About Us

Florida's families need a law firm with experienced lawyers who focus on the personal importance of their legal issues. At Ruhl Law our clients recommend us because of our deep and personal concern we give to each person. Our absolute attention to your well-being will be constant throughout our fight against your difficult legal problems.

Richard Ruhl

Richard Ruhl

Richard Ruhl (Rick) grew up in Charlotte County and was admitted to practice in Florida in 2002, and has been in private practice in southwest Florida since 2003. He attended elementary, junior high, and high school in Englewood and college in Fort Myers, graduating from International College, with a Bachelor's degree, summa cum laude. After this, he finished his Juris Doctorate at St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami in 2001.

After admission to the bar, Rick accepted a job with the Public Defender's Office, and from there, accepted a job offer from the Law Office of Robert Distefano in Fort Lauderdale. After spending a year with Robert Distefano, he moved back to Charlotte County to open his own practice. In 2011, Rick joined the firm of Ruhl Law. Contact Rick at Rick@ruhllaw.com or by phone at (855) RUHL LAW.

Areas of Practice:

  • Criminal law
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Family Law

Proud Member of:

  • Founding Member of the Charlotte County Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Manasota Trial Lawyers

Contact us to learn more about our respected and trustworthy law firm.


No matter what time during the day or night, we are here to make a difference in your life. You always have personal contact throughout Southwest Florida at our offices in Port Charlotte and Sarasota.

From our network of convenient locations, we look forward to taking care of you during the trying times that legal problems present in your life. Since 2011, we have been in business to fight for your rights.