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

Rick Brophy is a founding partner of Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick & Dickson, LLP and has significant experience in matters affecting financial institutions, construction companies and other businesses. His practice includes mergers and acquisitions work, drafting and negotiating complex governance and other agreements, formation of entities, drafting construction related agreements, and providing general legal advice to local businesses. Mr. Brophy has served as an adjunct professor at Baylor Law School for 28 years, teaching banking law for 20 years and mergers and acquisitions for the last eight years. Mr. Brophy speaks regularly at the meetings of Independent Bankers Association of Texas and State Bar of Texas. and has provided numerous speeches on bank compliance regulations, including Regulation O, Lending Limit and Section 23A. Mr. Brophy also serves as general counsel to the Central Texas Associated General Contractors.

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
Recognized as a Super Lawyer, a Thomson Reuters Service, 2005-2014


Richard E. Brophy, Jr.

Courses Taught
Current Topics/Mergers & Acquisitions


Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick & Dickson, L.L.P.
Telephone: 254.776.5500
Fax: 254.776.3591