Ryan Hardy

Ryan Hardy

Fort Worth, Texas

Attorney Ryan Hardy graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BS in Government/Political Science and a minor in Business Administration. After finishing his undergraduate degree, he attended South Texas College of Law in Houston where he was a member of the Law Review. After receiving his J.D. (law degree), he returned to Fort Worth and became a Tarrant County probation officer.

Ryan then gained further law experience as an intern for Chief Justice John Cayce at the Second Court of Appeals. He left the court of appeals to join a team of lawyers at a local defense firm before starting his own firm – the Hardy Law Group. He is now still practicing law at his family- and divorce-focused firm in downtown Fort Worth, serving clients in and around Tarrant County.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2009
  • Supreme Court of Texas


  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 2004
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Law Review: South Texas College of Law, Member , 2002 - 2004
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 2000
    • Major: Government/Political Science
    • Minor: Business Administration

Honors and Awards

  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth Texas Magazine 2012, 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Member
  • Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association, Member
  • Eldon B. Mahon American Inn of Court, Associate Member
  • NCDD (National College for DUI Defense), Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Tarrant County Probation Officer
  • Chief Justice John Cayce at the Second Court of Appeals, Intern

Pro Bono Activities

  • Animal Rescue


  • Delta Tau Delta