Colorado bar, 1959
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Colorado College and Purdue University (B.S.E.E. 1953)
George Washington University (L.L.B., 1959)
Formal mediation training.
El Paso County, Colorado and American Bar Association.
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Mr. Hanes attended Colorado College in Colorado Springs and received a B.S.E.E degree in 1953 from Purdue University. After service in the United States Air Force as an airborne electronics officer, Richard worked as an engineer for Melpar, Inc. in Falls Church, Virginia in the design and production of electronic flight simulators for the Air Force and the Navy. Following that employment, Richard worked for three years as a patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, D.C. in the color television art.
Following graduation from George Washington University law school, Richard returned to Colorado Springs where he was employed as a deputy district attorney. Since that time, Mr. Hanes has practiced law in small, medium and large law firms with an emphasis on litigation in state and federal courts and intellectual property law. The latter includes the preparation and prosecution of U.S. patent applications in a variety of arts, trademark and copyright registrations and litigation of infringement issues in these areas. In addition to Colorado courts Mr. Hanes is has been admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Richard is a Colorado Springs native, where he resides with his wife Kay. He spends his free time flying, skiing, studying the history and geology of Colorado and enjoying his grandchildren.
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