Practice Areas:

Wills & Trusts; Estate Planning and Administration; Real Estate; and Business Transactions

Richard E. Boston estate planning attorney in Richmond, Indiana

Richard (Rick) Boston graduated from Richmond High School in 1964 and returned to his hometown in 1971 to begin his legal career after graduation from Indiana University School of Law – Bloomington, now Maurer School of Law, where he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree.  Upon returning to Richmond, Rick joined the law firm of Harlan, Schussler, and Keller, predecessor of the present firm, where he has continued to practice for more than 50 years.  Currently Rick focuses his practice in the areas of wills, trusts and probate matters; business transactions; and real estate. Rick previously held an appointment through the U.S. Department of Justice as a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division, from 1979 through 2023.  His professional affiliations include memberships in the Wayne County, (past President and Treasurer), Indianapolis, Indiana State, and American Bar Associations.  Rick has a strong interest in the cultural arts and has served on the Board of Directors of the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, the Board of Directors of the Richmond Art Museum, the Art Advisory Committee for Indiana University East, and as legal counsel to the Starr-Genett  Foundation for the preservation of Richmond’s historic jazz heritage.

As a graduate of Indiana University (I.U.), Rick has maintained a strong relationship with the University, including both the main campus in Bloomington and Indiana University East, located in Richmond. Rick is a lifetime member of the I.U. Alumni Association and has served as past president of the Wayne County I.U. Alumni Association. He was appointed to the I.U. President’s Circle of donors and was the recipient of the Chancellor’s medallion in 2019. Presently Rick serves on the I.U.E. Board of Advisors.

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Admitted: 1971, Indiana and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

Law School: Indiana University – Bloomington (now Maurer School of Law) J.D., 1971

College: Indiana University, B.S., 1968

Member: Wayne County, Indianapolis, Indiana State and American Bar Associations.

Appointments: Standing Trustee, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division, (1979-2023).

Assistant: Nina Boston