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Over 30 Years of Unmatched Experience WE FIGHT FOR YOU
When the Government Has Gone After You

The Law Office of Patrick J. McLain Is the Team You Need On Your Side

Dallas Criminal Defense Attorneys

Providing Trusted Legal Representation for Over 30 Years

The Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC represents clients who have been accused of or charged with serious state and federal crimes throughout the Dallas area. With over three decades of legal experience, including past experience as a federal prosecutor and more than 20 years spent actively serving in the Marine Corps, Attorney Patrick J. McLain understands what is at stake—and what it takes to win your case. Whether you are facing felony drug charges, have been arrested for DWI, or believe you are under investigation for fraud, embezzlement, or a similar white collar crime, you have the constitutional right to be presumed innocent unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Our Dallas criminal defense attorneys are prepared to fight tirelessly to ensure that your rights are protected.

Contact us now to discuss your charges, as well as the best course of action in your case. Call (214) 238-9392. Se habla español.

Meet Attorney Patrick J. McLain
  • Super Lawyers
  • Avvo 10.0
  • AV Preeminent
  • Best Dallas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Texas Bar College
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • LCA
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court
  • The Commonwealth Governor's School
  • JAA
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Avvo Client's Choice 2019

Our Experience is Unmatched

Why Choose the Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC?
  • Over Two Decades in the U.S. Marine Corps

    Attorney Patrick J. McLain tried his first jury trials during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He handles all cases with integrity and an unparalleled work-ethic.

  • Former Federal Prosecutor & Military Judge

    Attorney Patrick J. McLain's years of experience across the aisle provide him with a unique perspective.

  • Over 3500 Cases Successfully Handled

    Throughout his career, Patrick J. McLain has helped thousands of clients secure a better future for themselves through tenacious and aggressive representation.

Our Commitment to Clients Firm Mission Statement

"The culture of our law office is to promote compassion and creativity in prosecuting our clients’ cases to protect them. We treat each client’s case as unique and individual as we improvise, adapt, and overcome the challenges in going after a much more powerful and well-funded opponent, our government and its employees. The way we treat people is paramount; we are firm and fair while always showing understanding and care for the trials and stresses they are undergoing in an always tough battle.

- Patrick J. McLain

Meet Your Defense Team

Fighting For You & Your Family
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How Our Firm Can Help You

Thousands of Cases Successfully Handled

There are few things more frightening than being accused of a crime. Depending on the exact nature of your charges, you could be facing myriad consequences, including fines, jail or prison time, probation, restitution, and other criminal and civil penalties. The criminal justice system often moves swiftly, and prosecutors will frequently seek the harshest penalties possible. It is critical that you reach out to an experienced criminal defense lawyer who can provide you with personalized legal counsel and zealous representation throughout every stage of the legal process.

Criminal Defense Practice Areas:

  • Assaults
  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Computer Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • DWI
  • Expunctions
  • Felonies
  • Fraud Crimes
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Military Criminal Defense
  • Misdemeanors
  • Probation Violation
  • Property Crimes
  • Protective Orders
  • Dallas Sex Crime
  • Robbery & Burglary Charges
  • Violent Crimes (Murders and Homicides)
  • Weapons Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Writ of Habeas Corpus Cases

At the Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC, we aim to build solid defenses on behalf of our clients. We understand that you likely have numerous questions and concerns regarding your rights and your future. Our team is here to answer those questions and address those concerns, all while providing you with individualized legal strategies tailored to your unique situation and goals. Our Dallas criminal defense attorneys have handled thousands of cases and have secured thousands of case dismissals and not-guilty verdicts. We have the skill, experience, and available resources to aggressively advocate for you.

Give us a call at (214) 238-9392 for a confidential case evaluation today.

Client Testimonials

Real Clients Share Real Experiences
  • We found Patrick McLain to be the consummate professional

    “We found Patrick McLain to be the consummate professional and were very satisfied with the outcome of the trial that he handled for us. From personal experience, we know that this is a difficult ...”

    - Anonymous
  • I say my blessings every day for him taking my case

    “Have found my lawyer Patrick McLain to be honest, right to the point, [and] consistently giving me realistic outcomes through the whole process of my case. He's definitely no nonsense, cut to the ...”

    - Anonymous
  • Patrick saved my career!!!

    “Patrick saved my career!!!..I interviewed three other lawyers before Patrick and every single one of them just wanted to negotiate with the government and take the easy route. When I interviewed ...”

    - Anonymous
  • I would recommend Patrick to any person who feels there is no way out and all odds are against them

    “Patrick J. McLain handled my case from half a country away with expertise and precision. Patrick and his staff is always ready and willing to answer any question myself or my wife were able to ...”

    - Anonymous
  • Patrick ranks #1 of the over 20 lawyers that I have known

    “Patrick represented me in a Physical Evaluation Board Hearing. My case was cumbersome and complicated as my physical issue had been occurring for 10 years; I had several conflicting theories from ...”

    - Anonymous
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Recent Case Results

Real Results for Real People
  • "To Catch A Predator" Case Victory Computer Crimes
  • Allegations of Sexual Assault on Teenage Stepdaughter - Jury Acquits Sex Crimes
  • Child Pornography Charge Dismissed in Federal Court Sex Crimes
  • Firearm Charges at Airport - Dismissed Violent Crimes
  • Healthcare Fraud Charges Against Client Never Filed Fraud Crimes
  • Sexual Assault of Girlfriend's Daughter - Jury Acquits On All Charges Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault on Second Wife's Children - Acquittal On All Charges Sex Crimes
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