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Richard W. Ervin

Richard W. Ervin



Richard William Ervin, IV is a member of the Florida and District of Columbia Bars, he is admitted to practice law in all state courts in Florida and the federal Middle District Court of Florida. He practices in the areas of business, civil litigation, family, real estate, and appellate law.

Richard received his B.S. degree in political science from Florida State University in 1997. While attending Florida State, Richard interned at the Florida legislature for Representative Barry Silver and assisted with his political science professor’s mayoral campaign. Richard was also a member of Sigma Pi Fraternity. Richard earned a second bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Florida in 2003 where he excelled academically, graduating with honors and gaining admission into Golden Key International Honor Society. Richard continued his education at Florida State where he earned a master’s in business

administration and achieved honors on the Dean’s List. Richard earned his law degree from Nova Southeastern Law School. While attending Nova Law, Richard interned at the Public Defender’s office, 2nd Circuit, the Ft. Lauderdale City Prosecutor’s office, and Yoss LLP. Richard was awarded Nova Law School’s highest pro bono distinction for completing over 500 pro bono service hours.

Prior to attending law school, Richard pursued a career in banking and finance, working as a financial analyst for Branch Banking and Trust and a financial planner with American Express Financial Advisors. During that time, Richard gained valuable experience in analyzing financial data and reports.

After graduating law school, Richard assisted with and litigated a wide range of cases including breach of contract, real estate transactions, shareholder actions, fraudulent transfers, breach of fiduciary duties, deceptive trade practices, securities fraud, family law, and landlord tenant matters.

Practice Areas

  • Contract Disputes
  • Business Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Appeals


  • Florida State University, B.S. (1997)
  • University of Florida, B.S. (2003)
  • Florida State University, M.B.A. (2005)
  • Nova Southeastern, Shepard Broad Law School, J.D. (2011)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Florida (2015)
  • Washington D.C. (2017)

Representative Clients

  • Scott’s One Hour Air
  • Flex It Nutrition
  • Dempsey Construction

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Richard has been active in the community, volunteering for the Trey Curry Foundation, Metropolitan Ministries, Volunteer Reading Tutors, and The Sharing Tree.