Denis Rischard is founder and senior partner at Rischard Elder Law. A lifetime native of Oklahoma City, Denis is a life-long Catholic who was raised in far southwest Oklahoma City on a produce farm. A 1979 graduate of Mt. St. Mary Catholic High School, Denis received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in 1983 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1986.
As a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, ElderCounsel, and WealthCounsel, Denis has developed a network of resources that enables him to provide innovative legal services to seniors, those with special needs, and their families. He is well-versed in planning strategies that enable his clients to protect their hard-earned assets from the potentially devastating costs of long-term care. His primary emphasis is to assist his clients in obtaining well-suited planning options that afford them independence and security, an enhanced quality of life, and overall peace of mind.
Denis is an active member of the State of Oklahoma Bar and the Oklahoma County Bar Associations, as well as other professional organizations. He is admitted to practice before all federal and state courts in Oklahoma, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and various federal courts in surrounding states. He has tried multiple jury and non-jury cases and has served as a barrister in the American Inn of Courts. Denis’s years of trial experience throughout the region all him to advocate for clients in trust, estate, and fiduciary lawsuits.
Denis and his wife, Susie, have been married since 1986. They are actively involved in their parish at St. Eugene Catholic Church. Denis and Susie have nine living children and one in Heaven. They have been abundantly blessed to see their family grow over the years, adding in-laws and, recently, grandchildren, all of whom are their delight.