The Law Office of Ricky D. Green, PLLC | The Right Firm for Your Workers’ Compensation Needs

The Law Office of Ricky D. Green, PLLC, is a certified Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) through the North and South Central Texas Regional Certification Agencies and the Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council. The law firm opened its doors on February 16, 2005 to serve the interests of workers’ compensation insurance carriers and third-party administrators across Texas.  The law firm is based in Austin, Texas and serves as the Austin Representative for workers’ compensation insurance carriers,  self-insureds and third-party administrators before the Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation.

Ricky D. Green

Ricky D. Green is a Texas native who grew up in Fort Worth, moved to Austin, and attended St. Stephen’s School for high school. After high school, Ricky graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia where he received his Bachelor of Arts. Ricky then attended SMU law school and graduated in 1993. He began his legal career in workers’ compensation in Dallas, Texas, and then joined Harris and Harris law firm in March 1996. He worked at Harris and Harris for nine years and became a profit partner his last three years of employment at this firm. On February 16, 2005, Ricky opened the Law Office of Ricky D. Green, and continues to dedicate his practice to representing insurance carriers, self-insureds and third-party administrators in workers’ compensation cases in Texas and Oklahoma.

Ricky has specialized in Texas workers’ compensation insurance defense for more than 28 years and travels to every field office in the State of Texas. He is a member of the workers’ compensation section of the Texas State Bar, has regularly spoken at the Texas State Bar Advanced Workers’ Compensation seminar, and is authorized by the Texas Department of Insurance to provide certified continuing education courses. Ricky is a member of the Texas Chapter of the Public Risk Management Association, the Austin Black Lawyers’ Association, the Travis County Bar Association, the North and South-Central Texas Regional Minority Certification agencies and is also licensed in Oklahoma.

Ricky is committed to non-profit and philanthropic causes. Outside of the practice of law, Ricky has served as board member and vice-chair of the Board of Trustees at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees at Breakthrough Central Texas and serves as secretary of the board for Austin Geriatric Center that manages the Rebekah Baines Johnson Center. In his spare time, Ricky enjoys spending as much time as possible with his growing family, and enjoys traveling, exercising and running, watching and engaging in sports, theater, and the arts.

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Steven M. Stamps

Steven M. Stamps has been practicing workers’ compensation defense for the Law Office of Ricky D. Green since graduating from law school in 2010. Steven grew up in Arizona and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Arizona State University in 2007. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Austin to begin his legal education. During law school at the University of Texas School of Law, Steven took a wide ranging schedule of classes but still found time to work for a non-profit legal office and write for a sports law journal.

Steven began working for the Law Office of Ricky D. Green shortly before graduating from the University of Texas School of Law. Steven has had hands on experience with the Texas workers’ compensation system since his first day at the firm. He has quickly become a veteran at handling benefit review conferences, benefit contested case hearings, administrative appeals, subrogation, judicial review litigation, Designated Doctor submissions, medical dispute resolution, complaint resolution, subsequent injury fund reimbursements, and continuing education across the State of Texas. Whether on the road or in the office, Steven is always available to answer your questions about workers’ compensation issues.

Away from the office, Steven enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and dog. Steven and his wife are avid travelers and enjoy rooting for their favorite teams in a multitude of sports.

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Daniel M. Black

Daniel M. Black began working for the Law Office of Ricky D. Green shortly after graduating from law school in 2023. Daniel was born and raised in the Austin, TX area. Daniel attended Mississippi State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology in 2019. Hail State!  Afterwards, Daniel attended law school at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University.  During law school, Daniel worked under several highly experienced attorneys in the practice areas of personal injury and criminal defense.

After joining the Law Office of Ricky D. Green, Daniel quickly familiarized himself with the Texas workers’ compensation system and has become a valuable asset handling benefit review conferences, contested case hearings, insurance defense litigation, subrogation, administrative appeals, and Designated Doctor submissions.  Daniel’s prior experiences give him a unique perspective that provides insurance carriers, self-insureds, and third-party administrators a tactical advantage when disputing claims before the Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation.  Daniel is committed to building relationships and hopes to positively impact every person he encounters whether it is an injured claimant, another attorney, a claims adjuster, or a healthcare provider.

Outside of the office, Daniel is an avid sports fan and frequents the Austin music scene. Daniel enjoys spending time with his friends and family, taking his German shepherd and pug to the dog park, building large Lego projects, and finding the best new local restaurants.

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