Ricardo N. Gonzalez

Managing Partner, Trial Attorney

The Gonzalez Law Group, PLLC

Ricardo N. Gonzalez

With over 34 years of experience, Ricardo N. Gonzalez has tried numerous cases to jury verdict. After graduating from the University of Houston Law Center in 1984, Mr. Gonzalez opened up his own law office. He has represented clients involved with many areas of law. Some of these areas include criminal defense, wills, adoptions, juvenile defense, wrongful death, family law, social security disability, personal injury, immigration, and others. Mr. Gonzalez strives to do the best for his clients. For the past 25 years, Mr. Gonzalez has exclusively handled criminal defense cases.

Mr. Gonzalez resides in Houston, Texas, with his wife, Martha, a retired schoolteacher. He enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 1985


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, TX
    • Juris Doctor – 1984
  • Pan American University, Edinburg, TX
    • Med – 1981
  • University of Texas, Austin, TX
    • Bachelor of Arts – 1976

Past Employment Positions

  • Texas Employment Commission, McAllen, Texas, 1976 – 1977
  • McAllen I.S.D., McAllen, Texas, Teacher, 1977 – 1982
  • Ricardo N. Gonzalez, Attorney at Law, 1985 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Houston
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association


  • English
  • Spanish