The Firm


At Shook & Gunter in Dallas, Texas, we provide skilled criminal defense representation to individuals and corporate entities who are facing criminal charges or are under investigation for alleged criminal activity. All our attorneys are former supervising prosecutors and were successful defense lawyers in other law firms. As a full-service law firm, we defend clients charged with any criminal violation and practice in state and federal criminal courts throughout the region.

Our Successful Team Approach

At Shook & Gunter, our attorneys approach every case as a team, drawing upon the unique experience of each partner. Whether you have been charged with drunk driving, a white collar crime or any other offense, you will benefit from having accomplished defense lawyers working on your behalf.

The Value of Preparation

Our Dallas criminal law lawyers approach criminal defense cases proactively and thoroughly prepare each case.

Upon taking your case, we immediately start building a strategy to help you avoid the consequences of a conviction. We interview all relevant witnesses as soon as possible. We reach out to prosecutors immediately to try to head off a criminal case before it even gets started. In many cases, we are able to get charges dropped before the case reaches the District Attorney or a grand jury.

Free Initial Consultation

If you or someone close to you has been arrested in Texas, we are here to stand up for your rights. Contact us today at 214-850-9229 to speak with an experienced Dallas criminal defense lawyer. We handle cases involving DWI defense, drug crimes, sex crimes and a wide range of other criminal defense matters.