Professional Profile: Richard Carrizales
Richard Carrizales has been practicing for 28 years and is licensed in all state courts in Texas. Attorney Carrizales is also licensed in various federal courts jurisdictions: Northern District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas and Southern District of Texas.
Attorney Richard Carrizales is frequently hired by other lawyers to help them prepare their cases for trial and to help them make the best decision on whether to proceed to a trial by jury or a trial by judge. Also in many cases Attorney Richard Carrizales is hired to proceeed to trial for them as lead counsel in jury selection and in dealing with government expert witnesses.
Attorney Richard Carrizales has extensive trial experience and excellent professional relationships with Trial Judges, District Attorneys, United States Attorneys, as well as Police Officers and Police Associations throughout the State of Texas.
Attorney Richard Carrizales is also Past President of the Mexican American Bar Association of Texas and Dallas Associations and has worked on numerous cases involving witness/clients living around the United States, in Mexico and South America.
Richard Carrizales, P.C.
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense / Auto Accidents
Driving While Intoxicated - DWI / Suspended drivers license violations and Occupational Drivers License permits, Administrative Drivers License Hearings.
Misdemeanors - Possession of marijuana, prescription drug possession, possession of a firearm without a license, concealed handgun license violations, family violence cases, failure to identify, fraud and theft cases.
Felonies - Drug possession, manufacture and delivery of drugs, felony DWI, Capital Murder, Murder, Attemoted Murder, Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Sexual Assault, felony fraud/theft cases, felony witness tampering, failure to stop and render aid after an accident, Aggravated promotion of prostitution, burglary of a habitation, burglary of a building.
Probation Violations / Probation Early Release
Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
Federal Criminal Law / Drug Cases
Domestic Violence / Family Violence
Homicide / Murder / Criminal Negligent Homocide
Sex Crimes / Aggravated Sex Assault / Indecency with a Child
Plaintiffs Personal Injury - Automobile Negligence, Wrongful Death, Catastrophic Injury, Auto Accidents and Injuries, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, brain injuries, construction accidents.
Admitted to Practice Law in Texas: 1988, Texas; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1990, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Law School: Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, J.D., 1987
College: University of North Texas, B.S., Education, 1979
Member: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association; American Bar Association; Dallas Hispanic Bar Association; Mexican American Bar Associations of Texas and Dallas (Past President); Association of Federal Defense Attorneys (AFDA).
Born: Dallas, Texas, September 19, 1955