Richard Hornsby is a third generation Central Floridian and a second generation criminal defense lawyer. He is dual Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law by the Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
He obtained his law degree from the University of Florida and also holds a master’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, with a concentration in Forensic Science, from the University of Florida.
He serves as the Legal Analyst for the Central Florida NBC affiliate, WESH 2 News, and is frequently called upon to provide legal commentary for the Orlando Sentinel.
In 2007 he was voted Best of the Bar in Criminal Defense by the Orlando Business Journal. In 2016 he was recognized as a Legal Elite by Orlando Style Magazine. In 2021 he was recognized as a Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine. And he has been recognized in Super Lawyers Magazine every year from 2012 through 2022.