Navarro, Ricardo J.

Ricardo J. Navarro
  • Managing Partner/Shareholder, 1991


Rio Grande Valley




Ric J. Navarro is a Partner in the Firm, and the Managing Partner of the Firm's Rio Grande Valley (RGV) office, located in Harlingen, Texas. The RGV office provides the full range of legal services to local governments in this unique and growing region of the state. Using Firm-wide resources drawn from the San Antonio and Austin offices, we provide quality legal representation throughout Central and South Texas, as well as the Southern Gulf Coast region.

Areas Of Practice

  • Civil Trial - State & Federal
  • Civil Appeals - State & Federal
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Collective Bargaining & Civil Service
  • Land Use, Annexation & Code Compliance
  • Special Counsel Projects

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • Juris Doctor - 12/1985
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. - 05/1978
    • Major: Anthropology

Representative Clients

  • City of Brownsville, Texas
  • City of Harlingen, Texas
  • City of McAllen, Texas
  • City of Pharr, Texas
  • City of Port Isabel, Texas
  • City of Weslaco, Texas
  • Cameron County Irrigation District No. 2
  • Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 6
  • Texas Association of Counties (TAC)
  • Texas Council Risk Management Fund (TCRMF)
  • Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool (TML-IRP)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Texas City Attorneys Association (TCAA)
  • Cameron County Bar Association (CCBA)
  • Hidalgo County Bar Association (HCBA)
  • Corpus Christi Bar Association (CCBA)
  • Bexar County Bar Association (BCBA)

Past Employment Positions

  • Reynaldo G. Garza, Senior Circuit Judge, U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, Briefing Attorney, 1985 to 1986
  • Bexar County District Attorney's Office, Division Chief - Civil Section, 1989 to 1991
  • Bexar County District Attorney's Office, Federal Litigator - Civil Section, 1987 to 1989


  • Spanish