Reliable DWI/DUI & Criminal Defense Firm in San Antonio and South Texas

Being charged with a DWI/DUI or another criminal offense in San Antonio can be a terrifying experience, and one that can come with serious repercussions if you’re convicted.

Because charges for crimes in South Texas can be so severe, it’s important to have an experienced San Antonio criminal defense attorney on your side.

At Austin Hagee Law Firm, PLLC, we have years of experience fighting criminal charges in San Antonio, and our team of attorneys understands how to navigate the legal system and get you the best results.

We give each criminal case the attention it deserves to improve your chances of success.

If you or a loved one is being charged with driving under the influence or any other crime in San Antonio, contact us today at 210-500-3700 or online for a free consultation.

San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorneys 

At Austin Hagee Law Firm, PLLC, we’ve defended thousands of clients facing criminal charges in South Texas. When you hire our law firm, our attorneys begin by investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding your case.

We start with whether the arresting officers obtained evidence against you legally and had probable cause for your arrest or any search and seizure.

Over the years, we’ve defended nearly all types of felonies and misdemeanors in Texas, from juvenile crimes to high-stakes federal offenses. Here are some types of criminal cases our San Antonio defense attorneys handle:

There are several potential repercussions for a criminal conviction in Texas, including losing your job and driver’s license, heavy fines, a permanent criminal record, and incarceration. In fact, even a misdemeanor conviction can have a negative effect on your life.

To give yourself the best chance of beating your case or having your charges reduced, contact an experienced San Antonio criminal defense lawyer today.

How Can a Criminal Defense Attorney Help?

A DUI or criminal charge in South Texas or San Antonio is serious, and law enforcement officers often push for offenders to be punished to the fullest extent of the law.

However, the San Antonio criminal defense attorneys at Austin Hagee Law Firm, PLLC, have time-tested strategies that have helped thousands of clients prevail against their charges.

Here are some of the ways our attorneys can help with your criminal charges:

  1. Scrutinizing the arresting officer. If the officer’s conduct violated your constitutional rights, we can move to have any unlawfully obtained evidence dismissed.
  2. Protecting your rights. The laws that govern criminal cases in Texas can be complicated. Our attorney will make sure your rights are protected throughout the entire process.
  3. Developing your defense. We will investigate the details of your case to help you formulate a coherent theory of defense. 
  4. Decision-making. There are several important decisions you must make as a criminal defendant. For example, should you accept a plea offer or go to trial? Should you testify in your own trial? Our attorneys will weigh the evidence against you and help you make wise decisions for your future.
  5. Communication. A criminal case can be tough on you and your family. Our lawyers can serve as an intermediary between you and your family during the process.

Our award-winning attorneys also have experience as former felony prosecutors and District Attorneys in Texas.

That means we understand how the opposition works and can anticipate some of the moves they’ll make when prosecuting you and take the necessary steps to counter them.

About the Founder of Austin Hagee Law Firm, PLLC

Our founder, Austin M. Hagee is a battle-tested trial lawyer and native of San Antonio. For years, he has advocated on behalf of his clients in South Texas, making sure their side of the story is told and that they receive a fair trial.

His previous experience as a felony prosecutor helps him determine the best outcome for his clients in every situation.

And understanding when a case should be brought to trial based on evidence, or when it’s better to negotiate a plea or dismissal pre-trial. He is not afraid to take a case to court and has gone to trial every year since becoming a lawyer.

As an experienced attorney, Austin understands the justice system is not always fair, but works hard to make sure his clients are treated with the dignity they deserve.

Most importantly for clients, the law firm is designed so that each case is given the personal care and attention it deserves.

Austin is also committed to his community and serves on the board of the San Antonio Young Lawyers Association and is a member of the William S. Sessions American Inn of Court chapter.

Contact the Austin Hagee Law Firm, PLLC

If you or a loved one has been accused of a criminal offense in San Antonio or South Texas, there’s no time to waste. The sooner you contact a criminal defense attorney, the sooner we can prepare your defense.

At the Austin Hagee Law Firm, PLLC, our lines are available 24/7 to take your call. Furthermore, we offer free consultations and payment plans for our clients in San Antonio and South Texas. 

Whether you’re being charged with a DUI, misdemeanor crime, or a felony, give us a call at 210-500-3700 or contact us here to discuss your situation. We understand what it takes to win criminal cases in Texas.

Meet the Team

Our Criminal Defense Lawyers

Austin M.

Founder & Managing Trial Attorney

Austin M. Hagee is a trusted and proven San Antonio trial lawyer who tirelessly defends his clients’ constitutional rights. As a former prosecutor turned nationally recognized criminal defense attorney, Austin has the knowledge and expertise to get the best possible outcome for his clients.

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Hannah Hawkins-Cunningham

Associate Attorney

Hannah Hawkins-Cunningham is an impressive associate attorney at the Austin Hagee Law Firm. With a Bachelor of Arts from Purdue University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Indiana University School of Law, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role as a criminal defense lawyer.

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Associate Attorney

Kyra Falcone is a highly driven associate attorney at the Austin Hagee Law Firm. Kyra graduated from St. Mary’s University School of Law where she excelled academically and demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities. Her experience as the managing executive editor of The Scholar: Law Review on Race & Social Justice, has played a vital role in allowing her to promote legal discourse on important issues of race and social justice.

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Of Counsel

Jeremy Best is a seasoned trial attorney and former Bexar County prosecutor who has handled thousands of criminal matters. With a passion for helping good people through difficult times, Jeremy fiercely advocates for his clients’ rights in the courtroom.

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Call Us Today and Get a Free Consultation

Take control of your future—contact our San Antonio criminal defense attorneys today for a free consultation. We will stand by your side, protect your rights, and help you find the best possible solution for your circumstances. Let us help you get the legal representation you need to face your charges confidently.

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