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TexasCriminal Defense Lawyers in Orange 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 Orange 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 Orange 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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Eric Todd Peveto

Eric Todd Peveto
118 Border St Ste 202
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 23 years, Eric Todd Peveto is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Oklahoma City University School of Law... read more >

Paul M Fukuda

Paul M Fukuda
Paul M Fukuda Attorney at Law
312 Border St
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 27 years, Paul M Fukuda is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law -... read more >

Jim Sharon Bearden

Jim Sharon Bearden
Bearden & Bearden
116 Border St Ste 202
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 21 years, Jim Sharon Bearden is a Personal Injury and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Rodney Allen Townsend Jr

Rodney Allen Townsend Jr
Rodney Townsend, Attorney At Law, P.C.
218 Border St
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 21 years, Rodney Allen Townsend Jr is a Health Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Nolan Joseph Leblanc Jr

Nolan Joseph Leblanc Jr
202 Border St
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 40 years, Nolan Joseph Leblanc Jr is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Stephen Carlton

Stephen Carlton
Carlton Law Practice, P.C.
805 Henderson Ave
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 49 years, Stephen Carlton is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Brennon Ross Mitchell

Brennon Ross Mitchell
Mitchell Law Firm, PLLC
712 W Division St
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 5 years, Brennon Ross Mitchell is a Estate and Probate Law and Commercial Real Estate Law lawyer who attended Texas A&M Univer... read more >

Richard Ellis Turkel

Richard Ellis Turkel
Richard Turkel
2506 Fairway Dr
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 32 years, Richard Ellis Turkel is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Stephen C Howard

Stephen C Howard
903 Green Ave
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 44 years, Stephen C Howard is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Cent... read more >

Bonnie Sue Hollier

Bonnie Sue Hollier
Bonnie S. Hollier, PC
1601 Main Ave
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 18 years, Bonnie Sue Hollier is a Family Law and Health Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Chadwick Gordon Robison

Chadwick Gordon Robison
805 Henderson Ave
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 13 years, Chadwick Gordon Robison is a Health Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Mississippi School of... read more >

Charles S Sexton

Charles S Sexton
Charles Sexton
804 W Orange Ave
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 50 years, Charles S Sexton is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Michael Lynn Catt

Michael Lynn Catt
Catt Law Firm, P.C.
1705 N 16th St
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 25 years, Michael Lynn Catt is a Health Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of L... read more >

Thomas A Gunn

Thomas A Gunn
202 Border St
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 45 years, Thomas A Gunn is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Evelyn Dubose-simonton

Evelyn Dubose-simonton
Joy Dubose-Simonton, Justice of the Peace, Orange County, Pc
2524 State Hwy 87
Orange, TX 77630
Licensed for 17 years, Evelyn Dubose-simonton is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of La... 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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