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

Violent Crimes Attorneys in Austin

Serving Clients Throughout the State of Texas

Crimes involving violence against another individual carry harsh consequences that can significantly impact your life and freedom. If you are charged with a violent crime, you can be facing a severe prison sentence, as well as expensive fines. Violent crimes also appear on your permanent record, which can make it difficult to apply for a job or build your credit score. Because a violent crime offense can alter your entire life, it is important to secure the services of a skilled criminal defense lawyer.

Examples of Violent Crimes

Our lawyers are familiar with violent crimes cases, and we are prepared to help you defend against any of the following charges:

  • Armed Robbery
  • Assault
  • Assault With a Deadly Weapon
  • Arson
  • Battery
  • Burglary
  • Car Jacking
  • Child Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • False Imprisonment
  • Firearm Offenses
  • Gang Violence
  • Hate Crimes
  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Negligent Homicide
  • Rape
  • Robbery
  • Terrorism
  • Vehicular Assault
  • Weapons Charges

Violent Crime Penalties

Police and prosecutors aggressively pursue charges for violent crimes. Depending on the crime, you might be facing felony charges, which can result in a federal prison sentence. Whether a person was killed or injured as the result of the crime you are accused of will have a major influence on the penalties you face.

If you have been arrested in Austin for a violent crime, you need to consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to determine the best way to defend against your charges.

Get Help From an Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer

Our legal team at the Smith & Vinson Law Firm is here to help clients overcome their criminal charges. Attorney Jarrod Smith is a former prosecutor, which means he has the legal insight that you need to secure a positive case result. Our team of lawyers will review the details of your case to determine a legal strategy that will protect your rights and interests. Let us use our extensive resources to help you obtain the justice you deserve.

Call (512) 359-3743 to find out how our Austin violent crimes attorneys can protect your future. Schedule your consultation today.

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

  • The absolute A-Team for DWI Defense. Period!

    “The absolute A-Team for DWI Defense. Period! When life-changing events occur, look no further. With brilliance and driven motivation, Brad and his team with see your case through with honesty and integrity.. trust me, I have first-hand knowledge. From day one I was treated with dignity and respect. We agreed to take my case to trial. NOT GUILTY!!!! If you’re on the ropes about considering to hire Smith & Vinson Law Firm please don’t hesitate to reach out to me personally! I’m their biggest fan!!!"”

    John

  • 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!”

    Andrew

  • 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.

  • 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!”

    Andi

  • 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
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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.