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Attorney Profile—Robert Hinton

Robert HintonEmail address: | Phone: 214-219-9300 Fax: 214-219-9309

Robert Hinton launched his legal career with the Dallas County District Attorney's office in Dallas, Texas. From there he has invested 35 years in spirited, effective, and delicate legal background work and trial representation for the most complex and life-altering kinds of criminal cases. He regularly speaks on legal subjects and issues before audiences at legal and educational organizations.

Areas of practice

Civil and Administrative
  • Legal malpractice
  • Professional disciplinary matters
    • Lawyers
    • Doctors
    • Dentists
    • Physicians
    • Nurses
    • Pharmacists
    • Realtors
    • Therapists
  •  State
    • Assaults, sexual and other
    • Narcotics violations
    • DWI
    • Internet/Computer crimes
    • College campus offenses
  • Federal
    • Conspiracy
    • Narcotics violations
    • Health care fraud
    • Environmental crimes
    • Tax crimes
    • Fraud
    • Money laundering/structuring
    • Computer crimes

Admitted to practice

  • Texas, 1973
  • U.S. District Court—all Texas districts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1995
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Peer review rating


  • Texas Tech University, BA, 1970
  • University of Houston Bates College of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1973
    • The Fulbright Crooker & Jaworski Award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy, 1972
    • The George A. Butler Memorial Award for Intramural Moot Court Championship, 1972
    • The Texas Trial Lawyers Association's Award for Best Oral Advocate in State Competition, 1972
    • The International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Art and Science of Advocacy, 1972 and 1973
    • The University of Houston's Bates College of Law Annual Award for Oral Advocacy, 1972
    • Delta Theta Phi, Cullen Senate, 1971-1973
    • Associate Justice, The Advocates, 1972 and 1973

Professional memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
    • Grievance Committee, Member/Chair, 1979-1988
    • Former Special Assistant Disciplinary Counsel
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association
    • Director and Officer, 1979-1986
  • Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Charter Member
  • Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Lubbock County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Denton County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Grayson County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • Director, 1987-1995
    • Officer, 1995-2001
    • President, 2000-2001
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Trustee, 1987 and currently
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, 1990 and currently
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA): Former President

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3300 Oak Lawn Ave. Suite 700, Dallas, TX 75219   Maps & Directions
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