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TexasCriminal Defense Lawyers in Upshur 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 Upshur 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 Upshur 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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Tom Scott Mccorkle Jr

Tom Scott Mccorkle Jr
Tefteller Law, PLLC
403 W Tyler St
Gilmer, TX 75644
Licensed for 50 years, Tom Scott Mccorkle Jr is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of La... read more >

Brandon T Winn

Brandon T Winn
Winn Law Firm
PO Box 1300
Gilmer, TX
Licensed for 12 years, Brandon T Winn is a Criminal Defense and Seal or Expunge Criminal Record lawyer who attended Florida Coastal School ... read more >

Dwight Allen Brannon

Dwight Allen Brannon
Dwight A. Brannon- Attorney at Law
PO Box 670
Gilmer, TX
Licensed for 44 years, Dwight Allen Brannon is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Jordan Andrew Glaze

Jordan Andrew Glaze
Glaze * Garrett, P.L.L.C
PO Box 1599
Gilmer, TX
Licensed for 14 years, Jordan Andrew Glaze is a Criminal Defense and Consumer Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Andy Reynolds Tefteller

Andy Reynolds Tefteller
Tefteller Law, PLLC
403 W Tyler St
Gilmer, TX 75644
Licensed for 7 years, Andy Reynolds Tefteller is a Health Law and Consumer Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Matthew Robert Patton IV

Matthew Robert Patton IV
Matthew R. Patton, IV, Attorney at Law
316 Titus St
Gilmer, TX 75644
Licensed for 24 years, Matthew Robert Patton IV is a Bankruptcy and Health Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Michael D Martin

Michael D Martin
Martin Law Office
PO Box 657 105 Simpson St Ste 657
Gilmer, TX 75644
Licensed for 43 years, Michael D Martin is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School... 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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