J. Richard Block has been representing law firms for over 20 years.  He is a frequent lecturer to the Maryland State Bar Association's members on "How to Start a Law Practice" and "How to Make Law Firms More Profitable."  In addition to his experience in accounting for law firms and litigation support, Richard has industry-specific expertise in construction, real estate and medical practice.

An undergraduate at the University of Maryland with a certificate of accounting from the University of Baltimore, Richard is active in civic affairs. He is on the Advisor Council of the Baltimore Community Foundation; has served as president of the Baltimore Jobs and Energy Project, an urban revitalization and job creation effort; and was a board member of the Village Learning Place in Baltimore.