Baylor Law Baylor
Richard E. Brophy, Jr.
Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick & Dickson, L.L.P.

Rick Brophy is a founding partner of Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick Dickson & Squires, LLP and has significant experience in matters affecting financial institutions, including mergers and acquisitions, holding company formations, S elections, representation before regulatory authorities, loan documentation, loan workouts, commercial and business litigation, lender liability, liability of officers and directors and administrative enforcement proceedings. Mr. Brophy also represents a large number of local businesses in general business matters, handling numerous transactions involving the purchase, sale and reorganization of businesses and also handling related commercial and business litigation.

In addition to serving his clients on legal matters, Mr. Brophy is extensively involved in the local community, having served as Chairman of the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce, President of Waco Rotary Club, President of the Baylor Law Alumni Association and formerly as coach to eight-time Little League Softball World Series Champions.


B.B.A., cum laude, Baylor University, 1974
J.D., cum laude, Baylor University School of Law, 1977


United States District Courts in the Western District of Texas
Supreme Court of the United States
Certified Public Accountant


State Bar of Texas
American Bar Association
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
Waco-McLennan County Bar Association, President, 2005-2006
Texas Association of bank Counsel, Past Director


Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association, Past President
Texas Young Lawyers Association, Past Director
Baylor Law School, Adjunct Professor, Banking Law, 1986-2004
Baylor Law School, Adjunct Professor, Mergers & Acquis., 2004- Present
Texas National Bank of Waco, Former Associate Board of Directors
Extraco Banks, N.A., Former Director
Named Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010


Richard E. Brophy, Jr.

Courses Taught
Current Topics/Mergers & Acquisitions
Telephone: 254.776.5500
Fax: 254.776.3591