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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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Stephen Lyle Hamilton

Stephen Lyle Hamilton
Texas Criminal Defense Group
1341 West Mockingbird Lane SUITE 647
Dallas, TX 75247
Call 806-444-4444
Arrested? Don't Plea, Call Me!... read more >
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Stephen Lyle Hamilton
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Stephen Lyle Hamilton
Founding Member
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Stephen Lyle Hamilton
Lifetime Member
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Stephen Lyle Hamilton
Member
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National College for DUI Defense
Stephen Lyle Hamilton
General Member

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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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
David B Sloane
Member

Gary L Medlin

Gary L Medlin
The Medlin Law Firm - Dallas
2550 Pacific Ave #700
Dallas, TX 75226
Licensed for 41 years, Gary L Medlin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University... read more >

David Michael Finn

David Michael Finn
David Finn, P.C.
2828 N Harwood St #1950
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 33 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 47 years, Martin LeNoir is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Benson Varghese

Benson Varghese
Varghese Summersett PLLC
100 Crescent Court, Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 15 years, Benson Varghese is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Franklyn Mickelsen Jr

Franklyn Mickelsen Jr
Broden, Mickelsen, Helms & Snipes LLP
2600 State St.
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 34 years, Franklyn Mickelsen Jr is a Federal Crimes and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Georgetown University Law Center... read more >

Wessley T Ball

Wessley T Ball
Wes Ball Law, PLLC
4025 Woodland Park Blvd.
Arlington, TX 76013
Licensed for 44 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 29 years, Susan E Anderson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University 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 40 years, Patrick Karl Short is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California Western 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 30 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 15 years, Anna Rebekah Summersett is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Wesleyan School of Law... read more >

Jeremy Fredrick Rosenthal

Jeremy Fredrick Rosenthal
4500 Eldorado Pkwy Suite 3100
McKinney, TX 75070
Licensed for 23 years, Jeremy Fredrick Rosenthal is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman 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 28 years, Steven Todd Jumes is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended White Collar Investigation and Legal T... 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 16 years, Cody Lee Cofer is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech 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 45 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 45 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 27 years, F Clinton Broden is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Virginia School ... 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 11 years, Kristin R. Brown is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law - Temple... read more >

Ronald Leroy Goranson

Ronald Leroy Goranson
3838 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 54 years, Ronald Leroy Goranson is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Mark Gant Daniel

Mark Gant Daniel
301 Commerce Street, Suite 2001 Fort Worth, TX 76102
301 Commerce St # 2001
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 44 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 28 years, Shawn Wesley Paschall is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... 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 52 years, Thomas W Mills Jr is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

James Abel

James Abel
Law Office of Christopher Abel
4315 Windsor Centre Trl Suite 300
Flower Mound, TX 75028
Licensed for 20 years, James Abel is a DUI / DWI and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Blakely Ian Mohr

Blakely Ian Mohr
The Mohr Law Firm, PLLC
950 E. State Highway 114 Suite 160
Southlake, TX 76092
Licensed for 17 years, Blakely Ian Mohr is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Texas Wesleyan University School of La... read more >

Steven Matthew Baker

Steven Matthew Baker
Varghese Summersett
300 Throckmorton Street Suite 1650
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 11 years, Steven Matthew Baker is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Christian University... read more >

Rachel Maureen Taft

Rachel Maureen Taft
Varghese Summersett
300 Throckmorton St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 8 years, Rachel Maureen Taft is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Ian T. Perez-Routledge

Ian T. Perez-Routledge
Law Offices of David Sloane
933 W Weatherford St Suite 203
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 3 years, Ian T. Perez-Routledge is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Phillip Wayne Hayes

Phillip Wayne Hayes
3300 Oak Lawn Ave Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 25 years, Phillip Wayne Hayes is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended SMU Dedman 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 44 years, Carl Henry Judin III is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Derk Allan Wadas

Derk Allan Wadas
Andor, Goheen, O'Toole, Wadas, & Gonzalez, P.L.L.C.
700 Central Expressway Suite 550
Allen, TX 75013
Licensed for 20 years, Derk Allan Wadas is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Vermont Law School... read more >

Bryan Hoeller

Bryan Hoeller
Hoeller McLaughlin PLLC
Mallick Tower, 101 Summit Avenue, Suite 101
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 16 years, Bryan Hoeller is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

James Michael Price II

James Michael Price II
J Michael Price II Attorney at Law
5600 Tennyson Pkwy Ste 210
Plano, TX 75024
Licensed for 29 years, James Michael Price II is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

George Alan Steele

George Alan Steele
Dunham & Jones
1110 E Weatherford St
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 18 years, George Alan Steele is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Matthew Joseph Smid

Matthew Joseph Smid
Daniel, Moore, Evans, Biggs, Decker & Smid
301 Commerce St # 2001
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 15 years, Matthew Joseph Smid is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Dennis R. Croman

Dennis R. Croman
Dennis R. Croman, Inc.
4425 West Airport Freeway Suite 242
Irving, TX 75062
Licensed for 54 years, Dennis R. Croman is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jonathan Lowe

Jonathan Lowe
The Lowe Law Office, PLLC
1901 Central Drive Suite 700
Bedford, TX 76021
Licensed for 10 years, Jonathan Lowe is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Brian Eppes

Brian Eppes
Townsend, Gebhardt & Eppes, PLLC
500 Main St #640
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 19 years, Brian Eppes is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Mitchell Ryan Nolte

Mitchell Ryan Nolte
Gibbs Nolte Robison Rose PLLC
2780 Virginia Pkwy Ste 401
McKinney, TX 75071
Licensed for 28 years, Mitchell Ryan Nolte is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Steven Bankhead

Steven Bankhead
VS Family Law Group
300 Throckmorton Street
Suite 1650 B
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 40 years, Steven Bankhead is a Natural Resources / Oil and Gas and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Baylor University ... read more >

Sindhu Mareen Alexander

Sindhu Mareen Alexander
Law Office of Sindhu Alexander
6440 N Central Expy Ste 605
Dallas, TX 75206
Licensed for 26 years, Sindhu Mareen Alexander is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman 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 30 years, Stephen P Karns is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St. Mary's Law School... read more >

Elizabeth Christy Jack

Elizabeth Christy Jack
Varghese Summersett PLLC
300 Throckmorton Street, Suite 1650
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 33 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 37 years, Tanya Sue Dohoney is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Shannon Lee Edwards

Shannon Lee Edwards
Law Offices of Shannon Edwards
5605 N MacArthur Blvd F 10
Irving, TX 75038
Licensed for 16 years, Shannon Lee Edwards is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law... read more >

Mitch Monthie

Mitch Monthie
Varghese Summersett
300 Throckmorton Street Suite 1650
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 8 years, Mitch Monthie is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Fort Worth... read more >

Richard Charles McConathy

Richard Charles McConathy
Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy
15110 Dallas Pkwy #400
Dallas, TX 75248
Licensed for 22 years, Richard Charles McConathy is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Scott Erik Edgett

Scott Erik Edgett
The Edgett Law Firm, P.C.
101 E Park Blvd Ste 1001
Plano, TX 75074
Licensed for 16 years, Scott Erik Edgett is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Shepard Broad Law Center - Nova Southeaste... 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 40 years, Sally Glenn Goodman is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of L... read more >

Andrea Townsend

Andrea Townsend
Townsend, Gebhardt & Eppes, PLLC
500 Main St #640
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Licensed for 21 years, Andrea Townsend is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Texas Tech University 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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