Richard Powers handles personal injury matters, assisting with the firm’s cases from beginning to end. Prior to becoming an associate, he served as one of the firm’s personal injury and fire law clerks.
Prior to McNicholas & McNicholas, Mr. Powers was a judicial extern to the Honorable Robert N. Kwan at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, where he researched and drafted bench memoranda and recommendations on bankruptcy law and federal civil procedure issues. While earning his Juris Doctorate at Loyola, he worked as a legal intern for the school’s Social Justice Bankruptcy Law Clinic. In this role, he conducted client intakes for the Los Angeles Public Counsel Federal Pro Se Clinic and performed additional duties. Before entering law school, he worked for four years as a police and fire emergency dispatcher with the Hamden Police Department in Connecticut.
- Juris Doctorate: Loyola Law School
- Bachelor of Science: Sacred Heart University
Honors & Awards
- Loyola Law School: Outstanding Student Award – Consumer Bankruptcy Clinic