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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

  • 5 Stars in making me feel like a top priority!

    “Jarrod Smith of Smith and Vinson Law Firm provided me with the best service I could have possibly asked for. Having no background in law and finding myself in a situation that left me feeling extremely vulnerable, I felt quickly at ease in their care. They were very reasonable with my situation and helped work around my needs in providing me the most support and information on how to best handle my case. I'd recommend this firm to anyone seeking help with a traffic violation of any kind. I feel that if it weren't for them I would have been heavily misguided and probably would not have made it through the system with the best possible outcome for me. 5 Stars for their service, generosity, and in making me feel like a top priority!”


  • Highly Recommend

    “Jarrod has all the qualities you need in a good lawyer: he's smart, diligent, thorough and fair. He will keep you informed about your case. I wouldn't hesitate to hire him if I got in trouble and needed a 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!”


  • Outstanding Lawyer

    “Jarrod is an outstanding advocate for his clients. He is well versed in evidence and criminal law nuances, skills which allow him to level the playing field for his clients and make certain they get a fair chance at justice.”


  • Second to NONE

    “I would love to add my thanks and heart felt appreciation for the help that your law firm provided me. Before I met you guys my situation looked very bleak and quite honestly your dedication to my case really carried over this past year and the reward was not only one felony dismissal but two. Thank you from the Ramirez family, I will always be great full and you guys have earned a spot in my family. For anyone reading, this firm is second to NON, they know what there talking about and do exactly what they promise to do. Very professional, on time and and educate you along the whole process. I had alot to lose and you guys gave it all back to me and finally represented what true Justice is here in America. God bless you both and God bless your firm”

    Manuel R.

  • 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.