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David Scoggins

David Scoggins

Texas and Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer
  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law, DUI & DWI...
  • Texas
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Summary

David Scoggins was born in Dallas, Texas and has been a lifelong Texan. He graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and thereafter graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law with a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree. He immediately obtained his license to practice law from the Supreme Court of the State of Texas and shortly thereafter was licensed in the Federal Courts of the United States. In 1981, David Scoggins commenced the practice of law in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex and has resolved over 6,000 criminal cases. He has represented citizens accused in Federal Courts in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Tennessee, typically in drug conspiracy and fraud cases. He has also tried hundreds of jury trials in Felony and Misdemeanor courts in Texas. He has most often appeared at court in Dallas, Collin (McKinney), Denton and Tarrant (Ft. Worth) counties with a significant docket in Rockwall and Kaufman counties also. He has also been persuaded by clients to represent them in distant counties for significant cases such as murder, intoxication manslaughter, organized crime, healthcare fraud and organized crime prosecutions. He is often retained by other lawyers as criminal jury trial lead or second chair counsel. He has an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell which identifies an attorney with very high to preeminent legal ability and is a reflection of expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence, He is also rated Superb by AVVO.

Education
Texas Tech University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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University of Texas - Austin
B.A. | Government
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Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
State Bar of Texas licensed in 1981
- Current
David R. Scoggins was born in Dallas, Texas in 1954 and has been a lifelong Texan. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government in 1976 and thereafter graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law with a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree. (Is this a great country or what? You graduate from State supported universities with degrees in Government and Law and spend the next 32 years of your legal career fighting the government. Only a great nation would have such confidence in the rule of law and justice!)
Awards
AV Rating
Martindale Hubbard
AV Rating-Highest Possible Peer Review-2017 AV Rated Preeminent for Ten (10) years AND AVVO Rated Excellent-2017
Rated Superb
Avvo
Professional Associations
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Long Time Member
Current
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Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Long Time Member
Current
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Dallas Bar Association
Long Time Member
Current
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Long Time Member
- Current
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Federal District Court- N. D. Texas
Long Time Member
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Texas State Bar # 17885300
Member
- Current
Activities: United States District Court- Northern District of Texas-1982
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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U.S. District Court, N.D.Tex
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard and American Express
Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
  • White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Area
  • Federal Crimes
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
6440 N. Central Expressway
Suite 403
Dallas, TX 75206
USA
Telephone: (214) 336-0605
Cell: (214) 336-0605
Fax: (214) 736-3855