Katy Jo Richards

Katy Jo Richards


Construction Law Attorney in Houston - Katy Jo Richards

Katy Jo Richards’ practice focuses on advocating for general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and project owners in various capacities, including litigation, negotiations, contract review, and appeals.

Prior to joining the firm, Katy Jo served as a public affairs intern for the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. She also served as a Baylor Law Student Ambassador for her three years on campus.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction
  • Litigation and Transactional

Representative Experience

  • Assist in the representation of owner, general contractor and subcontractor clients on a variety of different matters including breach of contract claims, settlement negotiations, lien removal and debt collections
  • Ongoing representation of contractors and suppliers in obtaining collection of past due accounts


  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. (Cum Laude) – 2021
    • Order of the Barristers
    • Moot Court Team
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    • B.A., International Studies and Spanish (Cum Laude) – 2017
    • Century Scholarship and College Board Recognition Scholarship Recipient

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section
  • Houston Bar Association, Construction Law Section
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association