R.W. (Ricky) Richards

Attorney in Jacksonville, TX
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.
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Areas of Law

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


Overall Client Rating

in Family Law, Administrative Law and Personal Injury
5.0 out of 5.0

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  • Data based on 4 reviews
  • Recommended by 4 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 02/12/15
Posted by a Consumer on 02/12/15
5.0 out of 5.0
Mr. Richards has assisted me on several occasions, always providing excellent service. Times that warrant having to seek legal advice can be taxing so having someone as knowledgeable as Mr. Richards provides much comfort and support. He conducts business in a professional way and maintains a personal relations with his clients. Friendly effecient staff and reasonable fees considering his level of knowledge and experience! Would recommed his services w/o hesitation!
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Posted by a Consumer on 12/05/14
4.8 out of 5.0
Mr. Richards is a very sought after attorney, excelling in his field. When it was time for me to hire a lawyer, I knew immediately there was no other lawyer to consider because Mr. Richards' reputation precedes him as the "best lawyer in the area". His staff was exceptional in their professionalism and their wonderful attitudes helped ease me through a difficult time.
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Posted by a Consumer on 11/02/13
5.0 out of 5.0
A bit slow on returning emails, but very compassionate.
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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1980, Texas
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court

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  • Law School Attended

    Baylor University School of Law
    Class of 1980

    University Attended

    Baylor University
    Class of 1978

    Birth Information

    Born in 1956
    Pasadena, Texas, November 26, 1956

    Associations & Memberships

    Cherokee County (President, 1982-1983) and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas (Member, Grievance Committee, 1992-1998; Special Prosecutor, 2001; Director, District 2, 2010̵... More

    Representative Cases

    Cowan v. Ford Motor Company, 694 F. 2d 104 (5th Circuit, 1982); Cowan v. Ford Motor Company, 713 F. 2d 100 (5th Circuit, 1983); Cowan v. Ford Motor Company, 719 F. 2d 785 (5th Circuit, 1983); City of Rusk v. Paul Cox, Et Al, 665 S.W. 2d 233 (Tex. Civ. App.-Tyler, 1984, no writ); Stewart v. Jackson, No. 12-82-0034-CV (Tex. Civ. App.-Tyler, 1984); Mc... More

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    Toll Free: 877-820-6539


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    Office Information
    R.W. (Ricky) Richards
    Commerce Place 516 East Commerce Street, P.O. Box 1309,
    Jacksonville, TX 75766


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