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TexasCriminal Defense Lawyers in Mesquite, 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

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

James Patrick Whalen

James Patrick Whalen
6500 International Pkwy Suite 1700
Plano, TX 75093
Licensed for 26 years, James Patrick Whalen is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Daniel K Hagood

Daniel K Hagood
Sorrels Hagood
2515 McKinney Ave Ste 940
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 40 years, Daniel K Hagood is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Knox Fitzpatrick

Knox Fitzpatrick
Law Offices of Knox Fitzpatrick PC
500 N Akard St Ste 2150
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 43 years, Knox Fitzpatrick is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Sarah K. Fox

Sarah K. Fox
McCathern, PLLC
3710 Rawlins Street Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 11 years, Sarah K. Fox is a DUI / DWI and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law... read more >

Bryan Mac Morris

Bryan Mac Morris
Law Office of Mac Morris
7600 San Jacinto Place Suite 200-D
Plano, TX 75024
Licensed for 26 years, Bryan Mac Morris is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Caroline Amelia Simone

Caroline Amelia Simone
Simone Legal, Inc.
101 S Woodrow Ln Ste 102
Denton, TX 76205
Licensed for 15 years, Caroline Amelia Simone is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Paul Nicholas Saputo Jr

Paul Nicholas Saputo Jr
Saputo Law Firm
2828 N. Harwood St. Suite 1950
Dallas, TX 75201
Licensed for 9 years, Paul Nicholas Saputo Jr is a Criminal Defense and Seal or Expunge Criminal Record lawyer who attended Duke Law School... read more >

Deandra Michelle Grant

Deandra Michelle Grant
Hamilton Grant PC
3300 Oak Lawn, Ste. 700
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 28 years, Deandra Michelle Grant is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Florida College of Phar... read more >

Kevin Blake Ross

Kevin Blake Ross
Law Office of Kevin B. Ross, P.C.
8150 N. Central Expy., Suite 601
Dallas, TX 75206
Licensed for 20 years, Kevin Blake Ross is a Federal Crimes and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Oklahoma College of Law... read more >

Lanhon Odom

Lanhon Odom
421 E Hickory Suite 102
Denton, TX 76201
Licensed for 33 years, Lanhon Odom is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Peter Michael Barrett

Peter Michael Barrett
Peter Barrett
3300 Oak Lawn Avenue Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 27 years, Peter Michael Barrett is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St Mary's University of San Antonio Sc... read more >

Thomas J Lochry

Thomas J Lochry
Thomas J. Lochry, P.C.
900 Jackson St Ste 750
Dallas, TX 75202
Licensed for 44 years, Thomas J Lochry is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Jeff C. Kennedy

Jeff C. Kennedy
Law Offices of Jeff C. Kennedy, PLLC
9133 Belshire Drive
North Richland Hills, TX 76182
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 >

Harold Hagen

Harold Hagen
Jackson & Hagen
100 W Oak St Ste 302
Denton, TX 76201
Licensed for 31 years, Harold Hagen is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Oklahoma College of ... read more >

Bruce A Ashworth

Bruce A Ashworth
bruce ashworth attorney
2214 Park Springs Blvd
Arlington, TX 76013
Licensed for 39 years, Bruce A Ashworth is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Tex... read more >

J Craig Jett

J Craig Jett
Burleson, Pate & Gibson, LLP
900 Jackson St Ste 330
Dallas, TX 75202
Licensed for 44 years, J Craig Jett is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Phillip Wayne Hayes

Phillip Wayne Hayes
3300 Oak Lawn Ave Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75219
Licensed for 22 years, Phillip Wayne Hayes is a Juvenile Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Chris Whitener Lewis

Chris Whitener Lewis
Crain Lewis Brogdon, LLP
3400 Carlisle Street, Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75204
Licensed for 23 years, Chris Whitener Lewis is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Michael Paul Gibson

Michael Paul Gibson
Burleson, Pate & Gibson
900 Jackson St Ste 330
Dallas, TX 75202
Licensed for 49 years, Michael Paul Gibson is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes 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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