Federal Criminal Lawyer

Dallas  Criminal Lawyer

At the De La Garza Law Firm, P.C, our lawyers offer extensive experience to people in north Texas and various other states who have been charged with a crime. Attorney Rafael De La Garza, a former State and Federal Prosecutor, has been in practice since 1995. He is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and has been named a Texas SuperLawyer in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014 and 2015. In 2009, he was honored as a Distinguished Fellow by the Texas Bar Foundation. His partner, attorney Marina De La Garza, has practiced since 1997.

Mr. De La Garza is an experienced and accomplished trial attorney. He has handled over 500 Federal cases including more than 25 Federal Jury Trials and over 250 State Jury Trials. He has represented clients on a variety of Federal matters in numerous states throughout the country, including clients in federal matters in numerous states, including Indiana, Florida, Illinois, Tennessee, Mississippi, Kansas and New Mexico.

Our Criminal Defense Practice

We aggressively protect the constitutional rights of people who have been charged with any type of felony or misdemeanor. We are skilled and experienced trial attorneys who know when to seek a plea bargain and when to fight for your rights in court. We represent defendants in state or federal prosecutions. Our clients come from all walks of life, from professionals to blue collar workers.

We defend people facing prosecution for any type of crime, including:

  • DWI or drunk driving, from the administrative hearing regarding driving privileges to the criminal proceeding to the determination of penalties
  • White Collar Crimes, including health care fraud, embezzlement, money laundering and identity theft
  • State and Federal Drug Charges, from possession, conspiracy to trafficking to manufacturing
  • High-level Racketeering Cases, including prosecutions under the federal RICO statute
  • Federal Gun Cases
  • Federal Alien Smuggling Cases
  • General Fraud Cases
  • State Assault Cases
  • Homicides
  • Immigration Detention

Aggressive Legal Representation for Each Client

Attorney De La Garza, a graduate of the Trial Lawyers College in Wyoming, one of only two Dallas, Texas attorneys selected to attend in 2008; can defend people in criminal matters nationwide. He is known and respected by his peers in the legal profession for his skill and experience in the courtroom. Because of our longstanding reputation for excellence in representation, the majority of the new cases come as referrals.

Contact The De La Garza Law Firm, P.C.

To set up an appointment with one of our criminal defense attorneys, contact our office by e-mail or call us at 214-646-1216. Your initial 30-minute consultation is free. We are available evenings and weekends upon request. Our office is located close to the courthouses in McKinney, and we will come to the jail to meet with you, if necessary.

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