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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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Cynthia Eva Hujar Orr

Cynthia Eva Hujar Orr
Goldstein & Orr
310 S St Mary's St #2900
San Antonio, TX 78205
Call 210-226-1463
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Cynthia Eva Hujar Orr
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Cynthia Eva Hujar Orr
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Appellate Law
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American Board of Criminal Lawyers
Cynthia Eva Hujar Orr
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Cynthia Eva Hujar Orr
Life Member,
Past President (2009-2010)
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San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association
Cynthia Eva Hujar Orr
Founding Member,
Past President (1999)

Cynthia Eva Orr is a nationally recognized criminal defense attorney. She is double Board Certified in both Criminal Law and Criminal Appell... read more >

Gerald Harris Goldstein

Gerald Harris Goldstein
Goldstein & Orr
310 S St Mary's St 2900
San Antonio, TX 78205
Call 210-226-1463
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American Board of Criminal Lawyers
Gerald Harris Goldstein
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Gerald Harris Goldstein
Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Gerald Harris Goldstein
Life Member,
Past President (1994-1995)
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San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association
Gerald Harris Goldstein
Member
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Gerald Harris Goldstein
Member,
Past President (1992)

Gerald "Gerry" Harris Goldstein is a nationally known and respected defense lawyer. His high-profile clients have included a U.S. Congressma... read more >

Abasi Daudi

Abasi Daudi
Goldstein & Orr
310 S St Mary's St Ste 2900
San Antonio, TX 78205
Call 210-226-1463
Abasi Daudi Major began his criminal defense career learning under the tutelage of Cynthia E. Orr and Gerald H. Goldstein. As a clerk, he wo... read more >

George A Scharmen II

George A Scharmen II
Law offices of George Scharmen
315 Dwyer Ave
San Antonio, TX 78204
Licensed for 47 years, George A Scharmen II is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

John J. "Bud" Ritenour Jr

John J.
The Ritenour Law Firm, P.C.
115 E. Travis Street Suite 746
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 25 years, John J. "Bud" Ritenour Jr is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of L... read more >

Kevin Lloyd Collins

Kevin Lloyd Collins
600 Navarro St
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 30 years, Kevin Lloyd Collins is a Juvenile Defense and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Missouri School of ... read more >

Paul J Smith

Paul J Smith
Law Office of Paul J. Smith
926 Chulie Drive
San Antonio, TX 78216
Licensed for 35 years, Paul J Smith is a Criminal Defense and Legal Malpractice lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Blakely Ian Mohr

Blakely Ian Mohr
The Mohr Law Firm, PLLC
3030 Nacogdoches Rd. Suite 222C
San Antonio, TX 78217
Licensed for 13 years, Blakely Ian Mohr is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Texas Wesleyan University School of La... read more >

Patrick T Peranteau

Patrick T Peranteau
Masson & Peranteau, PLLC
310 S Saint Marys St Suite 1290
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 33 years, Patrick T Peranteau is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

John T. Hunter

John T. Hunter
Hunter, Lane & Jampala
310 S St Mary's St #2900
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 8 years, John T. Hunter is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Juan Carlos Hernandez

Juan Carlos Hernandez
Law Office of Juan Carlos Hernández
315 Dwyer Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78204
Licensed for 23 years, Juan Carlos Hernandez is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's School of Law... read more >

Joseph Adrian Esparza

Joseph Adrian Esparza
Gross & Esparza, PLLC
1524 N Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78215
Licensed for 26 years, Joseph Adrian Esparza is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of... read more >

Don Herbert Flanary III

Don Herbert Flanary III
Flanary Law Firm
1005 S Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78210
Licensed for 16 years, Don Herbert Flanary III is a Federal Crimes and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of... read more >

Joseph Francis Hoelscher II

Joseph Francis Hoelscher II
Hoelscher Law Office
3030 Nacogdoches Suite 222G
San Antonio, TX 78217
Licensed for 13 years, Joseph Francis Hoelscher II is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Baylor University School of Law,... read more >

John Economidy

John Economidy
425 Soledad St Ste 250
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 46 years, John Economidy is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Edgar R. Baez

Edgar R. Baez
The Law Office of Edgardo R. Baez, Jr.
300 Convent St #1330
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 15 years, Edgar R. Baez is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern University... read more >

Angela Moore

Angela Moore
Law Office of Angela J Moore
316 Martinez St
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 32 years, Angela Moore is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Stephen Neil Foster

Stephen Neil Foster
321 S Flores St
San Antonio, TX 78204
Licensed for 19 years, Stephen Neil Foster is a Business Law and Probate lawyer... read more >

Michael Clark Gross

Michael Clark Gross
Gross & Esparza, P.L.L.C.
1524 N Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78215
Licensed for 33 years, Michael Clark Gross is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University Schoo... read more >

John A Convery

John A Convery
Hasdorff & Convery
1007 S Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78210
Licensed for 37 years, John A Convery is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Brent R. Hardy

Brent R. Hardy
Law Office of Brent R. Hardy
8000 IH 10 West STE. 600
San Antonio, TX 78230
Licensed for 30 years, Brent R. Hardy is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Scott Howard Pawgan

Scott Howard Pawgan
Law Offices of Scott Pawgan
5003 Walzem Rd Ste 512
San Antonio, TX 78218
Licensed for 23 years, Scott Howard Pawgan is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Tulsa College of Law... read more >

James Howard Ishimoto

James Howard Ishimoto
PO Box 160093
San Antonio, TX 78280
Licensed for 23 years, James Howard Ishimoto is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Amanda Inez Hernandez

Amanda Inez Hernandez
Flanary Law Firm, PLLC
1005 S Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78210
Licensed for 4 years, Amanda Inez Hernandez is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University Doctor of... read more >

Alan 'alan Brown' Brown

Alan 'alan Brown' Brown
Law Offices of Alan Brown
222 Main Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 51 years, Alan 'alan Brown' Brown is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Robert Tylden Shaeffer

Robert Tylden Shaeffer
Law Office of Tylden Shaeffer
130 E Travis St Ste 425
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 30 years, Robert Tylden Shaeffer is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Chad Peter Van Brunt

Chad Peter Van Brunt
1005 S Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78210
Licensed for 11 years, Chad Peter Van Brunt is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University Law School... read more >

Carl Sanders Lobitz

Carl Sanders Lobitz
Carl S. Lobitz, Attorney at Law
144 Thorain Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78212
Licensed for 33 years, Carl Sanders Lobitz is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Paul Joseph Goeke

Paul Joseph Goeke
Paul J. Goeke, Attorney at Law
310 S St Mary's St Ste 935
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 37 years, Paul Joseph Goeke is a Criminal Defense and Administrative Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of L... read more >

Gary Churak

Gary Churak
Law Offices of Gary Churak, P.C.
14310 Northbrook Drive Suite 210
San Antonio, TX 78232
Licensed for 38 years, Gary Churak is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard E Langlois

Richard E Langlois
Law Offices
217 Arden Grove St
San Antonio, TX 78215
Licensed for 43 years, Richard E Langlois is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

George William Aristotelidis

George William Aristotelidis
Law Office of Jorge G. Aristotelidis
310 S St Mary's St
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 28 years, George William Aristotelidis is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of ... read more >

Demetrio Duarte Jr

Demetrio Duarte Jr
Duarte & Molina, PC
2200 Warner Ave
San Antonio, TX 78201
Licensed for 36 years, Demetrio Duarte Jr is a Estate and Probate Law and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas Schoo... read more >

Charles E Campion

Charles E Campion
Campion & Campion
222 Main Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 54 years, Charles E Campion is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Mark Stevens

Mark Stevens
Law office of Mark Stevens
310 S St Mary's St Ste 1920
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 41 years, Mark Stevens is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Bernard L Campion

Bernard L Campion
222 Main Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 41 years, Bernard L Campion is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Jason Bryan Goss

Jason Bryan Goss
Lahood Norton Law Group
40 NE Interstate 410 Loop Ste 525
San Antonio, TX 78216
Licensed for 11 years, Jason Bryan Goss is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Shannon Willis Locke

Shannon Willis Locke
The Locke Law Group
15160 San Pedro Ave
San Antonio, TX 78232
Licensed for 15 years, Shannon Willis Locke is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended James E. Rogers College of Law - Univer... read more >

Dennis James Mcknight

Dennis James Mcknight
14421 Brook Hollow Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78232
Licensed for 44 years, Dennis James Mcknight is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Stephen P Takas Jr

Stephen P Takas Jr
538 Balfour Dr
San Antonio, TX 78239
Licensed for 52 years, Stephen P Takas Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Larry Dean Bloomquist

Larry Dean Bloomquist
Larry Dean Bloomquist, Attorney at Law
110 Broadway St Ste 485
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 18 years, Larry Dean Bloomquist is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended University of Wyoming College of Law... read more >

Case J Darwin

Case J Darwin
Law Office of Case J. Darwin, Inc.
14622 Jones Maltsberger Building A
San Antonio, TX 78247
Licensed for 13 years, Case J Darwin is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

David Alexander Volk

David Alexander Volk
Volk & McElroy, LLP
3003 Northwest Loop 410 Ste 100
San Antonio, TX 78230
Licensed for 14 years, David Alexander Volk is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Ar... read more >

Robert A Price IV

Robert A Price IV
Price & Martinez
405 S Presa St
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 49 years, Robert A Price IV is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

George Bruce Dombart

George Bruce Dombart
Law Office of George B. Dombart
310 S. St. Mary's St., Suite 1910 Tower Life Building
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 18 years, George Bruce Dombart is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer... read more >

Wyatt Wyatt Wright

Wyatt Wyatt Wright
Wayne Wright, LLP
5707 W Interstate 10
San Antonio, TX 78201
Licensed for 7 years, Wyatt Wyatt Wright is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Hubert Todd Mccray

Hubert Todd Mccray
Law Office H. Todd McCray
110 Broadway St Ste 190
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 30 years, Hubert Todd Mccray is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Trey Kenneth Porter III

Trey Kenneth Porter III
Trey Porter
110 E Houston 7th floor
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 8 years, Trey Kenneth Porter III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Cathy Sue Compton

Cathy Sue Compton
Cathy S. Compton, Attorney at Law
110 Broadway St Ste 485
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 23 years, Cathy Sue Compton is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount Uni... read more >

Roy R Barrera

Roy R Barrera
Nicholas and Barrera PC
424 E Nueva
San Antonio, TX 78205
Licensed for 69 years, Roy R Barrera is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of L... read more >
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