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

Fighting Criminal Charges in Austin

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.

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

  • Exceptionally versed in the intricacies of Texas criminal law

    “Having never been exposed to the criminal system, hiring an attorney was daunting task. Attorney Brad Vinson was informative, professional yet sympathetic with his approach to my case. Mr. Vinson was open to opinion and ensured that all legal avenues were considered and addressed before presenting a course of action. Ultiamtely, Mr. Vinson was able to negotiate a reasonable settlement dispite many hoops and hurdles presented by the prosecuting county. I would highly recommend Smith and Vinson for representation in a criminal matter.”

    Michael

  • 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!”

    David

  • 110% glad I chose Jarrod to represent and fight for me.

    “Pay them, be honest with them and communicate with them and they will fix your mistake. Plain and simple. Charged 1st DWI offense. Called in. Told them scenario. Worked with payment methods (very important) .I had numerous lawyers to choose from. 110% glad I chose Jarrod to represent and fight for me. Throughout whole process I had the utmost confidence in Mr. Smith and his work. the goal when we first met was to "get the DWI dismissed" and that is exactly what happened. mission accomplished. if you need a DWI removed call jarrod”

    Ronald D.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

    Matt

  • Top Attorney Avvo Rating 10.0
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • Texas Bar College
  • 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.