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Sean  Buckley

Sean Buckley

Law Offices of Sean Buckley - Federal & State of Mississippi Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Law, White Collar Crime, Domestic Violence ...
  • Mississippi, Texas
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Gulfport/Pascagoula, and South Mississippi criminal defense attorney Sean Buckley has over two decades of experience aggressively defending the accused in state and federal court. He’s among an elite group of Mississippi criminal defense attorneys rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell – the gold standard of attorney ratings – for achieving the highest level of legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards. If you’ve been charged with a criminal offense, or you’re under criminal investigation, Sean Buckley is ready to fight for your legal rights and defend your reputation.

-Voted #1 by Best Of Coastal Mississippi 2024 in 4 categories including BEST LAW FIRM.
-2024 Mid-South Super Lawyers
-2025 Best Lawyers In America

Over the last 24 years, Sean Buckley has won numerous “Not Guilty” jury verdicts in a wide variety of state and federal criminal cases including Drug Possession, Drug Trafficking, Domestic Violence, Murder, Federal Conspiracy, and Federal Health Care Fraud. He’s defended a diverse list of clients including a sitting United States District Judge, a former United States Congressman, a decorated NASA astronaut, business executives, professionals, and good people from all walks of life. Each case is unique, and previous successful results do not guarantee successful outcomes for future cases.

Annually since 2010, Mr. Buckley has been recognized for his expertise in federal criminal law by serving as lead Attorney Editor of O’Connor’s Federal Criminal Rules & Codes (12th ed.), a nationally respected law book trusted by federal criminal lawyers across the United States. He’s publicly commented on criminal law matters of national interest and been favorably quoted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and by broadcast media organizations including Fox News, ABC News, NBC News, CBS News, and CNN.

Mr Buckley and his wife, Marisol, reside in Mississippi and work together in the business.

Education
The University of Texas School of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Professional Experience
Law Offices of Sean Buckley
- Current
Federal and State of Mississippi Criminal Defense Attorney
Publications
Articles & Publications
O'Connor's Federal Criminal Rules & Codes Plus, 2023 ed.
Sean Buckley
Certifications
AV PREEMINENT RATED
Martindale-Hubble
Awards
Best Lawyers In America 2025
Best Lawyers In America
AMERICA'S MOST HONORED LAWYERS
The American Registry
SeanBuckleyLaw.com Top 1% AMERICA'S MOST HONORED LAWYERS TOP 1% Awarded for continuous professional recognition and accomplishment realized by the Top 1% of American Lawyers. All qualifying public recognitions of excellence are certified by The American Registry and include significant mentions in the press, honors by recognized trade groups, and acclaimed recognitions by peers and clients.
AMERICA'S MOST HONORED LAWYERS
The American Registry
Top 1% AMERICA'S MOST HONORED LAWYERS TOP 1% Awarded for continuous professional recognition and accomplishment realized by the Top 1% of American Lawyers. All qualifying public recognitions of excellence are certified by The American Registry and include significant mentions in the press, honors by recognized trade groups, and acclaimed recognitions by peers and clients.
SUPER LAWYERS
Thomson Reuters
Top 5% A Super Lawyer is an exceptional achievement and title given to lawyers across the country who have reached high achievements and standards within their respective fields. The title of a Super Lawyer indicates that the lawyer has the respect of their colleagues and the public. They have represented their clients well, in addition to earning the respect of their peers who nominated them for this title. They have represented the field of lawyer well, with this title being honor!
CLIENT CHAMPION
Martindale Hubbell
SeanBuckleyLaw.com Client Champion 2023 Pascagoula - Gulfport, Mississippi criminal defense attorney Sean Buckley has over two decades of experience aggressively defending the accused in state and federal court. He’s among an elite group of Mississippi criminal defense attorneys rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell – the gold standard of attorney ratings – for achieving the highest level of legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards.
Client Champion
Martindale Hubbell
SeanBuckleyLaw.com Client Champion 2023 Pascagoula - Gulfport, Mississippi criminal defense attorney Sean Buckley has over two decades of experience aggressively defending the accused in state and federal court. He’s among an elite group of Mississippi criminal defense attorneys rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell – the gold standard of attorney ratings – for achieving the highest level of legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards.
AV PREEMINENT RATED
Martindale Hubbell
SeanBuckleyLaw.com Congratulations Sean Buckley for receiving the 2023 Martindale-Hubbell Award! Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards - The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings™ have been an integral part of Martindale-Hubbell's services to the legal community since 1887. The Peer Review Rating process which evaluates lawyers in the United States and Canada is solely based on peer review.
2023 JUDICIAL EDITION
Martindale Hubbell
SeanBuckleyLaw.com Honored to Receive: -2023 JUDICIAL EDITION -Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards. Reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary. The AV Preeminent® Rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating process that is managed and monitored by the world's most trusted legal resource, Martindale-Hubbell®
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 24006675
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Mississippi
The Mississippi Bar
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Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24006675
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Retainers and other fees to be discussed on a case by case basis.
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Drug Crimes, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
White Collar Crime
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense
DUI & DWI
Additional Practice Areas
  • FEDERAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
  • DRUG TRAFFICKING
  • DRUG CRIMES - FEDERAL & STATE
  • MONEY LAUNDERING
  • FIREARMS & EXPLOSIVES
  • CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
  • TRIAL ATTORNEY
  • STATE CRIMES
  • CONSPIRACY
  • FRAUD
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
LAW OFFICES of SEAN BUCKLEY
Website
Share our AMAZING BLOGS!
Website
UNREASONABLE SEARCHES & SEIZURES: NEVER CONSENT TO A POLICE SEARCH OF YOUR CAR, HOUSE, OR PROPERTY
Website
Conspiracy Unmasked: Defending Against Fraud
Website
Defending Against Financial Crimes: Top 5 Strategies from Sean Buckley
Blog
DRUG CRIMES: PRESCRIPTION DRUG CASES
Blog
DRUG CRIMES: INTERSTATE 10 DRUG CASES
Blog
FENTANYL GOES POSTAL - THE DAWN OF A NEW ERA OF D.E.A. ENFORCEMENT PRIORITIES
Blog
FENTANYL: A NEW CHAPTER IN THE WAR ON DRUGS
Blog
WHITE COLLAR CRIMES
Blog
WHITE COLLAR CRIMES
Blog
5 REASONS THAT MAKE THE COVER-UP WORSE THAN THE CRIME
Blog
DRUGS, CONSPIRACY, FRAUD AND WHITE COLLAR CRIMES DEFENSE
Blog
LEARN WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN BEING INVESTIGATED FOR: HEALTH CARE FRAUD
Blog
THE POLYGRAPH GAME: WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER TAKE A LIE DETECTOR TEST
Blog
TRICARE, COMPOUNDED CREAMS, AND FEDERAL CRIMES
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SEAN BUCKLEY - LEAD EDITOR OF: O'CONNOR'S FEDERAL CRIMINAL RULES & CODES 2023
Blog
DUI AND INTOXICATION CRIMES IN MISSISSIPPI
Blog
WHEN SHOULD I HIRE A CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY?
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I'M INNOCENT. SO WHY DO I NEED AN ATTORNEY?
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WHAT ARE MY LEGAL RIGHTS WHEN ARRESTED? KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
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BUSTED FOR DRUGS ALONG I-10? HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!
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BUSTED FOR DRUGS ALONG I-10? HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!
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NEED A FEDERAL OR STATE OF MISSISSIPPI CRIMINAL ATTORNEY?
Blog
WHEN TO HIRE A DRUG TRAFFICKING DEFENSE LAWYER
Contact & Map
Law Offices Of Sean Buckley
912 Convent Avenue
Pascagoula, MS 39567
Telephone: (228) 933-4411