Every year since 1992, Rick has received the AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest legal and ethical rating from his peers.

Rick regularly volunteers his legal services to the Douglas County Self-Help Desk and Sacred Heart Ministry Center, and is on the St. James Long-Term Planning Committee. He has coached high school Mock Trial Teams, and was a long-time youth basketball coach at St. James/Seton School. He is a baseball fan, and is working on his goal to attend a game in every major league stadium.

Rick and his wife Molly have three daughters and five grandchildren. Rick is a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton parish, and enjoys crossword puzzles, listening to music, and coin collecting.