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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%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

20 total 

  • Kimberly Lynn Newcomer-Fitzpatrick

    I endorse this lawyer. Ryan strongly advocates for his clients. He is diligent, hardworking and very knowledgeable.


    Kimberly Newcomer-Fitzpatrick Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Pia R. Lederman-Rodriguez

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Pia Lederman-Rodriguez 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 200905/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
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.

See all Legal Cases 

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