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TexasCriminal Defense Lawyers in McKinney, 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
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

Jeremy Fredrick Rosenthal

Jeremy Fredrick Rosenthal
4500 Eldorado Pkwy Suite 3100
McKinney, TX 75070
Licensed for 20 years, Jeremy Fredrick Rosenthal is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Derk Allan Wadas

Derk Allan Wadas
Derk A. Wadas
4500 W Eldorado Parkway Suite 3100
McKinney, TX 75070
Licensed for 17 years, Derk Allan Wadas is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Vermont Law School... read more >

Mitchell Ryan Nolte

Mitchell Ryan Nolte
Gibbs Nolte Robison Rose PLLC
2780 Virginia Pkwy Ste 401
McKinney, TX 75071
Licensed for 25 years, Mitchell Ryan Nolte is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... 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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

Terri Gayle Daniel

Terri Gayle Daniel
Terri Daniel Attorney at Law, PLLC
6675 Mediterranean Dr Ste 407
McKinney, TX 75070
Licensed for 25 years, Terri Gayle Daniel is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Manuel Everest Gonzalez IV

Manuel Everest Gonzalez IV
Law Office of Mito Gonzalez, PLLC
105 N Benge St
McKinney, TX 75069
Licensed for 26 years, Manuel Everest Gonzalez IV is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of... read more >

Alan Kramer Taggart

Alan Kramer Taggart
The Taggart Firm, LLC
2490 W White Ave
McKinney, TX 75071
Licensed for 33 years, Alan Kramer Taggart is a Criminal Defense and Family 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 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 >

John Hunter Smith

John Hunter Smith
Wynne & Smith
707 W Washington St
Sherman, TX 75092
Licensed for 20 years, John Hunter Smith is a DUI / DWI and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Mark Forest Underwood

Mark Forest Underwood
Underwood Law Office
2530 W White Ave Ste 200
McKinney, TX 75071
Licensed for 14 years, Mark Forest Underwood is a Criminal Defense and Employment Law lawyer who attended Pepperdine University School of L... 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 >

David Keith Willeford

David Keith Willeford
Willeford, Duff & Council, PLLC
PO Box 11
Greenville, TX 75403
Licensed for 27 years, David Keith Willeford is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of L... read more >

John Lindsley McCraw III

John Lindsley McCraw III
The McCraw Law Group
1504 1st Ave
McKinney, TX 75069
Licensed for 29 years, John Lindsley McCraw III is a Motor Vehicle Accidents and Medical Malpractice lawyer... read more >

Christopher Martin Fredericks

Christopher Martin Fredericks
Law Office of Chris Fredericks, PLLC
2035 Central Cir Ste 210
McKinney, TX 75069
Licensed for 16 years, Christopher Martin Fredericks is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Harold Glen Adams Jr

Harold Glen Adams Jr
Glenn Adams and Associates
321 N Central Expy # 365
McKinney, TX 75071
Licensed for 28 years, Harold Glen Adams Jr is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Richard E Weaver

Richard E Weaver
130 S Kentucky St
McKinney, TX 75069
Licensed for 44 years, Richard E Weaver is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Mike Goolsby

Mike Goolsby
Goolsby & Associates
5900 South Lake Forest Drive Suite 300
McKinney, TX 75070
Licensed for 36 years, Mike Goolsby is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer... 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 >

Blakely Ian Mohr

Blakely Ian Mohr
The Mohr Law Firm, PLLC
950 E. State Highway 114 Suite 160
Southlake, TX 76092
Licensed for 14 years, Blakely Ian Mohr is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Texas Wesleyan University School of La... read more >

James Abel

James Abel
Law Office of Christopher Abel
4315 Windsor Centre Trl Suite 300
Flower Mound, TX 75028
Licensed for 17 years, James Abel is a DUI / DWI and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... 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 >

Joshua Frank Andor

Joshua Frank Andor
Andor, Goheen, O'Toole, Wadas & Gonzalez, P.L.L.C.
105 N Benge St
McKinney, TX 75069
Licensed for 12 years, Joshua Frank Andor is a Child Welfare Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Texas A&M University 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 >

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 26 years, James Michael Price II is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Barry Keith Gore Jr

Barry Keith Gore Jr
Law Office of Keith Gore
2301 Virginia Pkwy
McKinney, TX 75071
Licensed for 24 years, Barry Keith Gore Jr is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended University of Mississippi School of Law... read more >

Megan Elizabeth Roper

Megan Elizabeth Roper
JBabb Criminal Defense
800 E Campbell Road Ste. 300
Richardson, TX 75081
Licensed for 10 years, Megan Elizabeth Roper is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of La... 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 >

Kelly Diane Hilton Crowson

Kelly Diane Hilton Crowson
The Law Offices of Kelly H. Crowson, P.C.
1103 1st Ave
McKinney, TX 75069
Licensed for 17 years, Kelly Diane Hilton Crowson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Richard Key Franklin

Richard Key Franklin
McClung and Franklin
2150 S Central Expy Ste 200
McKinney, TX 75070
Licensed for 48 years, Richard Key Franklin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Vanita Budhrani Parker

Vanita Budhrani Parker
Rosenthal Kalabus & Therrian PLLC.
4500 Eldorado Pkwy STE 3000
McKinney, TX 75070
Licensed for 24 years, Vanita Budhrani Parker is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Gene Tsukasa Sera

Gene Tsukasa Sera
Law Office of Gene Sera
1413 Harroun Ave
McKinney, TX 75069
Licensed for 22 years, Gene Tsukasa Sera is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas A&M University 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 >

Leigh Warren Davis

Leigh Warren Davis
Mr. Leigh W. Davis Attorney And Counselo
1901 Central Dr Ste 708
Bedford, TX 76021
Licensed for 20 years, Leigh Warren Davis is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Martin Michael Leyko

Martin Michael Leyko
Law Office of Martin Leyko
3900 S Stonebridge Dr STE 502
McKinney, TX 75070
Licensed for 25 years, Martin Michael Leyko is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Mark O'Bryan Jr

Mark O'Bryan Jr
The Law Office Of Mark O'Bryan
3948 Legacy Dr Ste 106
Plano, TX 75023
Licensed for 10 years, Mark O'Bryan Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Wesleyan University... read more >

Gonzalo Serrano

Gonzalo Serrano
The Law Office of Gonzalo Serrano, P.C.
1415 Harroun Ave
McKinney, TX 75069
Licensed for 7 years, Gonzalo Serrano is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Melinda Dawn Brewer

Melinda Dawn Brewer
2100 Bloomdale Rd Ste 100
McKinney, TX 75071
Licensed for 7 years, Melinda Dawn Brewer is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Liberty University School of Law... 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 >
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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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