Daniel H. Wannamaker

Top rated White Collar Crimes attorney in Austin, Texas

Wannamaker & Associates
Daniel H. Wannamaker
Wannamaker & Associates

Practice Areas: White Collar Crimes, Criminal Defense; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1984

Education: South Texas College of Law Houston

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023
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Wannamaker & Associates

13809 Research Blvd
Suite 500
Austin, TX 78729 Visit website

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Attorney Daniel H. Wannamaker is the founder and owner of Wannamaker & Associates in Austin, Texas. Board certified as a criminal law specialist and a criminal appellate specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and possessing more than 36 years of total legal experience, Mr. Wannamaker devotes his practice to criminal law, and he has become one of the nation's leading advocates for those accused of serious federal crimes as well as all other types of felonies and misdemeanors. He has successfully represented individuals from Los Angeles, California and Seattle, Washington to Washington D.C.  

A former federal defender, Mr. Wannamaker has a unique and invaluable insight into the inner workings of the criminal justice system, which enables him to devise the most effective defense strategies possible for those he serves. Throughout his career, he has gained a reputation for always aggressively pursuing the most favorable outcome for his clients, whether that is at trial or through negotiations. He also has extensive experience handling appeals.

A 1981 graduate of the University of Texas, Mr. Wannamaker attended South Texas College of Law Houston, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1984. The State Bar of Texas admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in the state as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th and 11th Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

While pursuing his legal degree, Mr. Wannamaker discovered his passion for criminal law during his time serving as legal clerk for a prominent criminal attorney in Houston. Remaining committed to his practice, he is an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, among his other professional affiliations, including the Texas Bar College.

Widely regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Wannamaker has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across the country. He has also received numerous awards and honors from his peers as well as many top reviews from his satisfied clients.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense: White Collar, Criminal Defense

Focus areas

Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, White Collar Crime

  • 60% Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 40% Criminal Defense

First Admitted: 1984, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.wannamakerlaw.com/about/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker, Guide to the Basics of the Practice of Law, Houston, Texas, “Career Killers”, State Bar of Texas
  • Speaker, Key West Legal Seminar, Key West, Florida, “Legal Potpourri”, NORML
  • Speaker, Eight Annual Galveston Criminal Law Seminar, Galveston, Texas, “Specific Performance of Negotiated Pleas”, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Speaker, Spring Seminar, Mobile, Alabama, “Use and Abuse of Informants”, Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Speaker, Guide to the Basics of the Practice of Law, Houston, Texas, “Career Killers”, State Bar of Texas
  • Speaker, Brown Bag Seminar, Mobile, Alabama, “Federal Arraignments and Client Interviews”, Federal Defenders Organization, Inc.
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member in Good Standing
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member in Good Standing
  • Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member in Good Standing
  • Travis County Bar Association, Member in Good Standing
  • Texas Bar College, 2019
Educational Background:
  • University of Texas, Austin, Liberal Arts degree, Major: Government, Major: Philosophy, 1981, 1981
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1993, 1993
  • Board Certified Criminal Appeal Specialist, Texas Board of Legal Specialization , 2011
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • Presidential Pardon from President Obama for a former State Department Official in 2016., 2016
  • Client charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. Jury returned a verdict of not guilty., 2017
  • dismissal of second degree felony delivery of marijuana charges upon defense motion to dismiss in State of Texas v. Benjamin Scott., 2019
  • Received a significant  variance in the sentencing of a federal drug client who was deemed a career offender under the guidelines in United States v. Mark Taylor., 2019
  • Succesfully represented the Vice President of a Corporation charged with fraud in the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, obtaining a significant variance from the guideline range in United States v. Larry Page., 2019
  • Sex assault jury trial ending in a hung jury in State of Texas v. Lewis Hall., 2019
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Texas Bar College, 2021
  • Texas Bar College, 2022
  • Texas Bar College , 2020
  • Texas Bar College, 2019
Honors/Awards:
  • , Texas Bar College, State Bar of Texas, 2022
  • Recognition of continuing education, Texas Bar College, State Bar of Texas, 2021
  • , Texas Bar College, State Bar of Texas, 2020
  • Recognition of continuing legal education participation., Texas Bar College, State Bar of Texas, 2019

Office location for Daniel H. Wannamaker

13809 Research Blvd
Suite 500
Austin, TX 78729

Phone: 512-862-2973

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

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