He was born in San Antonio, Texas in 1965 and is President of The Reyna Law Firm. He started practicing law in 1990.
For the last 18 years, he has been named as one of the Best Lawyers in America by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the United States.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Trial Advocates (the highest honor is this invitation-only organization that is based on trial skill and experience). This is a distinction held by only 35 of the 85,000 attorneys in Texas.
He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America Order of Centurions (the highest honor is this invitation-only organization that is limited to lawyers who have successfully tried more than 100 cases to jury verdict). This is a distinction held by only 16 of the 85,000 attorneys in Texas.
He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (a certification held by less than 10% of practicing attorneys in Texas).
He has tried 127 cases to jury verdict as lead counsel, including 27 where the amount sought from the jury was more than $5,000,000 (winning 23 of these 27 trials).
He has tried and handled cases in Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, and Illinois.
His hobbies include hunting, fishing, adventure travel, photography, and mountain biking. He has traveled to each of the world’s seven continents, including exploring North America, touring Europe, going on safari to Africa, hiking the mountains and jungles of South America, trekking through Asia, wandering about in Australia, and joining an expedition to Antarctica.
Rick has been married for 19 years to his wife, Rachel, and they have two sons, Ricky (age 15) and Rene (age 13). He coached baseball for 10 years and is a Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America.