Richard Gladstone has over 25 years' legal experience, focusing on family law and juvenile litigation. He is board-certified in juvenile law by the Texas Board of Specialization and has spoken at numerous State Bar of Texas sponsored legal seminars.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas and his law degree from South Texas College of Law.

Mr. Gladstone is a former council member of the City of Richland Hills.

He has also been actively involved in the Boy Scouts as a scout leader and former Scoutmaster of Troop 250 of Bedford, Texas.