John W. Raggio

Top rated criminal defense attorney in Dallas, Texas

Nachawati Law Group
John W. Raggio
Nachawati Law Group

Practice Areas: Criminal defense, Family law

Licensed in Texas since: 2003

Education: South Texas College of Law Houston

Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017

Nachawati Law Group

5489 Blair Rd
Dallas, TX 75231 Visit website


Attorney John W. Raggio is a partner with the Fears & Nachawati law firm, which has offices in Dallas, Texas, and across the United States. Nationally regarded as one of the country's top trial lawyers, Mr. Raggio leads the firm's criminal defense, family law and debt resolution practices. He has more than 16 years of experience representing the rights and interests of clients throughout the greater Dallas metro and in various jurisdictions across the country with their serious, pressing and complex legal issues.

Along with handling all of the aforementioned practice areas, Mr. Raggio also handles bad drug and medical device cases, and he has helped scores of clients achieve the compensation they deserve. He holds his license to practice in Missouri and Texas as well as before all U.S. District Courts in Texas. A veteran of numerous trials, he has achieved significant success advocating on behalf of his clients and helping them secure the favorable outcomes they seek so that they can move forward with their lives.

Recognized for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Raggio has earned numerous top rankings from his peers, including a Top 100 Trial Lawyers designation from The National Trial Lawyers. In addition, Texas Monthly magazine voted him one of Texas' Outstanding Young Lawyers for Criminal Defense Law in 2013, and he has received the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction award from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. He has also earned Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo.

After graduating from Texas A&M University in 2000, Mr. Raggio attended South Texas College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2003. He is an active member of several local, state and national legal organizations, including the Texas and Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Associations, and the Family Law and Criminal Law Sections of the Dallas Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice areas

Criminal defense, Family law
  • 60% Criminal defense
  • 40% Family law

First Admitted: 2003, Texas

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Educational Background:
  • Texas A&M University, Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, 2000
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • The Missouri Bar, 2010
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • Texas Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas, State Bar of Missouri, Dallas Bar Association, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Office location for John W. Raggio

5489 Blair Rd
Dallas, TX 75231

Phone: 214-890-0711


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017

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