F. Clinton Broden

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Dallas, TX

Broden & Mickelsen
 | 2600 State Street, Dallas, TX 75204
Phone: 214-720-9552
Fax: 214-720-9594
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (60%),
  • Criminal Defense (40%)
Attorney Profile

As the co-founder and partner of Broden & Micklsen,  F. Clinton Broden has been zealously and aggressively providing criminal defense representation for his clients in Dallas, Texas, for more than two decades. Admitted to practice in Texas, California and the District of Columbia, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th, 6th, 8th and 11th Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Broden received his bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated magna cum laude in political science. He then went on to attend the University of Virginia School of Law. He graduated in the top 10 percent of his law school class in 1990 and earned his Juris Doctor. While in law school, he was named to the Order of the Coif and published articles in both the Journal of Law and Politics and the Rutgers Law Review.

Upon graduation, Mr. Broden initially accepted an offer to work at a renowned civil litigation firm in Washington, D.C. His heart had always been in criminal defense, however, so in 1992, he moved to Texas and worked as an assistant federal public defender for the Northern District of Texas for six years. In 1998, he and Mick Mickelsen both left their federal public defender positions and formed their own firm.  InMr. Broden's achievements have received recognition from his fellow professionals, including an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Broden is a member of several professional organizations, including the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. His other memberships include the William 'Mac' Taylor American Inn of Court and the Dallas Bar Association.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: White Collar (60%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Criminal Defense (40%): Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Felony, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft

Focus Areas

White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Felony, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2004

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About Clinton Broden

Admitted: 1990, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/criminal-defense-law-firm/cli...

Honors/Awards:

  • Order of the Coif, University of Virginia, 1990
  • Name by D Magazine as one of the best criminal defense lawyers in Dallas in 2011-2013, 2015
  • 2014 Chosen in Poll of Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers for lawyers they would want to represent their son/daughter for: (1) felony drug offense, (2) felony sex crime, (3) state felony, (4) federal offense, (5) appeal.    
  • 2013 Chosen in Poll of Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers for lawyers they would want to represent their son/daughter for: (1) felony drug offense, (2) state felony, (3) federal offense, (4) appeal.
  • Highest rating by Martindale-Hubbell (AV Preeminent) since 2000

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified in Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (in the first group of lawyer certified in this specialty area), 2011
  • Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2000

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of California
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Associate Municipal Court Judge, City of Dallas from 1999-2004
  • Lifetime Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Bar of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • Member, Bar of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • Member, Bar of the United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • Member, Bar of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Member, Bar of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Member, Bar of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Member, Bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Member, Bar of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Member, Bar of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Member, Bar of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Member, Dallas Bar Member, Mac Taylor Inn of Court
  • Member, Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Board of Directors, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker at numerous conferences in a variety of areas of criminal defense such as Federal Detention Hearings, the Fourth Amendment, the Fifth Amendment, Ethics and the Hyde Amendment
  • Adjunct Professor, Southern Methodist University School of Law where he taught trial advocacy from 1995-2005

Educational Background:

  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude with honors in Political Science, 1987
  • Studied at the London School of Economics, 1986
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Office Location for F. Clinton Broden

2600 State Street
Dallas, TX 75204

Phone: 214-720-9552

Fax: 214-720-9594

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Last Updated: 3/9/2018

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