Trust the Team Who Will Fight With more than 75 years of collective experience, our team knows how to get results for your case.

Susan Woodard

Memphis Advanced Certified Paralegal

Susan began working for Larry Rice in 2004, a few months before graduating from The University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree in Paralegal Services. Susan also has an Associate of Applied Sciences degree in Paralegal Studies from State Technical Institute at Memphis, now known as Southwest Tennessee Community College (STCC), which she received in 2002. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from both colleges.

In 2007, Susan had to leave the firm when she moved out of state. During her absence from the firm, Susan worked at family law firms in Texas and Maryland and earned several paralegal credentials from the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). She returned to the firm in 2011 after moving back to the Memphis area.

She received her Certified Paralegal (CP) credential from NALA in 2010.

Susan also has five (5) Advanced Certified Paralegal (ACP) credentials from NALA in: Alternative Dispute Resolution, received in 2010; Trial Practice, received in 2010; Discovery, received in 2011; Family Law – Division of Property and Spousal Support, received in 2015; and Family Law – Dissolution Case Management, received in 2016.

Mrs. Woodard served on the Board of the Greater Memphis Paralegal Alliance (GMPA) as Treasurer from January 2015 through December 2016.

Rice Divorce Team

With more than 75 years of collective experience, our award-winning legal team is dedicated to helping clients understand their divorce options and approach them in an informed way.
  • “Nick was always quick to return emails and phone calls, and he always explained everything so that I always knew exactly what was going on and what options we had.”

    Beth

  • “Mr. Rice is a very professional and employs a highly trained team of assistants who both assist him and keep the paperwork flowing to a quick conclusion of my case.”

    Larry

  • “They were so helpful and supportive in processing my documents in timely manner. It was a great experience.”

    M.T.

  • “Things went very smoothly. He undid the damage caused by the first attorney.”

    Ronnie

  • “He helped me navigate through a difficult divorce with crazy paperwork and a harsh judge.”

    Dawn H.

  • “He was totally objective and allowed me to diverge from the "normal or customary" lawyerly path.”

    Steve

  • “I hope I never need a attorney, but if I do, I will only call Larry Rice.”

    Tony N.

  • “Rice Law Firm believed in me enough that I am stronger today than ever!”

    Tina C.

  • “I called Larry and I’m glad I did.”

    Carl

  • “ I know if Nick, and his staff, is on the case I am going to get top notch representation and results. ”

    James

  • “Integrity at every turn.”

    Jane T.

  • “Nick Rice fought for me and my children which resulted in a better outcome than I had expected.”

    Jeff

  • “I recommend Mr. Larry Rice without hesitation as one of the best divorce attorneys that can help you and your family if his services are ever needed in your life.”

    John B.

  • “I was in the best hands throughout the process.”

    Angie

  • “They always made time for me and made me feel like a priority.”

    Nancy

Rice Divorce Team - On Your Side

  1. We wrote the book on divorce practice and are recognized by other attorneys as the standard in divorce and family law.
  2. Three generations of family law experience, focused on your case
  3. Certified Family Law Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
  4. Highly Awarded and Specifically Qualified Legal Team
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