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TexasCriminal Appellate Law Lawyers in Dallas County, Texas

An appeal involves briefing issues for a higher court to review. Appellate attorneys in Dallas County, Texas may also make an oral argument to the judge or judges deciding the appeal.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for an appellate case, keep in mind that strict timelines often apply to appeals.


Most criminal appellate attorneys in Dallas County, Texas charge flat fees for direct appeals and post conviction cases.


Many of the top appellate attorneys devote a significant portion of their practice to this niche area of the law.


Appellate law in the criminal justice system also includes federal habeas petitions and post-conviction motions for illegal sentences, ineffective assistance of counsel or prosecutorial misconduct.


Many of the top criminal appellate lawyers in the United States belong to The Council of Appellate Lawyers. The CAL is the first and only national appellate bench-bar organization.

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David B Sloane

David B Sloane
Law Offices of David Sloane
14785 Preston Road Suite 550
Dallas, TX 75254
Call 817-810-0088
100% focus on marijuana highway interdiction cases... read more >
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
David B Sloane
Lifetime Member
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
David B Sloane
Member
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
David B Sloane
Member

Greg Torres

Greg Torres
Law Offices of David Sloane, PLLC
15851 Dallas Parkway
Addison, TX 75001
Call 972-972-8869
The Law Offices of David Sloane is the premier marijuana defense firm defending Felony Highway Interdiction cases statewide, including the T... read more >
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Greg Torres
Lifetime Member

Franklyn Mickelsen Jr

Franklyn Mickelsen Jr
Broden, Mickelsen, Helms & Snipes LLP
2600 State St.
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 29 years, Franklyn Mickelsen Jr is a Federal Crimes and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Georgetown University Law Center... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Franklyn Mickelsen Jr
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Bruce Edward Anton

Bruce Edward Anton
Sorrels, Udashen, & Anton
2311 Cedar Springs Rd Suite 250
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 40 years, Bruce Edward Anton is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Bruce Edward Anton
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

F. Clinton Broden

F. Clinton Broden
2600 State Street
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 22 years, F. Clinton Broden is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Virginia School... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
F. Clinton Broden
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Brian Wesley Portugal

Brian Wesley Portugal
U.S. Attorney's Office
1100 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75242
Licensed for 14 years, Brian Wesley Portugal is a Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Brian Wesley Portugal
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Appellate Law

Kimberly Ann Schaefer

Kimberly Ann Schaefer
United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
1100 Commerce St 13th Floor
Dallas, TX 75242
Licensed for 27 years, Kimberly Ann Schaefer is a Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended George Washington University Law School... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Kimberly Ann Schaefer
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Appellate Law

Jason Tyler Larman

Jason Tyler Larman
3102 Edgewood Dr
Garland, TX 75042
Licensed for 9 years, Jason Tyler Larman is a Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Jason Tyler Larman
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Appellate Law

Deandra Michelle Grant

Deandra Michelle Grant
Hamilton Grant NTX PC
800 East Campbell Road, Suite 110
Richardson, TX 75081
Licensed for 26 years, Deandra Michelle Grant is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Florida College of Phar... read more >
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Chemistry and the Law Division

Martin LeNoir

Martin LeNoir
The Law Offices of Martin LeNoir
3300 Oak Lawn Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 42 years, Martin LeNoir is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Martin LeNoir
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Benson Varghese

Benson Varghese
Varghese Summersett PLLC
100 Crescent Court, Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 10 years, Benson Varghese is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Benson Varghese
Member

Joshua Zientek

Joshua Zientek
Law Office of L. Clay-Jackson PLLC
3510 Rankin St
Dallas, TX 75205
Licensed for 10 years, Joshua Zientek is a Seal or Expunge Criminal Record and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Cent... read more >
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Texas Bar College
Joshua Zientek
Member

Susan Clare Korioth

Susan Clare Korioth
Sue Korioth, P.C.
PO Box 600103
Dallas, TX 75360
Licensed for 37 years, Susan Clare Korioth is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas Sch... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Susan Clare Korioth
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Appellate Law

Robert N Udashen

Robert N Udashen
Udashen & Anton
2311 Cedar Springs Rd Ste 250
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 42 years, Robert N Udashen is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Robert N Udashen
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Gary Alan Udashen

Gary Alan Udashen
Udashen | Anton
2311 Cedar Springs Rd Ste 250
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 39 years, Gary Alan Udashen is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Gary Alan Udashen
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Adam L Seidel

Adam L Seidel
Adam L. Seidel, P.C.
5910 N Central Expy Ste 980
Dallas, TX 75206
Licensed for 30 years, Adam L Seidel is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Adam L Seidel
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

David Lee Bridges

David Lee Bridges
Fifth Court of Appeals
600 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75202
Licensed for 35 years, David Lee Bridges is a Criminal Defense and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School ... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
David Lee Bridges
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Kerry P Fitzgerald

Kerry P Fitzgerald
Senior Judge Kerry FitzGerald
9130 Raeford Dr
Dallas, TX 75243
Licensed for 53 years, Kerry P Fitzgerald is a Criminal Defense and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas Scho... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Kerry P Fitzgerald
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Molly Meredith Francis

Molly Meredith Francis
5th Court Of Appeals
600 Commerce St Ste 200
Dallas, TX 75202
Licensed for 38 years, Molly Meredith Francis is a Criminal Defense and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Molly Meredith Francis
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Q. Lynn Johnson

Q. Lynn Johnson
Law Offices of Q. Lynn Johnson, PLLC
4131 North Central Expy. Suite 680
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 11 years, Q. Lynn Johnson is a Probate and Motor Vehicle Accidents lawyer who attended Oklahoma City University School of Law... read more >
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Q. Lynn Johnson
Member

Richard Charles McConathy

Richard Charles McConathy
Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy
15110 Dallas Pkwy #400
Dallas, TX 75248
Licensed for 17 years, Richard Charles McConathy is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Richard Charles McConathy
Member

Susan E Anderson

Susan E Anderson
Law Office of Susan E. Anderson
3500 Maple Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 24 years, Susan E Anderson is a Criminal Defense and Firearm and Weapon Charges lawyer who attended St. Mary's University Scho... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Susan E Anderson
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Katherine A Drew

Katherine A Drew
Fifth Court of Appeals
600 Commerce St Ste 200
Dallas, TX 75202
Licensed for 41 years, Katherine A Drew is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Katherine A Drew
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Appellate Law

Kirk F Lechtenberger

Kirk F Lechtenberger
Kirk Lechtenberger, LLC.
183 Parkhouse Street
Dallas, TX 75207
Licensed for 29 years, Kirk F Lechtenberger is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Kirk F Lechtenberger
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Michael Allbee

Michael Allbee
Allbee Law Firm
426 West Chambers Street
Cleburne, TX 76033
Licensed for 8 years, Michael Allbee is a Motor Vehicle Accidents and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Kansas School of L... read more >
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Michael Allbee
Member

Stephen P Karns

Stephen P Karns
Law Office of Stephen P. Karns
6116 N Central Expy Suite 450
Dallas, TX 75206
Licensed for 25 years, Stephen P Karns is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St. Mary's Law School... read more >
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Stephen P Karns
Member

Mark Dean Meisinger

Mark Dean Meisinger
Law Office Of Mark Meisinger
4131 N Central Expressway Suite 680
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 14 years, Mark Dean Meisinger is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended Creighton University School of ... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Mark Dean Meisinger
Member

Dawna Kim

Dawna Kim
Law Offices of Dawna Kim
8111 Lyndon B. Johnson Fwy Suite 480
Dallas, TX 75251
Licensed for 26 years, Dawna Kim is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of California Hastings College of the L... read more >
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Texas Bar College
Dawna Kim
Member

Aaron Herbert

Aaron Herbert
The Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert
8330 LBJ FREEWAY, SUITE 550
Dallas, TX 75243
Licensed for 17 years, Aaron Herbert is a Motor Vehicle Accidents and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Oklahoma College of Law... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Aaron Herbert
Board Certified Specialist in Personal Injury Trial Law

Peter Barrett

Peter Barrett
Peter Barrett
3300 Oak Lawn Avenue Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 25 years, Peter Barrett is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St Mary's University of San Antonio School of ... read more >
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Peter Barrett
Member

Randall Blair Isenberg

Randall Blair Isenberg
Law Offices of Randall B. Isenberg
4303 N Central Exp
Dallas, TX 75205
Licensed for 40 years, Randall Blair Isenberg is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Randall Blair Isenberg
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Mark L. Scott

Mark L. Scott
Mark Scott Law Group, PLLC
1717 McKinney Ave Ste 700
Dallas, TX 75202
Licensed for 9 years, Mark L. Scott is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas S... read more >

Thomas L. Hooton

Thomas L. Hooton
1008 Ridge Road
Rockwall, TX 75080
Licensed for 47 years, Thomas L. Hooton is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Tim Clancy

Tim Clancy
Clancy & Clancy Attorneys at Law
3131 McKinney Avenue #800
Dallas, Texas, TX 75204
Licensed for 16 years, Tim Clancy is a DUI / DWI and Juvenile Defense lawyer... read more >
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Tim Clancy
Member

Patrick McLain

Patrick McLain
Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC
3316 Oak Grove Avenue #200e
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 29 years, Patrick McLain is a Federal Crimes and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Patrick McLain
Member

Patrick J McLain

Patrick J McLain
Patrick J. Mclain, Judge Advocate and Attorney at Law
3131 McKinney Avenue #825
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 29 years, Patrick J McLain is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer... read more >
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Patrick J McLain
Member

Daniel Mehler

Daniel Mehler
Roper & Mehler, The Dopest Lawyers In Town, PLLC
1341 W. Mockingbird Lane Suite 600W
Dallas, TX 75247
Licensed for 6 years, Daniel Mehler is a Marijuana Law and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >
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San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association
Daniel Mehler
Member

Gene Raymond Beaty

Gene Raymond Beaty
Beaty Law Firm
3839 McKinney 155-778
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 48 years, Gene Raymond Beaty is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >
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Texas Bar College
Gene Raymond Beaty
Member

David Burrows

David Burrows
DWI Defense Attorney David Burrows
100 North Central Expressway Suite #805
Richardson, TX 75080
Licensed for 39 years, David Burrows is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >
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Texas Bar College
David Burrows
Member

Michael Mowla

Michael Mowla
Michael Mowla, PLLC
PO Box 868
Cedar Hill, TX 75106
Licensed for 14 years, Michael Mowla is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Syracuse University College of La... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Michael Mowla
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Appellate Law

Thaddeus Iwuji

Thaddeus Iwuji
BURNS & IWUJI, PLLC
9535 FOREST LANE 106
Dallas, TX 75243
Licensed for 15 years, Thaddeus Iwuji is a Motor Vehicle Accidents and Divorce lawyer... read more >
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Texas Bar College
Thaddeus Iwuji
Member

John L Corn

John L Corn
John L. Corn Attorney At Law P.C.
4054 McKinney Avenue Suite #303
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 33 years, John L Corn is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
John L Corn
Member

James Lee Bright

James Lee Bright
Law Office of James Lee Bright
3500 Maple Ave #400JLB
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 22 years, James Lee Bright is a Juvenile Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Austin F Pennington

Austin F Pennington
The Pennington Firm
10300 N. Central Expy Suite 500
Dallas, TX 75231
Licensed for 7 years, Austin F Pennington is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Austin F Pennington
Member

Cody W. Martin

Cody W. Martin
LimoLawyers.com
2225 E. Beltline Rd. Ste. 301C
Carrollton, TX 75006
Licensed for 8 years, Cody W. Martin is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Cody W. Martin
Member

Amber Shemesh

Amber Shemesh
M&A Law Firm
100 North Central Expressway
Richardson, TX 75080
Licensed for 9 years, Amber Shemesh is a Child Custody / Visitation and Family Law lawyer who attended St. Thomas University in Miami... read more >

Stephen LeBrocq

Stephen LeBrocq
Law Offices of Stephen Lebrocq
9353 Forest Lane, suite 114
Dallas, TX 75243
Licensed for 4 years, Stephen LeBrocq is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Stephen LeBrocq
Member

Kevin Blake Ross

Kevin Blake Ross
Law Office of Kevin B. Ross, P.C.
8150 N. Central Expy., Suite 601
Dallas, TX 75206
Licensed for 18 years, Kevin Blake Ross is a Federal Crimes and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Oklahoma College of Law... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Kevin Blake Ross
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

Chris Whitener Lewis

Chris Whitener Lewis
Crain Lewis Brogdon, LLP
3400 Carlisle Street, Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 21 years, Chris Whitener Lewis is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >
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nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Chris Whitener Lewis
Member

Dianne Jones McVay

Dianne Jones McVay
Jones McVay Law Firm
4303 N Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75205
Dianne Jones McVay is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >
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