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With over 30 years of experience, Ricardo N. Gonzalez has tried numerous cases to jury verdict.  After graduating from the University of Houston Law Center in 1984, Mr. Gonzalez opened up his own law office. He has represented clients involved with many areas of law.  Some of these areas include criminal defense, wills, adoptions, juvenile defense, worker’s compensation, wrongful death, social security disability, maritime and jones act law, personal injury, immigration and others. Mr. Gonzalez strives to do the best for his clients.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%

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    Rick can walk into any criminal courthouse downtown and he is greeted with a smile and on a first name basis. His professionalism and courteous nature have undoubtedly gained him the respect he has within the legal community and his swift case resolutions always leave his clients satisfied.


    Maria Sanchez
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Contact info

Ricardo N. Gonzalez & Associates

8876 Gulf Fwy Ste 420
Houston, TX, 77017


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198507/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
America's Top Attorneys 2016American Legal Institute2016
Top Defender AwardAmerican Legal Institute2016
High Ethical StandardsAmerican Legal InstituteN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FounderRicardo N. Gonzalez & Associates1986 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Texas v. M.C.Jury Trial – Result- Not Guilty
State of Texas v. M.T.Not Guilty on 3 out of 4 Aggravated Kidnappings – Jury gave client a 10 year probation.
State of Texas v. S.N.Case Dismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1985