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Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy | Denton County DWI Defense Firm

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DWI Lawyer &
Criminal Attorney

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The lawyers at Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy aggressively defend people from all over Denton County against criminal charges. Our firm has had a 91 percent success rate since 2002 on cases announced ready for trial.

Richard C. McConathy has handled thousands of criminal and  DWI cases in North Texas. An active member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, he is licensed to practice in all Texas courts and handles state appeals.

Brian A. Bolton is a former Chief Prosecutor for the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office who trained police officers how to properly conduct DWI investigations. He is renowned in the legal community for his cross-examination and jury selection abilities.

The experience that our attorneys have on both sides of the aisle not only helps them anticipate what prosecutors will do, but also gives them a better understanding of exploiting the weaknesses in the state’s case against the people we represent. Our firm knows that every case is unique, and we craft legal defenses that are specifically tailored to the details of your situation.

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We are Experienced Trial Lawyers

Aggressive Defense Against Criminal and Drunk Driving Charges in Texas

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Our criminal defense attorneys research the facts, investigate the case against our clients, and try to negotiate deals with their adversaries (prosecutors). These deals might include reduced bail, reduced charges, and reduced sentences.

35+ Years of Experience

With over 35+ years of experience we assure you that you can trust us. The attorneys at Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy are ready to fight for you! Our experience and dedication will be at your side, every step of the way.

Our Awards & Achievements

With over 6000+ criminal cases, the attorneys at the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy received 1000+ "Not Guilty" or "Dismissed" criminal cases. We use our knowledge to find subtle evidence and reasons why you should win the case.

You deserve the best!

We are experienced trial lawyers...

We bring each client a combination of deep industry knowledge and expert perspectives on the challenge at stake, to offer our clients fresh perspectives and realistic outcomes. At Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy, we will help you by providing you with the information you need to make a sound decision when choosing a legal professional to support and represent you. If you have more questions about our legal team, or what working with us is like, please feel free to call us directly today at (972) 233-5700 to schedule an initial consultation.

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OUR LEGAL TEAM

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Why Client Choose Us?

The lawyers at Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy aggressively defend people from all over Denton County against criminal charges. Our firm has had a 91 percent success rate since 2002 on cases announced ready for trial.

Richard C. McConathy has handled thousands of criminal and DWI cases in North Texas. An active member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, he is licensed to practice in all Texas courts and also handles state appeals.

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      Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy

      On May 20, 1976, Richard "Tex" McConathy became a licensed lawyer in the State of Texas. He was the last person in the State of Texas who was allowed to take the bar exam without graduating from law school. In 1982, he became a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist and in 2002 he and his son, Richard Charles McConathy, became partners in Dallas, Texas. Please see the historical milestones of Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy

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      75 Years in business...

      My grandfather Jack McConathy Sr. started the McConathy Law firm in 1946. Our Motto Liberty Or Death has a very specific meaning to our family. My Father was a combat veteran in Vietnam. My Grandfather has served all four years in Indochina. Were In it, We’re going to fight to win it!

      Board Certified in Criminal Law

      On May 20, 1976, Richard Tex became a licensed lawyer in the State of Texas and joined the firm. He was the last person in the State of Texas who was allowed to take the bar examine without graduating from law school. From that time on, he became professionally known as Tex McConathy. In 1982, he became a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist. From 2004 - 2007, he served as Chair of the Criminal Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association. He retired and moved to Lake Weatherford, Texas, in 2010.

      Three generations of criminal defense attorneys

      Richard Charles McConathy earned his Juris Doctor from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. McConathy also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Texas. Richard started in the firm in 2002 and has been the managing member of the firm since 2008. Someday my son’s will follow in my footsteps.

      Treasurer of the Dallas Bar Association

      Mr. McConathy belongs to the Irving Bar Association, the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association, and the Texas Criminal Lawyers’ Association. Mr. McConathy was the current Treasurer of the Dallas Bar Association Criminal Law Section from 2004-2006.

      38+ Years Experience...

      Brian A. Bolton was hired by the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office upon graduating from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. In late 2004, Mr. Bolton left the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office to begin a private criminal defense practice that focused on DWI and other intoxication-related offenses. In 2008, Brian A. Bolton joined forces with Richard C. McConathy, a fellow defense lawyer and colleague from law school.

      Company milestones in 2021

      Expertise.com selected and awarded the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy in 2021 for Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Dallas, Texas.

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