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TexasCriminal Defense Lawyers in Presidio 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 Presidio 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 Presidio 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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Angela Marie Johnson

Angela Marie Johnson
PO Box 1317
Marfa, TX 79843
Licensed for 13 years, Angela Marie Johnson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Monterey College of Law... read more >

Elaine Longoria Mustard

Elaine Longoria Mustard
PO Box 338
Marfa, TX 79843
Licensed for 31 years, Elaine Longoria Mustard is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Samuel Achinonu Onyegam

Samuel Achinonu Onyegam
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Bord
PO Box I
Marfa, TX 79843
Licensed for 9 years, Samuel Achinonu Onyegam is a Legal Malpractice and Administrative Law lawyer who attended Western Michigan University... read more >

John M Fowlkes

John M Fowlkes
John Fowlkes Attorney at Law
PO Box 1470
Marfa, TX 79843
Licensed for 19 years, John M Fowlkes is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of L... 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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