Stephen Karns

Law Offices of Stephen P. Karns
  • Military Law, Criminal Law
  • Texas
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Mr. Karns was formerly a Captain on active duty in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps where he received the Parachutist Badge, the U.S. Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Army Service Ribbon. Subsequent to active duty, he continued his service in the U.S. Army Reserves where he was promoted to Major and served as a Senior Defense Counsel and received an Army Commendation Medal. Mr. Karns completed his reserve duty in 2005.

St. Mary's University School of Law
J.D. / Law (1994)
Honors: Winner, St. Mary's Client Counseling Competition Semi-finalist, ATLA Mock Trial Competition ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition
Activities: Board of Advocates Phi Alpha Delta
Texas Tech University - Texas Tech University
B.B.A. / Finance (1991)
Activities: Tau Kappa Epsilon, President Pre-law Society, Vice President, Finance Association
Professional Experience
Senior Defense Counsel, Major
US Army JAG Corps
Professional Associations
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
- Current
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
U.S. Supreme Court
US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
Practice Areas
  • Military Law
  • Criminal Law
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
6116 N. Central Expy
Ste 450
Dallas, TX 75206
Toll-Free: (866) 750-9010