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TexasJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Gillespie County, Texas

In the juvenile justice system in Gillespie County, Texas, the primary goal is to rehabilitate the child or teenager.


The juvenile justice system also protects the public. Important differences exist between the criminal justice system in adult courts and juvenile courts.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for a juvenile court case in or around Gillespie County, Texas, consider the attorney's training and experience with these types of cases.


Attorneys often provide a free consultation and charge a flat rate for attorney fees and costs for juvenile delinquency and criminal defense cases.


Many of the top juvenile defense attorneys in the United States belong to the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC). Created in 1999, NJDC supports criminal defense attorneys who represent children in juvenile court. In 2005, the National Juvenile Defender Center separated from the American Bar Association (ABA) to become an independent organization.


NJDC gives juvenile defense attorneys a platform to exchange information, build partnerships, improve advocacy skills and participate in the national debate over juvenile justice.


The mission of the NJDC is to "promote justice for all children by ensuring excellence in juvenile defense." Learn more about the NJDC.

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Shelley Ann Becker

Shelley Ann Becker
Becker Law Office, PLLC
PO Box 2465
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Licensed for 9 years, Shelley Ann Becker is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Denver Sturm Co... read more >

Christopher Stephen Barnett

Christopher Stephen Barnett
Chris S. Barnett, P.L.L.C.
150 E Main St Ste 304
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Licensed for 13 years, Christopher Stephen Barnett is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of ... read more >

Thomas Paul Carnes

Thomas Paul Carnes
Thomas P. Carnes, Attorney & Mediator
968 Braeutigam Rd
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Licensed for 29 years, Thomas Paul Carnes is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Paul Bailey Rothband Jr

Paul Bailey Rothband Jr
Paul Rothband Atty at Law
PO Box 231
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Licensed for 23 years, Paul Bailey Rothband Jr is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Patrick M Dooley

Patrick M Dooley
Patrick M. Dooley, P.C dba THE DOOLEY FIRM
414 W Main St
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Licensed for 42 years, Patrick M Dooley is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Sara Lynne Neel

Sara Lynne Neel
The Neel Law Firm
405 W Live Oak St
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Licensed for 10 years, Sara Lynne Neel is a Real Estate Law and Family Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Cheryl Crenwelge Sione

Cheryl Crenwelge Sione
Law Office of Cheryl Crenwelge Sione
55 Tumbleweed Trail Ste C
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Licensed for 28 years, Cheryl Crenwelge Sione is a Real Estate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of... read more >

James R Chapman Jr

James R Chapman Jr
PO Box 841
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Licensed for 46 years, James R Chapman Jr is a Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Tamara Schmidt-keener

Tamara Schmidt-keener
1220 W Austin St
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Licensed for 24 years, Tamara Schmidt-keener is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Kerry Brett Shew

Kerry Brett Shew
Brett Shew Law
Licensed for 9 years, Kerry Brett Shew is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Steven Allen Wadsworth

Steven Allen Wadsworth
Gillespie County Attorney's Office
125 W Main St Rm L41
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Licensed for 28 years, Steven Allen Wadsworth is a Local Government Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas Sc... read more >

Stacie Hawkins Keeble

Stacie Hawkins Keeble
Gillespie County Attorney's Office
125 W Main St Rm L41
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Licensed for 14 years, Stacie Hawkins Keeble is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >
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Board Certification

National Association of Counsel for Children - NACC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as child welfare law specialists and works to improve the quality of legal representation of children in dependency, juvenile delinquency, and family law cases.



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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