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TexasCriminal Defense Lawyers in Fort Worth, 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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David B Sloane

David B Sloane
Law Offices of David Sloane
933 West Weatherford Street suite 220
Fort Worth, TX 76102
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

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 >

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 >

Cody Lee Cofer

Cody Lee Cofer
COFER LUSTER LAW FIRM, PC
300 Burnett St., Suite 130 Suite 130
Fort Worth, TX 76110
Licensed for 13 years, Cody Lee Cofer is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Steven Todd Jumes

Steven Todd Jumes
Varghese Summersett PLLC
300 Throckmorton Street Suite 1650
Fort Worth, TX 76028
Licensed for 25 years, Steven Todd Jumes is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended White Collar Investigation and Legal T... read more >

Mark Gant Daniel

Mark Gant Daniel
Daniel Moore Evans Biggs and Decker
115 W 2nd St Ste 202
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 41 years, Mark Gant Daniel is a Criminal Defense and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Shawn Wesley Paschall

Shawn Wesley Paschall
ColepaschallLaw
6300 Ridglea Place, Suite 315 Fort Worth, TX 76116
Fort Worth, TX 76116
Licensed for 25 years, Shawn Wesley Paschall is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Rachel Maureen Taft

Rachel Maureen Taft
Varghese Summersett
300 Throckmorton St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 5 years, Rachel Maureen Taft is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Fred Lee Cummings

Fred Lee Cummings
Cummings & Cummings
303 Main St Ste 304
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 35 years, Fred Lee Cummings is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Benson Varghese

Benson Varghese
Varghese Summersett PLLC
300 Throckmorton Street, Suite 1650
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 12 years, Benson Varghese is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Brian Eppes

Brian Eppes
Townsend, Gebhardt & Eppes, PLLC
500 Main St #640
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 16 years, Brian Eppes is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Steven Bankhead

Steven Bankhead
VS Family Law Group
300 Throckmorton Street
Suite 1650 B
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 37 years, Steven Bankhead is a Natural Resources / Oil and Gas and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Baylor University ... read more >

Elizabeth Christy Jack

Elizabeth Christy Jack
Varghese Summersett PLLC
300 Throckmorton Street, Suite 1650
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 30 years, Elizabeth Christy Jack is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Baylor University... read more >

Tanya Sue Dohoney

Tanya Sue Dohoney
Varghese Summersett PLLC
300 Throckmorton Street, Suite 1650
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 34 years, Tanya Sue Dohoney is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kenneth W Mullen

Kenneth W Mullen
Law Offices of Kenneth W. Mullen, P.C.
933 West Weatherford Street 212
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 33 years, Kenneth W Mullen is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Andrea Townsend

Andrea Townsend
Townsend, Gebhardt & Eppes, PLLC
500 Main St #640
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 18 years, Andrea Townsend is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

William S Harris

William S Harris
Law Office of William S. Harris
307 W 7th St Ste 1905
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 45 years, William S Harris is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Rajeev Sunkara

Rajeev Sunkara
Varghese Summersett
300 Throckmorton St. Suite 1650
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 7 years, Rajeev Sunkara is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School of Law... read more >

Mimi Coffey

Mimi Coffey
The Coffey Firm
4700 Airport Fwy Ste B
Fort Worth, TX 76117
Licensed for 26 years, Mimi Coffey is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Luke Aaron Williams

Luke Aaron Williams
Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC
209 W. 8th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 14 years, Luke Aaron Williams is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Michael Logan Ware

Michael Logan Ware
Michael Logan Ware
300 Burnett St Ste 160
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 38 years, Michael Logan Ware is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Houstno... read more >

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 >

Jeff W. Hampton

Jeff W. Hampton
The Hampton Law Firm, P.L.L.C.
115 W 2nd St #201
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 16 years, Jeff W. Hampton is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Jackson Brandon Fulgham

Jackson Brandon Fulgham
Fulgham Law Firm P.C.
4354 West Vickery Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Licensed for 17 years, Jackson Brandon Fulgham is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Kimberly Marie Knapp

Kimberly Marie Knapp
Knapp & Associates Law Firm
1020 Macon St Ste 9
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 8 years, Kimberly Marie Knapp is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... 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 >

William R Lane

William R Lane
1130 S Henderson St
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Licensed for 44 years, William R Lane is a Criminal Defense and Local Government Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Jeff C. Kennedy

Jeff C. Kennedy
Law Offices of Jeff C. Kennedy, PLLC
201 Main Street, Suite 600
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 25 years, Jeff C. Kennedy is a Sex Crimes and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended Texas Wesleyan University School of Law... read more >

Lisa Haines

Lisa Haines
Law Office of Lisa Haines, P.C.
300 Burnett St. Suite 124
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 24 years, Lisa Haines is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended SMU School of Law... read more >

Paul A Conner

Paul A Conner
307 W 7th St Ste 1905
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 43 years, Paul A Conner is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Bryan Hoeller

Bryan Hoeller
BH LAW
600 8th Avenue Map
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Licensed for 13 years, Bryan Hoeller is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... 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 >

Brian Bouffard

Brian Bouffard
Brian Bouffard P.C.
909 W. Magnolia Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Brian Bouffard is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lance Taylor Evans

Lance Taylor Evans
Evans, Daniel, Moore, Evans, Biggs and Decker (Not a Partner
115 W 2nd St Ste 202
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 30 years, Lance Taylor Evans is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of La... read more >

Andrew Deegan

Andrew Deegan
Andrew Deegan, Attorney at Law
108 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 8 years, Andrew Deegan is a DUI / DWI and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended University of Mississippi School of Law... 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 >

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 >

Alex Thornton

Alex Thornton
Varghese Summersett PLLC
300 Throckmorton St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 6 years, Alex Thornton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gary L Medlin

Gary L Medlin
The Medlin Law Firm, PLLC
1300 S University Dr Ste 602
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Licensed for 38 years, Gary L Medlin is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Gerald Scott Brown

Gerald Scott Brown
Law Office Of Scott Brown
3100 W 7th St
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Licensed for 32 years, Gerald Scott Brown is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Kenneth W Sparks

Kenneth W Sparks
Sparks Law Firm
3905 W 5th St
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Licensed for 49 years, Kenneth W Sparks is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Daniel Ethan Collins

Daniel Ethan Collins
Daniel Collins Law
3663 Airport Fwy
Fort Worth, TX 76111
Licensed for 12 years, Daniel Ethan Collins is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Steve Gebhardt

Steve Gebhardt
Townsend, Gebhardt & Eppes, PLLC
500 Main St #640
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 16 years, Steve Gebhardt is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College School of Law... read more >

Brandon W. Barnett

Brandon W. Barnett
Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC
209 W. 8th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 15 years, Brandon W. Barnett is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended George Washington University School of L... read more >

Terri Hammond Moore

Terri Hammond Moore
Terri Moore
300 Burnett St Ste 160
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 35 years, Terri Hammond Moore is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Charles T Bellows Jr

Charles T Bellows Jr
Texas A&M University School of Law
1515 Commerce St
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 45 years, Charles T Bellows Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Harry E White

Harry E White
Nickols & White
1000 8th Ave Ste 200
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Licensed for 22 years, Harry E White is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Mary Brabson Thornton

Mary Brabson Thornton
Attorney at Law
3901 Race St
Fort Worth, TX 76111
Licensed for 37 years, Mary Brabson Thornton is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

John Carl Beatty

John Carl Beatty
104 Westview Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Licensed for 46 years, John Carl Beatty is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... 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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