Criminal Defense Attorney in Collin County A Former Prosecutor & Military Judge Fighting For Your Freedom

Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Your Fight for Freedom Starts Here

When you think all hope is lost, we urge you to think again.

Your criminal charge does not equal a conviction. You are innocent until proven guilty, and we will go above and beyond to help maintain your innocence. Attorney Patrick J. McLain is a former prosecutor who has more than 30 years of experience in law. As such, you can count on our Collin County criminal defense attorney to invest the resources, insights, and skills required to help resolve your case. Our goal is to help you move forward with the least amount of consequences possible, so we will aggressively negotiate for reduced or dismissed charges altogether.

A criminal accusation can easily tarnish your good name, resulting in a host of personal and professional consequences. But it doesn’t have to. With the help of a trusted criminal defense lawyer like ours, you can rest assured that your case is in good hands. Give us a call at (214) 238-9392 to learn more.

Types of Cases We Defend

Anyone can accuse you of any crime at any time. Regardless of the circumstances that lead to your arrest, know that you can depend on us to help you overcome cases including, but not limited to:

  • Assault crimes
  • Computer crimes
  • Drug offenses
  • DWI
  • Expunctions
  • Federal crimes
  • Fraud offenses
  • Misdemeanors
  • Probation violations
  • Property crimes
  • Protective orders
  • Sex crimes
  • State crimes
  • Theft crimes
  • Violent offenses
  • White collar crimes
  • Writ of Habeas Corpus

Collin County Seat Location

In Collin County, our seat is McKinny. A county seat is a town or city that acts as the governmental center of the city. You will generally find the county legislature, courthouse, sheriff’s department headquarters, hall of records, and correctional facilities in the county seat.

Where Can I Find the Criminal Courts in Col­­lin County?

Our lawyer represents clients in felony and misdemeanor cases, which are handled in district courts and county courts, respectively. Both of these courts are located at:

Russell A. Steindam Courts Building ― Collin County Courthouse

2100 Bloomdale Rd.

McKinney, TX 75071

(972) 548-4100

We will champion your rights and defend your liberties no matter what’s at stake in your case. Our criminal defense attorney knows how both sides of the system operate, so we can use that to your advantage when you choose us to represent you.

Your path to peace of mind begins when you pick up the phone and call (214) 238-9392! We proudly serve clients throughout Collin County.

  • Avvo Client's Choice 2019
  • 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
  • Trial Lawyer's College

Our Experience is Unmatched

Why Choose the Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC?
  • Our Firm is Top-Rated & Award-Winning

    Attorney Patrick J. McLain is widely respected by his peers & clients as seen by his numerous accolades.

  • 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.

Meet Your Defense Attorney

Fighting For You & Your Family
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    Patrick J. McLain

    Founder

    Patrick J. McLain, a retired Marine Corps military judge, and has been in the practice of criminal and military law since 1990. His first jury trials were tried in the deserts of Saudi Arabia during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He ended his Government service as a federal prosecutor in Dallas, Texas, serving in the child exploitation crimes, computer crimes, and general federal crimes sections. Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC is headquartered in Dallas, Texas where he ...
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Recent Case Results

Real Results for Real People
  • 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
  • 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
  • "To Catch A Predator" Case Victory Computer Crimes
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