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Richard Martin P. Canlas

Richard Martin P. Canlas

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Federal Crime, White Collar Crime, Appeals

About Me

Dedicated to the relentless pursuit of protecting your legal rights amidst the unending maelstrom of injustice --- Richard Martin P. Canlas, Esq


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
    18 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 15%
  3. Appeals: 5%
  4. White Collar Crime: 5%
  5. Federal Crime: 5%



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • F. Brice Hersom

    I endorse Mr. Canalas. He is well respected and a bright legal mind; capable of handling any criminal matter that may arise.


    F. Hersom Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Morgan Anthony Bourque

    Simply put, Richard is a great attorney. I have worked both against him on some cases and with him on others. Richard is hard working, knowledgeable, and experienced; a truly intimidating package. I would, no doubt, recommend Richard to anyone looking for a lawyer. I fully endorse this lawyer.


    Morgan Bourque DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Richard Martin P. Canlas, Esq.

The Woodlands, TX, 77382

Conroe Tower
300 West Davis Ste # 560
Conroe, TX, 77301



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199705/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified in Criminal Law Since 2009Texas Board of Legal Specialization2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Lawyer, Attorney at Law, EsquireRichard Martin P. Canlas, Esquire1997 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
U.S.A. CyclingRegistered Domestic Road Racer2009 - Present
Texas Board of Legal SpecializationMember, Board Certified in Criminal Law2009 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of Texas v. V.R.E, Police OfficerNot Guilty
State of Texas v. R.W. (Retaliation)Not Guilty
State of Texas v. JC (Poss of Drugs)Trial Court overturned by Court of Appeals and was dismissed.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of Texas at AustinHonors Degree with EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
3rd Annual Superstars Criminal Seminar in BentwaterProtecting Your Client from the Overzealous Prosecutor2011