002)
Appointed by the Florida Supreme Court to the Court Technology Users Committee (1995-1997)
Member of the Florida Courts Technology Commission (1997-2001)
Member of the Trial Court Sub-Committee of the Florida Courts Technology Commission (1996-2000)
Member, Executive Council of the General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section of the Florida Bar (1997-2004)
Editor, “State of the Art News”, of the Practice Management and Development Section of the Florida Bar (1997-1999)
Member, Public Information Committee of the Florida Bar (1997-2002)
Named to the Advisory Committee of the Florida Bar Law Office Management Assistance Service (LOMAS) (1995-2005)
Member of the Committee on the Law of Commerce in Cyberspace Committee of the Section of Business Law of the American Bar Association (1996-2002)
Member of the Internet/Computer Advertising SubCommittee of the Florida Bar Joint Presidential Advertising Task Force (1996-1997)
Faculty and Presenter of Internet Instruction Course for the Florida Conference of Circuit Judges Annual Education Meeting - September 8-11, 1996
Principal Presenter - “A Lawyer’s Introduction to the Internet” for the Florida Bar Convention - 1996
Presenter of “Internet-The World Wide Web” for the College of Advanced Judicial Studies - May 19-24, 1996
Presenter of “Takin’ It to the Net: Internet for Lawyers” for the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section Convention of the Florida Bar - May 29-June 2, 1996
Speaker and Panel Member - “TechShow 96" of the Law Practice Management Section of the American Bar Association - March 21-23, 1996
Speaker and Presenter of “Internet for Judges” for the Judicial Administration Division of the American Bar Association at the Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association August 1-5, 1996
Presenter of “Top Tech Tools” Seminar for the Probate and Trust Division of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association at the Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association - August 6, 1996
Faculty of Advanced Judicial College, Florida Supreme Court - 1997, 1999
Faculty of University at Sea - Holland America Cruises - (1998-2002)
Presenter of Technology Track - Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (1998)
Member, Technology Task Force, The Florida Bar (2000- 2003)
Biographee, Marquis Who’s Who in America - 2002-2003-2004-2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010 Editions
Biographee, Marquis Who's Who in American Law (2002- Present)
Member - Executive Council - General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section of the Florida Bar (1997-2005)
Chair, Technology SubCommittee - Practice, Management and Development Section of the Florida Bar (2000-2007)
Member, Special Committee on Website Advertising Rules, The Florida Bar (2005-2008)
Speaker and Presenter at many other National, State and Local seminars.

In Rick's continuing efforts to disseminate information on the new technologies changing the practice of law, he has authored the FUTURE LAWYER COLUMNS. In these FutureLawyer columns, on the Internet, in the Tampa Bay Review, Jacksonville Daily Record, the Florida Bar News, the Florida Bar Journal, and other publications, he has covered the Internet's legal resources, mobile computing, video teleconferencing, Windows, wireless computing, Internet Security, and a host of other technology related issues and topics.

Interests

Computers, golf, tennis, chess, technology, gadgets