Urda, Richard B. Jr.

Richard B. Urda, Jr. (1)
Richard B. Urda, Jr.

Practice Areas:
Employee benefits, estate planning and administration, small business law and professional corporations

Firm: Urda Professional Corporation
Suite 210, 205 W. Jefferson Boulevard South Bend, IN 46601
(574) 234-2161
rurdapc@gmail.com

Admitted to bar, 1975, Indiana and Michigan; 1976, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit and U.S. Tax Court. Married to Kathleen McGuire Urda and the father of five children: Kathleen, Patrick, Anne, Elizabeth, and Michael.

Undergraduate School

  • University of Notre Dame (B.A., summa cum laude, 1972)
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Law School

  • University of Michigan (J.D., cum laude, 1975)

Professional Associations:

  • Member: St. Joseph County (President 2006-2007), Indiana State, and American Bar Associations, and State Bar of Michigan.
  • Member: Indiana State Bar Association Probate, Trust and Real Property Section Council (Chair: 2012-2013); and St. Joseph County Public Defender Board.
  • Charter Member: Indiana State Bar Association Probate, Trust and Real Property Section Board of Specialization.
  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and the Indiana Bar Foundation.

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Listed in current and previous editions of The Best Lawyers in America for Employee Benefits and named an Indiana Super Lawyer for Employee Benefits by Indianapolis Monthly. Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating.
  • 2012 NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award and 2002 Silver Beaver Award from LaSalle Council, Boys Scouts of America.
  • 2009 Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley, Inc. Award of the Year