Ronnie handles estate planning, probate, and guardianship matters for the firm, as well as some criminal defense matters. He has a particular passion for helping the mentally ill or disabled. His talent in this area is well-respected in the community, and the Tarrant County courts regularly appoint him to represent people facing involuntary civil commitment and people who are being placed under guardianship.
In his spare time, Ronnie enjoys writing and recording music, reading, cycling, and spending time with his wife and their dogs and cats. He can also be seen acting, singing, and playing music in Tortfeasors, the Tarrant County Bar Foundation’s annual legal-themed comedy/variety show benefiting Tarrant County Volunteer Attorney Services, Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans, and other charitable endeavors. Ronnie is the Assistant Director, the Musical Director, and one of the writers for the show.
Ronnie earned his J.D. from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, now Texas A&M School of Law. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a Master’s Degree in History from the University of Texas at Arlington. Ronnie is an award-winning essayist for scholarly papers presented on topics in Texas history as well as cartographic history. He has also had articles published in The Texas Wesleyan Law Review and The Oxford Companion to World Exploration.
Ronnie is licensed to practice in the State of Texas and the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Texas. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Tarrant County Bar Association, and the Arlington Bar Association.