Richard V. Grimes, Jr. is “Of Counsel” with the firm.
Rick concentrates his law practice in the area of
Rick was born in Piqua, Ohio and received his Law Degree (J.D.) from the Washington & Lee University School of Law in 1973.
Following his graduation from law school, Rick became a partner with the Law Firm of McCulloch, Feiger, Fite & Gutmann, the largest law firm in Miami County, Ohio from 1973 through 1987.
Rick then acted as legal counsel and was at one point in charge of the Private Wealth Management Group of Investors Trust Company.
Mr. Grimes then became associated with the Reading Law Firm of Hartman, Hartman, Howe & Allerton, where he was engaged with the firm’s
- Estate Planning;
- Estate Administration;
- and Orphans Court Litigation Practices.
Mr. Grimes is admitted to practice in the
- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania;
- State of Ohio; and
- United States District Court for the Eastern District.
He is a member of the Berks County Bar Association.
Rick served as Chairman of the Senior Citizen Booklet Committee of the Bar Association from 1996-2000. While serving in that capacity, the Berks County Bar Association received a National Award from the American Bar Association for that project.
Mr. Grimes has also served as Chairman of the Board of the Berks County Senior Citizens Council and as a Board member for over 12 years.
Rick served as a Board member of the Saint Joseph’s Hospital Foundation Board.
Rick has taught the following courses at several local colleges and universities:
- Money & Banking;
- Trusts & Investments; and
- Real Estate Law.