Michael J. Uhl

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Dallas, TX

Michael Uhl, P.C.
 | 500 N. Akard St, Suite 2150
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-237-0809
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Michael J. Uhl, of Michael Uhl, P.C., is a seasoned attorney who is committed to defending and protecting the rights of people who have been charged with a crime. More than 20 years of experience as a prosecutor for the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas have provided Mr. Uhl with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide an aggressive criminal defense for each and every one of his clients in the Dallas, Texas, area.

A graduate of and current adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Mr. Uhl is committed to leadership within the local legal community. In addition to lecturing on white collar crime and other topics related to criminal justice, Mr. Uhl also frequently gives presentations at various legal seminars.

Over the years, Mr. Uhl’s career has earned him honors, awards and recognition from numerous media outlets and professional organizations. Rated AV Preeminent* by the peer review service Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Uhl has also been named many times in D Magazine’s list of the best lawyers in Dallas.

Some of Mr. Uhl’s prior cases have received both local and national media attention. In addition to local media outlets such as Texas Monthly and the Dallas Business Journal, his cases have been mentioned on CNN and NBC Nightly News.

In addition to his legal and teaching careers, Mr. Uhl remains active in many different professional organizations. He is currently a member of the American Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers 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 (80%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Criminal Defense (20%): Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2018

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About Michael Uhl

Admitted: 1985, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.uhldefense.com/Attorney/Michael-J-Uhl.shtml


  • Dallas Crime Commission, Federal Prosecutor of the Year, 1999
  • D Magazine's Best Personal Lawyer of Dallas 2007-2016, White Collar Crime
  • State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee, District 6A
  • The Dallas Business Journal
  • Texas Monthly
  • CNN
  • NBC Nightly News
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Texas Super Lawyer
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV® PreeminentTM

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • Texas

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Fort Worth meeting of the 33rd Annual Southwest Securities Enforcement Conference
  • Dallas meeting of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Adjunct Professor, White Collar Crime, Dedman SMU Law School

Educational Background:

  • SMU, Cox School of Business, Certificate of Finance, 1996
  • Western Illinois University, B.S., 1981
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Office Location for Michael J. Uhl

500 N. Akard St
Suite 2150
Dallas, TX 75201

Phone: 214-237-0809


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Last Updated: 6/19/2018

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