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TexasCriminal Defense Lawyers in Corpus Christi, 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 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 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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Ira Zevi Miller

Ira Zevi Miller
Law Office of Ira Z. Miller
545 N Upper Broadway St Suite 114
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 16 years, Ira Zevi Miller is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's... read more >

Phillip W. Goff

Phillip W. Goff
Law Office of Phillip W. Goff
545 N Upper Broadway St Suite #906
Corpus Christi, TX 78363
Licensed for 27 years, Phillip W. Goff is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Jose A Canales

Jose A Canales
Canales & Simonson P.C.
PO Box 5624 Ste 5624
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
Licensed for 52 years, Jose A Canales is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Amie Augenstein

Amie Augenstein
Gale Law Group, PLLC
711 N Carancahua St Suite 514
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 8 years, Amie Augenstein is a Criminal Defense and Employment Law lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Christopher Gale

Christopher Gale
Gale Law Group
711 N Carancahua St Suite 514
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 26 years, Christopher Gale is a Criminal Defense and Employment Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Jerry Joel Trevino

Jerry Joel Trevino
Law Offices of Jerry J. Treviño
3801 S Padre Island Dr
Corpus Christi, TX 78415
Licensed for 29 years, Jerry Joel Trevino is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - T... read more >

Alex R Hernandez Jr

Alex R Hernandez Jr
Alex R. Hernandez Jr. Trial Lawyers PLLC
921 N. Chaparral Suite 100
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 20 years, Alex R Hernandez Jr is a Personal Injury and Civil Rights lawyer... read more >

Danice Lee Obregon

Danice Lee Obregon
Obregon Law Firm
622 S Tancahua St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 24 years, Danice Lee Obregon is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Ce... read more >

John Stuart Gilmore Jr

John Stuart Gilmore Jr
622 S Tancahua St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 42 years, John Stuart Gilmore Jr is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Lisa Gail Greenberg

Lisa Gail Greenberg
622 S Tancahua St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 17 years, Lisa Gail Greenberg is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

James 'rick Holstein' Holstein

James 'rick Holstein' Holstein
Of Counsel Watts Guerra LLP
401 N Tancahua St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 37 years, James 'rick Holstein' Holstein is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

John Michael Lamerson

John Michael Lamerson
The Lamerson Law Firm
P.O. Box 241
Corpus Christi, TX 78403
Licensed for 10 years, John Michael Lamerson is a Consumer Law and Juvenile Defense lawyer... read more >

James D Granberry

James D Granberry
James D. Granberry, Attorney at Law
622 S Tancahua St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 34 years, James D Granberry is a Criminal Defense and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of La... read more >

G Rudolph Garza Jr

G Rudolph Garza Jr
Garza
518 S Tancahua St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 53 years, G Rudolph Garza Jr is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of La... read more >

Paul Garrett Kratzig

Paul Garrett Kratzig
Paul G. Kratzig & Associates
615 N Upper Broadway Suite 900
Corpus Christi, TX 78477
Licensed for 53 years, Paul Garrett Kratzig is a Admiralty and Maritime Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mark A. Dicarlo

Mark A. Dicarlo
Mark A. Di Carlo, PLLC
La Solana Bldg. 722 Elizabeth St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Licensed for 36 years, Mark A. Dicarlo is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Deeann Torres

Deeann Torres
The Torres Law Firm
1122 Elizabeth St
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Licensed for 14 years, Deeann Torres is a Criminal Defense and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texa... read more >

Thomas Cash Connelly

Thomas Cash Connelly
6000 S Padre Island Dr
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Licensed for 6 years, Thomas Cash Connelly is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Kenneth G Botary

Kenneth G Botary
545 N Upper Broadway Ste 1000
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 49 years, Kenneth G Botary is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Richard Torres II

Richard Torres II
The Torres Law Firm
1122 Elizabeth St
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Licensed for 8 years, Richard Torres II is a DUI / DWI and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Sou... read more >

Jason Conrad Wolf

Jason Conrad Wolf
Law Office of Jason Wolf, PLLC
410 Peoples St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 17 years, Jason Conrad Wolf is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson Sch... read more >

Frank M Garza

Frank M Garza
1402 N Chaparral St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 47 years, Frank M Garza is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern University... read more >

James Lawrence

James Lawrence
12 Townhouse Ln
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Licensed for 51 years, James Lawrence is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Carlos Omar Reyna

Carlos Omar Reyna
809 S Port Ave
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
Licensed for 10 years, Carlos Omar Reyna is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Roberto Daniel Reyna

Roberto Daniel Reyna
809 S Port Ave
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
Licensed for 7 years, Roberto Daniel Reyna is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern Unive... read more >

Ricky Dell Dodson

Ricky Dell Dodson
Rick Dodson, Attorney and Counselor at Law, PLLC
405 N Tancahua St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 12 years, Ricky Dell Dodson is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Charles Starcher

Charles Starcher
Starcher Law Firm
102 N Staples St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 31 years, Charles Starcher is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended University of Arkansas School of Law... read more >

Randall E Pretzer

Randall E Pretzer
Randall E. Pretzer, PLLC
PO Box 18993
Corpus Christi, TX
Licensed for 48 years, Randall E Pretzer is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Kyle Brian Hoelscher

Kyle Brian Hoelscher
Law Office of Kyle Hoelscher
505 S Water St Ste 525
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 11 years, Kyle Brian Hoelscher is a Criminal Defense and Motor Vehicle Accidents lawyer who attended St. Mary's University Sch... read more >

James L Story

James L Story
McLemore, Reddell & Story PLLC
102 N Staples St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 24 years, James L Story is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Gerald A Rogen

Gerald A Rogen
The Rogen Law Office & Freedom Center
500 N Water St Ste 608
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 28 years, Gerald A Rogen is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Sout... read more >

Veronica Aguilar Garza

Veronica Aguilar Garza
Garza Law Firm
500 N Water St Ste 601
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 18 years, Veronica Aguilar Garza is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Tex... read more >

Larry Christopher Iles

Larry Christopher Iles
710 Buffalo St Ste 802
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 27 years, Larry Christopher Iles is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Leslie Denis Cassidy III

Leslie Denis Cassidy III
Les Cassidy PLLC
814 Leopard St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 36 years, Leslie Denis Cassidy III is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Victor H Gillespie

Victor H Gillespie
Law Office of Victor H. Gillespie
2002 Airline Rd Ste 1505
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Licensed for 52 years, Victor H Gillespie is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

John Edward Bonilla

John Edward Bonilla
Bonilla & Chapa, P.C.
2727 Morgan Ave
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
Licensed for 18 years, John Edward Bonilla is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Mark William Stolley

Mark William Stolley
The Law Office of Mark W. Stolley
426 S Tancahua St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 26 years, Mark William Stolley is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Cathy Clark

Cathy Clark
4610 Deepdale Dr
Corpus Christi, TX 78413
Licensed for 29 years, Cathy Clark is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Raneca Chuton Henson

Raneca Chuton Henson
Licensed for 6 years, Raneca Chuton Henson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern Unive... read more >

Timothy D Raub

Timothy D Raub
Raub Law Firm, P.C.
814 Leopard St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 27 years, Timothy D Raub is a Criminal Defense and Civil Rights lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Joel Gonzalez

Joel Gonzalez
Law Office of Joel Gonzalez, PLLC
700 Everhart Rd G2
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
Licensed for 15 years, Joel Gonzalez is a Criminal Defense and Bankruptcy lawyer who attended Cleveland-Marshall College of Law... read more >

Scott F. Cactus Lemanski

Scott F. Cactus Lemanski
Cactus Law Office, PLLC
606 N Carancahua St, Suite 916
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 18 years, Scott F. Cactus Lemanski is a Juvenile Defense and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Hector Rene Gonzalez

Hector Rene Gonzalez
2818 S Port Ave
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
Licensed for 42 years, Hector Rene Gonzalez is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas... read more >

Simon Brian Purnell

Simon Brian Purnell
Griffin Purnell, LLC
615 N Upper Broadway Ste 900
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 23 years, Simon Brian Purnell is a Business Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Claude M Henkel III

Claude M Henkel III
Fritz, Byrne, Head & Gilstrap, PLLC
802 N Carancahua St Ste 2100
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 50 years, Claude M Henkel III is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Fred Jimenez

Fred Jimenez
Law Offices of Fred Jimenez
509 Lawrence St Ste 301
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 36 years, Fred Jimenez is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas So... read more >

Gabriel R Salais

Gabriel R Salais
410 Peoples St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Licensed for 19 years, Gabriel R Salais is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texa... read more >

Scott Matthew Ellison

Scott Matthew Ellison
1227 3rd Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Licensed for 28 years, Scott Matthew Ellison is a Marijuana Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard W Rogers III

Richard W Rogers III
3636 S Alameda St Ste B # 191
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
Licensed for 48 years, Richard W Rogers III is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law ... read more >

Adam Patrick Rodrigue

Adam Patrick Rodrigue
Law Office of Adam P. Rodrigue
1122 Santa Fe St
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Licensed for 19 years, Adam Patrick Rodrigue is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of La... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

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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