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Dallas Criminal Defense State Felonies and Federal Crimes

Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney and Trial Lawyer

John Teakell Rigorously Defends Individuals Charged With Federal Crimes and Texas Felonies.

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Why  Those Charged With Serious Crimes Contact Criminal Defense Attorney John Teakell

  • Former Federal Prosecutor

  • Former State Prosecutor

  • Voted SuperLawyers 2005-2012, 2014-2019

  • Rated Nation’s Top 1% of Attorneys

  • National Trial Lawyers Association Top Trial Attorneys in Texas 2007-2018

Anyone charged with a Texas State Felony or Federal Crime risks losing their freedom and livelihoods.

The Law Office of John Teakell defends clients facing criminal charges such as Fraud and Conspiracy to Commit Fraud, Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, Securities Charges, Computer Crimes, Drug Charges, Gun Cases, Identity Theft, Medicare / Medicaid Fraud, Tax Evasion, Money Laundering, Cell Phone Prosecutions, and all other matters related to Federal Criminal Defense in Texas and other Federal Courts.

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

Call criminal defense attorney John Teakell for a confidential legal consultation immediately, there is no time to waste.

About John Teakell

From his legal office in Dallas, Texas criminal defense attorney John Teakell has successfully defended hundreds of individuals charged Texas Felonies and Federal Felonies.

The National Trial Lawyers Association recognizes John Teakell a top-rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Texas, as well as Texas SuperLawyers.  Teakell has also been selected as National Association of Distinguished Counsel’s Top One Percent, Lawyers of Distinction, Best Attorneys of America, and Global Who’s Who Top Attorney.  He was highlighted in Forbes Magazine and Time Magazine, and chosen Expert Network’s Distinguished Lawyer, and others.  John’s extensive experience working Texas State Prosecutor and Federal Prosecutor help ensure you achieve the best possible outcome in your case. Choosing an experienced attorney is most important when you are facing Federal Criminal charges, you need a Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney like John Teakell in your corner.

John travels to Federal Courts throughout the entire state of Texas. Your rights and freedom are at risk if you have been accused of a crime or are being investigated. Time is not on your side. You need someone working now if you plan to have any chance of a dismissal, charge reductions, reduced sentences, or an acquittal from your charges. Contact Teakell here or below to schedule a consultation.

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SECURITY CLEARANCE REVOCATIONS- U.S. Department of Defense

Overview Many persons employed by the military or an agency of the United States are granted security clearances that allow them access to sensitive information used in their employment.  This applies whether the security clearance holder is in the armed services or...

ALIEN SMUGGLING, HARBORING ALIENS AND OTHER IMMIGRATION CRIMES

Alien Smuggling, Harboring Aliens and Other Immigration CrimesGenerallyThe United States Code contains several federal statutes concerning criminal offenses of “aliens” or “illegal aliens.”  The most common ones known to the public are illegal re-entry (after...

PROSECUTIONS OF MONEY MOVERS OR “MONEY MULES” Conspirator or Money Launderer

What is a "Money Mule" Often callers or online persons will contact people claiming that they need help, or claiming that they want to pay you, for receiving, depositing, and transferring monies.  This type of person looks for someone to use to assist them in moving...

Federal Prosecutions for False Statement(s) to Purchase a Firearm

Purchases of Firearms  All purchases of new firearms are to be recorded and registered, with the purchaser’s information and identity.  This is in part to determine if the potential purchaser has a felony conviction.  If the prospective purchaser has a felony...

Persons Prohibited from Possessing Firearms, Including Juveniles

Introduction Among the many firearms violations listed in Title 18 of the U.S. Code, are those in the “prohibited persons” section.  Section 922(d) is a list of person who are prohibited from possessing a firearm.  Prohibited Persons – Title 18 U.S. Code Section 922...

FEDERAL ROBBERY PROSECUTIONS,
OR BUSINESS ROBBERIES
(INTERFERENCE WITH COMMERCE BY THREATS OR VIOLENCE)

Robbery is a crime that is traditionally prosecuted in state court, along with charges such as assault, theft, and manslaughter. These types of cases are routinely prosecuted as street crime, which usually does not have a federal connection. Call John Teakell to help you or someone you know handle a Federal Business Robbery.

CARRYING OR USING A FIREARM DURING DRUG TRAFFICKING Also Known as a “924(c)” Charge

Generally Drug trafficking or drug activities are often prosecuted in federal court, especially if the activities are on a larger scale.  The U.S. Code makes it a separate crime if you carry OR use a firearm during a drug trafficking offense.  This charge is known by...

Amber Guyger Testifies in Court: ‘I Hate That I Have to Live With This’

On Friday, after a year of silence, the world finally got to hear Amber Guyger’s account of the fatal shooting of Botham Jean. Through frequent tears, the former police officer of the Dallas Police Department described the evening she shot and killed Botham Jean, an...

SHOULD I DO A PROFFER SESSION?

Federal Investigation – Proffer   “Proffer” is information given by a target/defendant to assist prosecutions or to show the target/defendant’s limited involvement.  In federal criminal investigations, “proffers” are sometimes made...

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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

John 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.