Richard A. Capshaw
Richard Capshaw was born in Columbus, Georgia, August 12, 1958; admitted to the bar, 1981, Texas, the Supreme Court of the United States, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, United States District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. Preparatory education: Oklahoma State University, Psychology Major (B.S. 1978). Legal education: University of Oklahoma (J.D. 1981). Phi Delta Phi; Editor, Oklahoma Law Review, 1979-1981. Board Certified – Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Richard began his legal career in 1981, with the Dallas law firm of Seay, Gwinn, Crawford, Mebus & Blakeney. In 1982, he became associated with Haynes & Boone, L.L.P., where he became a partner in 1989. In February 1993, he joined the Dallas office of Scott, Douglass & Luton, L.L.P. In March 1994, Richard formed the law firm of Capshaw, Goss & Bowers, L.L.P. In 2007, Richard formed Capshaw & Associates. Richard has been actively involved in general commercial litigation. Throughout his career, Richard has concentrated on construction litigation representing design professionals, owners, and contractors in the avoidance, prosecution and defense of construction claims. Richard has also prosecuted and defended cases involving defective products, personal injury claims and contract disputes between individuals and companies. Richard also has extensive experience in the mediation process and acts as a mediator in facilitating the resolution of disputes.