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Federal Criminal Defense Attorney and Texas Trial Lawyer

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

Former Federal Prosecutor

Former State Prosecutor

Voted Super Lawyers For 15 years

Leaders in Law

Global 100

Rated Nation's Top 1% of Attorneys

Top 100 Lawyers

National Trial Lawyers Association Top Trial Attorneys in Texas 2007 - 2023

Highlighted in Forbes and Fortune Magazines

Top Ten Visionaries of Tomorrow

Why Choose John Teakell?

John Teakell has a focused criminal law and securities background with over 20 years of court room experience. He has a thorough knowledge of both federal and state crimes and both federal and state court systems. He has handled thousands of cases ranging from misdemeanors to federal death penalty cases. There is no case too complex for Mr. Teakell to manage. During his time as being a criminal defense attorney, he has not only obtained impeccable results but has also gained respect from fellow defense attorneys and prosecutors as well as many of the judges in both the state and federal courts. He has focused his practice on white collar crimes, drug crimes, violent crimes, sex crimes, and SEC suits.

Mr. Teakell is known for his ability for attention to detail. That type of trait is most important when evaluating facts of the case and coming up with a defense strategy. He is a compassionate person who will take the time to explain all the facts, phases, and processes as he leads you through this time.

Mr. Teakell proves to be a man of integrity who will use his experience and knowledge to fight in your defense.

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Practice Areas

White Collar & Fraud Cases

White collar crimes are typically financially motivated, but non-violent. Crimes under this categorization may include embezzlement, fraud, and SEC violations.

Computer Crimes

A computer crime occurs when a computer or network is used during the commission or execution of a crime. People who commit cybercrime are typically emotionally or financially motivated. This type of crime puts the victim’s security and financial health at risk.

Drug Cases

Drug charges can fall under possession, manufacturing, distribution, or abuse. These charges can be elevated if found in conjunction with organized or violent crime.

Gun Violations

Texas is pro-gun, however you must still adhere to certain regulations or face charges. Common gun crimes include unlawful possesion and carrying, trafficking illegal firearms, and improper licensing.

Tax Violations

People accused of tax violations are typically charged with either tax evasion or tax fraud. Tax law encompasses all laws, procedures, and regulations that occur in the taxation process.

Health Care Fraud

This type of fraud can affect anyone working in the healthcare industry. However, anyone who submits falsified information to collect treatments or payment can be charged with health care fraud.

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

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.

John R. Teakell has years of experience as a federal prosecutor and defense attorney. He has received numerous honors for his work and has been highlighted by prestigious publications for his wins on federal cases.

Check out what John Teakell states about bicycler murder trial that’s upcoming in Austin.

Teakell's Interview At CBN Austin

In another article, John Teakell was quoted in this CBS-Austin interview regarding shootings and murder charges. LEARN MORE
In an upcoming trial, John Teakell was quoted in this CBS-Austin regarding controversial trial of ex-deputies in televised death case starts without Black jurors. LEARN MORE

John Teakell also in an article from International Business Times publication:
Criminal Defense Attorney John R. Teakell Harnesses Diverse Experience To Ensure Defendants’ Rights Are Protected

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What clients say

The Best Lawyer I’ve used. He gets results and dose what he says he will do. My lawyer for life should I ever need one again. Just Great results!

Troy Bowen
John is very patient and understanding man! He took the time to answer all my questions. John really goes out of his way to ensure that you’re on the same page. I’d highly recommend him!! Look no further!
I had the pleasure of working with John Teakell on several occasions. He saved the family and came to our rescue concerning our family crisis. I recommend his service for all your LEGAL needs.

Sharon Jackson

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