we believe in working hard for our clients.

Ricardo Briones was born and raised in San Antonio, TX.  His parents (both Mexican immigrants) instilled in him very early the importance of doing the right thing. He received a bachelor's in Finance at UTSA and afterwards, attended St. Mary's University Law School and was admitted into the bar and became a licensed lawyer in May 2008.  Ricardo works in Criminal Defense and Family Law and Civil litigation, and can handle a variety of legal matters.  He is fully bilingual.  As an attorney notable achievements include: representing the Dream Act students and other activists.  He enjoys spending time with his family and music. 


​Central Catholic High School 1995

JD-St. Mary's University School of Law

BA-Finance-University of Texas at San Antonio 


State Bar of Texas

Western District of Texas (Federal)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


State Bar of Texas

San Antonio Bar Association

San Antonio Criminal Defense Association

Bar Association for the Fifth Circuit

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Community Involvement:

San Anto Cultural Arts

Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association

Member of St. Cecilia's Parish


The Law Office of Ricardo Briones is a San Antonio based law firm with a focus in DWI, Criminal Defense and Divorce, Family Law and some Civil litigation.  We practice in Bexar County and surrounding counties.  We specialize in superior customer service, a personal hands on approach to our client's needs as well as a proven record of winning cases with over ten years of experience in San Antonio and surrounding areas.  Call us today for a free consultation on your case (210) 227-1515.

If you have been arrested and need help, call today (210) 227-1515 to put our experience to work for you. We offer free consultations, convenient appointment times and easy payment plans. Se Habla Espanol.


The Law Office of Ricardo Briones



Drug Cases






Child Support

Motion to Revoke Probation

Evictions, Small Claims

Wills and Probate

All family law cases


types of cases that we handle

"Great law office that's provided excellent service in a timely manner. They take care of business and I highly recommend them. Thanks for all your help Ricardo."

          -- J.M.

 "Briones is for the people. He fought some shady firm from dallas that tried to sue me for credit debt he bought up for pennies on the dollar. Briones took out the trash. He doesnt do shady dealings. He fights for whats right!"


"Ricardo Briones was amazing to work with. He got back to me immediately and really set my mind at ease over the situation I was going through. He is very fast acting and someone I would highly recommend to everyone. Thanks so much, Ricardo!


"Ricardo is extremely knowledgeable and always willing to do even more research. He completes stuff in a timely manner and goes above and beyond to communicate with you about every step (which is extremely difficult to find in an attorney). He is the number one attorney that I recommend to anyone who asks. He is hard working and honest!"


I've known Ricardo for years. He has always been there when I've needed him. He's dependable, trustworthy, and honest. I recommend him to all of my friends and family.