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Ryan Wayne Hardy

Ryan Wayne Hardy

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Family

About Me

Ryan is a proud native Texan and was born and raised in Fort Worth.  Ryan graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Government/Political Science, with a minor in Business Administration. He then attended South Texas College of Law in Houston where he was a member of the Law Review. After receiving his J.D., Ryan interned at the Second Court of Appeals and then later worked as an associate attorney at a local defense firm. Ryan ultimately founded the Hardy Law Firm and currently practices in Tarrant County and surrounding counties.

Ryan was voted a Top Attorney by Fort Worth Magazine in 2012 and 2013.


  • Licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas

  • Member Tarrant County Bar Assoication

  • Member Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association

  • Member Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

  • Member Tarrant County Bar AssociationAssociate, Eldon Mahon Inn of Courts


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
  3. Family: 20%



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

22 total 

  • Brent R. Hardy

    I endorse Ryan without reservation. He has demonstrated an exceptional grasp of the law and is a superb litigator.


    Brent Hardy Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Taylor Scott Ferguson

    I endorse this lawyer. Ryan is hard-working and zealously represents his clients.


    Taylor Ferguson Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Hardy Law Firm

701 W Belknap St
Ft Worth, TX, 76102-1917



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200908/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2015
Premier 100 Trial AttorneyAmerican Academy of Trial Attorneys2015
Top Attorney 2013, Criminal Law SectionFort Worth, Texas: The City's Magazine2013
Top Attorney 2012, Criminal Law SectionFort Worth, Texas: The City's Magazine2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney and OwnerHardy Law Firm2011 - Present
AttorneyDunham & Rogers2009 - 2011
Intern to Chief JusticeSecond Court Of Appeals (Texas)2008 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Eldon B. Mahon American Inn of CourtAssociate Member2012 - Present
Tarrant County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice SectionMember2012 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Multiple cases handled2 dismissals and 2 reductions.
Family ViolenceDismissed.
Family ViolenceDismissed.

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Publication NameTitleDate
law.justia.comMotion For New Trial Caselaw2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of TexasPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Court Interpreter & Translator eventThe Role of the Defense Lawyer in Criminal Court2013