Ricky Armand joined the Stuart, Florida-based law firm of Gary, Williams, Parenti, Watson and Gary, P.L.L.C. as a personal injury lawyer in June 2015. His practice focuses on personal injury in the areas of wrongful death, catastrophic injuries, negligent security, automobile and semi-truck accidents, and slip and fall injuries.
Mr. Armand’s litigation skills have earned him numerous settlements in excess of a million dollars on behalf of his clients. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Armand interned with the 19th Circuit Public Defender’s Office in Fort Pierce, FL where he assisted attorneys in court proceedings. He also gained invaluable experience while interning with the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Western District of North Carolina in Charlotte. While there, Mr. Armand assisted with complex federal Medicare and mortgage fraud matters. Lastly, he worked for a civil litigation law firm where he defended foreclosure actions and negotiated settlement agreements.
Throughout his legal career, he has taken great pride in assisting individuals facing hardships and being a voice for the voiceless. Mr. Armand received his Juris Doctorate from Vermont Law School, where he was recognized for both his academic achievements and his commitment to public service. He received a book award in Trial Practice. He also served as the Pre-Law Student Division Director of the Northeast Black Law Students Association. Mr. Armand received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Central Florida, where he majored in English and minored in Business Administration. While there, Mr. Armand made the Dean’s List three years in a row.
Mr. Armand was born in Stamford, Connecticut, and grew up in St. Lucie County, Florida. He graduated from St. Lucie West Centennial High School. Mr. Armand is a member of the National Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Martin County Bar Association.
Mr. Armand and his family support and volunteer at several local ministries. The son of Haitian immigrants, Mr. Armand speaks Haitian-Creole fluently and enjoys giving back to his community. In his spare time, Mr. Armand loves to spend time with his family, mentor young people, give back to Christian and non-profit ministries, and learn more about investing and finance.