Richard D. Weaver

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Houston, TX

The Weaver Law Firm
 | 1800 Bering Drive, Suite 1050
Houston, TX 77057
Phone: 713-572-4900
Fax: 713-513-5566
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Consumer (50%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (30%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Richard Weaver is a Board Certified attorney, certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has a focus on real estate law and complex business litigation, holding two board certifications: commercial real estate law and residential real estate law. He has been engaged as an expert by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas. Businesses and families rely on him. Other Texas attorneys choose Mr. Weaver as their lawyer. He also built a real estate law firm where builders, developers, buyers, and sellers of real estate go when issues arise related to encroachment issues, easements, lien filing, lien removal, title disputes, and construction defects. Richard D. Weaver is the principal attorney at The Weaver Law Firm in Houston, Texas. Mr. Weaver serves clients in the Houston and San Antonio areas. He focuses his practice on business, commercial, construction and real estate law and has handled a variety of cases in these areas, including matters involving housing and construction defects. Mr. Weaver earned a bachelor’s degree in English and professional writing from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He went on to graduate from South Texas College of Law Houston, where he earned many honors and awards.

    Mr. Weaver is licensed to practice in the state of Texas and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Over the course of his years in practice, he has authored various articles for publications, including FinancialContent, Houston Commerce magazine and USA Politics Today.

    He is actively involved in his professional and legal communities.

    Mr. Weaver has also been involved in organization including the economic development committee of the Galleria Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as a member of the board of trustees for the Houston Young Lawyers Foundation, a member and assistant deacon of Second Baptist Church and a member of the advisory committee of the Second Baptist Church’s Family Life Center.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Real Estate: Consumer
    • 30%Construction Litigation: Consumer
    • 20%Business Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Construction Defects, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

    Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017

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    About Richard Weaver

    Admitted: 2004, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


    • Recognized by Super Lawyers
    • Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Texas Monthly

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified – Real Estate Law – Commercial, 2019
    • Board Certified - Real Estate Law - Residential, 2018

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
    • Texas

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Second Baptist Church, Member
    • HYLF, Trustee, Board of Trustees
    • Second Baptist Church, Associate Deacon
    • Galleria Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Committee, Past Member
    • Family Life Center, Second Baptist Church, Advisory Committee, Member

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Texas A&M study questions safety of drivers using voice-to-text technology, Financial Content, 2014
    • Car accident preparation in Texas can reduce risk of legal issues, US Politics Today, 2014
    • Cruise vacations are not always an adventure to paradise, Financial Content, 2013
    • Fewer Texas motorcycle accident fatalities in 2012, Digital Journal, 2013
    • "Invading Nicaragua: An Analysis of an Investment Opportunity" (Co-Author), Houston Commerce Magazine (Houston, Texas), March, 2004
    • Cover Story: Interview with Massey Villarreal., Houston Commerce Magazine (Houston, Texas), April, 2004
    • Keeping Safety Afloat on Texas Waterways, Hometown News (Waco), 1999

    Representative Clients:

    • Stewart Title
    • Fidelity National Title

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Advanced Civil Litigation, Mock Trial Competition, Undefeated Team
    • Gallagher, Lewis, Downey & Kim - Mock Trial Competition, Best Speaker
    • Garland R. Walker, Mock Trial Competition, Q-Finalist
    • South Texas College of Law, Mock Trial Varsity Team, Member
    • Gallagher, Lewis, Downey & Kim, Mock Trial Competition, Q-Finalist

    Educational Background:

    • Baylor University, Waco, Texas, B.A., Major: English/Professional Writing

    Industry Groups

    • Construction
    • Real Estate
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    Office Location for Richard D. Weaver

    1800 Bering Drive
    Suite 1050
    Houston, TX 77057

    Phone: 713-572-4900

    Fax: 713-513-5566

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    Last Updated: 3/16/2021

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