Richard Hughes


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit
  • Jefferson County Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Center for Professionalism Award, 2009 – recognizing a lawyer who exemplifies, by conduct and character, truly professional traits, who others in the Bar admire and respect.

Military Service

  • U.S. Naval Reserve 1963-1969 – Yeoman (E-5)
  • Active Duty – USS Prichett, Combat Tour – Vietnam, 1967-1968
  • Honorable Discharge, 1969

Military Honors and Awards

  • Citation from Commander Cruiser-Destroyer Group, Seventh Fleet – Outstanding performance in a war zone


  • Lamar State College of Technology, Bachelor of Science, 1967
  • Baylor School of Law, J. D. 1971

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified Family Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization

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