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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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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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nlc-lt
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
David B Sloane
Lifetime Member
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tcdla
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
David B Sloane
Member
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nacdl
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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nlc-lt
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Greg Torres
Lifetime Member

David Michael Finn

David Michael Finn
David Finn, P.C.
2828 N Harwood St #1950
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 30 years, David Michael Finn is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Martin LeNoir

Martin LeNoir
The Law Offices of Martin LeNoir
3300 Oak Lawn Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 44 years, Martin LeNoir is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Franklyn Mickelsen Jr

Franklyn Mickelsen Jr
Broden, Mickelsen, Helms & Snipes LLP
2600 State St.
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 31 years, Franklyn Mickelsen Jr is a Federal Crimes and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Georgetown University Law Center... read more >

Susan E Anderson

Susan E Anderson
Law Office of Susan E. Anderson
3500 Maple Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 26 years, Susan E Anderson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Randall Blair Isenberg

Randall Blair Isenberg
Law Offices of Randall B. Isenberg
4303 N Central Exp
Dallas, TX 75205
Licensed for 42 years, Randall Blair Isenberg is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Bruce Edward Anton

Bruce Edward Anton
Sorrels, Udashen, & Anton
2311 Cedar Springs Rd Suite 250
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 42 years, Bruce Edward Anton is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

F Clinton Broden

F Clinton Broden
2600 State Street
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 24 years, F Clinton Broden is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Virginia School ... read more >

Kirk F Lechtenberger

Kirk F Lechtenberger
Kirk Lechtenberger, LLC.
183 Parkhouse Street
Dallas, TX 75207
Licensed for 31 years, Kirk F Lechtenberger is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Thomas W Mills Jr

Thomas W Mills Jr
Tom Mills Criminal Law, PLLC
3131 McKinney Ave Ste 800
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 49 years, Thomas W Mills Jr is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Carl Henry Judin III

Carl Henry Judin III
Carl Henry Judin III, Attorney and Courselor
8111 Preston Rd Ste 550
Dallas, TX 75225
Licensed for 41 years, Carl Henry Judin III is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Benson Varghese

Benson Varghese
Varghese Summersett PLLC
100 Crescent Court, Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 12 years, Benson Varghese is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Stephen P Karns

Stephen P Karns
Law Office of Stephen P. Karns
6116 N Central Expy Suite 450
Dallas, TX 75206
Licensed for 27 years, Stephen P Karns is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St. Mary's Law School... read more >

Timothy Lloyd Evans

Timothy Lloyd Evans
GWG Holdings
325 North St. Paul Street Ste 4850
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 13 years, Timothy Lloyd Evans is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Arkansas School of Law... read more >

Richard Charles McConathy

Richard Charles McConathy
Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy
15110 Dallas Pkwy #400
Dallas, TX 75248
Licensed for 19 years, Richard Charles McConathy is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Sally Glenn Goodman

Sally Glenn Goodman
Sally G. Goodman, Attorney at Law
325 North St. Paul Street Ste 2030
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 37 years, Sally Glenn Goodman is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of L... read more >

William D Cox III

William D Cox III
Law Offices of William D. Cox III
325 North St. Paul Street Ste 3100
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 29 years, William D Cox III is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cool... read more >

James Samuel Bell

James Samuel Bell
Healthcare Fraud Group
2808 Cole Avenue, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 15 years, James Samuel Bell is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Daniel K Hagood

Daniel K Hagood
Sorrels Hagood
2515 McKinney Ave Ste 940
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 40 years, Daniel K Hagood is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Knox Fitzpatrick

Knox Fitzpatrick
Law Offices of Knox Fitzpatrick PC
500 N Akard St Ste 2150
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 43 years, Knox Fitzpatrick is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Sarah K. Fox

Sarah K. Fox
McCathern, PLLC
3710 Rawlins Street Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 11 years, Sarah K. Fox is a DUI / DWI and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law... read more >

Paul Nicholas Saputo Jr

Paul Nicholas Saputo Jr
Saputo Law Firm
2828 N. Harwood St. Suite 1950
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 9 years, Paul Nicholas Saputo Jr is a Criminal Defense and Seal or Expunge Criminal Record lawyer who attended Duke Law School... read more >

Deandra Michelle Grant

Deandra Michelle Grant
Hamilton Grant PC
3300 Oak Lawn, Ste. 700
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 28 years, Deandra Michelle Grant is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Florida College of Phar... read more >

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 20 years, Kevin Blake Ross is a Federal Crimes and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Oklahoma College of Law... read more >

Peter Michael Barrett

Peter Michael Barrett
Peter Barrett
3300 Oak Lawn Avenue Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 27 years, Peter Michael Barrett is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St Mary's University of San Antonio Sc... read more >

Thomas J Lochry

Thomas J Lochry
Thomas J. Lochry, P.C.
900 Jackson St Ste 750
Dallas, TX 75202
Licensed for 44 years, Thomas J Lochry is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

J Craig Jett

J Craig Jett
Burleson, Pate & Gibson, LLP
900 Jackson St Ste 330
Dallas, TX 75202
Licensed for 44 years, J Craig Jett is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Phillip Wayne Hayes

Phillip Wayne Hayes
3300 Oak Lawn Ave Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 22 years, Phillip Wayne Hayes is a Juvenile Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Chris Whitener Lewis

Chris Whitener Lewis
Crain Lewis Brogdon, LLP
3400 Carlisle Street, Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 23 years, Chris Whitener Lewis is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Michael Paul Gibson

Michael Paul Gibson
Burleson, Pate & Gibson
900 Jackson St Ste 330
Dallas, TX 75202
Licensed for 49 years, Michael Paul Gibson is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Charles W Blau

Charles W Blau
Charles W. Blau P.C.
4636 Edmondson Ave
Dallas, TX 75209
Licensed for 33 years, Charles W Blau is a Criminal Defense and Tax Law lawyer who attended Louis D. Brandeis School of Law - University of... read more >

Wessley T Ball

Wessley T Ball
Wes Ball Law, PLLC
4025 Woodland Park Blvd.
Arlington, TX 76013
Licensed for 41 years, Wessley T Ball is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Thomas G Pappas

Thomas G Pappas
Burleson Pate & Gibson
900 Jackson St Ste 330
Dallas, TX 75202
Licensed for 36 years, Thomas G Pappas is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Jerry W Melton

Jerry W Melton
Jerry W. Melton, Attorney at Law
13727 Noel Road, Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75240
Licensed for 52 years, Jerry W Melton is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Patrick Karl Short

Patrick Karl Short
The Law Firm of Patrick Short
603 White Hills Dr
Rockwall, TX 75087
Licensed for 37 years, Patrick Karl Short is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Richard Alan Anderson

Richard Alan Anderson
of Counsel Burleson, Pate & Gibson
900 Jackson St
Dallas, TX 75202
Licensed for 48 years, Richard Alan Anderson is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Warren Neil Abrams

Warren Neil Abrams
Warren N. Abrams- Attorney At Law
10300 N Central Expy Ste 283
Dallas, TX 75231
Licensed for 38 years, Warren Neil Abrams is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Florida State University College of... read more >

Tim Menchu

Tim Menchu
Work Address: 2603 Oak Lawn Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 27 years, Tim Menchu is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gary Alan Udashen

Gary Alan Udashen
Udashen | Anton
8150 N Central Expy Ste 101
Dallas, TX 75206
Licensed for 41 years, Gary Alan Udashen is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Leticia Letty Martinez

Leticia Letty Martinez
Varghese Summersett PLLC
300 Throckmorton Street Suite 1650
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 27 years, Leticia Letty Martinez is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Ronald Leroy Goranson

Ronald Leroy Goranson
3838 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 51 years, Ronald Leroy Goranson is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Stuart E Parker

Stuart E Parker
3838 Oak Lawn Ave Ste 1124
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 46 years, Stuart E Parker is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Anna Rebekah Summersett

Anna Rebekah Summersett
Varghese Summersett PLLC
300 Throckmorton St. Suite 1650
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 12 years, Anna Rebekah Summersett is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Wesleyan School of Law... read more >

Kristin R. Brown

Kristin R. Brown
The Law Office of Kristin R. Brown, PLLC
17304 Preston Rd Ste 1250
Dallas, TX 75252
Licensed for 8 years, Kristin R. Brown is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law - Temple ... read more >

D Mark Elliston

D Mark Elliston
2808 Fairmount St Ste 130
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 47 years, D Mark Elliston is a Criminal Defense and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Robert H Rogers

Robert H Rogers
4711 Gaston Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 35 years, Robert H Rogers is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Rick L Cohen

Rick L Cohen
Cohen & Cohen PC
11551 Forest Central Dr Ste 205
Dallas, TX 75243
Licensed for 36 years, Rick L Cohen is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended Case Western Reserve University School of Law... read more >

Barry Sorrels

Barry Sorrels
Sorrels Hagood
2515 McKinney Ave Ste 940
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 43 years, Barry Sorrels is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Nancy Elizabeth Ohan

Nancy Elizabeth Ohan
Law Office of Nancy Elizabeth Ohan
400 North St. Paul Street Ste 1245
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 21 years, Nancy Elizabeth Ohan is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Albany Law School... 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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