從事律師生涯30多年，李溢曾任刑事律師、檢察官及事務律師，他一直嚴格守信，堅持道德操守，維護客戶最大權益。他還擔任救世軍義務律師，提供免費法援服務。李溢深信法治的基本原則是每個人都受到同樣法律的約束。只有通過立法，才可以法制法，確保法律面前人人平等。這想法促使他踏上從政之路。多年來，李溢參加過八次選舉，其中三次當選。在1984年，李溢成功競選為卑詩省美力市 (Merritt) 市議員，也曾在2005年，出戰本拿比學務委員獲勝。在法政兩個息息相關的領域李溢都積累了寶貴經驗及深厚人脈。
Mr. Lee was called to the Bar (Barrister) and was licenced to practice as a Solicitor in BC in 1974. He graduated with his Law Degree from the Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia in 1973.
In his 30 plus years as a lawyer, Mr. Lee has practiced as Crown Counsel (Prosecutor), Legal Aid Executive Director and Lawyer, as part of a Firm and as a solo-practitioner in the areas of Criminal Defence (assault, theft, driving offences and others), Immigration Appeals, Personal Injury (ICBC), Family Law (Divorce, Separation, Support and Custody), Company Law, Business Buy & Sell (Real Estate/houses) and Wills.
Richard is also dedicated to public service, and had served as City Counsellor and School Trustee over some seven years. He has and had served as Honourary Legal Advisor to many non-profit and charitable community groups over the past 20 plus years.