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Marsh, Rickard & Bryan



Jeff Rickard

Founding Partner

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Jeff is one of the founding partners of Marsh, Rickard & Bryan.  At first, Jeff wanted to be an engineer. His father was an engineer and he saw the profession as challenging and rewarding. Then, he discovered an affinity for words and speaking, which led him to the law. “Both professions require critical thinking,” says Jeff. “That was and still is very important to me.”

Jeff gives much credit to the advantages of growing up in small town Alabama where everybody took care of everybody else. Those were the times and places that one could ride a bike anywhere and play ball until suppertime. 

“My high school football coach was a big influence in my life. He taught me about preparation, hard work, and responsibility,” Jeff said. These are the principles we practice at Marsh, Rickard & Bryan every single day on every single case.”

Areas of Practice
Bar Admissions
Professional Associations & Recognition

Areas Of Practice

In Jeff’s 34+ year law career, he has primarily focused on complex personal injury and wrongful death matters, as well as fraud and business torts.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 1989


Jeff graduated from Auburn University in 1985 and from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law in 1989. 

Professional Associations & Memberships

Jeff is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a Fellow in the Alabama Law Foundation, and a 2023 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyer. Jeff has been routinely listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and chosen on more than one occasion by it as a Plaintiff “Lawyer of the Year.” He has been recognized for several years in Super Lawyers® and has received the highest possible ratings by Martindale-Hubbell.™ Jeff is a past President of the Alabama Association for Justice and the Alabama Civil Justice Foundation.


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