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Anna Summersett

Anna Summersett

Board Certified Criminal Specialist and Former Prosecutor with Five-Star Reviews
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence
  • Texas
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Anna Summersett is Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist. This means she has achieved the highest designation possible for a criminal defense attorney, and she has been recognized as one of very few attorneys who can call themselves experts in the area of criminal law.

Anna Summersett is an experienced criminal trial attorney who has personally handled over 100 jury trials ranging from misdemeanor DWIs to Capital Murder.

As a partner at Varghese Summersett PLLC, Anna primarily handles State Criminal Cases from post-arrest investigation through jury trial. She is rated a top attorney in client satisfaction.

Anna graduated from Baylor University as a member of the Baylor Debate Team with a BA in Political Science and Minor in Argumentation Rhetoric. She then attended Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (which became Texas A&M University School of Law) where became nationally recognized as a Moot Court Advocate.

After completing internships with the United States Attorneys Office, United States Federal Magistrate Charles Bleil, Texas Attorney General's Office, and the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office, Anna became a criminal prosecutor at the Cameron County District Attorney's Office and ultimately an Assistant District Attorney with the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office.

Practice Areas include:
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Education
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
J.D. (2009) | J.D.
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Honors: Order of the Barristers, Best Oralist Upper-Level Moot Court Competition, Best Oralist 1L Moot Court Competition, Regional Moot Court Caption, 2nd Place Appellate Brief National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition, 3rd Place Oralist National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition, Law Fellowship Award, Advocacy Scholarship
Activities: Moot Court, Mock Trial, Board of Barristers
Baylor University
B.A. (2006) | Political Science & Argumentation Rhetoric
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Honors: Blake Withrow Best Public Speaker Award, Outstanding Student in Political Science, Presidential Scholarship Award
Activities: Baylor Debate Team, Kappa Kappa Gamma
Professional Experience
Partner
Varghese Summersett PLLC
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With over thirty years of combined experience, our lawyers handle state criminal charges and federal criminal defense cases ranging from DWI arrests to Capital Murder trials. We are Tarrant County criminal defense attorneys you can trust with the most serious charges. Whether you were just investigated, arrested, charged, indicted or convicted, we are here to help.
Assistant District Attorney
Tarrant County District Attorney's Office
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As a former Tarrant County prosecutor Anna handled over 100 jury trials ranging from misdemeanor DWIs to Capital Murder.
Assistant District Attorney
Cameron County District Attorney's Office
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Post-Bar Intern
Tarrant County Judicial Staff Counsel
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Extensive legal research for memos to advise Tarrant County Judges on legal issues pre and post conviction.
Post-Bar Intern
Tarrant County District Attorney's Office
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Assisted numerous Assistance District Attorneys with pre-trial investigation, plea negotiation preparation, and trial work.
Post-Bar Intern
Tarrant County District Attorney's Office
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Assisted numerous Assistance District Attorneys with pre-trial investigation, plea negotiation preparation, and trial work.
Intern
Office of the Attorney General of Texas
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Assisted Assistant Attorney Generals with various legal research issues.
Intern
United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas
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Assisted numerous federal prosecutors with various legal research tasks.
Certifications
Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Awards
Client's Choice Award for DWI Defense
Top DWI Lawyers
Advocacy Scholarship
Thompson & Knight, LLP
Blake Withrow Best Public Speaker Award
Baylor University
Best Oralist
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law
Upper-Level and 1L Moot Court Competition
Fort Worth DWI Lawyer
Varghese Summersett
Professional Associations
Litigation Counsel of America
Member
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National Association Of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Member
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified Attorney
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Activities: There are over 70,000 attorneys licensed to practice in Texas. Only 7,000 have earned the right to be publicly recognized as Board Certified specialists in one of 21 select areas of law. The Texas Board of Legal Specialization was established in 1974 by the Supreme Court of Texas at the request of State Bar of Texas and is the only governing board authorized to certify attorneys in legal specialty areas.
State Bar of Texas # 24066813
Member
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Tarrant County District Attorney's Association
Member
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Tarrant County Bar Association
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
U.S. Supreme Court
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
Additional Practice Areas
  • Sexual Assault Defense
  • Homicide Defense
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Varghese Summersett, PLLC
Blog
Versus Texas Law Blog
Blog
Driving While Intoxicated Defense in Texas
Contact & Map
Varghese Summersett PLLC
300 Throckmorton, Suite 1650
Fort Worth, TX 76102
USA
Telephone: (817) 203-2220
Fax: (817) 203-2220