About Us

The attorneys with Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick & Dickson, LLP work each and every day with this goal in mind: to exceed their client’s expectations.  They believe the way to accomplish this goal is by striving to do more than what is asked of them by their clients, regardless of the size or complexity of the matter.  The Firm prides itself on its attention to detail, creativity in solving problems and the diversity of experience amongst its attorneys.  The depth of experience, knowledge and talent of the Firm’s attorneys permits the Firm to handle legal matters that range from intricate estate plans to complex commercial litigation to business and commercial transactions.  The Firm is comprised of attorneys who demonstrated competence and earned success in law school.  Ten of the Firm’s attorneys are Waco natives and all are heavily involved in their local community.  With its newly renovated downtown office, the Firm is invested in the revitalization of downtown Waco.  The collegial environment of the Firm fosters a collaborative effort and allows for every client and matter to benefit from the Firm’s wide range of experience and expertise. The Firm meets together in the office over lunch once a week to discuss new matters, share ideas and discuss ways to better serve its clients and the community. 

Over fifty years ago, Pat Beard and David Kultgen, both graduates of Harvard Law School, formed Beard & Kultgen.  In 2003, Rick Brophy, Rick Bostwick, and David Dickson joined Pat Beard and David Kultgen to form the new firm of Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick & Dickson, LLP. The Firm’s practice is devoted to the following primary areas: mergers and acquisitions, banking law, civil litigation, serious personal injury and product liability claims, estate planning and probate, real estate, construction law, environmental law, advising businesses, complex business problems and bankruptcy.  The Firm has cultivated a reputation for excellence and cost-efficient representation in disputes before Texas state agencies, arbitrators, judges and juries throughout Texas.