Rigorous Criminal Defense Against Texas State Felonies and Federal Crimes

John Teakell is a criminal defense attorney and trial lawyer who helps individuals charged with Texas state felonies and federal crimes.

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If You Are Under Investigation or Have Been Charged With a Texas State Felony or Federal Crime

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From his centrally located legal firm in Dallas, Texan, John Teakell has successfully defended hundreds of individuals charged with serious crimes across Texas and in Federal courts throughout the United States.

About John Teakell

The National Trial Lawyers Association recognizes John Teakell a top-rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Texas. John’s extensive experience working Texas State Prosecutor and Federal Prosecutor help insure you achieve the best possible outcome in your case.

Why those charged with serious crimes trust John Teakell

Individuals charged with serious crimes are at risk of losing their freedom and livelihoods so there can be no compromise when finding expert legal representation. A few of the reasons they call John Teakell include:

  • Former Federal Prosecutor

  • Former State Prosecutor

  • Voted SuperLawyers 2005-2012, 2014-2015

  • Rated Nation Top 1% of Attorneys

  • National Trial Lawyers Association Top Trial Attorneys in Texas 2007-2015

Teakell began his career as an Assistant District Attorney and worked as a Senior Trial Counsel for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission where he prosecuted civil enforcement actions of fraudulent schemes. Before going into criminal defense Mr. Teakell spent over 12 years in the U.S. Attorney’s Office as a federal prosecutor, most of which at the Northern District of Texas where he was designated as a bank fraud prosecutor.

In addition to white color crime cases, Teakell also prosecuted all types of federal crimes in the Northern District of Texas including extraordinarily large drug trafficking and money laundering cases as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Puerto Rico, as well as federal death penalty cases.

John Teakell featured in the bestselling “Cup of Coffee” series

A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top Criminal Defense Attorneys In The United States: Valuable insights you should know if you are accused of a crime

criminal-defense-attorney-bookJohn. R. Teakell co-authored the book on Criminal Defense titled “A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top Criminal Defense Attorneys In The United States”, the book offers useful and relevant information about what happens if you are charged with a crime.

Mr. Teakell is also a frequent commenter in local and national media on the criminal justice system and high profile cases.