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Dan Dworin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Austin, TX

Law Office of Dan Dworin, PLLC
1107 Nueces St
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-479-4009
Fax: 512-478-8643
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2011, 2019 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004 - 2006
Licensed in Texas Since: 1995
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (70%), Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Dan Dworin has been providing compassionate, intelligent representation to individuals facing criminal charges in the state, federal and juvenile courts of central Texas since 1995. Mr. Dworin is also among the small minority of criminal defense lawyers in the Austin area who have been certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in criminal law. He currently handles all types of criminal matters, including charges of driving while intoxicated (DWI), assault, drug possession, sexual misconduct and more serious felonies as well. Mr. Dworin is particularly experienced in the defense of criminal charges against licensed professionals, and with the challenges faced by individuals facing concurrent criminal and administrative proceedings. He also frequently consults with civil attorneys whose clients are under investigation by state and federal law enforcement agencies.

Mr. Dworin is a 1995 graduate of University of Texas School of Law. He accepts cases throughout the State of Texas, but primarily practices in Travis, Williamson, Hays, Caldwell, Burnet and Llano Counties He is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas and in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Sex Offenses, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal


7 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2011, 2019 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2004 - 2006

About Dan Dworin

First Admitted: 1995, Texas

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Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified - Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2004. Licensed in US District Court for Northern District of Texas.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Chair, Austin Bar Association Criminal Law Section, 2010
  • Member, Judicial Affairs Committee, Austin Bar Association
  • Presiding Director, Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, 2009 - 2010
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, since 1997
  • Past President, Federal Bar Association, Austin Chapter
  • Member, National Criminal Defense Lawyers Assocation
  • Founding Fellow, Austin Bar Fellowship

Educational Background

  • JD, University of Texas School of Law, 1995

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "Electronic Evidence," Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Friday Lunch Seminar, October 2010 and February 2008; Ethics Panelist, ACDLA Ethics presentation June 2010; Texas Center for the Judiciary Seminar, August 2007 "Memory Issues with Child Witnesses":  TCDLA Sex Crimes Seminar March 2006, , , 2010
  • Author a monthly column for the "Austin Lawyer," the publication of the Austin Bar Association, Author, Author, "Federal Criminal Law Update", Austin Bar Association, Legal, 2020
  • Comal County Bar Association luncheon

    , Presenter, Civil/Criminal Parallel Litigation, 2018
  • "Attorney-client privilege", Presenter, Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Presenter, "Punishment Hearings," November 15, 2016, ACDLA monthly meeting, Speaker, Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association, 2016
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Office Location for Dan Dworin

1107 Nueces St
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 512-479-4009

Fax: 512-478-8643

Last Updated: 12/26/2021

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