Federal Crimes

A Former Prosecutor & Military Judge Fighting For Your Freedom

Dallas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer

We Have the Experience to Face Your Charge

An experienced Dallas federal criminal defense lawyer can be your most effective weapon in fighting serious criminal charges in federal court. The Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC, gives his clients tough, ethical, and knowledgeable advice backed by 30 years of courtroom experience.

As a former federal prosecutor, criminal court judge, and U.S. Marine Corps officer, Patrick McLain knows what you are up against and what it takes to win a fight, inside and outside the courtroom.

Call our firm at (214) 238-9392 to schedule your initial consultation
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Cases We Handle

Whether you are facing charges involving illegal firearms and narcotics or securities fraud and computer crimes, you need a powerful and experienced federal criminal defense attorney on your side.

What is a Federal Crime?

Generally, a federal crime is an act that violates the United States federal legal codes or occurs across state lines. Federal offenses tend to carry penalties more severe than state-level offenses and are prosecuted by government agencies such as the Drug Enforcement Agency or the IRS.

If you’ve been charged with a federal crime, you need a federal criminal defense lawyer on your side. Our criminal defense attorney understands the way the prosecution gathers evidence and builds your case, so he can provide you with an aggressive defense to protect your freedom.

Common federal crimes handled include:

Common government agencies involved during an investigation:

  • FBI
  • DEA
  • ATF
  • IRS
  • Office of Inspector General
  • US Postal Inspection Services
  • US Secret Service
  • Immigration & Customs Enforcement
  • Customs & Border Patrol
  • Joint Terrorism Task Force

Don’t Wait - Contact an Experienced Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Today

Our Dallas federal criminal defense attorneys take pride in the services we provide. We have the resources to handle the most complex criminal matters. Our clients rely on us to protect their lives and their reputations when the stakes are at their highest. We understand what that means. When you or someone you love faces charges in a federal court, don’t hesitate to get in touch with a powerful advocate.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation with an accomplished Dallas federal criminal defense lawyer. Our phones are answered at any time of day or night so that our clients to get in touch with us 24/7 at (214) 238-9392.


"Mr. Patrick McLain equals instant and good results for you. Hiring Mr. Patrick McLain is the best decision I had made throughout my military career."
Master Sergeant Michael A Heath Jr.
Our Values What Our Work Means
  • 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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