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R.W. (Ricky) Richards

Partner since 1985

Ricky Richards Born in Pasadena, Texas, November 26, 1956; admitted to bar, 1980, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western District of Texas. Preparatory and legal education, Baylor University (B.A., 1978; J.D., 1980). Fraternity: Phi Delta Phi, Explorer Post Advisor, Cherokee County, Texas, 1981. Member; Cherokee County (President, 1982-83) and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas (Grievance Committee, 1992-98; Special Prosecutor 2001-2003); Texas Trial Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) 2012 - present, State Bar of Texas (Member of Executive Committee 2012 - present, State Bar of Texas (Client Security Fund-Vice Chair 2011-2012, State Bar of Texas (Discipline & Client Attorney Assistance-Committee Chairman 2012-2013, Client Security Fund-Member 2012-2013, Family Law-Advisor 2012-2013, Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct-Advisor 2012-2013

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Practice
  • Federal Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Probate
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Education

Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas

  • J.D. - 1980

Baylor University, Waco, Texas

  • B.A. - 1978

Representative Cases

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cherokee County Bar Association (President, 1982-1983)
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas (Member, Grievance Committee, 1992-1998; Special Prosecutor, 2001; Director, District 2, 2010 — present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) 2012 — Present
  • State Bar of Texas — (Member of Executive Committee 2012 — Present
  • State Bar of Texas — (Client Security Fund-Vice Chair 2011-2012)
  • State Bar of Texas — (Discipline & Client Attorney Assistance-Committee Chairman 2012-2013; Client Security Fund-Member 2012-2013; Family Law-Advisor 2012-2013
  • Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct-Advisor 2012-2013

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Chi
  • Gamma Beta Phi
  • Phi Delta Phi

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903-586-2544

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