The Law Offices of John R. Teakell
Located in Dallas, Texas, the Law Offices of John R. Teakell is the law firm of criminal defense lawyer John R. Teakell. Mr. Teakell is a former federal prosecutor, state prosecutor, district attorney and senior trial counsel for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He brings invaluable perspective and more than 25 years of federal and state courtroom experience to bear on his current legal practice. Mr. Teakell...Read more
The Law Offices of John R. Teakell
Located in Dallas, Texas, the Law Offices of John R. Teakell is the law firm of criminal defense lawyer John R. Teakell. Mr. Teakell is a former federal prosecutor, state prosecutor, district attorney and senior trial counsel for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He brings invaluable perspective and more than 25 years of federal and state courtroom experience to bear on his current legal practice. Mr. Teakell represents defendants accused of white collar crimes, drug crimes, violent crimes, sex crimes and SEC fraud in Dallas and Fort Worth, and continues to represent defendants in federal courts across the country.
As a former federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s office, Mr. Teakell has prosecuted major criminal cases involving complex fraud, drug trafficking, money laundering, organized crime, and federal death penalty cases including federal murder, murder of government witnesses and carjacking resulting in death. His vast range of experience and proven expertise in criminal and securities law qualify him to defend even the most difficult state and federal cases. Committed to advancing justice in Texas courtrooms and throughout the nation, John R. Teakell shares his extensive knowledge about state and federal court procedure with other criminal defense attorneys by teaching seminars on criminal trial advocacy.
Mr. Teakell's attention to detail, aggressive defense and courtroom integrity continue to secure favorable results for defendants in state and federal criminal defense cases. He works with ex-federal agents, ex-detectives, accounting experts, IRS analysts and other field experts to evidence his defense. He has litigated thousands of cases, and has achieved numerous appeals, dismissals, case not filed rulings and acquittals for defendants in federal court. Respected as a preeminent figure in federal criminal defense, Mr. Teakell has been recognized across local and national news networks and in highly acclaimed publications including the Los Angeles Times, the Dallas Business Journal, Forbes Magazine and Time Magazine.
Instructor, Fraud Courses, Legal Education Working Group - Department of Justice, 1997
Seminar Speaker, "Aggressive Criminal Defense in Texas", Houston, Texas, 2003
Speaker, "Parallel Defenses in Criminal and Civil Cases", Dallas Bar Association, Criminal Law Section Meeting, Dallas, Texas, 2004
John Teakell, a former federal prosecutor with 12 years experience in the U.S. Attorney's office, is now defending the people.Case Results
See the list of recent cases handled by John Teakell.White Collar Crimes
John R. Teakell is a knowledgeable white collar crime defense lawyer with more than 20 years of criminal trial experience counseling clients accused of these crimes.White Collar Cases and Federal Practice
Synopsis: Criminal investigations and cases are prosecuted in federal court by the U.S. Department of Justice or one of its field offices, the United States Attorney's Office, or by the District Attorney's Office, if the case files in state court.Criminal Defense
If you are the subject of a state or federal government investigation or are accused of criminal violations, your freedom, your reputation and perhaps your life may be at stake.Watch John R. Teakell's videoCase ResultsWhite Collar CrimesWhite Collar Cases and Federal PracticeCriminal Defense