Criminal Law

If you need a Criminal law firm or Criminal Law attorney in Waco, Texas, or Central Texas, Dunnam and Dunnam and its attorneys are here to help you.

Criminal Law concerns the procedural and substantive laws governing the prosecution and punishment by the United States, State of Texas, and other governmental entities of persons and entities for wrongful acts and omissions statutorily determined to be harmful to society and, therefore, punishable as crimes. Crimes are classified commonly by severity as lesser crimes (such as misdemeanors) and greater crimes (such as felonies). Crimes can, among other things, be offenses against a person, the family, or property, or against public health, safety, order, decency, or morals.

The following attorney at Dunnam and Dunnam engages and is certified as a specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the practice of Criminal Law (certified since 2002):

Thomas C. West

Thomas C. West is a Criminal Law specialist, Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. 

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In his practice, Thomas C. West has handled thousands of hearings and tried more than one hundred jury trials in federal and state courts in Waco, Texas, McLennan County, and surrounding counties involving, among other things:

The following attorneys at Dunnam and Dunnam, also, engage in the practice of Criminal Law:

Jim Dunnam

Jim Dunnam is a Board Certified Specialist in both Civil Trial Law and Family Law.

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Gerald R. Villarrial

Gerald R. Villarrial has practiced family law, criminal law and civil litigation for over 20 years.

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Mason Dunnam

Mason Dunnam marks the fourth generation of Dunnam attorneys representing persons and businesses in McLennan County.

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