Helping You Make the Best Decisions

So You Can Better Protect Your Future

About Me

Richard Ruhl (Rick) grew up in Charlotte County and was admitted to practice in Florida in 2002, and has been in private practice in southwest Florida since 2003. He attended elementary, junior high, and high school in Englewood and college in Fort Myers, graduating from International College, with a Bachelor's degree, summa cum laude. After this, he finished his Juris Doctorate at St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami in 2001.

I want to help you through life's challenges by taking the burden off your shoulders.

After admission to the bar, Rick accepted a job with the Public Defender's Office, and from there, accepted a job offer from the Law Office of Robert Distefano in Fort Lauderdale. After spending a year with Robert Distefano, he moved back to Charlotte County to open his own practice. In 2011, Rick joined the firm of Ruhl Law. Contact Rick at or by phone at (855) RUHL-LAW.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida State Bar, 2002


  • St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, 2001

  • International College - Fort Myers, B.S.