Richard Schwartz founded Schwartz & Associates over 20 years ago. He is a life-long resident of Jackson, MS. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Millsap’s College and Juris Doctor Degree from the University Of Mississippi School of Law in 1978, where he was a member of Phi Delta Phi Honor Fraternity and an officer of the Moot Court Board.
Mr. Schwartz is a member of the Mississippi Association of Justice, the Mississippi Prosecutors Association and the Mississippi Bar Association. He is also a licensed real-estate broker and an approved closing attorney for title and mortgage companies. Mr. Schwartz served as Assistant City Prosecutor in Jackson, MS for ten years and as the City Prosecutor for Ridgeland, MS for two years. Mr. Schwartz’s firm currently serves the needs of Mississippians by providing quality legal service in the Personal Injury field.
Mr. Schwartz is involved in numerous charities with his primary focus being programs and charities that focus on keeping children safe. He donates his time and monetary efforts to charities such as: Blair Batson Children’s Hospital of Mississippi, Mississippi Safe Kids, Mississippi Brain Injury Association, the Boys and Girls Club of Central Mississippi, 100 Black Men of Jackson, Coats for Kids/Salvation Army, Toy’s for Tots, National Multiple Sclerosis-Mississippi Chapter, American Cancer, American Arthritis, New Stage Theater, Ballet Mississippi and Terry High School’s ‘Take 3 Seconds” seat belt campaign.
Mr. Schwartz is married to Mary Ann Schwartz and has four children.