Richard D. Weaver

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Principal Attorney
Houston, Texas

Mr. Weaver is a Board Certified attorney, certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has a focus on real estate law and complex business litigation, holding board certification in residential real estate law. He has been engaged as an expert by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas. Businesses and families rely on him. Other Texas attorneys choose Mr. Weaver as their lawyer. He also built a real estate law firm where builders, developers, buyers, and sellers of real estate go when issues arise related to encroachment issues, easements, lien filing, lien removal, title disputes, and construction defects.

Title companies like Fidelity National Title and Stewart Title have relied on him and continue to engage him to prepare documents for closing including documents to clear title. He represents clients in alleged deed restriction violation matters and cases involving Property Owner's Associations. He enjoys assisting clients in redeeming real property after tax and HOA foreclosures.

Not only has Mr. Weaver been successful in representing people and businesses in real estate related cases, Mr. Weaver has experience in matters associated with the misappropriation, misuse and improper utilization of intellectual property / copyrighted property. Weaver has also represented large corporations in products litigation and injured plaintiffs in the prosecution of over 40 pharmaceutical products liability cases. As part of his litigation practice, he has represented both defendants and plaintiffs in wrongful death cases.

His involvement in the legal field began when he served as an aide to the Bexar County District Attorney's Office in San Antonio. He worked in the family violence unit designed to protect battered women and children. Mr. Weaver was born in San Antonio, Texas and obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Professional Writing from Baylor University. He then attended South Texas College of Law and received his Juris Doctorate.

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.

Interviewed By:

Houston Chronicle


Recognized By:

Super Lawyers

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Law
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death – Plaintiff & Defense

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Texas Board Certified in Residential Real Estate Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Member, South Texas College of Law, Mock Trial Varsity Team
    • Honors: Best Speaker, Gallagher, Lewis, Downey & Kim - Mock Trial Competition
    • Honors: Undefeated Team, Advanced Civil Litigation - Mock Trial Competition
    • Honors: Q-Finalist, Gallagher, Lewis, Downey & Kim - Mock Trial Competition
    • Honors: Q-Finalist, Garland R. Walker - Mock Trial Competition
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas
    • B.A.
    • Major: English / Professional Writing

Published Works

  • Texas A&M study questions safety of drivers using voice-to-text technology., Financial Content, 2014
  • Car accident preparation in Texas can reduce risk of legal issues., US Politics Today, 2014
  • Cruise vacations are not always an adventure to paradise., Financial Content, 2013
  • Fewer Texas motorcycle accident fatalities in 2012., Digital Journal, 2013
  • "Invading Nicaragua: An Analysis of an Investment Opportunity" (Co-Author), Houston Commerce Magazine (Houston, Texas), March, 2004
  • Cover Story: Interview with Massey Villarreal., Houston Commerce Magazine (Houston, Texas), April, 2004
  • Keeping Safety Afloat on Texas Waterways, Hometown News [Waco], 1999

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • HYLF, Trustee, Board of Trustees
  • Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Galleria Chamber of Commerce, Past Member, Economic Development Committee
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • Second Baptist Church, Associate Deacon and Member
  • Family Life Center, Second Baptist Church, Member, Advisory Committee


  • Spanish


  • Phi Alpha Delta