Marc H. Richman

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Practice Areas

Personal Injury

Defense and Prosecution of Elected Officials

Civil Practice

Criminal Law

Employment Law

Civil Rights

Marital Property Law



J.D., Southern Methodist University, 1970

B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1967



State Bar of Texas, 1970

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 1975

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1978

U.S. District Courts for the Western and Southern Districts of Texas, 1981

U.S. Tax Court, 1983

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1987

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, 1993

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas



State Bar of Texas

American Bar Association

Dallas Bar Associations

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Texas Association of City Attorneys

Dallas Trial Lawyers Association

National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.


Awards & Recognitions

Phi Delta Phi

Advanced and Master Certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education

Instructor, Dallas County Sheriff’s Department and Dallas County Constables Offices

Special Counsel: Appointed to Represent Dallas, Collin, Rockwall and Tarrant Counties.

Appointed as General Counsel to Republic of Mexico for North Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.

Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale –Hubbell Since 1975. Highest possible rating for Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.


Reported Cases

Blaylock v. Holland, 396 S.W.3d 720 (Tex. App. — Dallas, March 06, 2013)

Johnson v. Smith, No. 07-10-00017-CV, 2012 WL 140654 (Tex. App.—Amarillo Jan. 18, 2012, no pet.) (mem. op.)

County of Dallas v. Wiland, 216 S.W.3d 344 (Tex. 2007)

In re General Electric Capital Corp., 203 S.W.3d 314 (Tex. 2006)

Holmes v. Concord Homes Ltd., 115 S.W.3d 310 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 2003, no pet.)

Gonzales v. Dallas County, 249 F.3d 406 (5th Cir. 2001)

Carter v. Castillo, No. 3:99-CV-0047-X, 2000 WL 1753039 (N.D.  Tex. 2000), aff’d, 31 Fed. App’x 156 (5th Cir. 2001)

Pitts v. Dallas County Bail Bond Bd., 23 S.W.3d 407 (Tex. App.—Amarillo 2000, pet. denied), cert. denied 531 U.S. 1151 (2001)

Putthoff v. Ancrum, 934 S.W.2d 164 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth 1996, writ denied)

Arrington v. County of Dallas, 970 F.2d 1441 (5th Cir. 1992)

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. v. Thompson, 818 S.W.2d 185 (Tex. App.—Tyler 1991, no writ)

American Bankers Ins. Co. v. Caruth, 786 S.W.2d 427 (Tex. App.—Dallas 1990, no writ)

Khraish v. Hamed, 762 S.W.2d 906 (Tex. App.—Dallas 1988, writ denied)

Hager v. State, 734 S.W.2d 180 (Tex. App. –Eastland 1987, pet. ref’d)

Lawyers Civil Process, Inc. v. State, 690 S.W.2d 939 (5th Cir. 1985)

Spencer v. Seagoville; 700 S.W. 2d 953 (5th Cir. 1985)

Daniel v. State, 585 S.W. 2d 688 (Tex. Ct. Crim. App. 1979)

United States v. Lester, 541 F.2d 499 (5th Cir.1976)


Dallas, Texas, 1945