Dallas federal criminal defense lawyer David Finn has successfully defended a vast assortment of criminal matters including:
David Finn received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame, where he graduated with high honors. Mr. Finn received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law, and a Masters degree from the LBJ School of Public Affairs, in 1991.
David Finn is board certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and he has successfully tried thousands of cases and hundreds of jury trials.
Frequently Asked Questions
Anwsers to Questions About Defending Your Case
White Collar Crime, Embezzlement, Computer Crimes, DWI, Theft, Assault, Burglary, Conspiracy
Results obtained depend on the facts of each case. Each case is different.
Right to Counsel
The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution provides that in all criminal prosecutions an accused has the right to the assistance of counsel for his or her defense. Under the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, this right has been extended to persons accused of crimes in state prosecutions.
Every attorney has an ethical obligation to protect the confidential information of a client. Confidential information includes both privileged and unprivileged client information. Privileged information means information that is protected by Rule 503 of the Texas Rules of Criminal Evidence, Rule 503 of the Texas Rules of Civil Evidence, or Rule 501 of the Federal Rules of Evidence. Unprivileged client information means all information relating to a client or furnished by the client, other than privileged information, which is acquired by the lawyer during the course of or by reason of the representation.
The initial interview with a prospective client is very important. It should establish the basis for ensuring the trust and cooperation of the client, obtain the necessary information regarding the facts of the case, and explain the fees and expenses involved in the case and the terms under which the attorney will work.
In the News
Recently, Texas Lawyer named Mr. Finn one of the top 40 lawyers in Texas under the age of 40. And this year, David Finn was selected by his fellow lawyers as a “Texas Super Lawyer” in the area of white-collar criminal defense, as featured in Texas Monthly Magazine, November, 2003. Fewer than 5% of all attorneys licensed to practice in Texas in all disciplines were selected as Super Lawyers.
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Contact attorney David Finn. Whether you’re faced with a complicated federal white-collar indictment, a first-time DWI charge, a misdemeanor, felony, or a charge of juvenile delinquency, David Finn is the proven trial lawyer that you want fighting for you. He will personally return your phone calls promptly and he will do his best to explain the legal process to you and outline your options.