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Updated: 03/11/2022

Plano Bankruptcy Lawyer


Richard received his B.A. in Political Science from Baylor University in 1973 and his doctorate of jurisprudence from Baylor Law School in 1974. Mr. Pelley has practiced law for over 45 years in North Texas.

A former Bankruptcy Trustee, his practice now solely concentrates on representing debtors in Bankruptcy. Mr. Pelley is well recognized and respected for his skill and knowledge in Bankruptcy proceedings under Chapters 7, 11, and 13.


About Richard A. Pelley

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas

Other Affiliations

  • NACBA - National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Classes and Seminars

  • Keynote Speaker, Retirement Ceremony, United States Bankruptcy Court Judge Hon. Donald R. Sharp
  • Invited Speaker, State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education Program
  • Professor, Business Law

Past Positions

  • Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Panel of Bankruptcy Trustees
  • Eastern District of Texas, Bankruptcy Trustee


  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas, 1974
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Honors: Member, Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1973
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Major: Political Science



  • Judge Ray F. Grisham
  • Judge James R. Fry
  • Judge R. C. Vaughn


Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


1312 14th Street Plano, TX 75074



  • Plano and Frisco’s Best Attorneys, Living Magazine, 2013
  • Allen's Best Bankruptcy Attorney, Allen American Readers' Choice, 2011 - Present
  • Former Bankruptcy Trustee - Plano, TX

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