Richard Harrist

Attorney Rich Harrist has practiced law for 20 years. He joined the Dallas office of Roy Petty & Associates, PLLC, as an “Of Counsel” attorney in April 2017.

Rich concentrates his law practice in Immigration and Civil Litigation. He has successfully tried numerous cases and has handled cases on appeal before Texas and federal courts. He has represented clients in deportation hearings and in a variety of immigration matters before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”).

Rich is licensed to practice law in Texas. He is also admitted to practice before all federal district courts in Texas and Oklahoma, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Tenth Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.

Rich graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1996 with “Highest Honors.” Prior to studying law, Rich graduated from Lamar University with “High Honors,” focusing on the study of Government and History.