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Richard Troell

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Richard Troell has over 30 years of litigation experience in a wide variety of practice areas including Family Law, Domestic Relations, Child Support, Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Injunctions, Driver’s License Administrative Hearings, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Small Business, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Richard is admitted to practice in the state courts of both Florida and Oklahoma, and from 2006 until 2012 served as a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family and County Civil Mediator.

Mr. Troell is a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, and earned his Law Degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. During his third year of law school, Mr. Troell became a Licensed Legal Intern with a limited license to practice law in Oklahoma under the supervision of O.A. "Buck" Cargill, Jr., a nationally recognized trial lawyer in Oklahoma City, and remained with the Cargill law firm after graduation.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI / DWI / BUI
  • Civil Litigation and Trial Practice
  • Domestic Violence
  • Contracts
  • Small Business
  • Personal Injury
  • Wills and Probate

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family & County Certified Mediator, Florida Supreme Court, 2006-2012

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1989
  • Oklahoma, 1988


  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • Juris Doctorate - 1987
  • University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1984
    • Major: Organizational Communications

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Member, Present
  • Florida Bar, Criminal Law Section, Member, Present
  • The Florida Bar, Member, Present
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member, Present
  • Okaloosa County Legal Aid, Inc., President, 1996 to 1998
  • Okaloosa County Legal Aid, Inc., Board Member, 1994 to 1995
  • Main Street Crestview Association, Inc., President, 1998 to 2001
  • Okaloosa Bar Association, Inc., Present

Past Employment

  • Ward & Ketchersid, PA, 03/2012 to 03/2021
  • A. Richard Troell, Attorney at Law, Sole Practitioner, 1996 to 02/2012
  • Law Offices of Dana C. Matthews, P.A., Associate Attorney, 1989 to 1996
  • O.A. Cargill, Jr., P.C., Associate Attorney, 1987 to 1989

Pro Bono Activities

  • Shelter House, Inc., Present
  • Recipient, Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award, First Judicial Circuit, 2007
  • Recipient, Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. Pro Bono Service Recognition, 2004 to 2011

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