Ryan is a seasoned and successful trial attorney who practices almost exclusively in criminal defense. Ryan has secured verdicts of NOT GUILTY in cases with charges ranging from Continuous Sexual Assault of a Child, Aggravated Assaults, and in misdemeanor cases. Ryan has both the reputation for and the experience of trying difficult cases. His skill in trial allows him to come up with the best strategies for his clients, giving them the best opportunity to succeed.
Ryan is board certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of legal specialization since 2021. This distinction is held by less than 1% of Texas Lawyers.
D Magazine named Ryan to the Best Lawyers Under 40 list in 2021. National Trial Lawyers Association also named Ryan “Top 40 under 40” in his practice in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.
In addition to assisting clients defending against criminal allegations, Ryan handles cases involving Child Protective Services (CPS). Ryan has been involved with several jury trials involving CPS, enabling him to navigate all the obstacles involved with these types of cases. Ryan is a skilled and aggressive attorney who can be a shrewd negotiator, but also a compassionate and insightful advisor.
Ryan previously handled divorces and family law cases. While he no longer handles these types of cases, his experience makes him the perfect attorney to help anyone involved in any criminal allegations that arise during a divorce or may affect a client’s child custody issues. Ryan is an invaluable partner to work alongside your family law attorney building a coherent strategy for both the criminal and family law cases.
Ryan began his career in 2010 by opening his own law office in Sherman, Texas. He then joined Nix and Hoover, which soon changed its name to Nix, Hoover & Kreck. In 2013, Ryan began working with Loughmiller Higgins P.C. where he represented clients in complex family law cases. He has been with our firm since 2014.
Ryan Kreck graduated in 2008 from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. Prior to law school, Ryan graduated from Baylor University in 2005 with a degree in Political Science. He was involved in mock trials both in college and law school, where he was recognized for his trial advocacy skills. He was also on the Debate and Model UN teams at Baylor University.
Outside of work, Ryan is an avid hunter and contributes to his children’s extracurricular activities, ranging from Boy Scouts to gymnastics. Ryan himself is an Eagle Scout, he continues to use the confidence and character building he acquired throughout the process into his career and personal life.
|TX||Eligible to Practice in Texas||2009||10/23/2022|
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|"Best Lawyers in Dallas Under 40" for 2021||D Magazine||2021|
|Board Certified - Criminal Law||Texas Board of Legal Specialization||2021|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2021|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2020|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers Association||2019|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2018|
|Attorney||Rosenthal Kalabus & Therrian||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||Loughmiller Higgins||2013 - 2014|
|Attorney||Nix, Hoover & Kreck||2011 - 2013|
|Attorney||Law Office of Ryan Kreck||2010 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2019 - Present|
|McKinney Bar Association||Board Member||2015 - Present|
|Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Plano Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|South Texas College of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||2008|
|Baylor University||Political Science||2005|
|NOT GUILTY - Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child under age 14||Not Guilty|
|Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child under the Age of 14||NOT GUILTY|
|Aggravated Robbery||Not Guilty of Aggravated Robbery|
|Sexual Assault||Not Guilty Jury Verdict|
|Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon||Not Guilty Jury Verdict|
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