Criminal Defense

Full-Service Defense Firm

At Shook & Gunter, we are a nationally renowned defense firm serving clients throughout Texas and nationwide. As a full-service defense firm, we are prepared to handle every aspect of your criminal case, from bail arrangements to grand jury hearings, to criminal trials. Whether you are facing state or federal charges, felony or misdemeanor charges, our lawyers have the experience, skill and resources to effectively handle your case.

Our Criminal Defense Practice

Our Texas criminal defense attorneys are former supervising prosecutors, which gives us a valuable perspective on how the prosecution builds its cases against our clients. We handle a wide range of criminal defense cases for clients throughout Dallas and the surrounding areas. The scope of our practice includes, but is not limited to:

  • DWI
  • Drug crimes
  • Drug trafficking and distribution
  • Methamphetamine possession and delivery
  • Prescription drug fraud
  • Drug possession
  • Family violence
  • Sex crimes
  • Sexual assault
  • Improper relationship between teacher and student
  • Child pornography
  • Indecency with a child
  • Assault
  • Murder
  • Weapons crimes
  • Theft and fraud
  • White collar crimes
  • Healthcare fraud
  • Conspiracy
  • Federal crimes
  • Illegal search and seizure
  • Expungements

We Know How to Win

Our lawyers focus on obtaining the most favorable result no matter what charges you are facing. In some situations, we are able to get favorable results for our clients even before charges are filed or indictments are returned. When the prosecution has a stronger case, we seek to reduce the consequences as much as possible.

We use a variety of proven defense strategies in achieving our clients’ goals:

  • Suppressing evidence whenever possible
  • Proactively gathering witness statements
  • Gathering evidence that supports our clients’ cases
  • Thoroughly preparing for trial
  • Seeking alternative sentencing such as probation, house arrest or community service

Free Initial Consultation · Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney

If you or a loved one has been arrested in Texas, we are here to stand up for your rights. Contact Shook & Gunter today online or by telephone at 214-850-9229 to speak with an experienced Dallas criminal defense lawyer.