Christie N. Williams

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Austin, TX

Mills & Williams, LLP
 | 106 East 6th Street, Suite 900
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-322-5322
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (40%)
Attorney Profile

A founding partner in the Texas firm, Mills & Williams, LLP, attorney Christie N. Williams has been board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in criminal law since 1999. Her career has included six years as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney in Dallas County, in private practice since 1998, and over 100 criminal trials in a wide variety of criminal cases, including indecent exposure, drug possession, robbery, sexual assault, and environmental and health care fraud. She has represented clients in many jurisdictions in both state and federal courts.

In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Williams frequently speaks to fellow attorneys regarding trial skills and appears in the news media as a legal expert. She has been recognized by D Magazine as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas and the National Law Journal twice named her to their "Top 40 Under 40" list, recognizing the best litigators in the United States.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (60%): Sex Offenses

Criminal Defense: White Collar (40%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Sex Offenses

Criminal Defense: White Collar: White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2016

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About Christie Williams

Admitted 1992, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.millsandwilliams.com/christie-williams.php

Honors and Awards:

  • Named as one of Dallas’ “Best Lawyers” by D Magazine 2002, 2008, and 2009
  • Named one of the Nation’s Best Litigators "Top 40 Under 40" by National Law Journal 2002 and 2005

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1999, State Bar of Texas

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Bell County Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association, Criminal Justice Committee - Chairman, 2000
  • Member, Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association
  • Member, Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association
  • Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Board of Directors, 2002 - Present
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Texas

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Southern Methodist University Law School Trial Advocacy 2001-2002.  LECTURER/AUTHOR:  Speaker: Criminal Defense Trial Advocacy Course 2007 and 2008, The Center for American and International Law
  • Author:  Responding to Requests for Mental Health Information 2001
  • Author:  Anatomy of a Batson Challenge: Uncovering Discrimination in Jury Selection, 2005
  • Speaker: Jury Selection, NACDL Mid-Winter Meeting, Cancun 2003
  • Speaker: Health Care Fraud, Texas Heath Care Association Annual Convention, November 2005
  • Speaker: Federal Criminal Procedure, TCDLA Rusty Duncan Criminal Law Short Course, June 2007
  • Speaker: Legislative Update, Texas Independent Bar Association Annual Criminal and Juvenile Law Seminar, October 2007
  • Speaker: Legislative Update, Texas Independent Bar Association Annual Criminal and Juvenile Law Seminar, October 2007
  • Advocacy Course 2007 and 2008, The Center for American and International Law
  • TCDLA Texas Criminal Trial College 2004
  • TEACHING POSITIONS: Criminal Defense Trial Advocacy Course 2004-2008, The Center for American and International Law

Educational Background:

  • Southern Nazarene University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1989
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Office Location for Christie N. Williams

106 East 6th Street
Suite 900
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 512-322-5322

 

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Last Updated: 6/2/2016

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