Ricky LeBlanc is the Managing Attorney at Sokolove Law. As Managing Attorney, Ricky is responsible for the overall risk management of the firm and ensuring Sokolove Law is in compliance with the rules governing the practice of law, including legal advertising in each of the 50 states.
In addition to his responsibilities as managing attorney, Ricky directs the asbestos practice as well as oversees all of the firms other practice areas, such as birth injuries, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and product liability, including pharmaceutical and medical devices.
Within the large asbestos practice at Sokolove Law, Ricky participates in a number of efforts designed to educate about asbestos awareness and help asbestos victims and their families fight for justice and compensation.
Ricky is licensed through the Office of the General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This means he is accredited to assist in preparing, presenting, and prosecuting claims for VA benefits. Through this work, Ricky is able to carry out his passion for serving those who bravely served our country.
**Providing Educational Content** – View an online interactive event hosted by Ricky, covering Loss of a Loved One: Their Legal Rights Aren’t Lost Too
**Veterans Event Participation** – Ricky has represented Sokolove Law at various veterans’ events across the country including National Conventions, District Meetings, Service Officer Trainings and Ship Reunions.
**Fundraising **– Miles For Meso Road Race – Offering continued support for the mesothelioma community, Ricky has participated as a runner for various fundraising events.
As the son of a pipefitter and factory worker, Ricky is passionate about helping workers get the access to civil justice they are too frequently denied.
Prior to Sokolove Law
In 2006, Ricky founded and managed his own firm specializing in personal injury and product liability. Before founding his own firm, Ricky began his career at Rodman, Rodman & Sandman, PC, where he served as an associate for 10 years working on various practice areas including their large asbestos practice.
Following the tragic events of 9/11, Ricky volunteered for Trial Lawyers Care, an organization founded to help the families and victims of 9/11 by providing them with free legal services.
Ricky earned his Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude in History and Education from Fitchburg State College in Fitchburg, Massachusetts and graduated from Suffolk University Law School in Boston.
Ricky LeBlanc is admitted to practice before all courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and before the United States Supreme Court. Throughout his career, Ricky has represented clients in all levels of the trial court system, before Massachusetts state and local agencies, and the Social Security Administration. He is a proud member of the American Association for Justice Leaders Forum, the American Bar Association, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Attorneys.