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Richard D. Weaver is the principal attorney in The Weaver Law Firm. Visit  He obtained his B.A. in English/Professional Writing from Baylor University and received his J.D. from South Texas College of Law. He has represented both defendants and plaintiffs in wrongful death cases. Mr. Weaver has established a background in complex business and real estate litigation. In addition, Weaver has experience in matters associated with the misappropriation, misuse and improper utilization of intellectual property / copyrighted property specifically in the energy and biomedical technology industry.


Weaver has successfully represented large corporations and plaintiffs in products liability litigation. While Mr. Weaver focuses his practice in business and real estate related litigation, he enjoys the transactional side of business and real estate law in Houston, Texas in addition to San Antonio.


Title companies like Fidelity National Title have utilized Mr. Weaver in real estate transactions. Builders and developers rely on Mr. Weaver for consultation on restrictive real estate situations and on real estate development projects. In addition, Weaver assists real estate investors, corporate entities and business owners by drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial and residential real estate purchase and lease agreements.


Weaver has authored and published several law and business related articles for Texans. He has also been interviewed and serves as a resource for news outlets like the Houston Chronicle and Univision.  Weaver has enjoyed serving as a Trustee for HYLF, which supports and encourages education and programs that promote and aid an improved system for the administration of justice in Harris County, Texas and which assists those in need. Weaver served on the Economic Development Committee of the Galleria Chamber of Commerce, and serves as an Associate Deacon and Member at Second Baptist Church.


Richard Weaver has consecutively been recognized by Super Lawyers and named a "Texas Rising Star" by Texas Monthly, a distinction that is afforded to no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state of Texas.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 59%
  2. Business: 29%
  3. Construction: 12%



Hourly ($295-365/hour), contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (10 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info


1800 Bering Drive
Suite 305
Houston, TX, 77057


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200407/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top LawyersHoustonia Magazine2016
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Top LawyersHoustonia Magazine2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Top LawyersHoustonia Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Trustee RecognitionHouston Young Lawyers Association2013
Crimson & Gold SocieySouth Texas College of Law2013
Trustee Appreciation RecognitionHouston Young Lawyers Foundation2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Dedication RecognitionHouston Young Lawyers Foundation2011
Outstanding Service RecognitionHouston Young Lawyers Foundation2010
Best Speaker - Mock Trial CompetitionSouth Texas College of Law2001
Finalist - Mock Trial CompetitionSouth Texas College of Law2001
Finalist - Garland R. Walker - Mock Trial CompetitionSouth Texas College of Law2000
Undefeated Team - Mock Trial CompetitionSouth Texas College of Law2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalThe Weaver Law Firm - focus on Real Estate and Business Litigation; experience with Right of Way issues2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Crimson & Gold SocietyMember2013 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust SectionN/A2010 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationPast Member2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationPast Member2008 - Present
Houston Young Lawyers FoundationBoard of Trustees2009 - 2013
Houston Young Lawyers AssociationFellow2009 - 2013
Economic Development Committee, Galleria Chamber of CommercePast Member2002 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Latigo v. Renteria; Cause No. 2007-47758; in the 234th Judicial District Court, Harris County Texas.Successful representation; Breach of Contract
RE: Cause No. 2008-20480; Agar Corporation, Inc. v. Sanjay D. Shah, et al.; in the 11th Judicial Court of Harris County, Texas.Summary Judgment Granted; Defendants' favor
Vannara Sam Yem v. Thai Klam & Square Donuts, Inc., in the 333rd Judicial District Court, Harris County, Texas.Obtained Final Judgment after bench trial in favor of client, defeating all claims and winning on counter-claims of approximately $166,000 in a Breach of Contract case against defaulting party on note.
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Publication nameTitleDate
US Politics TodayCar accident preparation in Texas can reduce risk of legal issues2014
Financial ContentTX A&M study questions safety of drivers using voice-to-text technology2014
Real Estate Law & Asset ProtectionEndorser2014
Digital JournalFewer Texas motorcycle accident fatalities in 20122013
Financial ContentDump truck hits school bus in Lorena, injures 172013
Financial ContentCruise vacation are not always an adventure to paradise2013
Financial ContentCoping with TBI2013
Press-News.orgHouston pedestrian accidents highlight safety issues2013
WeaverLawyers.comAutomakers Hope New Technologies Make Cars Safer2013
Financial ContentFleeing a fatal accident now a second degree felony in Texas2013
Financial ContentDistraction and truck drivers in Texas can be a deadly combination2013
WeaverLawyers.comNew campaign designed to improve safety for teen drivers2013
Houston Commerce Magazine“Invading Nicaragua: An Analysis of an Investment Opportunity”2004
Houston Commerce Magazine“Cover Story: Interview with Massey Villarreal”2004
Hometown News [Waco]Keeping Safety Afloat on Texas Waterways1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Baylor UniversityEnglish / Professional WritingBachlor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Seminar SolutionInvestor Planning after HOA foreclosure2016
The Seminar SolutionTax Foreclosure and Redemption issues and planning2016
Remax 360Leases and Realtor Responsibilities2014
Remax 360Real Estate contracts & Realtor concerns2013
OTC 2004 - World EnergyMarketing in the Energy Industry2004
Houston Commerce Magazine - Honoring Kathy LehneBusiness start-up and development, the right way2004