A criminal accusation or conviction can result in devastating losses, including your freedom, your constitutionally protected rights, a job, and a good reputation, often leaving a permanent blemish on your criminal record. A good attorney can limit or eliminate these consequences, but the sooner you get one involved, the better off your case will be. Here’s how to find the right legal help.
Look for A Dedicated Criminal Practice
Find an attorney that specializes in criminal law. We understand how to navigate the courts, judges, prosecutors, and special programs—expertise you want on your side.
Messina Madson and Kendall Castello have over 30 combined years of criminal experience. They worked at the highest levels of the Dallas District Attorney’s Office and now defend clients facing criminal cases.
Look for Trial Experience
Most criminal cases never go to trial. A good attorney often resolves a case before it gets filed, indicted, or set for trial. However, there is no replacement for knowing how to try a case and having a reputation for doing so effectively.