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Joseph W. (Rick) Richmond, Jr., retired from the practice of law in 2023,  Prior to that, he had a transactional and relationship legal practice which primarily emphasized the areas of real estate law, estate planning, trust and estates administration, and business law. Prior to becoming Of Counsel with McCallum & Kudravetz, P.C. in July 2014, Mr. Richmond was a senior partner with the law firm of Richmond & Fishburne, having practiced with the firm since 1971. Mr. Richmond is a graduate of Episcopal High School and Washington and Lee University. He received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, after serving in the U.S. Army where he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal. Mr. Richmond has served in many professional leadership roles. His publications include The Virginia Homebuyer’s Manual (Editor) and Real Estate Transactions In Virginia (Co-Editor). Mr. Richmond also has served in many leadership roles in the community. Mr. Richmond has received numerous recognitions and awards from the community and his peers.


Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning and Administration

  • Taxation

  • Business and Corporate Law

  • Real Estate



  • Washington & Lee University, B.S., 1966

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1971



  • Virginia, 1971


Professional Affiliations

  • Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association (Former President)

  • Virginia Commission on Women and Minorities in the Legal System (Former President)

  • Virginia Law Foundation (Former President and Chair of Its Fellows Council)

  • Virginia State Bar Council (Former Member)

  • Virginia State Bar (Former Member of the Ethics Committee, Chair of the Real Property Section, Faculty of the Professionalism Course, Chair of the Conference of Local Bar Associations)



  • American Bar Foundation (Fellow)

  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers (Fellow)

  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® (AV is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.)

  • Named in Best Lawyers in America

  • Named one of Virginia’s 400 Best Lawyers

  • Received Traver Scholar Award in 2007 (Awarded to Preeminent Real Estate Lawyers in Virginia)

  • Recognized as one of Charlottesville’s Distinguished Dozen by the Charlottesville Daily Progress in 2007

  • Virginia Business Legal Elite (Recognized in 2003 as the premier lawyer for Real Estate/Construction)

  • Virginia Law Foundation (Fellow)


Community Service

  • Albemarle County Rotary Club (Former President)

  • BB&T Corporation (Former Director)

  • Bloomfield, Inc. (Former President)

  • Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (Member of Governing Board, Audit Committee, Grants Portfolio Committee, and Donor Relations Committee)

  • Christ Episcopal Church (Member, Former Member of the Vestry and Senior Warden)

  • Jefferson Area Board for the Aging (JABA) (Board Member)

  • Jefferson Elder Care, Inc., Owner and Operator of the nonprofit Mountainside Senior Living in Crozet, Virginia (Former President and Board Member)

  • Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation (Former Board Member)

  • Rockywold Deephaven Camps, Inc. (Former Director)

  • Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge (Founder, Former Chair of the Board of Trustees)

  • Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge Foundation (Former Trustee and Chair of the Board)

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