With a never-give-up approach, Smith & Vinson provides aggressive criminal defense for clients facing a wide range of charges.

Our Impact

  • 67 Combined Years of Experience
  • 30,000+ Cases
  • 400+ Trials

Appearances On

  • The New York Times
  • USA Today
  • CBS
  • statesman
  • CNN
  • KVUE abc
  • kxan
  • Fox7

Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers

Let Us Fight for Your Rights

When accused of a crime, you need a talented and powerful Austin criminal defense attorney to protect your interests. You have constitutional rights and the criminal justice system offers numerous protections, but you will not experience these to the fullest extent unless you have a skilled Austin criminal defense lawyer in your corner.
Smith & Vinson Law Firm stands prepared to deliver the aggressive defense counsel you need in the face of an arrest or criminal charges. The criminal misdemeanor and felony cases we handle include assault, drug crimes, domestic violence, juvenile crimes, murder, sex crimes, theft crimes, traffic offenses, violent crimes, weapon charges, and more.

We fight for our clients, protecting their rights from the moment we become involved in their cases. Austin defense attorneys Jarrod Smith and Brad Vinson are relentless, hardworking, and completely dedicated to achieving the best possible result in every case they take on. When you come to our firm, you will find that we listen to you and never accept what the prosecutor says at face value. We seek out the truth.

Austin Attorneys Challenging Drunk Driving Charges

One of the most frequently charged offenses in the Austin area is DWI (driving while intoxicated). We are committed to helping our clients not only avoid jail time and the other serious consequences of a DWI conviction in criminal court, but to protecting their driving privileges in administrative hearings with the Texas Department of Public Safety. A DWI arrest alone can have a significant impact on your life. We are here to protect your interests.

Defense Attorneys in Austin Fighting for You

Our experienced defense attorneys in Austin will fight for anyone facing a legal challenge in Texas. Our defense attorneys will conduct their own investigations, question witnesses thoroughly, and strive to create the most compelling defense for your case. Our criminal attorneys can ensure your fair treatment under applicable laws through a deep understanding of Texas laws and the legal rights and privileges it affords defendants. Don't feel overwhelmed by criminal charges in Texas—contact our defense attorneys in Austin today to start building your defense.

Winning Your Case Matters to Us

The outcome of your case can have a profound impact on your life. Our Austin criminal defense attorneys will fight relentlessly for you, and will seek a favorable outcome on your behalf to minimize the effects of a conviction.

A Proven Track Record Check Out Our Recent Case Results
  • Sexual Assault

    Not Guilty

  • Sexual Abuse


  • Sex Assault Investigation

    No Charges Filed

  • DWI .24 Blood Warrant

    Not Guilty

  • Assault Family Violence

    Case Dismissed

Our Client Reviews Making People Our Priority 
  • Their Passion for the Law Is Unmatched

    I have my life back and I owe it to them.

    - Former Client
  • Exceptional Legal Strategies

    Jarrod and Brad used what I consider exceptional legal strategies and won my case...

    - Mike
  • Top Notch Lawyers

    Top Notch Lawyers! They spent countless hours working and reviewing my case and ensuring that my case was dismissed.

    - Arion

Awards & Associations

Respected by Peers, Clients and Legal Organizations

What Makes Us Better

The Defense You Need

Why Hire Smith & Vinson?

Our Austin criminal defense lawyers approach all criminal matters with determination, considering the fact that the outcome of your case could completely change your life as you know it. When you choose Smith & Vinson Law Firm, you retain relentless advocates willing to do everything it takes to protect your freedom and constitutional rights. No strangers to the courtroom, our fearlessness during trial has helped us obtain ideal results even in the most difficult and complex cases.

  • Team Approach to Your Injury Case
  • Highly Personalized Representation
  • Honest & Straightforward Legal Guidance
  • Former Prosecutors on the Team
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