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For comprehensive criminal defense representation, trust your case to a Dallas, Texas, attorney at the office of D. Mark Elliston, Attorney at Law.
 

Knowledgeable Criminal Defense in Dallas, Texas

Attorney Elliston is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, an honor bestowed upon less than 1% of Texas attorneys.
Mark has over 30 years as an AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer - This is the highest rating you can receive for legal ability and ethical standards.
When your freedom and financial security are at stake, experience matters. If you have been arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) or accused of another crime, both your freedom and financial security may be at stake. At the law firm of D. Mark Elliston, Attorney at Law, we have the experience to handle all of your most challenging and most important criminal legal matters. Whether you have been charged with investment fraud or assault, we can help you.
 
Contact us today to discuss your rights and options.
 

Criminal Law Specialist Defending You Against All Types of Criminal Charges

Mr. Elliston has been practicing criminal law for more than 40 years. After almost 8 years as a prosecuting attorney, Assistant District Attorney for Dallas, Texas and Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, he switched the focus of his law practice to criminal defense. Since 1981, he has been representing individuals who are accused of both federal crimes and state crimes in the Dallas metroplex and other parts of Texas. This extensive experience on both sides of the criminal courtroom gives him a nuanced understanding of the criminal process, and helps him to full protect and promote the interests of his clients.

Experienced Legal Representation in Your Criminal Case

Attorney Elliston is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, an honor bestowed on less than 1% of Texas lawyers. Mr. Elliston's extensive experience allows the firm to represent people facing a wide variety of misdemeanor and felony criminal charges, including:
 
 
Embezzlement and fraud charges
 
 
DWI/ drunk driving
 
 
Drug crimes, drug trafficking
 
 
Murder and weapons charges
 
 
 
Assault and battery
 
 
Burglary and theft
 
 
Rape and sexual assault
 
 
Identity theft and Internet crimes
 
 

Contact a Criminal Law Specialist

Whether you have been charged with a crime or are simply anticipating a future investigation, contact Dallas criminal defense lawyer D. Mark Elliston today. Fill out our form or call us today.
Fellow of the College of the State Bar of Texas, having maintained membership for 10 or more years.
Only approximately 5% of Texas lawyers are members of this organization honoring extensive continuing legal education.
 
Attorney D. Mark Elliston represents Texas clients in Dallas, Collin, Denton, Hunt, Rockwall and Tarrant counties, including Dallas, Addison, Allen, Arlington, Bedford, Carrollton, Cedar Hill, Denton, De Soto, Duncanville, Euless, Farmers Branch, Flower Mound, Fort Worth, Frisco, Garland, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Greenville, Haltom City, Highland Park, Hurst, Irving, Lewisville, McKinney, Mesquite, North Richland Hills, Plano, Richardson, Rockwall, Rowlett, Seagoville, Southlake, The Colony, University Park, and elsewhere throughout the state.
Awards/Recognition: Attorney Elliston is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Rated AV Preeminent since 1984. This is the very highest peer review rating for legal ability and ethical standards that a lawyer can receive. It is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating process that is managed and monitored by Martindale-Hubbell, only 10% of lawyers in Texas have this rating.
Named Texas Super Lawyer a number of years by Texas Monthly Magazine.f
Named by a number of publications one of Texas Top Lawyers
Co-author volumes 1, 2, and 3 of Texas Litigation Guide, Criminal Practice and Procedure in it's 14th year of publication. Speaker and faculty member of the State Bar of Texas "Advanced Criminal Law Course" for 17 years.
 

Reviews - All Five Star Rated

Mark Elliston is a preeminent criminal attorney whose career has spanned 38 years including time at the District Attorney's office, the US Attorney's office and at least 25 years in private practice. He is board certified in criminal law and frequently speaks at seminars and other continuing education courses. He is an excellent trial attorney who has handled a variety of cases during his career. I often refer my clients to him when they have a need for his type of services.

I have known Mark Elliston since the mid 1970's, and have tried cases against Mr. Elliston, as well as, with Mr. Elliston. I have always found Mr. Elliston to be an excellent attorney. He is very thorough in his preparation of the facts and professional in his presentation of the evidence. I have referred several Federal cases to Mr. Elliston that we have worked on together and he has always taken a very hands on approach to dig into the facts that surrounds the case and do his best to resolve each situation in his client's best interest. He works hard for good results.

Mark Elliston has so much vast experience in this field that he always tells you the proper way to proceed if you do have any legal trouble. Have used him several times and would highly recommend him to anyone.

I have referred a number of DWI cases to Mark over the last 5 years. He has always handled them professionally and with excellent results. I frequently get calls from people who I have referred to him thanking me for the referral and saying how pleased they were with his skill and representation. He is very effective in this area of the law.

I have practiced corporate law in the Dallas area for nearly 30 years and have had occasion to refer clients to Mr. Elliston. In each case, he has done a wonderful job representing our mutual clients' interest. Mr. Elliston's intelligence, professionalism and experience place him in a unique class among Dallas attorneys.

I am a Dallas real estate attorney with 35 years of experience. During the course of my practice, from time to time my clients have needed the assistance of a criminal attorney and I have referred them to Mark Elliston. Mark is a former District Attorney and U.S. Attorney and, as such, he brings to his clients a thorough understanding of the approach that the prosecution will bring to the case. He has done an excellent job for every person I have sent to him. If you or your clients have need for an experienced, qualified criminal attorney in the Dallas area, I would highly recommend Mark.

Mark Elliston is an excellent attorney in all respects. He has vigorously and successfully defended each and every client I have referred to him. He communicates clearly and effectively and works efficiently to achieve the best result possible. I could offer no higher recommendation for a criminal attorney in Texas.