Ricardo Briones

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation


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.

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • San Antonio Criminal Defense Association
  • Bar Association for the Fifth Circuit
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association


  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
  • University of Texas
    • BA-Finance
  • ​​Central Catholic High School

    Bar Admissions

    • Texas
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

    Pro-Bono Activities

    • San Anto Cultural Arts
    • Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association
    • Member of St. Cecilia's Parish


    • English
    • Spanish