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Richard Pena

Richard Pena

Richard Pena is president and CEO of the Law Offices of Richard Pena. He was elected by his peers to serve as the President of the State Bar of Texas from 1998-1999. He served as President of the American Bar Foundation and was on the Board of Governors for the American Bar Association. He is also past president of the Travis County Bar Association, former Chair of the Texas Bar Foundation, and former Chair of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. He was a director to the State Bar of Texas and a State Delegate to the ABA. Richard has received three Presidential Citations from the State Bar of Texas for his meritorious service to the profession and has been selected a member of the prestigious American Inns of Court as well as receiving the Distinguished Lawyer Award presented by the Austin Bar Association in 2007. The Texas Bar Journal recognized him as 1 of 20 “trailblazers” in the February 2014 issue. He also was the recipient of the 2010 Difference Makers Award presented by the ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division.

Guest Appearances
November 5, 2020

Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans: Making a Difference by Meeting Veterans’ Legal Needs

Richard Pena and Terry Tottenham, both lawyers, veterans, and former presidents of the State Bar of Texas, discuss the great work done by the TLTV since its start ten years ago.

August 7, 2018

ABA Annual Meeting 2018: The Miranda Rights Warnings Project

Melba Pearson, Richard Pena, Moire Corcoran, Matt Redle, and Jeremy Alexis talk about the Miranda Rights Warnings Project, a project that seeks to use technology to translate Miranda Warnings for people who...