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Ricardo de Lara Jr.

Ricardo de Lara Jr.

also known as Rick De Lara, Rick De Lara Jr.

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Immigration, Personal Injury, Animal & Dog Bites

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About Me

Rick De Lara, Jr. was born and raised in El Paso, Texas.  A graduate of Del Valle High School, Mr. De Lara, Jr. completed a double major at the University of Texas at El Paso, obtaining bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Criminal Justice, and obtained his juris doctor degree at Texas Southern Unviersity’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas.


Mr. De Lara, Jr. began his legal career as an Associate Attorney at the Law Offices of Tony E. Parada, P.C. in Houston, Texas where he focused on Immigration, Personal Injury, and Criminal Defense cases.  Mr. De Lara, Jr. excelled in immigration matters such as Bond Proceedings, Cancellation of Removal, Adjustment of Status, Asylum and Withholding of Removal.  Mr. De Lara, Jr. moved back to El Paso and continues to represent clients in the areas of Immigration, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Probate, and various civil matters. 


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2012

  1. Immigration: 32%
  2. Criminal Defense: 32%
  3. Personal Injury: 31%
  4. Animal & Dog Bites: 5%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Quiency Smith Brannan

    I endorse this lawyer. He is very skilled, knows his law inside and out and is a great friend.


    Quiency Brannan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Law Offices of Rios & Parada, PLLC

1505 E. Missouri Avenue
El Paso, TX, 79902



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201208/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Offices of Rios & Parada, PLLC2014 - Present
Associate AttorneyLaw Offices of Tony E. Parada, P.C.2012 - 2014
Law Clerk; Environmental & Infrastructure DivisionHarris County Attorney's Office2012 - 2012


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
El Paso Young Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Texas chapter)Member2014 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2012 - Present
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thurgood Marshall School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2012
University of Texas System, El PasoPolitical Science; Criminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2009