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A. Richard Troell III, Esq.

A. Richard Troell III, Esq.

Destin, Florida
877-732-9339 (Toll free)

Mr. Troell has 25 years of legal experience in a wide variety of practice areas including Family Law, Domestic Relations, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Small Business, and Alternative Dispute Resolution.  Mr. Troell is admitted to practice in the state courts of both Florida and Oklahoma, and has been a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family and County Civil Mediator since 2006.

Mr. Troell is a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, and earned his Law Degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  During his third year of law school, Mr. Troell became a Licensed Legal Intern with a limited license to practice law in Oklahoma under the supervision of O.A. "Buck" Cargill, Jr., a nationally recognized trial lawyer in Oklahoma City.

Areas of Practice

  • Family and Criminal Law
  • Civil Litigation and Trial Practice
  • Domestic Violence
  • Contracts
  • Small Business
  • Personal Injury
  • Wills
  • DUI / DWI / BUI

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family & County Certified Mediator, Florida Supreme Court, 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1989
  • Oklahoma, 1988


  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • Juris Doctorate - 1987
  • University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1984
    • Major: Organizational Communications

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Okaloosa County Legal Aid, Inc., President, 1996 - 1998
  • Okaloosa County Legal Aid, Inc., Board Member, 1994 - 1995
  • Main Street Crestview Association, Inc., President, 1998 - 2001
  • Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Member
  • Florida Bar, Criminal Law Section, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • A. Richard Troell, Attorney at Law, Sole Practitioner, 1996 - February 22, 2012
  • Law Offices of Dana C. Matthews, P.A., Associate Attorney, 1989 - 1996
  • O.A. Cargill, Jr., P.C., Associate Attorney, 1987 - 1989

Pro Bono Activities

  • Shelter House, Inc.
  • Recipient, Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award, First Judicial Circuit
  • Recipient, Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. Pro Bono Service Recognition, 2004 - 2011