Richard A. Viczorek


Richard A. Viczorek - Mayor Pro Tem

Rick was elected to the Dana Point City Council on November 4, 2014 and was sworn in as a councilman on December 2, 2014.

Rick graduated from UCLA with a degree in Political Science and earned his law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law. After several years as an attorney in private practice, Rick joined the United States Marine Corps, and served two tours on active duty.

Rick then went into the United States Marine Corps Reserve, where he continues to serve today at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He has been mobilized three times and deployed once to Iraq.

After his last mobilization, Rick relocated to Dana Point and established a private law practice. He has an office in Capistrano Beach where he focuses on military, federal and state appellate law. He is liceViczorek-219-3nsed to practice before all military courts, all California state courts, three of the U.S. District Courts in California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.


  • Director, California Joint Powers Insurance Authority
  • Alternate Representative, Age Well Senior Services, Inc.
  • Alternate Delegate, League of California Cities
  • Alternate Director, Ocean Institute
  • Alternate Director, San Joaquin Corridor Agency (TCA)
  • Alternate Representative, South Orange County Association of Mayors (SOCAM)
  • Financial Review Committee