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Attorney Richard D. Meadows

Atty. Richard D. Meadows

Richard D. Meadows is an accomplished attorney known for his expertise in personal injury and wrongful death cases. As a partner at the Lanier Law Firm, he has built a reputation as a passionate advocate for his clients, combining his legal knowledge with a deep understanding of their needs.

Richard obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. After completing his undergraduate studies, he earned his Juris Doctor degree from South Texas College of Law. Throughout his education, Richard displayed exceptional dedication to his studies, consistently achieving outstanding academic performance.

Upon joining the Lanier Law Firm, Richard quickly established himself as an integral member of the legal team. He specializes in representing individuals who have been injured due to the negligence or misconduct of others, striving to bring justice and compensation to those who have been wronged. With his meticulous attention to detail and strong analytical skills, Richard meticulously evaluates each case, identifying key legal strategies to help his clients receive the maximum possible outcome.

Through his empathy and compassion, Richard forms strong connections with his clients, understanding the emotional toll that personal injury cases can take on individuals and their families. He is committed to providing personalized legal counsel, ensuring that each client receives the attention and support they deserve during challenging times.
Richard’s dedication to his clients is evident through his relentless pursuit of justice, both inside and outside the courtroom. He has successfully litigated numerous high-profile cases, securing substantial settlements and jury verdicts for his clients. His legal achievements have earned him recognition and accolades within the legal community, including being named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

In addition to his legal work, Richard actively contributes to his profession by regularly speaking at conferences and seminars, sharing his insights and experiences with fellow attorneys. He is also an active member of professional organizations such as the American Association for Justice and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

  • J.D. – California Western School of Law (1984)
  • BA – Rutgers University
Admissions and Certification
  • Texas
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Arizona
  • Washington, DC
  • In addition to numerous Federal Courts
  • Admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court
  • Houston Lawyer of the Year, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers, 2022
  • Meadow has been recognized on the annual New York Super Lawyers list for six years straight as one of the top attorneys and further has received the Super Lawyer distinction for the State of Texas, after his relocation there.
  • Honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in New York.
  • Earned a Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Rating.
  • Recognized by Law Dragon as one of the Top 500 Lawyers in the Country.
  • Named to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers.
  • Acknowledged on the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Lawyers list for multiple years.