Richard C. McConathy

Richard C. McConathy

Criminal and DWI Defense Attorney

Richard C. McConathy is an experienced criminal defense attorney representing people accused of driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Plano, Frisco, McKinney, and anywhere in Collin County, Texas. He understands how to fight drunk driving allegations, including those involving breath tests, blood tests, and field sobriety tests. He also handles state appeals and practices at the municipal level. He is admitted to practice in the Texas courts.

He has earned an undergraduate degree in criminals just at the University of North Texas, then his Juris Doctor at the Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. He founded the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy in 2002. Since then, the Law Office of Richard C. McConathy has handled thousands of cases, with a 91 percent success rate in cases brought to trial.

Richard C. McConathy is active in bar associations in the North Texas region, including the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association and the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association.

Criminal 25%
Drugs 25%
Violence 25%


Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice

University of North Texas, Denton, Texas B.S.

Juris Doctor - School of Law

Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now Texas A&M University School of Law)

Areas of Practice

  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • State Appellate Practice
  • State, Local & Municipal Law
  • White Collar Crimes

Associations and Memberships

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2003