Richard Akin concentrates his practice in the areas of civil and business litigation. He is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
While attending law school, Richard worked as a legal intern for the Health and Human Services Policy Council in the Florida House of Representatives. During law school, he received book awards in Gratuitous Transfers and Bankruptcy Policy Seminar.
After graduating magna cum laude from law school, Richard worked for a Tallahassee law firm for three years. Richard recently relocated to Southwest Florida to join Henderson Franklin and presently resides in Fort Myers with his wife. When he is not working, Richard enjoys spending time outdoors.
Richard is a member of the Trial Lawyers Section and Young Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar.