Background & Experience
Richard was born and raised here in Austin, Texas. He attended Westlake High School and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and a minor in business in 2007. He then attended Baylor Law School and graduated with his Juris Doctor in 2010.
Richard’s practice is one of general civil litigation wherein he specializes in family law. Richard’s practice focuses on divorce, modifications and enforcements of existing orders, custody and child support disputes and the drafting of marital property agreements (both pre-marriage and post-marriage). Outside of family law, Richard litigates a variety of business issues including, but not limited to, contract disputes, business formation and claims under the Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
Richard’s goal is to always ensure his clients are fully informed as to the law and are equipped with the ability to make informed and educated decisions throughout their case. In family law, if children are involved, Richard makes clear that the children are the most important individuals in one’s case and that protecting a child’s best interest is always the main focus. Richard’s goal is to assist clients in navigating their case in the most efficient and economical way possible. In family law, doing what is possible for parents to create and/or maintain a healthy co-parenting relationship is always stressed as it has a direct and lasting impact on the children.
While it is always Richard’s goal to work amicably to settle a client’s case, he is no stranger to the courtroom and will advocate zealously on his client’s behalf. Richard is also experienced in mediation, arbitration and collaborative law.
- University of Texas at Austin
- Baylor Law School