With 17 years of experience as a criminal attorney, Kendall was the Administrative Chief of the Dallas DA’s office when he left to start Madson Castello law firm. But testimonials from Kendall’s defense clients say it best:
… he not only saved my career, he saved my life. … I have never met a better lawyer, or better man…he is honest, ethical, judicious, and his integrity is above reproach. – CB
He handled my case with integrity and professionalism, and his experience and impeccable skill … resulted in a very positive outcome. – VS
Kendall is an extraordinary attorney with great legal knowledge, experience, common sense and judgement. – DD
Kendall was able to get the case dismissed and, soon after, expunge the charges from my record. … I feel that Kendall’s services helped me break a cycle of depression and hopelessness. – MS
As managing partner at Madson Castello, Kendall steers the firm’s vision of “helping good people with criminal issues.” He sets the path for the ultimate goal—to give each client extensive personal attention and achieve exceptional results.
A leader in the North Texas criminal justice community, Kendall served as the Criminal Law Chair of the Dallas Bar Association. As Administrative Chief with the Dallas DA’s Office, Kendall oversaw multiple felony district courts, the family violence division, the child abuse division, and the DA budget of $49 million. Kendall was named by his peers as Administrator of the Year in 2016. He has built a strong rapport with judges, prosecutors, and criminal defense attorneys throughout North Texas and tried all levels of cases to jury, ranging from capital murders and murders to drug and family violence offenses.
He graduated from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law in 2003 after receiving a BA with honors in Biblical text at Abilene Christian University.
Awards and Service Positions:
• D Best
• Super Lawyers
• Top 100 National Trial Lawyers
• Former Criminal Law Chair, Dallas Bar Association