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About John Teakell

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

The National Trial Lawyers Association recognizes John Teakell as a top-rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Texas, as well as a Texas Super Lawyer. Teakell has also been selected for several honors including the National Association of Distinguished Counsel’s Top One Percent, Lawyers of Distinction, Best Attorneys of America, and the Global Who’s Who Top Attorney. He was highlighted in Forbes Magazine, Time Magazine, and chosen to be Expert Network’s Distinguished Lawyer.  John’s extensive experience working as a Texas State Prosecutor and Federal Prosecutor helps 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 state of Texas. If your rights and freedom are at risk, you have been accused of a crime, or are being investigated now is the time to seek legal counsel. Time is not on your side. You need an expert attorney, with extensive federal experience by your side to increase the likelihood of a dismissal, charge reductions, reduced sentences, or an acquittal from your charges.

After several years in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Texas, I was recruited as Assistant U.S. Attorney in Puerto Rico to help with their cases, and I worked there for three (3) years. Contact Teakell here or below to schedule a consultation.

Our Firm

After fifteen years of criminal defense and securities prosecution work as a former state and federal prosecutor, John Teakell established the Law Office of John R. Teakell, a criminal defense law firm located in Dallas, Texas.

The Law Office of John R. Teakell is 100% dedicated to criminal defense and is capable of securing a great outcome for even the toughest and most high-level cases.  Most of our clients have been charged with or are being investigated for serious crimes; specifically Texas state felonies and federal crimes.  If convicted, they could spend decades in prison.

John Teakell understands the gravity of your situation and can provide detailed and specialized knowledge to your specific case. He has also assembled a high-powered criminal defense team who can investigate the nature of your charges, secure evidence, and challenge evidence against you. As a former federal prosecutor and experienced criminal defense trial attorney, John has first-hand knowledge of the criminal justice system needed to evaluate your case, and the resources you need to mount a rigorous defense.

If you suspect you are under investigation or have already been arrested and charged, call the Law Office of John R. Teakell right now to speak with John Teakell personally.


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.

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