Dallas City Attorney

Assistant City Attorney

Municipal Prosecution Section

James Richards is an Assistant City Attorney with the Municipal Prosecution Section of the Dallas City Attorney’s Office. James represents the State of Texas and the City of Dallas in the prosecution of Class C misdemeanors and violations of municipal ordinances in the Dallas Municipal Court. Class C misdemeanors include traffic offenses, assault, public intoxication, and theft, among others. Prosecutors are responsible for criminal and civil litigation in eleven courtrooms, including civil appeals to the Municipal Court.


  • SMU Dedman School of Law
  • University of Miami

Affiliations & Activities

  • Admitted to the State Bar of Texas, November 6, 2015