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Wed 18 May, 2016 # News

Riccio Promoted to Member of the Firm

Hand Arendall LLC is proud to announce Robert J. Riccio has been promoted to member of the firm.

Bob’s practice focuses on complex tax and estate planning, business taxation, taxation of trusts and estates, and tax-exempt organizations. His practice also includes handling estate administrations and advising clients on asset protection issues. Bob also has experience in representing taxpayers in disputes with various federal, state and local taxing authorities, as well as representing both beneficiaries and trustees in fiduciary disputes and litigation.

Bob currently serves as assistant treasurer of the Mobile Bar Association, is a member of the Standing Committee on Trusts at the Alabama Law Institute, and serves on the board of directors for the Alabama Federal Tax Clinic. Bob is also active in the community and is a member of the Leadership Mobile Class of 2016. As recognition of pro bono service to clients, Bob received the 2015 Volunteer of the Year Award from the South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program.

Bob received his master’s of law degree in taxation from New York University School of Law and his juris doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law. Riccio is also a Certified Public Accountant and received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Hand Arendall is a full-service law firm, providing its clients with legal services in all areas of traditional civil practice. The firm was organized in 1941 and has nearly 70 lawyers, making it one of the largest law firms in the State of Alabama. The firm has a fundamental commitment to providing quality legal services in a timely and cost-effective manner. Cases and projects are staffed with the goal of achieving success for the client with maximum efficiency. With offices in Athens, Birmingham, Mobile and Baldwin County, Alabama, Hand Arendall is uniquely situated among the Southeast’s major law firms to provide legal direction to clients throughout Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. Learn more at