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Aggressive Advocacy in Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation

ArdoinLaw, PLLC is a small firm where you can expect to receive personal, one-on-one attention from your federal criminal lawyer, but also where you can find the skill and resources that you would expect from a large firm.

For years our criminal defense attorneys and civil litigation lawyers have demonstrated dedication to client service and a commitment to excellence, earning us numerous honors and recognitions from our peers in the legal profession.

ArdoinLaw, PLLC has been involved in many high-profile cases, including those involving Enron, and Stanford Financial. We recently obtained the reversal of a number federal money laundering counts in the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals and had a 60-year sentence vacated.

When you come to us for help, you can have confidence that your case is in good hands. With offices in Houston and Dallas, you can contact our firm today for assistance from our civil litigation and criminal defense attorneys. We serve clients in Texas and nationwide!

  • Founding attorney Jimmy Ardoin was included in the Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars lists for 2012-2015 based on his success in white collar criminal defense. The Rising Stars list is based on an exhaustive process of nominations and peer review; it features no more than 2.5% of attorneys in the state.
  • Jimmy has also earned a perfect 10.0 Superb Rating on Avvo, a lawyer rating website that uses a mathematical model to factor in peer reviews, experience, results, and more.
  • Attorney Ardoin was also nominated to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 lawyers list, and was featured in their Top 40 Under 40 list, an invitation-only assembly of attorneys who possess "superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership."

The vast majority of federal criminal charges—approximately 95%—do not go to trial. Instead, nearly everyone who is charged with a federal crime opts for a plea bargain in the hopes of avoiding time in jail or prison. Federal prosecutors have vast resources at their disposal and will often invest months or even years' worth of work into developing a case against a suspect.

They then typically pile on numerous charges with the toughest sentences available for the offenses, all in an effort to intimidate the defendant into accepting a plea bargain. At the conclusion of such a case, the prosecutor can chalk up another easy victory and move on to the next case. You do not have to let this happen to you.

Your Options for Fighting Federal Criminal Charges

When you come to our firm for your free case evaluation, we will listen to your side of the story and review your options for defense. If a plea bargain is the best outcome that you can expect, we will be ready to negotiate with the federal prosecutor, using any available leverage to work out a deal that works in your favor. Alternatively, we may be able to persuade the U.S. Attorney to drop the charges by showing that there has been a misunderstanding; that there is not enough evidence to support prosecution against you; or that you have been a victim of civil rights violations in the course of the investigation. If, however, it appears that a full trial will be necessary to achieve the best result for you, we will not hesitate to take aggressive action in your case to defend your rights and freedom.

Client-Focused Federal Criminal Defense in Texas & Nationwide

We recognize that the client is the most important person in the case. You know the most about the case against you, and the outcome of the situation will affect no one more than it will affect you. The biggest difference between ArdoinLaw, PLLC and other firms is that we take a hands-on approach. We make a point of having regular meetings and maintaining contact with our clients at every stage of a case.

You will play an integral role in our preparation of your case because we believe that it is not possible to defend a client unless you know and understand them as a person. We know how much is at stake for you, and we leave no stone unturned as we investigate and prepare your case. We track down every lead, analyze every document, and interview every witness we can find. The core of our philosophy is that you can only win at trial or obtain the most favorable plea bargain if you are fully prepared to tackle any challenges that might come up.

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Criminal Defense & Civil Litigation Lawyers in Houston and Dallas

As soon as you retain our services, we will get straight to work developing your defense. The clock is ticking toward a trial date. The government has had months or years to investigate and build the case against you, so it is imperative to identify as quickly as possible the critical documents and key witnesses who will come into play to provide you with the defense that you deserve. Whether you are being investigated for espionage or have been charged with identity theft or any other federal crime, do not hesitate to seek our help.

If you need trusted, experienced representation for fraud, Qui Tam, business litigation, real estate, insurance, or personal injury cases, you can turn to ArdoinLaw, PLLC. We offer the client-centered, cost-effective counsel that you need and deserve. Start working with our award-winning team today! Contact us now for a confidential consultation with a civil litigation or federal criminal defense lawyer from our Texas office.

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Contact Aggressive Advocates Today

When your liberty, reputation, finances, and/or future are at stake, you need to get time and experience on your side. If you face charges, government-backed prosecutors have already started building a strong case against you. If you are up against a corporation or insurer, you need to be prepared to face their well-financed legal teams. You need a powerhouse advocate to help you beat the odds.

At ArdoinLaw, PLLC our trial-tested team has the proven ability to secure the best results possible, even in the most complex cases. Contact the award-winning civil litigation and federal defense attorneys at our Texas firm now. We are ready to battle for your every right.

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