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Rick R. Flores

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Austin, TX

Minton, Bassett, Flores & Carsey, PC
1100 Guadalupe St.
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-476-4873
Fax: 512-479-8315
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021
Licensed in Texas Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (90%), Family Law (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Rick’s practice is primarily focused on defending clients against criminal charges at all levels.  Prior to joining the firm, Rick worked as a prosecutor for 4 years with the Travis County Attorney’s Office where he negotiated thousands of criminal cases and was the lead attorney in over 60 trials.  His experience as a prosecutor helps him zealously represent and defend clients in Austin and throughout Central Texas.

When he’s not in the office or in the courtroom, Rick enjoys watching all Texas sports and playing tennis.

About Rick R. Flores

First Admitted: 2007, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.mbfc.com/rick-flores.asp

Educational Background

  • B.B.A. (Finance), The University of Texas, 2004

Verdicts/Settlements

  • NOT GUILTY VERDICT on Terroristic Threat charge. Client charged with Terroristic Threat. Pretrial offer by the prosecution was 120 days in jail. Client rejected the offer and we went forward with a jury trial. The jury deliberated for 35 minutes and returned with the right verdict-- NOT GUILTY., 2017
  • Client was wrongfully accused of assaulting his girlfriend. The State prosecutors offered 2 years probation. We rejected the offer and proceeded to trial. The jury deliberated for two hours and returned with a NG verdict. Client was acquitted and his record was expunged., 2016
  • Client received NOT GUILTY VERDICT in Criminally Negligent Homicide trial., 2018
  • Client was charged with Driving While Intoxicated. Blood test results showed that Client's BAC was greater than 0.08. Case dismissed., 2017
  • Client found NOT GUILTY by a jury for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) charge., 2018
  • Client was arrested for DWI. His blood results showed his BAC to be a 0.23 (the legal limit is 0.08). After setting the case for a Pretrial Hearing, the case was reduced to the lesser charge of Obstruction of a Highway., 2017
  • Client was accused of pointing a gun at another person. The client did not point a gun at anyone. The jury reviewed the evidence at testimony at trial and returned with a "Not Guilty" verdict. Client acquitted., 2015
  • Client found NOT GUILTY by a jury on three separate charges of Disorderly Conduct., 2018

Honors/Awards

  • , Top Attorney in Austin, Austin Monthly, 2020
  • , Top Attorney in Austin, Austin Monthly, 2019
  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • , Best DWI Lawyer, The Austin Chronicle, 2016
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Feature article for The Voice for Defense revealing tips on how to work with diverse jury panels., Author, Working with Diverse Juries, The Voice for Defense, 2021

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Board Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA), 2021
  • Board Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA), 2020
  • Associate Board Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA), 2019
  • Associate Board Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA), 2018
  • Associate Board Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA), 2017

Industry Groups

  • Expunctions
  • Non-Disclosures

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Office Location for Rick R. Flores

1100 Guadalupe St.
Austin, TX 78701

Last Updated: 3/26/2021

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