A Prominent Criminal Defense Firm Serving Dallas & Fort Worth

Practice Areas
  • Federal White Collar Defense
  • White Collar Investigations and Litigation
  • Espionage
  • Federal Obscenity Investigations and Litigation
  • SEC and State Securities Investigations and Litigation
  • Complex Federal Civil Litigation
  • Antitrust Investigations and Litigation
  • Healthcare Investigations, Litigation and Compliance
  • Money Laundering Regulatory Investigations and Litigation
  • U.S. Customs and Import/Export Investigations and Litigation
  • Criminal Tax Investigations and Litigation
  • Government Seizures and Forfeiture of Assets Investigations and Litigation
  • Criminal Environmental Investigations and Litigation
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Investigations and Litigation
  • Federal Drug Investigations and Litigation
  • Forfeiture
  • Forced Labor and Human Litigation
  • Illegal Arms Exportation Investigations and Litigation
  • Federal and State Appeals
Richard Anderson

Of Counsel

Practice Areas
  • Federal White Collar Defense
  • White Collar Investigations and Litigation
  • Espionage
  • Federal Obscenity Investigations and Litigation
  • SEC and State Securities Investigations and Litigation
  • Complex Federal Civil Litigation
  • Antitrust Investigations and Litigation
  • Healthcare Investigations, Litigation and Compliance
  • Money Laundering Regulatory Investigations and Litigation
  • U.S. Customs and Import/Export Investigations and Litigation
  • Criminal Tax Investigations and Litigation
  • Government Seizures and Forfeiture of Assets Investigations and Litigation
  • Criminal Environmental Investigations and Litigation
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Investigations and Litigation
  • Federal Drug Investigations and Litigation
  • Forfeiture
  • Forced Labor and Human Litigation
  • Illegal Arms Exportation Investigations and Litigation
  • Federal and State Appeals
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 1973
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981
  • Colorado, 1985
Professional Associations
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Criminal Law Advisory Commission (LAAC), Legal Assistant, 1996 to 2002
  • Revise Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Consultant-Governor’s Legislative Committee, 1995 to 1995
  • Texas Punishment Standards Commission, Consultant-Governor's Legislative Committee, 1992 to 1992
  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Judicial Advisory Council, Board Member, 1992 to 2007
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, President, 1991 to 1992
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, Member
  • exas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Officer, 1978 to Present
  • Dallas Bar Association, Criminal Justice Committee, Co-Chairman, 1990 to 1993
  • State Bar of Texas, Committee for Indigent Representation for Those on Death Row, 1988 to 2000
  • Dallas Bar Association, Courts and Court Facilities Committee, 1988 to 1989
  • State Bar of Texas, Advanced Criminal Law Course, Director, 1987 to 1987
  • Dallas Bar Association, Dallas mayor’s Task Force on Crime, Member, 1987 to 1987
  • First Amendment Lawyers Association, Member, 1986 to Present
  • State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice Section, Chairman, 1985 to 1986
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 1983 to Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Ethics Committee, Co-Chairman, 1991 to 1991
  • Dallas County Criminal Bar Association, President, 1983 to 1984
  • State Bar of Texas, Committee on Admissions, 1980 to 1986
  • State Bar of Texas, 1979 to 1985
  • State Bar of Texas, Grievance Committee for the Sixth District of Texas, Sub-committee, Member
  • Federal Court Advisory Committee, 2006 to 2013
  • Defender Services Advisory Group, 2010 to 2013
Education
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D. - 1973
  • Southern Methodist University
    • B.A. - 1970
Honors
  • President's Award, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1983, 1985, 1993, 1995, 2009
  • Award of Excellence, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Certificate of Recognition, Dallas County Public Defenders Office
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Advanced Criminal Law Course, State Bar of Texas
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Inductee, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Hall of Fame
Classes / Seminars
  • Speaker, Criminal Defense, State Bar of Texas, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Project, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyers, Dallas Bar Assn., Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., Lubbock Bar Assn., Smith County Bar Assn., University of Texas School of Law, Southern Methodist School of Law, South Texas College of Law, Texas Tech School of Law, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Dallas County District Attorney's Office, Tarrant County District Attorney's Office, Corpus Christi Bar Assn., San Antonio Bar Assn., College of the Judiciary, Center for American and International Law, Texas Criminal Trial Advocacy Institute (CTAI), The National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), and to Criminal Justice Act attorneys in all federal districts of Texas, West Virginia, and Virginia
Published Works
  • Author, Extraneous Offenses, State and Federal, State Bar of Texas, 1991,1993
  • Author, Ethics for the Criminal Defense Practitioner, State Bar of Texas, 1985 - 1986, 1988-92, 1994-2006
  • Contributing Author, Texas Criminal Appellate Manual, State Bar of Texas, 1985,1989
  • Contributing Author, Texas Criminal Appellate Manual, Clear, Inc., 1996
Certified Legal Specialties
  • Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1978 - Present