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

Rockwall County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Former Prosecutor with Insights into Both Sides of the System

When your freedom and future are on the line, you need an attorney who will fight tooth and nail for the best possible outcome in your case. As such, you need our Rockwall County criminal defense attorney at the Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC. With 30+ years of experience and a track record for achieving favorable results, you can trust us to handle your case with the urgency and attention it deserves.

A former federal prosecutor and military judge, Attorney Patrick McLain has leveraged his well-rounded skills and competencies in the thousands of charges he defended. The result? Over 3,500 cases successfully handled and counting. As you can see, we have what it takes to help you move forward with the least amount of damage to your good name.

Whether you’re up against misdemeanor or felony allegations, contact us at (214) 238-9392 to learn how we can help!

What Charges Can a Criminal Defense Lawyer Handle?

Anyone can get charged with a crime at any time. You may be in the wrong place at the wrong time, made a mistake, or associated with the wrong crowd. Our criminal defense lawyer knows these things happen, which is why we prepare for it all.

With this in mind, you can trust us to handle a variety of criminal charges in Rockwall County, including:

  • Assault crimes
  • Computer crimes
  • Drug offenses
  • DWIs
  • Federal crimes
  • Felony crimes
  • Fraud offenses
  • Military crimes
  • Probation violations
  • Property crimes
  • Sex crimes
  • State crimes
  • Thefts
  • Violent offenses
  • Weapons charges
  • White collar crimes

Rockwall County Seat Location

The county seat for Rockwall County is Rockwall. Rockwall is a small city, which makes sense because Rockwall County is the smallest of any other Texas county. You’ve likely passed the county seat on your way to school or work. It consists of government buildings such as the courthouse, headquarters of the sheriff’s department, correctional facilities, hall of records, and more.

Where Are the Rockwall County Criminal Courts Located?

Criminal courts are divided into district and county courts. District courts handle felonies and county courts handle misdemeanor cases, and our attorney is experienced in defending clients in both courts. Rockwall County criminal courts can be found here:

1111 E. Yellowjacket Lane

Rockwall, TX 75087

(972) 204-7000

Choosing the right lawyer is no simple task, so choose wisely. Allow us to make that decision a little bit easier when you give us a call at (214) 238-9392! We proudly serve clients throughout Rockwall 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


    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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