Richard J. Plotkin Attorney At Law

Richard J. Plotkin - Attorney at Law


T 904.598.9929
F 904.598.9109
D 904.632.8475
Jacksonville 50 North Laura Street Suite 1100 Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Rick has extensive jury and nonjury trial experience, having tried approximately 100 jury trials while serving as assistant state attorney in the Jacksonville State Attorney’s Office. He was an assistant state attorney for over five years in the Repeat Offender Division, focusing on violent crimes before entering private practice. Rick also served as a lecturer on trial advocacy, witness preparation and the art of jury selection.

Currently, Rick serves as outside counsel for the lease administration group of a Fortune 100 company. He is a member of the Florida Litigation Team for the largest publicly traded real estate company in North America. Rick is also an annual lecturer on landlord-tenant disputes at the annual National Retail Tenants Association convention.

Rick focuses his practice on civil and complex commercial litigation with an area of emphasis on business litigation, landlord-tenant disputes, collections and foreclosures, real property litigation, employment law and insurance coverage.

  • Background

    Rick is a third-generation Jacksonville resident.  He obtained his bachelor's from the University of Florida in 1992 and his juris doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 1995.

  • Education
    • University of Florida, B.S. (1992)
      • Florida Blue Key
      • Omnicron Delta Kappa Academic Honor Society
    • University of Miami College of Law, J.D. (1995)
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
    • Florida Supreme Court
      • Certified Circuit Court Mediator
    • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Florida Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2009
  • Civic
    • JAX MVP, Innagural Class of 2016
    • Leadership Jacksonville, Class of 2016
    • Jacksonville Jewish Center, Board of Directors; Executive Vice President, 2013
    • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Council
    • Retail Tenants Association, Member
    • International Council of Shopping Centers, Member
    • Allocations Committee for United Way, Member
    • Gator Bowl Committee, Member