Texas Criminal Attorneys
Texas Criminal Defense Attorneys at Dunham & Jones
Dunham & Jones is a statewide Texas Criminal Defense Law Firm with law offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Bryan, Corpus Christi, Denton, El Paso, Harker Heights, Midland, Plano, and Waco.
Dunham & Jones has successfully helped thousands of clients in Texas over the years with DWIs, Domestic Violence, Possession Cases, Sex Crimes, Felonies and other criminal matters. You will find that Dunham & Jones willingness, dedication and skill to handle your case correctly is what you deserve.
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Paul Dunham, Texas Criminal Attorney
Paul J. Dunham has been practicing criminal law for over three decades in Texas and has grown his criminal defense firm into one of the largest and most successful criminal defense practices in the state of Texas. Mr. Dunham's law practice has over sixty criminal defense attorneys handling cases throughout Texas ranging from DWI's, Domestic Violence, Felonies and Expunctions. ... Read more about Paul J. Dunham>
Scotty Jones, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Scotty Jones opened the Fort Worth division of the Dunham & Jones in 1997 and has managed it since it's opening. He has helped grow the Fort Worth criminal practice from a single attorney office to over 50 attorneys and staff combined. The Dallas-Fort Worth division of the Dunham & Jones is now one of the largest criminal defense firms in the DFW metroplex with law of ... Read more about Scotty D. Jones>
Jeff Casey, Texas Criminal Attorney
Jeff Casey has been representing people arrested in Texas for over 20 years and has been practicing law for over 30 years. Mr. Casey worked his way through the University of Houston Law Center at the Harris County District Attorney’s office in Houston, Texas. He then began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney at the Brazos County District Attorney’s office i ... Read more about Jeffrey R. Casey>
Gary Barton, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
Gary J. Barton has lived in the San Antonio area nearly all his life and takes pride in calling San Antonio his home. Mr. Barton is a former Bexar County Felony Assistant District Attorney and uses his extensive knowledge of both sides of the criminal justice system to ensure the best outcome in every case. He h ... Read more about Gary J. Barton>
Ben Florey, Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist
Ben Florey is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been practicing law in Texas since 1977. Mr. Florey is AV rated by Martindale Hubble which means his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. He is a former Assistant County and District Attorney in Travis County, Texas. Mr. Florey received both hi ... Read more about Ben C. Florey, Jr.>
Jim Erickson, Texas Criminal Attorney
Jim Erickson grew up in Austin, Texas and received his B.A. with Honors from the University of Texas in 1978. He also received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas Law School in 1982. Mr. Erickson has been practicing law for over 30 years with his focus on criminal defense. He started his felony trial work in 1988 and since then has tried over 100 jury cases, mos ... Read more about James C. Erickson>
Thad Thomason, Austin Criminal Attorney
Thad Thomason has been representing Texas citizen’s accused of crimes for over 18 years. Criminal defense has been the focus of Thad’s practice for over a decade while at the Dunham & Jones.
Mr. Thomason graduated from Texas Tech University and received his legal education with honors from Texas Tech University School of Law.
During hi ... Read more about Thaddeus R. Thomason>
Chris Jeansonne, Texas Criminal Attorney
Chris Jeansonne graduated with honors from The University of Texas – Austin with a B.A. in Economics. Mr. Jeansonne graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law where he was an Articles Editor for the Texas Tech Law Review. During his second year of law school, Mr. Jeansonne wrote an article outlining Texas DWI law and the constitutionality of Deferred Adjudication/Defe ... Read more about Christopher M. Jeansonne>
Connor Ambrosini, Austin Criminal Attorney
Connor Ambrosini graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas State University with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. Mr. Ambrosini then earned his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center.
Mr. Ambrosini later returned to his hometown of Austin, Texas and currently works as a criminal defense attorney for the firm and often times is called up ... Read more about Connor L. Ambrosini>
Edwin Arita, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Edwin Arita is a native of Honduras. He has called Fort Worth home for a majority of his life. Mr. Arita served in the United States Marine Corps and was deployed to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. Mr. Arita later earned his Juris Doctor from Texas Wesleyan School of Law.
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Allen Ayers, Denton Criminal Attorney
Allen Ayers is a criminal defense attorney in Denton, Texas, who works tirelessly to defend those accused of misdemeanors, domestic violence charges, DWI's, felonies and sex crimes. His experience in various legal capacities gives him the knowledge and skill to confidently represent clients who are facing difficult situations, no matter how challenging the case. He has served ... Read more about Allen M. Ayers>
Javier Balderrama, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Francisco J. Balderrama graduated from Texas Wesleyan University where he majored in Business Finance. Mr. Balderrama went on to earn his law degree from Texas A&M University School of Law.
When Mr. Balderrama is not advocating for his clients, he volunteers with the Fort Worth Homeless Volunteer Program. Outside of work, Mr. Balderrama enjoys family time, golf, ... Read more about Francisco "Javier" Balderrama>
Darren Bertin, Central Texas Criminal Attorney
Darren Bertin has a been a criminal and civil trial lawyer for almost two decades, having handled complex litigation in venues across the State of Texas. Mr. Bertin has tried over 50 jury trials as a both a prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney.
Mr. Bertin holds a Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University, a Master of Theological Studies from Duke ... Read more about Darren C. Bertin>
Matthew Byrne, Midland Criminal Attorney
Matthew Byrne graduated from Tulane University with a B.S. and majors in Molecular Biology and Philosophy and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law.
Mr. Byrne has practiced both criminal law as a defense attorney and civil law as an attorney for the State. He was part of a trial team that avoided the death pe ... Read more about Matthew L. Byrne>
Michael Candelas, Austin Criminal Attorney
Michael Candelas is an Austin native who grew up on Austin’s eastside. He received a B.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Texas in 2010 and later graduated with a Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law.
While at St. Mary’s, Michael sharpened his advocacy skills as a member of the St. Mary’s Mock Trial Team and as a staff w ... Read more about Michael A. Candelas>
Andres Carullo, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Andrés Carullo is a criminal defense trial attorney in Dallas, TX. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Florida International University in Miami, FL, and then he went on to obtain his Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University’s Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, MI.
After law school, Mr. Carullo moved to Dallas and worked in ... Read more about Andres F. Carullo>
Michael Casaretto, Bryan Criminal Attorney
Michael Casaretto has an extensive criminal defense, CPS, and child support defense practice. In the course of his legal career Mr. Casaretto has been involved in important legal matters including but not limited to capital murder, sexual crimes, DWIs, and complex CPS matters. Furthermore, Michael has been involved in high profile cases seeking to protect important civil righ ... Read more about Michael R. Casaretto>
Ryan Church, Austin Criminal Attorney
Ryan W. Church has thirteen years of legal experience, the last seven exclusively in criminal law. Mr. Church has tried a variety of criminal cases in state and federal court, including DWI, theft, lottery fraud, domestic violence, unlawful weapon possession, and robbery.
Mr. Church has obtained a number of "not guilty" jury verdicts in felony ... Read more about Ryan W. Church>
Will Clark, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Will Clark graduated with from The University of Texas at Arlington with a B.A. in Political Science. Mr. Clark graduated from Texas A&M University School of Law. After graduation, Mr. Clark worked for a small boutique law firm representing Fortune 500 companies in complex business litigation, before turning his time to representing immigrants attempting to gain legal status h ... Read more about William E. Clark, Jr.>
Andrew Dammann, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Andrew J. Dammann graduated from The University of North Texas with a B.A. in Philosophy. Mr. Damman graduated third in his class from Texas A&M School of Law.
Upon graduation he received the Equal Justice Award for the most pro bono hours with 301 hours of pro bono work at the Fort Worth Public Defenders Office. Mr. Dammann was on the Tex ... Read more about Andrew Dammann>
Michael Derrick, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Michael Derrick received a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of North Texas, where he graduated with honors and as a member of the Philosophy Honors Society. He earned his law school degree from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis and then returned home to Texas to begin his career as an attorney.
Michael became very passionate about criminal ... Read more about Michael D. Derrick>
Kathy Ehmann-Clardy, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Kathy Ehmann-Clardy graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She earned her law degree at Texas Wesleyan School of Law, in Fort Worth, now Texas A & M University School of Law. Ms. Ehmann-Clardy began her law career at a large, multi-state Hispanic law firm, practicing immigration, family law and criminal law. She has represe ... Read more about Kathy L. Ehmann-Clardy>
Jason Garcia, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
Jason Garcia was born and raised in south Texas and is proud to call San Antonio Home. He graduated from the University of Texas San Antonio with a B.S. in Biology. Then, obtained his law degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas.
After law school, Mr. Garcia began his legal career as a criminal defense attorney. He defended the rights of h ... Read more about Jason V. Garcia>
Dan Garcia, Austin Criminal Attorney
Daniel Garcia graduated with honors from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi with a B.S. in Management Information Systems. Mr. Garcia later graduated from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas.
After law school, Mr. Garcia was an Assistant District Attorney in Nueces County for 2 years. Since then Mr. Garcia has focused his practice on criminal d ... Read more about Daniel R. Garcia>
Kristen Gavigan, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Kristen Gavigan practices criminal law with Dunham & Jones in Dallas, Texas. Kristen graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University before attending law school at Texas Tech University. While working as a student attorney for the Innocence Project of Texas, she gained experience protecting the rights of criminal defendants.
A five-time national, regional, ... Read more about Kristen E. Gavigan>
Brent Gleason, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Brent Gleason earned his J.D from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. He began his legal career as a Federal White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney in Orange County, California. In 2014 Brent was hired by the Dallas City Attorney’s office as an Environmental Prosecutor. In this role, he prosecuted more than 75 trials in front of a jury.
Two years later, M ... Read more about Brent T. Gleason>
Josh Grimes, Corpus Christi Criminal Attorney
For over the past decade, Josh C. Grimes has helped thousands of Texans with competent, aggressive, legal representation. Josh advises and represents citizens that have been injured through the negligence of others, to those charged with a crime. Additionally, with multiple trial victories, hundreds of contested depositions, mediations, and settled cases, Josh offers clients ... Read more about Josh C. Grimes>
Rob Hayden, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Rob Hayden is a former senior felony prosecutor with over a decade of experience in criminal law. Rob worked as a prosecutor for Smith and Midland counties for a combined seven years and has tried a broad range of serious felony and misdemeanor offenses.
Additionally, Rob worked as a special prosecutor for felony family violence offenses and successfully argue ... Read more about Robert K. Hayden>
Brett Hiser, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Brett Hiser graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a B.A. in Criminology. Mr. Hiser later graduated from Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas, Texas where he first began defending clients in the Criminal Defense Clinic.
Following law school, Mr. Hiser became an Assistant District Attorney for the Sixth Judicial Circuit in th ... Read more about Brett A. Hiser>
David Holmes, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
David Holmes lives in Denton, Texas where he formerly worked as a Denton County Felony Assistant District Attorney.
Mr. Holmes has over 30 years of criminal law trial experience where he has handled every kind of criminal case from minor misdemeanors to Capitol Murder. He has never lost a murder case as a prosecutor nor as a criminal defense attorney.
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Richard Huffman, El Paso Criminal Attorney
Richard Huffman was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. Mr. Huffman earned his bachelor’s degree at Texas Tech University and his law degree at St. Mary’s School of Law. After law school, Mr. Huffman returned to his hometown of El Paso, Texas. Mr. Huffman has proudly dedicated his entire legal career to representing people facing criminal allegations in El Paso County, ... Read more about Richard F. Huffman>
Bohumila Jones, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Bohumila (Bo) Jones is an associate attorney in the Fort Worth, Texas office of the Dunham & Jones. She received her Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, Cum Laude, from Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas. She was a Texas Christian University Scholar, on the Dean’s Honor List; and noted as an Outstanding College Student of America.
She rece ... Read more about Bohumila P. Jones>
Sean Kipp, Austin Criminal Attorney
Sean Kipp grew up in Cedar Park, Texas. He received his undergraduate degrees in Criminal Justice and Psychology from Sam Houston State University. Sean received a full scholarship to the University of Nebraska College of Law where he earned his Juris Doctorate.
After graduating, Sean practiced criminal defense and family law at a law firm in Bryan, Texas until m ... Read more about Sean T. Kipp>
Jeff Libersat, Texas Criminal Attorney
Jeff Libersat studied Psychology, first at the University of Pennsylvania and then at Davidson College where he graduated with a B.S. in Psychology. He was a competitive Division I athlete, wrestling for Penn when its squad reached 7th place at nationals and becoming captain of his team at Davidson. Jeff earned his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law.
Jef ... Read more about Jeffrey M. Libersat>
Jesus Marquez, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Jesus Marquez graduated from the University of Texas at Austin where he double majored in Psychology and Philosophy. Mr. Marquez went on to earn his law degree from Texas A&M University School of Law, where he served as an Associate Editor of the Law Review.
Mr. Marquez’s work experience has provided him with a unique skill set that allows him to take on c ... Read more about Jesus Marquez>
James Martin, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
James Martin is a native of Tarrant County and currently lives in Arlington. He graduated from Texas Tech with a B.B.A. in Energy Commerce. Mr. Martin earned his J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. There he was an associate editor on the Law Review and was on the Dean’s List every term. During law school, Mr. Martin spent a term interning with the Texas Court of Crimin ... Read more about James T. Martin>
Michael Werley, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Michael Werley was born in Louisiana, but he moved to Texas as soon as he could. Since the age of two he has lived throughout the DFW area and currently resides in Burleson. He received his B.A. in Psychology from The University of Dallas in Irving, TX. Mr. Werley received his J.D. from Texas A&M University School of Law, where he was a part of the first class to attend all ... Read more about William "Michael" Werley>
Daniel Mears, Midland Criminal Attorney
Daniel Mears was born and raised in northern Ohio, and has lived and worked in Texas for nearly a decade. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Mears served as a police officer in College Station, Texas. He utilizes his understanding of law enforcement practices and procedures to ensure clients are being treated fairly and their rights are being respected by law enforcement person ... Read more about Daniel Mears>
Steven Mendoza, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Steven Mendoza is a native Texan who graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice and a Bachelors of Art in Political Science. He attended the Texas Wesleyan School of Law, where he excelled in Criminal and Constitutional law. He also interned with North Texas Legal Aid located in Downtown Fort Worth.
Upon gr ... Read more about Steven M. Mendoza>
Courtney Miller, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Courtney Miller is a Fort Worth native who graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelors of Art in English. She attended Texas Tech School of Law, where she was named to the Board of Barristers. She also interned with the Lubbock County District Attorney’s Office in the juvenile division, handling the entirety of the Truancy docket in the Justice of the Peace c ... Read more about Courtney C. Miller>
Stuart Neal, Texas Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist
Stuart V. Neal is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has well with over ten years of experience as both a prosecutor and a criminal defense lawyer. He graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science. During his time at TCU, he also worked as a student equipment ma ... Read more about Stuart V. Neal>
Cole Nettles, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
Cole Nettles was born and raised in Central Texas and currently lives in San Antonio. He graduated from the University of Texas – San Antonio with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science. He then graduated from Texas A&M School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas.
Mr. Nettles has always had a passion for Criminal Defense work. To ensure he started off on the right ... Read more about Cole S. Nettles>
Joseph O’Bell, Texas Criminal Attorney
Joseph O’Bell graduated from the University of Texas at Brownsville with a B.A. in Government. Mr. O’Bell later graduated from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan.
Mr. O’Bell practices criminal law and civil litigation. He has served as Planning & Zoning Commissioner. He also worked for Governor Rick Perry and ... Read more about Joseph M. O’Bell>
Chris Parks, Austin Criminal Attorney
Chris Parks grew up in Houston, Texas and received his B.S. in Political Science from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. After receiving his undergraduate degree, Mr. Parks graduated from The University of Texas Law School with honors and at the top of his class. He became a member of the Order of the Coif. During law school, Mr. Parks was the winner of St. Mary ... Read more about Christopher J. Parks>
Michael Parsons, Austin Criminal Attorney
Michael Parsons graduated with honors from Texas State University with a B.S. in Geography and a minor in Anthropology. Mr. Parsons later graduated from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. During his third year, Michael wrote an extensive paper dealing with the adverse consequences of appointed counsel for those individuals unable to afford proper leg ... Read more about Michael L. Parsons>
Charles Peters, San Antonio Criminal
Charles T. Peters came to San Antonio for law school and stayed so that he could use his knowledge and skills to help the community. Mr. Peters’ focus has always been on defending those who have found themselves accused of crimes or had their rights violated by the police. After law school, he opened his own office practicing criminal defense and federal civil rights cases. ... Read more about Charles T. Peters>
David Phillips, Midland Criminal Attorney
David Phillips has practiced law for almost thirty (30) years. His primary focus for the past twenty five (25) years has been in criminal defense. Mr. Phillips has successfully tried many cases by jury ranging from DWI to Capital Murder allegations. He has also tried multiple “high profile” cases in various jurisdictions throughout the state of Texas, yet is of the belief t ... Read more about David W. Phillips>
Matthew Pospisil, Midland Criminal Attorney
Matthew Pospisil graduated from Sam Houston University with a B.S. and majored in Criminal Justice. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas School of Law in Houston.
Prior to joining Dunham & Jones in Midland, Mr. Pospisil practiced as a criminal defense trial attorney in Houston handling a wide range of cases from capital murders to misdemeanor ... Read more about Matthew L. Pospisil>
Thomas Ross, Houston Criminal Attorney
Thomas Ross is a native Houstonian and University of Houston Law School graduate. While in law school Mr. Ross interned with the Texas Innocence Network, advocating for wrongly convicted persons in prison, including death row inmates. Mr. Ross also interned with criminal defense firms where he learned to aggressively investigate and represent persons charged with crimes rangin ... Read more about Thomas A. Ross>
Ryan Russo, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Ryan Russo graduated summa cum laude from the University of Texas at Arlington with a B.A. in English and minor in History. Mr. Russo later graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas and was licensed to practice law in the State of Texas. During law school, Mr. Russo worked for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
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Jim Spangler, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Jim Spangler graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in Government and History. Upon graduation, Mr. Spangler moved to Vienna, Austria, where he taught English for five years. After returning to the United States, Mr. Spangler graduated from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he was an Articles Editor for the Indiana Law Journal.
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Reid Spitzer, Bryan Criminal Attorney
Reid Spitzer graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in Philosophy. Upon graduation, Reid worked as a paralegal before attending the George Washington University Law School, where he graduated in the top 20% of his class and served as an associate on the Law Review.
After graduating law school, Reid worked as a judicial law clerk for the trial and app ... Read more about Reid W. Spitzer>
Andrew Spoon, Central Texas Criminal Attorney
Andrew Spoon graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science focused on public policy development, then graduated from the top-ranked trial advocacy program at Baylor Law School with a concentration in criminal law and practice and trial advocacy.
During his time with Baylor, he head-started a program to raise awareness for ... Read more about Andrew T. Spoon>
Paul Stuckle, Texas Sex Crimes Attorney
Paul Stuckle has over three decades of experience aggressively representing individuals facing the complex felonies in Texas. For the last twenty years Paul has dedicated the practice to fighting false allegations of sexual abuse. The firm has experienced great success in both having cases dismissed prior to indictment and through obtaining “not guilty” a ... Read more about Paul G. Stuckle>
John Timm, Texas Criminal Attorney
John Cortland Timm graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors of Science in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. Mr. Timm graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law where he worked at the Cleveland County District Attorney’s office as an intern. He has also interned in the Harris County District Attorney’s Office and Montgomery County District Attorney ... Read more about John Cortland Timm>
Paul Vasquez, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
Paul Vasquez has over 16 years of criminal law legal experience as both a prosecutor and defense attorney. Mr. Vasquez is licensed to practice in Federal Court in the Western District of Texas as well as all State District Courts. As a prosecutor he had approximately 100 jury trials ranging from DWI’s, welfare fraud, theft, aggravated robbery, aggravated assault, murder and ... Read more about Pablo 'Paul' Vasquez>
Paul Vincent, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Paul Vincent, a life-long resident of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Texas Tech University and taught high school English for several years before studying law at Southern Methodist University. He was an assistant district attorney in Cameron and Navarro counties before devoting his career to criminal defense.
Away from ... Read more about Paul T. Vincent>
Warren Waterman, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Warren O. Waterman is a Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer who received his law degree from the Texas Tech University School of Law in 1992. He is a former Williamson County Assistant District Attorney and served the citizens of both Williamson and Ector counties as an Assistant County Attorney. He has tried more than 100 jury trials to verdict in his 25 plus years as a lawyer.
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Whitney Wayne, Austin Criminal Attorney
Whitney A. Wayne was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, moving to a town just south of Atlanta for high school. Upon graduating from the Heritage School in Newnan, Georgia, Whitney returned to Texas after earning the prestigious Hunt Leadership Scholarship to Southern Methodist University in Dallas. She graduated from SMU with University Honors, and her bachelor’s degree i ... Read more about Whitney A. Wayne>
Will Williams, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
Will Williams has spent his entire career defending clients who the government has accused of violating the law. Will spent the first six years of his career at the Bowie County Public Defender’s Office where he was the First Assistant Public Defender. Will has handled the most serious of cases including Capital Murder, Murder, Aggravated Sexual Assaults, Aggravated Robbery ... Read more about William S. 'Will' Williams>