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TexasCriminal Defense Lawyers in Hockley County, 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 Hockley County, 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 Hockley County, 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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Anna Marie Ricker

Anna Marie Ricker
Ricker Law Firm P.C.
824 Austin St
Levelland, TX 79336
Licensed for 30 years, Anna Marie Ricker is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Brian Scott Walsh

Brian Scott Walsh
The Law Offices of Brian Walsh
516 Ave H
Levelland, TX 79336
Licensed for 15 years, Brian Scott Walsh is a Health Law and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended Oklahoma City University School of Law... read more >

Kirk Palmer

Kirk Palmer
Kirk Palmer, P.C.
715 Ave G Ste A
Levelland, TX 79336
Licensed for 41 years, Kirk Palmer is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Richard L Husen

Richard L Husen
Richard L. Husen, Attorney at Law
PO Box 1089
Levelland, TX 79336
Licensed for 47 years, Richard L Husen is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of ... read more >

Bart N Pruitt

Bart N Pruitt
Pruitt Law Firm
802 Houston St Ste 212
Levelland, TX 79336
Licensed for 33 years, Bart N Pruitt is a Health Law and Elder Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Nicole Annette Griffin

Nicole Annette Griffin
Hockley County Attorney's Office
802 Houston St # 211
Levelland, TX 79336
Licensed for 14 years, Nicole Annette Griffin is a Criminal Defense and Local Government Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University Scho... 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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