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Victor Anthony Rivera

also known as Vic

About me

First and foremost, I am a Christ follower. I am blessed to be married to a sensational wife and we have two beautiful children.


Deciding to become a family attorney only seemed natural after handling my own divorce prior to becoming an attorney. My divorce lasted three years due to the incompetency of my attorney and I was forced to finish the divorce myself. I knew after my experience that I did not want others to go through what I did so I am here to make sure my clients' rights are protected.


One of my favorite parts of being a family law attorney is handling adoptions. This is the most joyous part of our field. I have been a volunteer attorney for National Adoption Day since becoming an attorney and I also adopted my son.


Finally, in addition to being an attorney, I am also the Associate Judge for the Town of Flower Mound. I am a former Fort Worth Police Officer and also a former soldier in the U.S. Army. My experience in the Army allows me to smoothly handle military family matters.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 60%
    9 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
    9 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    9 years



Hourly ($300-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

14 total 

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  • Earl Charles Dobson

    I endorse this lawyer .I have known Victor as a fellow criminal defense attorney in the courts around the metroplex. He has an excellent reputation amongst us criminal defense lawyers. I highly recommend Victor.


    Earl Dobson Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Gregory Coleman Goline

    I endorse this lawyer. Victor is a great family law attorney. He has always been professional and respectful to clients and opposing counsel alike. Victor is a great attorney and I would recommend him to others.


    Gregory Goline Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Rivera Law Firm, P.C.

121 N. Woodrow Ln.
Suite 205
Denton, TX, 76205


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200708/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Star in Family LawSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Rising Star in Family LawSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Reader's Choice for Best AttorneyStar Local Media2015
Rising Star in Family LawSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Board Certified - Family LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2012
Rising Star in Family LawSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentRivera Law Firm, P.C.2014 - Present
Senior AttorneyHaugen Law Firm, P.C.2014 - 2014
Owner / AttorneyRivera Legal Group, PLLC2012 - 2014
Associate AttorneyKoonsFuller2011 - 2012
Attorney at LawMinor & Jester, PC2011 - 2011
Associate JudgeThe Town of Flower Mound2010 - 2015
Attorney and Counselor at LawThe Wright Firm LLP2008 - 2011
Associate AttorneyMiller, Johnston, Blakley & Associates, LLC2007 - 2008
Research AttorneyBoatwright & Hamilton, LLP2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Denton County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Dallas County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Hispanic National Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Denton County Bar AssociationDirector2013 - 2015
Denton County Bar Association, Family Law SectionPresident2011 - 2014
Denton County Bar Association, Family Law SectionSecretary2009 - 2011
Dallas County Bar AssociationN/A2008 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In The Interest of K.N.M., A ChildGrandmother Gets to See Her Grandchild
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Publication nameTitleDate
LexisNexis-Matthew BenderTexas Annotate Family Code (Contributor)2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech UniversityGeneral Business AdministrationMBA2007
Texas Tech University School of LawLawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)2007
Midwestern State UniversityPolitical Science / Criminal JusticeOther - Bachelors2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Denton County Adoption DayAdoption Training2014
Denton County Adoption DayAdoption Training2013
Denton County Adoption DayAdoption Training2012
DCBA - Family Law Section MeetingMilitary Divorce & Retirement: 1012012