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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Longview, TX

Clifton L. "Scrappy" Holmes
Holmes & Moore, P.L.L.C.
110 West Methvin Street, PO Drawer 3267
Longview, TX 75606
T:Work 903-758-2200
F: Fax903-758-7864
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1967
Education: The George Washington University Law School
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (80%), Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)


Clifton L. "Scrappy" Holmes, Holmes & Moore, P.L.L.C., is known for his successful criminal defense practice with over 42 years of experience in state and federal courts. He has successfully defended citizens facing the death penalty in state and federal courts. He is a past president of TCDLA and was named one of the best criminal defense lawyers in Texas by Texas Lawyer in 2002 and 2007. Although well-known as a top criminal defense lawyer, Scrappy has 42 years of experience in representing clients in civil litigation, personal injury, and wrongful death. Scrappy was listed in Texas Super Lawyers in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. In 2007, Scrappy was inducted into the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Hall of Fame.

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2011

About Clifton Holmes

Admitted: 1967, Texas

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Honors and Awards:

  • Outstanding Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year, State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice Section, 1992
  • President's Special Citation, State Bar of Texas, 1987
  • Commendations , Texas Criminal Defense Law Association, 1977
  • Commendations , Texas Criminal Defense Law Association, 1974
Last Updated: 10/9/2013
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