As Senior Counsel at Tully Rinckey, Richard Jennings concentrates his practice in Family Matrimonial Law and Criminal, Vehicle and Traffic law, and Civil Litigation. He represents clients in cases involving divorce, child support, child custody, child visitation, spousal support and paternity. Rick also represents clients facing criminal charges, from misdemeanors and felonies under New York State’s Penal Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law, and Pennsylvania’s Criminal Code, as well as federal criminal charges.
Prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC, Rick had been a solo practitioner at Jennings Law Office in Sayre, Pennsylvania since 2012. Through the ownership of his own practice, Rick became well-versed in an array of topics relating to family and matrimonial law, criminal defense, and civil litigation.
Jennings is licensed in all New York and Pennsylvania state courts, the United States Western District of New York court, the United States Eastern District of Pennsylvania court, and the United States Middle District of Pennsylvania court.
Outside of the courtroom, Rick is a member of the Healthcare Facilities Authority of Sayre Board, and serves as counsel for the Sayre Borough and South Waverly Borough Zoning Hearing Boards. He is also a part-time attorney for the Bradford County Public Defender Office and previously served as Criminal Conflict Counsel for Bradford County. He previously served on the Sayre School Board, Sayre Public Library Board, Sayre Historical Society Board and is a graduate of the NY-Penn Leadership Program. Rick is also a veteran, having served for seven years in the U.S. Navy in top secret satellite telecommunications positions.
Rick obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of North Dakota School of Law, where he was named to the National Dean’s list (22nd Edition). He completed graduate studies with a 4.0 GPA in human resource management at Chapman University, Orange, California, As an undergraduate, Rick attended Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, where he studied journalism and government.
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