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.
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: