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About the Firm

Welcome to Rice Law Firm

At Rice Law Firm, client satisfaction is our first priority.

We understand that clients want prompt, courteous and fairly priced service, and not at the expense of quality. Through technology, skill and effort, the Rice Law Firm has established a reputation for delivering this type of service. The Rice Law Firm has been representing individuals, businesses and families in east central Florida since 1983. Our geographical service area includes Volusia, Flagler, Seminole, Brevard, St. Johns and Putnam counties. We have board certified attorneys to assist you with a wide range of legal services. Only six percent of attorneys in Florida are board certified. The Rice Law Firm is rated AV preeminent by Martindale Hubbell, the leading national law firm directory.

When residents and businesses in Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Deland, Palm Coast, Deltona and other cities in our region need real lawyers, they call the Rice Law Firm. Whether your legal matter is big or small, we take it seriously and provide the same level of high quality legal service. Contact us today and experience the Rice Law Firm difference.

A History of Excellence

In 1986, after a tenure together in another local firm, Paul E. Rice, Jr. and James L. Rose, 1983 and 1982 graduates of the University of Florida College of Law, respectively, formed the Rice & Rose Law Firm. Philip J. Bonamo earned partnership on January 1, 2009, after four solid years as an associate with the firm. In 2016, James Rose retired after a 30 year successful partnership with Paul Rice. Matthew Shapiro became a partner in November of 2018.

A new era in the firm history occurred

In 2001 the Rice Law Firm took occupancy of its 10,500 square foot office building. The firm purchased an older building on the beachside in Daytona Beach, razed it and constructed a purpose-built state of the art law office. The building has attractive space for up to eight attorneys and provides the platform and resources required to deliver high quality legal services.