A True Trial Lawyer Defending The Accused Since 1985

About My Criminal Defense Law Firm

At the Law Office of Paul J. Smith, your defense is my top priority. I am Paul J. Smith, and for decades, I have fought to protect the rights of accused individuals facing serious criminal charges in San Antonio. I am a trial lawyer. I have extensive trial skills training, including training at the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute and training in the Gerry Spence Method of persuasive storytelling. I am a graduate of the Trial Lawyers College, which puts me among a very limited number of lawyers in the country to have achieved this accomplishment. In addition, I am Board-Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a rare distinction that marks my dedication to this demanding field. I am a San Antonio criminal defense lawyer licensed to practice in federal and state courts in Texas.

For a free consultation about your case, call the Law Office of Paul J. Smith at 210-702-3800 or send me an email. I represent clients facing serious felony charges in San Antonio and the surrounding areas.

A San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyer With A Long Record Of Outstanding Results

With decades of tenacious advocacy, I have gotten serious criminal charges reduced or dismissed in hundreds of criminal trials. In many cases, I have achieved a hung jury, a testament to my ability to challenge the prosecution and present a compelling case on behalf of my clients. When time is of the essence and you need someone to step in swiftly to defend you, I am the defense lawyer to choose. I excel in providing last-minute criminal trial representation and can start working on your case immediately if the situation demands it.

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Facing Serious Criminal Charges? Put Criminal Defense Lawyer Paul J. Smith On Your Side.

When the stakes are high, you need swift representation from a skilled attorney. Contact my San Antonio law office right away if you have been arrested or are under investigation. I have extensive experience in all types of criminal cases, including:

You need to understand that the consequences of a conviction for these felonies or serious misdemeanors can be life-altering. Yet, with me as your attorney, you have a fierce ally in your corner. I work diligently to defend your rights and freedom, and I will scrutinize the prosecution’s case for any and all weaknesses. My goal is clear: to fight for a favorable outcome and keep you out of prison.

My Services Also Include Trial Consulting, Jury Selection And Legal Malpractice Claims

Another aspect of my practice is representing clients in legal malpractice claims. This often arises after a defense attorney mishandles a case, resulting in an unjust sentence for the client.  A portion of representation in these cases includes civil, criminal and legal advice.  I also provide trial consulting to other defense attorneys in need of counsel and guidance in jury selection.

Contact A Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer Today

If you are facing criminal charges, the time to act is now. Call the Law Office of Paul J. Smith at 210-702-3800 or send me an email for a free consultation. I am ready to represent you during police interrogations, your arraignment, and throughout your legal journey. Together, we can confront the charges against you head-on.