Criminal Defense Attorney in Johnson County

A Former Prosecutor & Military Judge Fighting For Your Freedom

Johnson County Criminal Defense Attorney

Fighting for Your Rights Since 1990

If you’ve been arrested in Johnson County, Texas, you need to secure representation immediately. Our Johnson County criminal defense lawyers at the Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC are ready to put 30+ years of pertinent legal experience on your side. As a former prosecutor who has been in private practice since 1990, Attorney Patrick J. McLain has what it takes to win your case. Our firm has successfully handled more than 2,500 cases and offers award-winning representation to everyone we defend.

Facing a criminal allegation means facing the loss of your freedom, along with countless personal and professional consequences. At the Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC, we fight to minimize these consequences, reduce your charges, or dismiss your charges entirely. We are not afraid to take your case to trial if the need arises.

For fearless advocacy from an award-winning criminal defense firm in Johnson County, call the Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC at (214) 238-9392 today!

Types of Cases We Handle

From online identity theft to misunderstandings at home, you can stumble into legal trouble during any part of your everyday life. If you’ve been accused of any of the following crimes, we are here to help:

  • Computer crimes
  • Drug crimes
  • Violent crimes
  • Fraud
  • Theft
  • Assault
  • Violating probation
  • Violating a protective order
  • DWI
  • State crimes
  • Federal crimes
  • Misdemeanors
  • White-collar crimes
  • Sex crimes

The list above is not a complete list of our practice areas in criminal defense. If you’ve been charged with a crime, need to expunge your criminal record, or have any needs within the criminal justice system, do not hesitate to give us a call!

Where Is the Johnson County Seat?

A county seat is the heart of local government. In Johnson County, the county seat is in Cleburne, Texas – 55 miles southwest of downtown Dallas and 29 miles south of downtown Fort Worth. Cleburne is the home of the Johnson County legislature, the county sheriff’s office, the Johnson County Jail, the County Courts at Law, and the Johnson County District Court.

Where Are the Criminal Courts in Johnson County?

Each of Texas’ 254 counties has a county court, which handles misdemeanor charges within its respective county. Some county seats, like Cleburne, also contain district courts, where judges handle felony cases. The Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC can help you in both misdemeanor and felony cases.

In Johnson County, both the county court and the district court are located at the Guinn Justice Center. As such, the address for the criminal courts in Johnson County is:

Guinn Justice Center

204 S. Buffalo Ave

Cleburne, Texas 76033

To contact the County Court at Law No 1, call (817) 556-6353. To contact the County Court at Law No 2, call (817) 556-6395. For the 18th District Court, call (817) 556-6820. For the 249th District Court, call (817) 556-6830, and for the 413th District Court, call (817) 556-6870.

Why You Should Call the Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC

When your future is on the line, you need a legal team you can trust. At the Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC, we have over 30 years of experience – including 20 years with the US Marine Corps and experience as a former federal prosecutor and a former military judge.

We have successfully handled thousands of cases and have an outstanding reputation among our clients and within the legal industry at large.

You should call the Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC because we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your needs, we are honest and responsive, and we have an unparalleled work ethic.

Our team is dedicated to every client, and we will become dedicated to you and your case as soon as you call us at (214) 238-9392 or contact us online


Awards & Professional Affiliations

  • 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.

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