Richard joined our Amarillo Office in 2009 following a year-long clerkship with Hon. Mary Lou Robinson. His practice consists primarily of civil litigation.
Richard graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 2008. During law school, Richard was a senior editor for the Texas Environmental Law Journal. Additionally, Richard was president of the University of Texas Racquetball club. He continues to be an avid racquetball player.
Prior to law school, Richard graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with degrees in both Economics and Government, as well as a minor in Computer Science.
Representative Cases: U.S.A. v. Phipps, No. 2:10-cv-0247-J (N.D. Tex. July 25, 2011).
Areas of Practice:
New Mexico (2012)
U.S. District Courts:
Northern District of Texas (2008)
Southern District of Texas (2013)
The University of Texas
School of Law
(J.D. cum laude) (May 2008)
Texas Environmental Law Journal,
Recent Developments Editor
Chris Marshall Presidential Scholarship
University of Texas
(B.A.) (July 2005)
Major: Economics, Government
Minor: Computer Science
EPA's Revised Particulate Matter NAAQS, 37 Tex. Envtl. L.J. 56,
Past Employment Positions:
Hon. Mary Lou Robinson,
U.S. District Judge for the
Northern District of Texas, Amarillo
Division, Clerk (2008-2009)