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Mike Goolsby

Mike Goolsby

Get your Case Dismissed Criminal defense lawyer serving the greater Dallas area
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence
  • Texas
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Summary

Get your case dismissed! I am a former Assistant District Attorney and have a perfect "10" rating with the prestigious attorney rating agency, AVVO. Also voted best criminal defense lawyer in D Magazine. My primary goal is to seek dismissal of your case, get an acquittal at trial, and negotiate to reduce your charge. I will strive to protect your rights in court by thoroughly reviewing your case, listening to concerns and working for a favorable result in your case. Mike has been practicing criminal law since 1994 as a prosecutor and now a defense attorney, so he has an understanding of the Texas state and federal criminal court systems that most lawyers only dream of. He will aggressively defend his clients in negotiations and trials with prosecutors and will absolutely get the best outcome for every client he represents. Check out my website for client reviews, case results and other helpful information. TexasCriminalLawyers.net

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
Additional Practice Areas
  • Theft
  • Drugs
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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U.S Federal Court, Northern District of Texas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Trial attorney
The Goolsby Law Firm
- Current
Representation in all types of Criminal Defense cases.
Trial attorney
District Attorneys office
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Tried hundreds of jury and bench trials.
Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D. (1994) | Law
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University of North Texas
B.B.A. (1990) | Business
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Awards
Superb Rated Attorney
Avvo
Superb Rated Attorney
Avvo
Superb Rated Attorney
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Top Criminal Defense Attorney
D Magazine
Superb Rated Attorney
Avvo
Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Superb Rated Attorney
Avvo
Superb Rated Attorney
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Superb Rated Attorney
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Excellence in Law
USIEC
Superb Rated Attorney
Avvo
Superb Rated Attorney
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Superb Rated Attorney
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Professional Associations
Dallas Criminal Defense Bar Association
Member
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Tarrant County Criminal Bar Association
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Americas DWI DUI Attorneys Association
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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U.S. Federal Court, Northern District of Texas
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Texas State Bar # 00789319
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Dallas Bar Association
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Charges dismissed against Farmers Branch man accused of violating the Texas election code
Dallas Morning News
Dallas injury blog
The Goolsby Law Firm
Certifications
Licensed Attorney
State Bar of Texas
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Contact & Map
Main Office
2650 Valley View Ln.
Building 2, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75234
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Telephone: (972) 394-2141
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Dallas, TX 75204
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Telephone: (972) 394-2141
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Plano, TX 75074
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Denton, TX 76205
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