R.W. (Ricky) Richards

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  • Commerce Place, 516 East Commerce Street, P.O. Box 1309, Jacksonville, TX 75766
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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 (9)

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

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
903-586-2544  Phone
Toll Free: 877-820-6539  Phone
903-586-6529  Fax
University Attended:
Baylor University, B.A., 1978
Law School Attended:
Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 1980, Texas
Cherokee County (President, 1982-1983) and American Bar Associations; 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, Litagation Counsel of America, LLC (2015-).
Birth Information:
Pasadena, Texas, November 26, 1956
Reported 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); McWhorter v. Trustees of the United Pentecostal Church, 694 S.W. 2d 182 (Tex. Civ. App.-Tyler, 1985, no writ); Petty v. McLendon, 12-87-00217-CV (Tex. App.-Tyler, 1988); Treadwell v. Stripling Hearne, 12-91-00229-CV (Tex. App.-Tyler, 1991); Williams v. Farmer, 12-94-00144-CV (Tex. App.-Tyler, 1995); Hogue v. Blue Bell Creameries, 922 S.W. 2d 566 (Tex. App-Texarkana, 1996, writ den.); Dubois v. Dubois, 956 S.W. 2d 607, 12-96-00310-CV (Tex. App.-Tyler, 1997); Smith v. Estate of Batton, 12-95-00183-CV (Tex. App.-Tyler, 1997); Weaver v. Weaver, 12-97-00196-CV (Tex. App.-Tyler, 1997); Dillingham v. Jameson, 12-99-00149-CV (Tex. App.-Tyler, 1999); In Re Bradberry v. Bridges, No. 12-12-00162-CV, 2012 Tex. App. Lexis 6501 (Tex. App.-Tyler Aug. 8, 2012); Bradberry v. Bentley, No. 12-12-00121-CV, 2012 Tex. App. Lexis 6502 (Tex. App.-Tyler Aug. 8, 2012); Bradberry v. Bridges, No. 12-12-00098-CV, 2012 Tex. App. Lexis 9009 (Tex. App. Tyler Oct. 31, 2012); Estate of Snow, No. 12-11-00055-CV, 2012 Tex. App. Lexis 7450 (Tex. App.-Tyler, 2012);
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