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Criminal and DWI Defense
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Exclusive Criminal defense

Our criminal defense attorneys research the facts, investigate the case against our clients, and try to negotiate deals with their adversaries (prosecutors). These deals might include reduced bail, reduced charges, and reduced sentences.

35 Years of Experience

With over 35+ years of experience, we assure you that you can trust us. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy are ready to fight for you! Our experience and dedication will be at your side, every step of the way. Contact us today!

Our Awards & Achievements

With over 6000+ criminal cases, the attorneys at the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy received 1000+ “Not Guilty” or “Dismissed” criminal cases. We use our knowledge to find subtle evidence and reasons why you should win the case.

35 Years of Experience

Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy | Tarrant County Criminal/DWI Attorney

Richard C. McConathy received his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of North Texas in Denton before earning his Juris Doctor at the Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. Throughout his legal career, Richard has handled thousands of first, second, and third DWI cases as well as other felony offenses.

Since founding the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy, Richard has aggressively defended the rights of clients accused of criminal and DWI offenses in over 16 counties including Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, Parker, Hood, Johnson, and Denton County.

Richard C. McConathy

Years Of Experience


Cases Dismissed


Counties Served in the DFW Area


Criminal Cases

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Professional Team

Cynthia Gonzalez Office Administrator / Legal Assistant
Cynthia Gonzalez- Office Administrator
Jocelyn Umanzor Billing Administrator
Jocelyn Umanzor- Billing Administrator
Amanda Olvera Legal Assistant
Amanda Olvera- Legal Assistant
777 Main St. Fort Worth, TX
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Our Offices

To accommodate such a diverse and widespread area, our law firm has 16 locations. These offices are located in Dallas, Frisco, Grapevine, Irving, Allen, Fort Worth, Arlington, Plano, Lewisville, Denton, McKinney, Weatherford, and Richardson, Texas.

The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy has four offices throughout Tarrant County. The Primary Location is located in Downtown Fort Worth and for your convenience we also have a second Fort Worth office located on Ray White Rd. You may also find us in Arlington and Grapevine, Texas.

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Criminal and DUI Defense Attorneys,
Tarrant County, Tx.

On May 20, 1976, Richard “Tex” McConathy became a licensed lawyer in the State of Texas. He was the last person in the State of Texas who was allowed to take the bar exam without graduating from law school. In 1982, he became a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist and in 2002 he and his son, Richard Charles McConathy, became partners in Dallas, Texas. Please see the historical milestones of the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy

We are a powerhouse defense team of former prosecutors specializing in the aggressive defense to all misdemeanor, felony, and DWI offenses. The lawyers at our firm are known throughout local courts by judges and prosecutors for their experience, reputation, courtroom results, and legal acumen. We have had numerous notable courtroom victories in defending Criminal and DWI cases in Tarrant County Texas courtrooms.

1946 75 Years in Business
1976 Richard "Tex" Joins the Firm
2002 Richard C. Joins the Firm
2004 - 2006 Associations
2021 Awards


If you’re looking for an aggressive, all-criminal defense law firm that services all of North Texas, with a group of attorneys having 75 years of combined experience in the local courts, with over ten thousand privately retained cases handled, then we are the right firm for you!

We are a full time 100% focused criminal defense firm that handles all types of criminal charges. Our office has experience in handling every type of misdemeanor or felony charge. It is a rarity if we have not handled that type of charge.

Our firm is a family business. My grandfather started this firm in 1946. My father started in the firm in 1976. I started in the firm in 2002. I have been the managing member of the firm since 2008. Someday my sons will follow in my footsteps. You can trust in the stability and the reputation of this firm today and into the future. When the name Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy is put on your case file at the courthouse, we take pride in that statement.

A top flight defense team with unmatched legal experience. We are not a lone ranger type of lawyer with limited resources. Your case will be handled by attorneys with decades of criminal law knowledge and top tier level of paralegals that have been with the firm for over 18 years. Nothing will get by our multiple set of eyes watching your case. Pound for pound, you’ll find it hard to find a firm that can match our capabilities in criminal law!

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