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Richard Charles McConathy

972-233-5700
Richard Charles McConathy
Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy
15110 Dallas Pkwy #400
Dallas, TX 75248
www.mcconathylaw.com
Phone: 972-233-5700
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Richard Charles McConathy

Member

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Richard Charles McConathy

Member

About Richard Charles McConathy

Richard C. McConathy is a Criminal Defense Attorney in Dallas, Fort Worth, Irving, Denton and Collin County areas of Texas. He righteously defends people in matters of criminal law including DUI, DWI, white collar crimes, assault, burglary, drug possession and trafficking. He practices at municipal level and handles state appeals. Richard McConathy earned his Juris Doctor from Texas Wesleyan Unive... read more »

Biography

Richard C. McConathy is a Criminal Defense Attorney in Dallas, Fort Worth, Irving, Denton and Collin County areas of Texas. He righteously defends people in matters of criminal law including DUI, DWI, white collar crimes, assault, burglary, drug possession and trafficking. He practices at municipal level and handles state appeals.

Richard McConathy earned his Juris Doctor from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Texas.

Upon graduation from law school in 2002, McConathy opened his own private practice, McConathy Law Office. McConathy is admitted to the State Bar of Texas and the Northern District of Texas, where he tries federal criminal cases.

Richard McConathy is a member of the Irving Bar Association, the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association, and the Texas Criminal Lawyers’ Association. Richard was the treasurer for the Dallas Bar Association Criminal Law Section from 2004-2006. 

In 2011 Richard was awarded by Texas Monthly as a Rising Star. In 2012 he was again awarded as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers.

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Richard Charles McConathy -
Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy
15110 Dallas Pkwy #400
Dallas, TX 75248
www.mcconathylaw.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Toll-Free: 888-283-9394
  • Office: 972-233-5700

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Criminal Defense8.00%
Federal Crimes8.00%
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving7.00%
Drug Crimes7.00%
Marijuana Defense7.00%
Juvenile Defense7.00%
Domestic Violence7.00%
Criminal Appellate Law7.00%
Seal or Expunge Criminal Record7.00%
Firearm and Weapon Charges7.00%
Theft Crimes7.00%
White Collar Crime7.00%
Probation Violations7.00%
Sex Crimes7.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Texas Member in Good Standing 2002

Work Experience

Position Duration
Owner at The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy 2002 – present

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
Texas Wesleyan University Law Juris Doctor 2002
University of North Texas Criminal Justice BS - Bachelor of Science ---

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Member National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2017 – present
Member Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2003 – present
Member Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2003 – present
Member U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas 2003 – present
Member Dallas Bar Association 2002 – present
Member Irving Bar Association 2002 – present

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Blogs

New Law Increases Penalties for DWI with High BAC and Intoxication Assault

RSS iconDallas DWI defense lawyer Richard C. McConathy discusses Texas’ recently changed driving while intoxicated laws and the effect the recently passed bill, HB 1199, will have on drivers throughout the [...]

Liberty Forum Moderated by Ben Swann to Take Place in Houston, Attracting a Variety of Candidates

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Two-time Emmy award winning reporter Ben Swann will moderate a Liberty Forum in Houston on January 17, 2014 organized by the Republican Liberty Caucus, Liberty on the Rocks Houston, and Our America In... [read more]

Columbus DUI Lawyer: Matthew Cordle Case Serves as Reminder to Exercise Right to Remain Silent and Let Attorney Represent You

Posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Matthew Cordle, a Powell man who made a video posted on YouTube confessing to killing a person while driving drunk, was sentenced to six and a half years earlier this year, a tough penalty for the cri... [read more]

Denver Child Injury Lawyer: Holiday Shoppers Should Be Cautious When Selecting Gifts for Children

Posted on Friday, December 6th, 2013

During the holiday season, shoppers search for just the right gift for their child or grandchild. However, there's much more to be concerned about than picking something the child won't want: certain ... [read more]

Racial Discrimination in Harris County Death Penalty Case; TCADP to Discuss Duane Buck Case at Liberty on the Rocks Houston Thursday

Posted on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Non-profit educational and liberty advocacy group, Liberty on the Rocks Houston, will host Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty on December ... [read more]

Walton County Implements the State’s Juvenile Civil Process; Walton County Juvenile Defense Attorney Weighs In

Posted on Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Walton County institutes an alternative rehabilitation for first time juvenile offenders. Clay Adkinson, a Walton county juvenile defense lawyer says that this is the most responsible and effective wa... [read more]

New Law Gives Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill College Students the Right to an Attorney; Raleigh Student Defense Lawyer Says Change Affords Students Opportunity to Defend

Posted on Thursday, November 14th, 2013

North Carolina has a new law that gives every student facing non-academic disciplinary proceedings in a public college or university the right to have an attorney advise and represent them. Raleigh st... [read more]

New Texas Traffic Laws Recently Enacted

RSS iconDriving speed limits recently increased in Texas under House Bill 1353 and House Bill 1201. Dallas criminal defense lawyer Richard C. McConathy discusses the new laws and the potential criminal implic[...]

Liberty Forum Moderated by Ben Swann to Take Place in Houston, Attracting a Variety of Candidates

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Two-time Emmy award winning reporter Ben Swann will moderate a Liberty Forum in Houston on January 17, 2014 organized by the Republican Liberty Caucus, Liberty on the Rocks Houston, and Our America In... [read more]

Columbus DUI Lawyer: Matthew Cordle Case Serves as Reminder to Exercise Right to Remain Silent and Let Attorney Represent You

Posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Matthew Cordle, a Powell man who made a video posted on YouTube confessing to killing a person while driving drunk, was sentenced to six and a half years earlier this year, a tough penalty for the cri... [read more]

Denver Child Injury Lawyer: Holiday Shoppers Should Be Cautious When Selecting Gifts for Children

Posted on Friday, December 6th, 2013

During the holiday season, shoppers search for just the right gift for their child or grandchild. However, there's much more to be concerned about than picking something the child won't want: certain ... [read more]

Racial Discrimination in Harris County Death Penalty Case; TCADP to Discuss Duane Buck Case at Liberty on the Rocks Houston Thursday

Posted on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Non-profit educational and liberty advocacy group, Liberty on the Rocks Houston, will host Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty on December ... [read more]

Walton County Implements the State’s Juvenile Civil Process; Walton County Juvenile Defense Attorney Weighs In

Posted on Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Walton County institutes an alternative rehabilitation for first time juvenile offenders. Clay Adkinson, a Walton county juvenile defense lawyer says that this is the most responsible and effective wa... [read more]

New Law Gives Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill College Students the Right to an Attorney; Raleigh Student Defense Lawyer Says Change Affords Students Opportunity to Defend

Posted on Thursday, November 14th, 2013

North Carolina has a new law that gives every student facing non-academic disciplinary proceedings in a public college or university the right to have an attorney advise and represent them. Raleigh st... [read more]

Violent Crime Increases in Dallas as Total Crime Reduce

RSS iconRichard C. McConathy, a Dallas criminal defense attorney, discusses the nearly 19 percent increase in violent crime in Dallas from the beginning of January through the end of February in 2012 over the[...]

Liberty Forum Moderated by Ben Swann to Take Place in Houston, Attracting a Variety of Candidates

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Two-time Emmy award winning reporter Ben Swann will moderate a Liberty Forum in Houston on January 17, 2014 organized by the Republican Liberty Caucus, Liberty on the Rocks Houston, and Our America In... [read more]

Columbus DUI Lawyer: Matthew Cordle Case Serves as Reminder to Exercise Right to Remain Silent and Let Attorney Represent You

Posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Matthew Cordle, a Powell man who made a video posted on YouTube confessing to killing a person while driving drunk, was sentenced to six and a half years earlier this year, a tough penalty for the cri... [read more]

Denver Child Injury Lawyer: Holiday Shoppers Should Be Cautious When Selecting Gifts for Children

Posted on Friday, December 6th, 2013

During the holiday season, shoppers search for just the right gift for their child or grandchild. However, there's much more to be concerned about than picking something the child won't want: certain ... [read more]

Racial Discrimination in Harris County Death Penalty Case; TCADP to Discuss Duane Buck Case at Liberty on the Rocks Houston Thursday

Posted on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Non-profit educational and liberty advocacy group, Liberty on the Rocks Houston, will host Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty on December ... [read more]

Walton County Implements the State’s Juvenile Civil Process; Walton County Juvenile Defense Attorney Weighs In

Posted on Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Walton County institutes an alternative rehabilitation for first time juvenile offenders. Clay Adkinson, a Walton county juvenile defense lawyer says that this is the most responsible and effective wa... [read more]

New Law Gives Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill College Students the Right to an Attorney; Raleigh Student Defense Lawyer Says Change Affords Students Opportunity to Defend

Posted on Thursday, November 14th, 2013

North Carolina has a new law that gives every student facing non-academic disciplinary proceedings in a public college or university the right to have an attorney advise and represent them. Raleigh st... [read more]

Publications and Articles

Facing DWI Charges in Dallas Texas

Published January 2016

Publisher: McConathy Law Firm