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TexasCriminal Defense Lawyers in Cameron County, Texas

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Cameron County, Texas, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Cameron County, Texas should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Jonathan Gracia

Jonathan Gracia
The Gracia Law Firm
932 E Van Buren St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Call 956-504-2211
Jonathan Gracia is an experienced criminal defense attorney in Brownsville who also serves as a Justice of the Peace in Cameron County. Not ... read more >
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Richard Bruce Tharpe

Richard Bruce Tharpe
Bruce Tharpe Law Office
1120 E 10th St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 32 years, Richard Bruce Tharpe is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Jose A Esquivel Jr

Jose A Esquivel Jr
U.S. Attorneys Office
P.O. Box 3402
Brownsville, TX 78523
Licensed for 36 years, Jose A Esquivel Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern Univer... read more >

Edmund Keith Cyganiewicz

Edmund Keith Cyganiewicz
1000 E Madison St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 41 years, Edmund Keith Cyganiewicz is a Criminal Appellate Law and Local Government Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's Univers... read more >

Julianna Andrea Sosa

Julianna Andrea Sosa
Sosa Law
680 E St. Charles, Suite 500
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 8 years, Julianna Andrea Sosa is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

E Dale Robertson

E Dale Robertson
Robertson Law Firm
P O BOX 622
Olmito, TX 78575
Licensed for 45 years, E Dale Robertson is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Edward A Stapleton III

Edward A Stapleton III
Ed Stapleton, Lawyer
2401 Wild Flower Dr Ste C
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 45 years, Edward A Stapleton III is a Criminal Appellate Law and Civil Rights lawyer who attended The University of Texas Scho... read more >

Sara Megan Barrera

Sara Megan Barrera
Stapleton & Barrera
2401 Wild Flower Dr Ste C
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 11 years, Sara Megan Barrera is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern Univer... read more >

Lawrence A Walsh

Lawrence A Walsh
Lawrence A. Walsh, Law Offices
1000 E Van Buren St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 42 years, Lawrence A Walsh is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School o... read more >

Edna Herrera Dinsdale

Edna Herrera Dinsdale
Law Office of Edna Herrera Dinsdale
847 E Harrison St 2nd Floor
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 11 years, Edna Herrera Dinsdale is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern Uni... read more >

Gary Armand Ortega

Gary Armand Ortega
Law Office of Gary Ortega P.C.
424 E Jefferson St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 33 years, Gary Armand Ortega is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Robert Julius Lerma

Robert Julius Lerma
1000 E Van Buren St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 37 years, Robert Julius Lerma is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Stuart Diamond

Stuart Diamond
Stuart Diamond att at Law
2111 Padre Blvd Ste 1
South Padre Island, TX 78597
Licensed for 32 years, Stuart Diamond is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Jesus Tomas Garcia Jr

Jesus Tomas Garcia Jr
The Law Office of Jesus T. Garcia, Jr.
847 E Harrison St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 14 years, Jesus Tomas Garcia Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern Uni... read more >

Leonardo Rincones Jr

Leonardo Rincones Jr
Law Office of Leonardo Rincones, Jr.
854 E Van Buren St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 21 years, Leonardo Rincones Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern Univ... read more >

James Robert Young Jr

James Robert Young Jr
Jim Young, Attorney at Law
1018 E Tyler Ave
Harlingen, TX 78550
Licensed for 15 years, James Robert Young Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Oscar De la Fuente Jr

Oscar De la Fuente Jr
501 E Tyler Ave
Harlingen, TX 78550
Licensed for 34 years, Oscar De la Fuente Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Juan Angel Guerra

Juan Angel Guerra
1409 Stuart Place Rd Ste A
Harlingen, TX 78552
Licensed for 31 years, Juan Angel Guerra is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Reynaldo G. Garza School of Law... read more >

Ruben Herrera

Ruben Herrera
37 W Elizabeth St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 20 years, Ruben Herrera is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern University... read more >

Rudy Xavier Rodriguez

Rudy Xavier Rodriguez
600 E Harrison St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 37 years, Rudy Xavier Rodriguez is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Albert Lee Rodriguez III

Albert Lee Rodriguez III
Rodriguez Lucio Law Group, PLLC
1324 E Madison St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 13 years, Albert Lee Rodriguez III is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of... read more >

Larry Logan Warner Sr

Larry Logan Warner Sr
Larry Warner, Attorney at law
513 E Jackson Ave Ste 301
Harlingen, TX 78550
Licensed for 48 years, Larry Logan Warner Sr is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of... read more >

Joseph Graham

Joseph Graham
Joseph Graham & Associates
117 E Price Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
Licensed for 27 years, Joseph Graham is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Enrique Carlos Juarez

Enrique Carlos Juarez
PO Box 97
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Licensed for 33 years, Enrique Carlos Juarez is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Te... read more >

Julio Cesar Ledezma

Julio Cesar Ledezma
Law of Office of J. Ledezma, PLLC
847 E Harrison St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 11 years, Julio Cesar Ledezma is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Fabian Limas Jr

Fabian Limas Jr
Law Office of Fabian Limas Jr.
1728 Boca Chica Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 17 years, Fabian Limas Jr is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Nathan Samuel Janis

Nathan Samuel Janis
Licensed for 4 years, Nathan Samuel Janis is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Alexander Michael Begum

Alexander Michael Begum
Begum Law Group LLC
2401 Wild Flower Dr Ste B
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 18 years, Alexander Michael Begum is a Criminal Defense and Health Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Cesar De Leon

Cesar De Leon
Law Firm of Cesar de Leon, PLLC
622 E St Charles St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 8 years, Cesar De Leon is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Crystal Vargas

Crystal Vargas
South Texas Immigration Council
4 East Levee St.
Brownsville, TX 78526
Licensed for 5 years, Crystal Vargas is a Immigration Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Juan Mendez III

Juan Mendez III
Mendez Law Firm
647 E St Charles St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 16 years, Juan Mendez III is a Criminal Defense and Health Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Juan Manuel Pequeno Jr

Juan Manuel Pequeno Jr
Jones, Galligan, Key & Lozano, L.L.P.
1400 E Madison St Ste 4
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 10 years, Juan Manuel Pequeno Jr is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of... read more >

Marshall R Ray

Marshall R Ray
Ransome & Ray PC
550 E Levee St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 41 years, Marshall R Ray is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Renee Marie Sanchez

Renee Marie Sanchez
Sanchez & Sanchez
717 North Dr
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 7 years, Renee Marie Sanchez is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended University of Baltimore School of L... read more >

Gustavo David Elizondo III

Gustavo David Elizondo III
Gustavo D. Elizondo, III, Attorney at Law, PC
2395 La Palma St Ste A
San Benito, TX 78586
Licensed for 8 years, Gustavo David Elizondo III is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of L... read more >

Benjamin Guerra

Benjamin Guerra
Ben Guerra Law Office PLLC
222 E Van Buren Ave Ste 601
Harlingen, TX 78550
Licensed for 15 years, Benjamin Guerra is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Norma Gonzalez Sepulveda

Norma Gonzalez Sepulveda
Law Office of Norma Sepulveda, PLLC
1121 E Harrison Ave
Harlingen, TX 78550
Licensed for 11 years, Norma Gonzalez Sepulveda is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of L... read more >

Patricia Ann Hernandez

Patricia Ann Hernandez
Law Office of Patricia A. Hernandez, P.C.
103 E Price Rd
Brownsville, TX 78521
Licensed for 27 years, Patricia Ann Hernandez is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Anthony P Troiani

Anthony P Troiani
Troiani Law Firm
611 E Washington St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 25 years, Anthony P Troiani is a Health Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Phil Alan Bellamy

Phil Alan Bellamy
The Law Office of Phil Bellamy
815 Ridgewood St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 28 years, Phil Alan Bellamy is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School ... read more >

Joseph Moreno

Joseph Moreno
TRLA
308 W Harrison Ave
Harlingen, TX 78550
Licensed for 16 years, Joseph Moreno is a Federal Crimes and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Michael Martinez

Michael Martinez
Law Office Of Michael Martinez
30 Providencia Ct 5M
Brownsville, TX 78526
Licensed for 15 years, Michael Martinez is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Te... read more >

Gabriela Garcia

Gabriela Garcia
1104 E 7th St Ste A
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 25 years, Gabriela Garcia is a DUI / DWI and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas South... read more >

Reynaldo Cisneros

Reynaldo Cisneros
Law Office of Reynaldo Cisneros
950 E Van Buren St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 19 years, Reynaldo Cisneros is a Criminal Defense and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - ... read more >

Elizabeth Valdez Garza

Elizabeth Valdez Garza
VALDEZ GARZA LAW FIRM, P.C.
1105 E 6th St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 13 years, Elizabeth Valdez Garza is a Personal Injury and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Te... read more >

Stephen C Bonner Jr

Stephen C Bonner Jr
Bonner & Bonner
PO Box 288
Harlingen, TX 78551
Licensed for 52 years, Stephen C Bonner Jr is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of La... read more >

Bryan Damien Nichols

Bryan Damien Nichols
Hodge, James, Jilpas & Nichols, LLP
1617 E Tyler Ave Unit A
Harlingen, TX 78550
Licensed for 18 years, Bryan Damien Nichols is a Criminal Defense and Employment Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of ... read more >

David Mitchell Roerig

David Mitchell Roerig
The Green Law Firm P.C.
34 S Coria St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 14 years, David Mitchell Roerig is a Criminal Defense and Health Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Thomas Sullivan

Thomas Sullivan
Law Office of Thomas Sullivan
1002 E Taylor St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 44 years, Thomas Sullivan is a Criminal Defense and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Cente... read more >

Karen Betancourt

Karen Betancourt
United States Attorney's Office
600 E Harrison St Rm 201
Brownsville, TX 78520
Licensed for 27 years, Karen Betancourt is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >
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Criminal Defense Certification

TBLS Board Certification in Criminal Law - The Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) certifies lawyers as specialists in Criminal Law if they have substantial experience, involvement, competence, and training in this specialty area of practice.


The TBLS defines the term "criminal law" to include "misdemeanor and felony crimes, arrest, detention, plea bargains, jury and non-jury trials (for individuals 17 years of age or older)."



Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

TCDLA has a proud history of supporting and educating criminal defense lawyers in the the state while advocating for the rights of the accused. Many of the top criminal defense attorneys in Texas are active within this organization.


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