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Dunham & Jones, Austin Lawyers

Since opening their first office more than 20 years ago, the Austin lawyers at Dunham & Jones have successfully represented thousands of people who have been arrested, injured or wronged in Travis County. With more than 200 years of combined legal experience, their team is made up of hand picked civil litigators, former prosecutors and Austin criminal defense attorneys, each of whom is dedicated to helping residents of Travis County.

Representing clients in Austin, Barton Creek, Bee Cave, Jollyville, Lago Vista, Lakeway, Manor, Onion Creek, Pflugerville, Rollingwood, Shady Hollow, Sunset Valley, Wells Branch, and West Lake Hills, the Austin lawyers at Dunham & Jones are committed to protecting the rights and freedoms of their clients.

Voted “Best Law Firm” by The Daily Texan, the Austin lawyers at Dunham & Jones let their reputation and confidence speak for themselves. Even as a large firm, the lawyers at Dunham & Jones still offer very personal service. None of their clients ever need an appointment to see them, their phones are answered 24 hours a day, and they will make time to visit with you any time you would like. These are personal services not many law firms offer. The Austin lawyers of Dunham & Jones are so confident you will be satisfied with their firm they even offer a 30-day “no questions asked” money back guarantee.

The Austin Lawyers at Dunham & Jones

Paul Dunham opened Dunham & Jones more than 20 years ago. Since it was founded, he has watched the practice grow into one of the largest criminal defense practices in Central Texas. With offices in Austin and the Dallas/Fort Worth area, and a staff of nearly 50 people, Dunham & Jones handles a variety of cases. Dunham & Jones has been successfully representing the injured and accused since 1989. Before opening Dunham & Jones, Paul Dunham attended school at Louisiana State University where he received both his bachelor’s degree and his Juris Doctorate.

Scotty Jones has managed the Fort Worth office of Dunham & Jones since it opened in 1997. Starting out as a single attorney in that office, Mr. Jones has grown it into one of the most successful criminal defense firms in Fort Worth with more than 20 attorneys and staff. They have represented thousands of clients who have been charged with crimes including DWI, assault, and theft. A graduate of Baylor Law School, Scotty Jones is a member of the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Thad Thomason began representing Texans accused of crimes 10 years ago. While an attorney at Dunham & Jones, Mr. Thomason has focused on criminal defense. Throughout his legal career Mr. Thomason has won many jury trials in places including Travis, Williamson, and Bastrop counties. He has also gotten cases dismissed by convincing the court to suppress evidence. Mr. Thomason was received both his bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctorate from Texas Tech University.

Jeff Casey is an Austin attorney at Dunham & Jones who has been practicing law for over 23 years. The last 15 years of his career have been spent representing people who have been arrested in Travis County. He began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney at the Brazos County District Attorney’s office in Bryan, TX. As an Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Casey gained experience trying felony cases including cases involving theft, DWI, burglary, and homicide. He has also written and argued numerous appeals to the First, Tenth, and Fourteenth Courts of Appeal. His background led Mr. Casey into a position as a staff attorney for the Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin where he researched the law and wrote proposed opinions for the judges of Texas’ highest court for criminal cases. Mr. Casey’s background also includes time spent as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Florida where he wrote appeals and presented oral arguments in criminal cases.

Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers

Being charged with a crime does not mean you are guilty of a crime. However, being charged with a criminal offense is very serious and requires representation by a skilled attorney. It is important you hire an Travis County attorney who can make a difference as your career and future may hang in the balance. The Austin lawyers at Dunham & Jones recognize your criminal defense attorney can make all the difference in your case, which is why they have assembled a team of former prosecutors and assistant district attorneys.

The criminal defense attorneys of Dunham & Jones represent clients charged with a number of crimes including:

  • DWI
  • Assault
  • Drug Possession
  • Theft
  • Domestic Violence

Each of these crimes can carry significant consequences if you are convicted. The computer age we live in has made it easier than ever for an employer to do a criminal background check which will show any misdemeanor or felony convictions. This could make it harder to land or keep a job. Beyond making it more difficult to find or retain a job, a conviction for any of these crimes could result in jail time and the loss of basic freedoms, including the right to vote. The team of Austin lawyers at Dunham & Jones recognizes the severity of your situation and will work tirelessly to protect your rights, your freedom, and your future.

The Austin lawyers of Dunham & Jones have been protecting the rights of Travis County citizens since 1989. Call our offices today at (512) 777-7777 to schedule a free consultation where you can discuss your case, and what to do next with one of Dunham & Jones’ experienced Austin lawyers. Remember, just because you have been charged with a crime does not mean you are guilty of one.

The Austin lawyers at Dunham & Jones can help you if you have been arrested in Austin, Travis County or the surrounding areas. Dunham & Jones has been helping the accused in Texas since 1989, just call Dunham & Jones today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case and find out what your options are. Just because you have been arrested doesn’t mean you are guilty. If you have been arrested in Austin, call Dunham & Jones to schedule a fred consultation with one of our experienced and qualified Austin lawyers. Call Dunham & Jones today at (512) 777-7777.

Personal Injury Lawyers in Austin

The Austin lawyers of Dunham & Jones understand how a personal injury can impact your life in a very negative way. Often a personal injury can result in large expenses including medical bills, rehabilitation bills, and lost wages resulting from your inability to work. In order to lessen the stress, the Austin lawyers of Dunham & Jones do whatever they can to resolve cases promptly and efficiently. They will help you navigate the complex maze of issues involved with a personal injury claim. You will find their professionalism and dedication is exactly what you deserve.

The personal injury division of Dunham & Jones focuses on the following areas of practice:

  • Accident injuries
  • Truck accidents
  • Commercial vehicle accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Complex personal injury
  • Wrongful death
  • Premises liability
  • Products liability/construction
  • Nursing home abuse/neglect
  • General liability
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Dog bites
  • Orthopedic
  • Neurological
  • Burn
  • Head an brain injuries

If you’ve been injured in any way due to someone else’s negligence, call Dunham & Jones today at (512) 777-7777 to speak with a Travis County lawyer about what you can do to receive your rightful compensation.

Travis County Employment Lawyers

Your employer plays a major role in your life. Your job directly affects important things including your economic status, life style, and overall well-being. If you have found yourself wondering if you are being paid fairly for the work you are doing, or if you are unsure if you are being compensated correctly for any overtime you work, callDunham & Jones to find out how you can receive your fair pay.

It is unfortunate some employers choose to take advantage of their employees because they know they do not understand fair pay laws. This can be extra frustrating if you are having issues paying your own bills. While you may be hesitant to question your employer due to a fear of retaliation, know that the law protects you from retaliation if you seek wages owed to you. In fact, an employer who retaliates against an employee seeking to recover money owed to them can have both criminal and civil charges filed against them.

While you are protected from retaliation, you may still need the help of a lawyer to recover wages owed to you. The Austin lawyers of Dunham & Jones can help you recover any past wages or overtime pay you are owed. It is possible they may even be able to help you receive liquidated damages which can add up to twice the amount of your original claim.

If you feel there is something inaccurate with your wages, call Dunham & Jones today at (512) 777-7777 to schedule a free consultation. A Travis County lawyer will take the time to discuss your situation and outline any potential legal remedies you may have available. They will also take the time to analyze your back pay and wage information and provide you with a fair and honest appraisal of you back pay eligibility. At Dunham & Jones, they recognize you deserve to be treated fairly regardless of whether your employer has withheld wages intentionally or accidentally.