Rick Flugaur

Rick received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting in 1984 from University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, graduating with honors. He is a 1987 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School and is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Rick joined the law firm in 1987 and became a partner in 1993. Rick served as a co-managing partner for the firm from 2011 to 2020. Rick focused his legal practice in the areas of business law, estate planning and commercial real estate transactions. Rick grew up working in a family business and enjoyed advising families and business owners with their legal matters and estate planning. He also assisted clients through the process of selling their business or acquiring a new business.

Rick is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants. His community involvement included the Portage County Business Council (President and Board Member), United Way of Portage County (President and Board Member), the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin (President and Board Member), Stevens Point Area YMCA Foundation (President and Board Member), St. Michael’s Foundation (President and Board Member) and the Pacelli Educational Foundation (Board Member). Rick also served as Corporate Counsel and as a member of the Board of Directors for the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point Foundation from 2004 to 2015. Rick continues as an Emeritus Director for this Foundation.

In 2009 he received the President’s Award from the Portage County Business Council, an award given by the Business Council to a community member for their contribution in making the community a great place to live, work, play and pray. In 2015 he was awarded the Quality of Leadership award by the St. Michael’s Foundation, an award given by the Foundation in recognition of a leader who has made a significant contribution to enhancing the quality of life for citizens in Portage County and the surrounding region.

Rick and his wife, Lesa, have three children, Ryan, Lindsey and Troy. When his children were younger, Rick enjoyed volunteering his time to coach them in youth athletics. In his retirement, Rick is looking forward to traveling with Lesa and spending more time with their children and four grandchildren.

Congratulations to Attorney Rick Flugaur on his retirement from Anderson O’Brien, LLP!