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Facing Criminal Charges?
Protect Your Freedom
Before Time Runs Out.

Austin Criminal
Defense ATtorneys

Seeking the Truth & Fighting for Your Freedom

When you stand accused of a crime, your entire future is in jeopardy. You may face time in jail or prison, and your reputation may be ruined. A criminal record can make it extremely difficult to find employment and housing later on, and you may lose professional licenses and face other sanctions that will impact every area of your personal and professional life. With these consequences in mind, it is essential to involve an attorney who will fight for your rights and freedom.

At Smith & Vinson Law Firm, we are committed to building powerful defenses against criminal charges and investigations. Our Austin criminal defense lawyers know what is at stake and we will fight for your constitutional rights with everything we have. Attorneys Jarrod Smith and Brad Vinson are bold, talented, and prepared to protect your interests to the fullest extent.

Contact our Austin law offices at
(512) 359-3743 for a free consultation.
We are here 24/7 to help.

Representing Defendants in Austin, TX

Our attorneys represent defendants in the Austin area who are facing misdemeanor or felony charges. We also handle pre-file investigations, protecting our clients’ rights even if formal charges have not yet been filed. Additionally, we provide post-conviction relief such as representation in the face of alleged probation violations, and expungement to clear your criminal record.

Our primary practice areas include:

  • DWI and BWI
  • Domestic violence
  • Violent crimes
  • Theft crimes
  • Drug crimes
  • Sex crimes
  • Traffic offenses
  • Weapons charges
  • Juvenile crimes

Put a Former Prosecutor on Your Side

Austin criminal defense attorney Jarrod Smith is a former prosecutor who litigated cases as an Assistant District Attorney at the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. He has seen both sides of criminal cases and knows how prosecutors think. Put this experience on your side for a much-needed edge in the face of your arrest or charges.

Ready to protect your future?

Call (512) 359-3743

Our Clients Are Our Biggest Endorsers
Hear What They Have to Say

  • From the moment I spoke with him I was certain I had found the right person to represent me.

    “When I was charge with my DWI case, my son was able to attain Mr. Smith's number. From the moment I spoke with him I was certain I had found the right person to represent me. Mr. Smith was able to explain in detail what we were facing and what to expect. He kept in touch through the whole procedure and was able to walk me through every procedure that I needed to follow. I feel very satisfied with the results, Jarrod is a very trust-worthy person, I personally, highly recommend him. He was even able to help out with went as fast as to work on the payments without any hesitation.”

    Previous Client

  • Committed & Compassionate

    “Jarrod Smith will commit himself fully to the defense of your case. He is a very compassionate and strong attorney. This coupled with his confidence in the courtroom let you know that you are being represented well by an attorney who cares about your case.”

    Previous Client

  • He's a real lawyer!

    “A civil issue arose in Austin with a family member. We sought the advice of a well named Austin attorney. This unnamed attorney provided egregious legal advice. In court, a lifetime civil injunction was ruled by the judge on this non-criminal civil issue. Once learning of this judgement we immediately started looking for another attorney and found Brad Vinson, with Smith and Vinson. Simply put, Brad had this entire debacle reversed and a new judgement set for what is customarily ruled in similar cases. It didn't take long either. I only wish we had called Brad first. He's a real lawyer!”


  • Professional and effective attorney

    “Brad was extremely professional throughout the entire process. He was direct and prompt in responding to my inquiries and I felt at ease knowing he was taking care of my case. I will definitely use Brad and his firm in the future and highly recommend them if you need an excellent defense attorney! Thanks Brad!”


  • Exceeded my expectations

    “Jarrod Smith exceeded my expectations when faced with a difficult and uncertain situation. He was consistently helpful and available to answer any questions I had and walked me through the process. His prompt communication and timely responses were greatly appreciated. I highly recommend Jarrod and would undoubtedly hire him again if needed.”

    Previous Client

  • Texas Bar College
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Avvo 5 Star Reviews
  • Avvo Clients' Choice Award

Why Hire Us?

  • We are accessible to you. Our attorneys can be reached 24/7.
  • Bold and fearless defense are what we are known for.
  • Turn to us for straightforward legal advice when you need it.
  • We offer free consultations to every single client served.