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Hon. Richard W. B. Davis

Hon. Richard W. B. Davis

Bryan, Texas
(979) 779-4357
Rick Davis graduated from Texas A&M University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. While at Texas A&M University, he was a member of the Fight'n Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets and, upon graduation, was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. After becoming a qualified Infantry Officer, he served for ten years in the 49th Armored Division of the Texas Army National Guard as a qualified Armor Officer. He made Company Commander of an M-1 Tank Company while still a 1st Lieutenant.

After graduation, he worked as an engineer at NASA in Houston, first in the Space Shuttle Program, then in the Space Station Program. While working in the Space Station Program, he was awarded the prestigious McDonnell Douglas General Manager's Award for his work on STS-37, the first flight after the 1986 Challenger accident when astronauts successfully achieved extravehicular activities.

During his service in the Texas Army National Guard and while raising a family and working at NASA, Rick attended the University of Houston - Bates Law Center. He sat for the Bar exam early and while still in law school, and received both his law degree and law license in May 1992. Upon becoming licensed to practice law, he initially practiced law with a prominent Bryan law firm. He then started his own law practice in 1995, and quickly established himself as an aggressive, competent lawyer.

In 1998, he ran for and was elected Judge of Brazos County Court at Law No. 2. With the encouragement of several lawyers who appreciated his hard work on the Bench, he ran for and was elected Judge of the 272nd District Court in 2000, and was re-elected to that post in 2004. As a Judge, he was known as a positive judicial force with high energy and wise decisions. Rick Davis ranked highest among the District Judges in the 2006 Brazos County Bar Association poll, the last poll conducted before he left the Bench to return to private practice. He is widely known and respected for his integrity and fairness.

In 2007, Rick published his first book, The Prison Sermons, (which you can check out at and is working on his second.

Rick Davis is passionate about fairness and equal justice under the law. His record as a judge proves that he is a man of integrity. His record as a lawyer proves that he is tough and competent.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Criminal
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1992


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas - 1992