Information Technology Committee Co-Chair
Richard worked for Washington law firms (and a bar association) for 37 years, moving from paralegal to technology staff, just as these firms realized they needed computers. He spent the last 29 years of his career as the I.T. Manager at six of the firms. Richard’s focus was on local user support and on-time training. He would explain the tech to the lawyers while explaining the lawyers’ needs to the engineers, serving as translator and pin cushion for both sides. He has certifications in UNIX, NetWare, Cisco, VoIP, and Microsoft, as well as I.T. project management, ITIL Foundation and software management. He has spoken at legal technology conferences, taught at G.W.U. Continuing Education, run an association for technology managers, and written articles on I.T. support. Richard is a graduate of G.W.U. in Radio/Television and he spent years as a party disc jockey. He has been an Encore Learning Class Aide several times and is excited to help the membership with their technology needs and aspirations.