Richard Watts, lawyer, author, columnist, speaker, and problem solver, is the wise counsel to many of America's wealthiest families. They rely on him to guide their families and journey through the rapids of life. From behind these castle walls, Richard provides the wisdom and counsel to avoid the pitfalls of excess and entitlement. The founder of Family Business Office ® ("FBO"), Richard was admitted to practice law in 1982 and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School. He has appeared on numerous television programs and authored articles as an expert on how money often complicates the "simple life". Author of Fables of Fortune: What Rich People Have That You Don't Want, and his recently released second book; Entitlemania How Not To Spoil Your Kids, And What To Do If You Have!
Richard and his wife of 38 years are residents of Laguna Beach, California. His passions include international travel with his wife and family, long board surfing at San Onofre, golfing, swimming, skiing, snowboarding, piano, and music composition. He is the proud father of three adult sons; Aaron (wife Rene), Todd(wife Stephanie), and Russell, and grandfather to Maclane, Lucy, Chandler, and Bennett.
Richard has a talent for creativity and will continue writing books in the Wisdom Series. Richard often speaks on these topics to business, religious, charitable, and parent organizations.