Criminal Defense Attorneys
Criminal Defense Attorneys at Dunham & Jones
Dunham & Jones is a Criminal Defense Law Firm with law offices in Texas, Tennessee and Arizona.
Dunham & Jones has successfully helped thousands of clients over the years with DUI/DWI, 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.
The Award Winning Criminal Defense Attorneys at Dunham & Jones #1 Goal is a DISMISSAL or REDUCTION.
Paul Dunham, Texas Criminal Attorney
Paul J. Dunham has been practicing law for over three decades and has grown his legal practice into one of the most successful criminal defense and immigration law firms in the country, with law offices in Texas and Tennessee. Mr. Dunham's law practice has over one hundred attorneys handling criminal cases throughout Texas, Tennessee and immigration cases nationwide. ... 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>
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>
Thad Thomason, Texas 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>
Ivan Barrera, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
Ivan Barrera grew up in San Juan, Texas, located in the Rio Grande Valley, and now calls San Antonio his home. He is a son to migrant field workers, a first generation American, and the first in his family to attend college.
He received his B.A. from the University of Texas Pan American in Political Science and earned his Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s School ... Read more about Ivan Barrera>
Darren Bertin, Waco 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>
Alec Bracken, Immigration Attorney
Alec Bracken is an Immigration Attorney with Dunham & Jones. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.A. in Communications. Alec then attended the University of Tulsa College of Law where he graduated with highest honors. While in law school, Mr. Bracken founded and served as the president and vice president of immLAW, was a Tulsa Law Review editor, was a clinical st ... Read more about Alec Bracken>
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>
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 criminal defense.
Mr. Clark currently work ... Read more about William E. Clark, Jr.>
Michael Derrick, Dallas 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>
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>
Joseph Lindberg, Texas Criminal Attorney
Joseph Lindberg practices criminal law with Dunham & Jones in Texas. Mr. Lindberg was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and he graduated magna cum laude with a business degree in marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago before attending law school at the University of Illinois at Chicago John Marshall Law School. Throughout law school Mr. Lindberg worked part ti ... Read more about Joseph R. Lindberg>
Clayton Littlefield, Corpus Christi Criminal Attorney
Clayton Littlefield graduated from Texas State University in San Marcos, earning a Bachelor of Arts, International Studies focused on international trade and business. He earned his Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio. During law school he was a member of the Criminal Law Association and served as its Vice President. He was active as a law ... Read more about Clayton C. Littlefield>
Charles Pelowski, Houston Criminal Attorney
Charles was born in San Angelo, Texas and grew up in Abilene, Texas. He attended college at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas where he earned a degree in Sociology with an emphasis in Criminology and graduated with honors. After graduating from college, Charles enlisted in the Texas Army National Guard and shipped off to basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. The ... Read more about Charles Allen "Charlie" Pelowski>
Thomas Ross, Nashville 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>
Perry Sims, Lubbock Criminal Attorney
Perry is a native of Abilene, and attended Abilene Christian University. He then moved to his wife’s home town of Sacramento, California, to attend law school at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. While in law school, he took a position as a clerk for the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California, and began his trial career in federal ... Read more about Perry Sims>
Andrew Spoon, Amarillo 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>
Will Williams, Dallas 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>
Carlton Alexander, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Carlton Alexander graduated from Texas Christian University with a B.A. in Political Science and English. He then earned his law degree from Texas A&M School of Law, where he was an active member of the trial advocacy program and placed as a finalist in numerous moot court and mock trial competitions. After graduation, Mr. Alexander practiced family law for two years, routinely ... Read more about Carlton Alexander>
Cesar Arbelaez, Nashville Criminal Attorney
Cesar Arbelaez graduated with honors from Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis. While in law school, Cesar founded the law school’s Hispanic Student Association and was a member of the school’s Diversity Committee.
In 2016 Cesar joined the Davidson County District Attorney’s Office that year as an Assistant District Attorney, the ... Read more about Cesar A. Arbelaez>
Jeff Archer, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
Jefferson Archer grew up around just outside San Antonio, near the Randolph AFB area, before going to San Marcos for a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology. After graduation, he worked a few different jobs before attending St. Mary’s University School of Law. Upon passing the Bar exam, Jeff stayed in Bexar County, practicing criminal defense and primarily representing indigent i ... Read more about Jeff Archer>
Ryan Archibald, Corpus Christi Criminal Attorney
Ryan Archibald graduated from Montana State University-Billings, with a Bachelor of Science In Education Degree. He was a teacher in a couple of small towns in Montana and decided he wanted to go back to law school after watching his students’ lives be affected by the legal system. Ryan graduated from the Blewett School of Law at the University of Montana. Upon graduation he ... Read more about Ryan Archibald>
Matthew Arnold, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Matthew Arnold graduated with honors from Stephen F. Austin State University and received his law degree from St. Mary’s School of Law in May 1993. During law school he played Rugby for the San Antonio Rugby Football Club and interned with the Bexar County Criminal District Attorney’s Office where he tried his first felony case with his 3rd year bar card.
Aft ... Read more about Matthew S. Arnold>
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>
Terence Bajuk, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Following graduation from the Texas Tech University School of Law, Terence Bajuk made his way to the Dallas-Fort Worth area in the Spring of 1995 with a desire to pursue a practice in criminal defense and a passion for constitutional law. Over 25 years later, he has had the fortune to represent clients throughout the Metroplex and the surrounding North Texas counties in areas r ... Read more about Terence S. Bajuk>
Jeff Bradley, Austin Criminal Attorney
Jeff Bradley has been defending people accused of crimes since 2007. After graduating from Liberty University School of Law in Virginia, he headed north for Alaska. While there, he accumulated lots of trial experience in between hiking and climbing adventures. He then migrated south to Williamson County, Texas, where he has since been practicing law. He has worked in both pros ... Read more about Jeff Bradley>
Frank Bratcher, Ft. Worth Criminal Attorney
Frank Bratcher has been practicing law for just over 5 years. He began his practice in family law where he enforced and established support orders for families, which also included cases that dealt with sensitive matters such as family violence. During his practice in family law he worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Attorney General of Texas in its Dallas ... Read more about Frank Bratcher>
Pedro Bravo, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Pedro Bravo is an Associate Attorney with Dunham & Jones. Pedro currently works on criminal cases for the firm. As a part of the Fort Worth team, Pedro helps people who have not been exposed to the criminal justice process understand the complexities and procedures that they are about to face. Pedro is fluent in Spanish.
Pedro received his law degree from Texas ... Read more about Pedro Bravo>
Amy Browning, Denton Criminal Attorney
Amy Browning is a native of Fort Worth and proud to call Panther City her home. She has dedicated her career to criminal defense, serving as a chief felony public defender before joining private practice. Ms. Browning has practiced in counties across North Texas, fervently representing clients on all levels of criminal charges.
Ms. Browning is a graduate of Texa ... Read more about Amy K. Browning>
Mark Brunner, Austin Criminal Attorney
Mark Brunner is a lifetime Texan who has exclusively worked in the realm of criminal law since his admission to the Bar in 1998. Mr. Brunner is a former prosecutor, rising to the position of First Assistant District Attorney of Williamson County, Texas, responsible for the daily operation of that office. In addition to his prosecutorial success, Mr. Brunner won noted acclaim as ... Read more about Mark Brunner>
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>
Jonathan Churchill, Midland Criminal Attorney
Jon Churchill was born and raised in Abilene, Texas. He graduated with honors and received his bachelors degree in Psychology from Abilene Christian University. During his undergraduate studies, he worked at an emergency youth shelter, and helped to take care of at-risk children and teens in Abilene. He went on to receive his law degree from the University of Arizona. During L ... Read more about Jonathan Churchill>
Alec Comerford, Austin Criminal Attorney
Alec Comerford graduated from Texas Tech University with a B.A. in Finance. Mr. Comerford received his law degree from William H. Bowen School of Law in Little Rock, Arkansas.
His passion for criminal defense began when he clerked at the Pulaski County Public Defender’s Office. During law school, Alec zealously advocated for juveniles in detention hearings and ... Read more about Alec Comerford>
Kallee Congdon, Killeen Criminal Attorney
Kallee Congdon graduated from Baylor University with a B.A. in psychology. She then earned her law degree from Texas A&M University School of Law where she completed the Mediation Clinic to become a trained mediator. After graduating law school, Kallee practiced criminal defense and represented clients in multiple counties including Bell, Coryell, Williamson, McLennan, Lampasas ... Read more about Kallee Congdon>
Robert Cowie, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Robert Cowie is a criminal defense attorney whose career has focused on capital murder defense at the trial level. He worked in all aspects of trial-level capital murder defense. He has tried two capital murder cases to verdict and has worked on several other capital murder trials. He has taught at many criminal defense seminars over the years, teaching on topics including m ... Read more about Robert R. Cowie>
Frank Cyprian, Ft. Worth Criminal Attorney
Frank Alexander Cyprian graduated from the University of Texas – Austin with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Philosophy. Mr. Cyprian then crossed the Red River and graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. During law school, Mr. Cyprian became a state certified mediator and spent much of his time mediating family and civil cases.
Mr. Cyprian ... Read more about Frank Cyprian>
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>
Justin Eaton, Austin Criminal Attorney
Justin Eaton has been an attorney since 2009, working as a criminal and civil prosecutor, and working to reach national fraud settlements with the Department of Justice and the Office of Attorney General of Texas. Justin has handled complex litigation cases across the nation from Texas, New York, California and Florida. Justin has tried and settled numerous cases in joint civil ... Read more about Justin Eaton>
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>
Justin Fischer, Austin Criminal Attorney
Justin Fischer was born in North Texas and currently lives in Austin. He graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a double major in Finance and Economics. He then graduated from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas.
After passing the bar exam he briefly practiced civil litigation in Dallas before ... Read more about Justin Fischer>
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.>
Tracy Franklin, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
Tracy Franklin received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Ms. Franklin received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri and was licensed by the Texas Supreme Court in 2008 to practice law. Among her notable law school accomplishments are, founding and serving as President of the Latin American La ... Read more about Tracy Franklin>
Ryan Fremuth, Houston Criminal Attorney
Ryan is a zealous advocate whose skills were developed in the trenches trying cases. After working in the casino industry, Ryan decided to attend Law School. He received his Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee School of Law in rural Virginia. Born and raised in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania region his experiences in different segments of the country assist him when analyzing ... Read more about Ryan Fremuth>
Cody Gomora, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Cody Gomora joined the Fort Worth Division of Dunham & Jones in January of 2023. In addition to being licensed by the State Bar of Texas, Cody is also admitted to practice in the Northern District of Texas.
Cody is a former Arlington police officer where he was an academy instructor, use of force reporting subject matter expert, and rookie of the year nominee. Co ... Read more about Cody Gomora>
Jessica Gonzalez, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
Jessica Gonzalez was born in Houston, Texas and raised on the East Coast. She moved to San Antonio in 2001 for law school and fell in love with this community. After graduating from St. Mary’s School of Law in 2004, she prosecuted cases with the Bexar County District Attorney’s office where she gained valuable knowledge of the inner workings of the D.A.’s office and tried ... Read more about Jessica Gonzalez>
Leo Gonzalez, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
Leo was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. As a child he loved to watch old Perry Mason and Law Order reruns and knew he would one day be in the legal profession. He graduated from W. Ray High School moved to San Antonio where he graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a degree in Criminal Justice. He then received his Juris Doctorate after attending ... Read more about Leo Gonzalez>
Sidney Greehey, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
Sid is a native of San Antonio Texas. He attended Texas A&M University, earning his degree in Finance. He then attended law school at St. Mary’s University where he graduated with a masters in business administration, as well as, a law degree.
As a former prosecutor with private practice experience, Sid has knowledge of how to work with both clients and the co ... Read more about Sidney Greehey>
Jon Greig, Immigration Attorney
Jon Greig is an Associate Attorney at Dunham & Jones.
Jon is a native of Michigan but has lived in Texas for many years. He currently resides in Arlington, Texas. He received his bachelor's degree in English and Christian Ministries from Dallas Baptist University and his Juris Doctorate from Regent University School of Law in Virginia.
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Michael Groves, El Paso Criminal Attorney
Michael Groves is a native El Pasoan who has practiced locally since 2014. Mr. Groves attended the University of Texas at Austin for his undergraduate degree, and the University of Houston for law school. In Houston, Mr. Groves worked with the Texas Innocence Network, representing individuals on death row. After graduating, Mr. Groves returned to El Paso.
Mr. Gro ... Read more about Michael Groves>
Taylor Haeuser, Waco Criminal Attorney
Taylor Haeuser graduated with honors from Oklahoma State University in 2016 and moved to Texas to attend Baylor University School of Law. After earning her Juris Doctor from Baylor in 2018, Taylor joined the McLennan County District Attorney's office as a prosecutor. During her tenure as a prosecutor, Taylor handled thousands of DWI, theft, and assault cases, specifically cases ... Read more about Taylor Haeuser>
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>
Todd Hinds, Houston Criminal Attorney
Todd earned a B.A. degree in Economics from Binghamton University and then a J.D. from The Ohio State University (Moritz College of Law). He went on to serve as an Assistant District Attorney for several years where he prosecuted a full range felony and misdemeanor cases in state court. There he developed a keen sense of case analysis and strong trial advocacy skills. Todd is p ... Read more about Todd Hinds>
Jack Holmes, Houston Criminal Attorney
Jack F. Holmes was born in Forth Worth, Texas and raised in Arlington, Texas. Upon graduation from high school, he was drafted twice in the second round of the MLB amateur draft by the Cincinnati Reds and Oakland A's respectively. After an injury ended his baseball career, he joined the Temple Police Department and was employed there for ten years before deciding to attend law ... Read more about Jack Holmes>
Fred Howey, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Fred Howey graduated third in his class at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and was inducted as a member of Phi Delta Phi, an international legal honor society. Upon graduating law school, he set up a solo practice focusing on family law and criminal defense. He also has experience in juvenile defense and representing parents, and children, in Child Protective Service ... Read more about Fred Howey>
Robert Huerta, Houston Criminal Attorney
Robert Huerta was born and raised in Houston, Texas.
He found his passion for law and advocacy while attending the High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice where he regularly competed in the Houston Urban Debate League. Robert continued this passion in college where he was the President of the Mock Trial Team for the University of St. Thomas. He compe ... Read more about Robert Huerta>
Bohumila Jones, Immigration 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>
Alex Joyner, San Marcos Attorney
Alex Joyner was born in Dallas and currently resides in San Marcos, allowing him to practice law in Hays County and the Austin Metroplex. Mr. Joyner has an extensive range of experience that makes him an asset to clients. Mr. Joyner grew up at a religious institute that developed curriculum to be utilized world-wide. As a result, he became familiar with and helped facilitate ... Read more about Alex Joyner>
Jacqueline Kasemsri, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Jacqueline Kasemsri received a BA in Philosophy and BBA in Business Fellows from Baylor University. She earned her law degree from Wake Forest School of Law in North Carolina.
Jacqueline knew she wanted to work in criminal defense since college. In law school, she sought out organizations and internships that would give her the skills she would need as a criminal ... Read more about Jacqueline Kasemsri>
Dan Krause, Bryan Criminal Attorney
Dan was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. He attended college in his hometown at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, where he earned a degree in philosophy.
After earning his undergraduate degree, Dan attended law school at South Texas College of Law Houston. It was during this time that Dan developed a taste for criminal trial advocacy. He was an activ ... Read more about Daniel C. Krause>
Brett Landriault, Houston Criminal Attorney
Brett grew up in Alvin, Texas. He first attended college at Corcordia University in Austin on a scholarship to play baseball before transferring to Texas A&M – College Station where he earned a degree in Sport Management.
After earning his undergraduate degree, Brett attended law school at South Texas College of Law Houston. While at STCL, Brett was a member of ... Read more about Brett Landriault>
Rafael Ledesma, Austin Criminal Attorney
J. Rafael Ledesma has lived in the Austin Area for nearly 30 years. Mr. Ledesma is a former Assistant City Attorney (Municipal Prosecutor) for the City of Corpus Christi, Texas. Mr. Ledesma used that knowledge, which included extensive trial work and knowledge of Class C Misdemeanors, to work his way up to join the Dunham & Jones Law firm in 2006, and also to come back to what ... Read more about Rafael Ledesma>
Jodi Liukkonen, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Jodi D. Liukkonen located to Texas in 2014 from Minnesota where she was a former prosecutor and criminal defense attorney. Ms. Liukkonen uses her extensive knowledge of both sides of the justice system to negotiate favorable outcomes for her clients. She has tried numerous jury trials with successful verdicts of not-guilty.
Prior to becoming an attorney, she work ... Read more about Jodi Liukkonen>
Bill Mange, Austin Criminal Attorney
William B. Mange is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been practicing in Texas since 1986. He is a former Assistant District Attorney in Travis County, Texas. Mr. Mange received both his Bachelors and Juris Doctor from the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating from law school, he worked as a briefing attorney ... Read more about Bill Mange>
George Manning, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
George was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. After graduating from Tom C. Clark High School, he served in the United States Marine Corps as an Infantryman in 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment. After being honorably discharged in 2010, he went on to pursue his education. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2013, gradua ... Read more about George Manning>
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>
Matthew Mateer, Houston Criminal Attorney
Mr. Mateer was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. He went to law school in Charleston, SC. He now practices law in Houston, TX as a passionate and aggressive criminal defense lawyer for Dunham & Jones, Attorneys at Law, P.C. ... Read more about Matthew Mateer>
Makayla Maxwell-Stallcup, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Makayla Maxwell-Stallcup received a B.S. in Business, a B.A. in Economics, and a minor in Alternative Energy Solutions from Centenary College of Louisiana. She graduated with honors and as a member of the Economics Honor Society. Makayla earned her law degree at the University of Oklahoma, where she served on the Board of Advocates.
Makayla has experience working ... Read more about Makayla Maxwell-Stallcup>
Lonnie Maze, Nashville Criminal Attorney
Lonnie Maze III has been representing citizens accused of crimes for over 20 years. Lonnie was born and raised in Antioch, Tennessee and remembers when Nashville was just a small Southern city known for mostly Opryland and country music. He graduated from the University of the South (Sewanee) and received his law degree from the University of Tennessee School of Law in Knoxvill ... Read more about Lonnie Maze>
J. Michael McBride, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Michael graduated from Emory University and SMU School of Law. He began his practice working for a Federal District Court Judge and thereafter he worked at law firms in both downtown Dallas and Fort Worth, before opening his own bankruptcy firm here in Fort Worth.
Prior to joining Dunham and Jones, Michael was a felony prosecutor in the Tarrant County DA's office ... Read more about J. Michael McBride>
Laurynn McGowen, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Laurynn attended University of Texas at Arlington and graduated Cum Laude with her B.A. in Criminal Justice. While there, she was also a collegiate athlete. She received her Juris Doctorate at Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, LA and also graduated Cum Laude. As a law student, Laurynn interned at the Dallas County Public Defender’s Office and worked in the Juveni ... Read more about Laurynn McGowen>
Roland Monteros, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Roland Monteros is a graduate of The Stanford University School of Engineering and Santa Clara University School of Law. Mr. Monteros also participated in the Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers and The Harvard Law School Negotiation Project, which have provided him with valuable training and skills essential to provide effective criminal representation. Addit ... Read more about Roland Monteros>
Mario Moreno, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
Mario Moreno was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He graduated summa cum laude from Our Lady of the Lake University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Afterwards, he graduated cum laude from Texas Tech University School of Law with a Criminal Law and Innocence concentration.
Mario spent the first two years of his legal career work ... Read more about Mario G. Moreno>
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>
Skyler Parks, Austin Criminal Attorney
Skyler Parks was born in Stephenville, Texas, and currently resides in Round Rock as a proud Williamson County resident. Mr. Parks graduated with honors from Lubbock’s Texas Tech University School of Law in 2020 and earned an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Texas Tech before that. He is a member in good standing of the State Bar of Texas.
During ... Read more about Skyler Parks>
Chris Parks, Austin Criminal Attorney
Chris Parks was grew up in Houston, Texas where he graduated from St. Thomas High School. After high school, Chris graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Political Science. Chris then attended and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, School of Law with honors and in the top 10% of his class. During his last year in law school, Chris chose to intern with ... Read more about Chris Parks>
James Patterson, Nashville Criminal Attorney
James comes from a family line that has service deep in its veins. A War of Independence sergeant in Virginia, Mounted Infantryman in the Civil War, Infantrymen in World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam are a part of the history that James comes from. James has served as a United State Marine repairing helicopters in the Presidential Helicopter Squadron. James has also se ... Read more about James Patterson>
James Perl, Midland Criminal Attorney
James Perl graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from The University of South Carolina School of Law.
Mr. Perl has practiced criminal law both as a defense attorney and as a prosecutor. As a prosecutor, he has successfully tried dozens of cases to verdict in a municipal court ... Read more about James Perl>
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>
Tony Pollreisz, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
John Anthony “Tony” Pollreisz is a licensed and experienced DWI and criminal defense attorney living in San Antonio, Texas. A proud lifelong Texan, Mr. Pollreisz was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas and moved to San Antonio to earn his law degree from St. Mary’s University School of L ... Read more about John Anthony “Tony” Pollreisz>
Rodney Ramsey, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Rodney comes to Dunham & Jones with over 17 years of experience in handling both civil and criminal cases. He graduated from Midwestern State University with a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science and worked his way through Texas Wesleyan Law School while working full time in the medical field. After law school Rodney opened Ramsey Law Office, le ... Read more about Rodney Ramsey>
Simon Rawls, San Antonio Criminal Attorney
Simon Rawls grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana where he attended Our Lady of Holy Cross College, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, the University of New Orleans where he earned his Masters of Business Administration, and Loyola College of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor.
Prior to working at Dunham & Jones, Simon worked for on ... Read more about Simon Rawls>
Zachary Ressler, Plano Criminal Attorney
Zachary A. Ressler graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2009 and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2014. After becoming licensed in Texas, Zac first practiced criminal defense for indigent clients in his hometown of Paris, Texas. Zac constantly fought uphill battles for his clients and, as a result, qui ... Read more about Zachary Ressler>
Kelsey Robbins, Midland Criminal Attorney
Kelsey Robbins graduated from Texas Tech School of Law where she was selected to practice as a student attorney in the Caprock Regional Public Defender Office and Criminal Law Clinic. During her third year of law school, she accepted a position as a deputy public defender for the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender. She has handled more than a thousand misdemeanor and ... Read more about Kelsey Robbins>
Devon Rolle, Killeen Criminal Attorney
Devon Rolle was born and raised in Frederick, Maryland. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law and was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 2020. After graduating law school, Devon served as the Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Judge Adams for the Frederick County Circuit Court. Her clerkship experience provided her with valuable insight ... Read more about Devon Rolle>
Jacob ‘JD’ Schmidt, Corpus Christi Criminal Attorney
JD graduated from Western New Mexico University with Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice in 1997. During that time and for years after he was a police officer from 1995 – 2007. From 2001 through 2010 JD was in the U.S. Navy Reserves. In 2007 he attended law school at Texas Tech University and graduated in 2010. While in law school JD clerked for a prominent de ... Read more about Jacob 'JD' Schmidt>
Alexandra Schooley, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Alexandra Schooley, graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in Sociology and Criminology, with minors in Spanish and Legal Studies.
Alex then went on to graduate from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in May 2020. As a law student, Alex interned with the Juvenile Lifers without Parole Clinic. After earning her law license, Alex began working for Dunham a ... Read more about Alexandra Schooley>
Laurel Shedd, Houston Criminal Attorney
Laurel Shedd is a proud Texas A&M Aggie where she graduated with a degree in Political Science and cultural studies. After college Laurel began working for a prominent criminal defense attorney in Bryan/College Station where her passion for criminal law began. With that passion in mind, she then went on to earn her law degree at South Texas College of Law, Houston. During her t ... Read more about Laurel Shedd>
Scott Sinsabaugh, Killeen Criminal Attorney
Scott graduated from The University of Texas as Austin with a B.B.A. in Finance. He then attended and received his Juris Doctorate from Baylor University School of Law. After graduating and passing the State Bar exam, he opened his own private practice, focusing primarily on criminal defense cases. Over the next 14 years, Scott handles hundreds of misdemeanor and felony cases.< ... Read more about Scott Sinsabaugh>
Sara Spector, Midland Criminal Attorney
Sara Spector has resided in the Midland area for fifteen years and has sat on numerous local charitable boards including a charter member of Midland Teen Court. Ms. Spector is a former child abuse prosecutor and utilizes her extensive knowledge of both sides of the criminal justice system to ensure the best outcome in every case. Ms. Spector has received numerous honors and was ... Read more about Sara Spector>
G. Alan Steele, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
G. Alan Steele is a native of North Texas and is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His practice has revolved around criminal defense in the D/FW metroplex, handling cases from low level misdemeanors to high level felonies representing accused citizens in trials and in appeals. He has been practicing criminal defense for his entire caree ... Read more about G. Alan Steele>
Chase Stewart, Lubbock Criminal Attorney
Chase Stewart, a Lubbock native, graduated from the University of North Texas Dallas College of Law in 2018 and immediately began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Lubbock. Chase quickly distinguished himself in the courtroom working on both felony and misdemeanor cases having numerous trial experience. Chase brings his trial and negotiation experience to Du ... Read more about Chase Stewart>
Dan Stokes, Waco Criminal Attorney
Dan Stokes has been a criminal and civil trial lawyer in the central Texas area for over a decade. He has first chair trial experience in all levels of criminal cases, from “Super” Aggravated First Degree Offenses, all the way down to traffic tickets.
He currently serves as the Defense Bar Representative on the McLennan County DWI/Drug court, and he is a fo ... Read more about Dan Stokes>
Mark Streiff, Texas Criminal Attorney
Mark Streiff was raised in Connecticut and at the age of 17 enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. While spending a decade in the Marines, Mark had a wide range of responsibilities to include providing physical security to U.S. ambassadors, embassies, the Secretary of State, and the President and conducting counterintelligence investigations and interrogations. Mark is als ... Read more about Mark Streiff>
Vincent Tang, Houston Criminal Attorney
Vincent grew up in southwest Houston in the 90’s. He developed and enhanced his analytical and problem solving skills over eleven years of engineering studies and practices, and he then refined and geared these skills toward criminal law on the streets of Houston through a seven-year law enforcement career with the Houston Police Department. After Vincent graduated from the ... Read more about Vincent Tang>
Corey Thomas, Fort Worth Criminal Attorney
Corey Thomas grew up in Sacramento, California and recently moved to the DFW area in pursuit of his next life chapter. He received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from San Francisco State University and obtained his Juris Doctorate from University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. Prior to working at Dunham & Jones, Corey worked for a national law fir ... Read more about Corey Thomas>
Austin Tomlinson, Nashville Criminal Attorney
Austin Tomlinson graduated from South Dakota State University, with a Double Bachelor’s in History and Political Science. Austin then carried on his family’s military tradition by joining the United States Army. He served four honorable years as a Cavalry Scout, (19-D), with the 1st Infantry Division in Fort Riley, Kansas.
Following his enlistment, Austin ear ... Read more about Austin Tomlinson>
Yancarlo Villa, Midland Criminal Attorney
Yancarlo Villa is an attorney from Presidio, Texas. He works as a criminal defense attorney for Dunham & Jones in their Midland location. He graduated magna cum laude from Sul Ross State University with a B.A. in Political Science. Yancarlo Villa later graduated from Saint Mary’s School of Law in San Antonio, Texas and was licensed to practice law in the state of Texas. Duri ... Read more about Yancarlo Villa>
Victoria Walton, Dallas Criminal Attorney
Victoria Walton was born and raised in Dallas. Ms. Walton graduated with honors from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas with a degree in Healthcare Administration. While attending Texas State University, she was elected Treasurer of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Iota Omega chapter. Ms. Walton then attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas where she gradua ... Read more about Victoria Walton>
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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Caleb Weeldreyer, Midland Criminal Attorney
Caleb Weeldreyer grew up just outside of Emery, South Dakota on his family’s farm. They raised corn, soybeans, and had a cow-calf operation with 200 head of Black Angus cattle. He earned his B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Sioux Falls. He went on to graduate from the University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law with his JD in 2021. Caleb became lice ... Read more about Caleb Weeldreyer>
Christopher Wilkes, Immigration Attorney
Chris Wilkes is an Immigration Attorney with Dunham & Jones. Chris was born and raised in Irving, Texas. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a B.A. in Political Science and a certificate in International Peace Studies. During his time at UNT, he interned with the Department of Education’s Hispanic-serving Institution grant program.
Chris then a ... Read more about Christopher Wilkes>