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Why Hire Our Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers?

30 Years of Defense Experience Helping Clients in Texas

At the Law Office of Patrick J. McLain, PLLC, we have won or achieved dismissals in thousands of cases. In our 30 years of experience, we have helped guide numerous clients throughout Texas through serious state and federal crimes, including both felony and misdemeanor offenses.

Our compassionate and dedicated team, led by Dallas criminal defense attorney Patrick J. McLain, is dedicated to helping you get your life back after an arrest or criminal accusation. .

A Reputation of Success

Our firm has built a solid reputation for providing compassionate and ethical representation, even in the face of complicated and serious charges. Because of his high standards of professional care and dedication to the law, Patrick McLain has received numerous awards and accolades.

Why Hire Our Firm?

  • 30 Years of Experience
  • Available 24/7
  • Thousands of Case Handled
  • Award Winning Representation

The Experience Your Case Needs

In addition to 30 years of legal service, Patrick McLain also has 20 years of active service in the Marine Corps, is a former federal prosecutor, a former USMC defense attorney, and a retired court martial trial judge. This broad range of experience allows our firm to look at cases from all angles in order to create comprehensive defense solutions tailored to your unique needs.

Most importantly, we are family oriented business helping you take care of your family. We get effective results, which is reflected in our client satisfaction.

To discuss your case and learn how we can help you, call (214) 238-9392 or contact our firm online. Our phones are answered 24/7 and you always talk to an actual member of our staff. Se habla Español.

  • 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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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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