Experienced Texas Criminal Defense Attorney Provides Skilled Advocacy
Knowledgeable lawyer represents accused individuals in the Austin areaIf you have been charged with a crime in the Austin area or any part of Texas, hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney can ensure that your case is given the time and attention it deserves. At John de la Viña, I provide dedicated support to each client I represent. I am intimately familiar with all facets of the Texas criminal justice system, and backed by that knowledge and experience, I am able to guide you through the process while ensuring you understand your legal options. My results-oriented approach is intended to help clients move past the difficulty of their criminal charges and onto the next chapter of their lives.
Respected Texas firm seeks dismissals, exoneration and fair plea dealsAt John de la Viña, I represent clients in local, state and federal courts. I take on charges ranging from minor offenses and misdemeanors to serious felonies, seeking the best possible result whether that comes with the charges being dropped, a not-guilty verdict at trial, or a favorable plea agreement. My firm may provide counsel and representation for clients charged with:
- Violent crimes — I build self-defense arguments and other strong legal responses to violent crime charges such as those for murder, assault and rape.
- Driving offenses — If you have been charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, driving with a suspended license or another traffic offense, I can examine the police report for potential vulnerabilities.
- Drug violations — My firm handles charges related to the possession, distribution and cultivation of illegal substances, and my goal is to help clients avoid harsh penalties.
- Sex crimes — Sentences for sexual offenses can carry lifelong consequences. I will work to ensure that your side of the story is told and that your rights are protected.
- Theft — During negotiations with prosecutors and in court, I respond to larceny, robbery and other theft charges.
My firm is capable of defending individuals against a wide range of criminal accusations. Once I accept a case, I readily address any obstacles that arise.