Richard M. Lee primarily handles litigation matters in both Minnesota and North Dakota, including personal injury and family law. His family law focus is on North Dakota clients. Richard is also busy as a court-appointed attorney for persons with mental health or family issues. In this role, Richard serves the courts of Northwestern Minnesota representing people who are subject to mental health commitments or child protection actions. Richard also serves as the firm’s primary attorney for workers compensation (Minnesota) and Social Security disability, and serves as counsel for a number of local cities.
Richard was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in Savannah, Georgia. In 2009 he graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts as a double major in Political Science and Legal Studies. Mr. Lee received his Juris Doctor degree from Mississippi College School of Law in 2012. Prior to joining BRINK LAWYERS, Mr. Lee worked for the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Policy and Research Division, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, and as a teaching and researching assistant focusing his research on the use of electronic evidence in the state courts and products liability. Richard was elected as Mayor of the City of Stephen in 2014.
When he’s not working, Richard enjoys spending time with his growing family, fishing and hunting, and helping his in-laws on their multi-generational farming operation south of Stephen, Minnesota.
Areas of Practice
Personal Injury, General Civil Litigation, Family Law, Mental Health, and Child Protection.
Bar and Court Admissions
- Minnesota State Bar, 2012
- North Dakota State Bar, 2013
B.A., Political Science and B.A., Legal Studies, University of Tennessee; Juris Doctorate, Mississippi College School of Law, 2012.