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Paul Saputo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Dallas, TX

Saputo Law Firm
2828 N Harwood St, Suite 1950
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 888-239-9305
Fax: 888-236-2516
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Attorney Profile

Paul Saputo is the principal attorney at Saputo PLLC. Mr. Saputo focuses his practice on litigation related to state and federal criminal prosecutions, including criminal defense, civil asset forfeiture, criminal appellate and corporate advisory matters. He has represented clients in over 60 state and federal courts throughout Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. 

Over the course of his career, Mr. Saputo has handled numerous high-profile and high-stakes defense matters, including the accused shooter in the Dallas police shooting in 2016, one of the accused bikers in the Waco Twin Peaks Biker incident, and many more cases that have garnered local media attention. He has obtained numerous notable victories in both state and federal criminal defense matters. He has tried cases in counties across Texas and in federal court, and he has presented oral argument in multiple courts of appeal, including the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Saputo has received numerous awards for his work, including recognition from Super Lawyers®, D Magazine, and the AVVO Client’s Choice Award for excellent client service in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. He has been listed for consecutive years in 2018-2020 as a SuperLawyers Rising Star and a D Magazine "Best Lawyers: Criminal Defense."

Mr. Saputo graduated from Duke University School of Law. He is admitted before all Texas state courts, all Texas courts of appeal, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the Supreme Court of Texas, as well as Federal District Courts in the Northern District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, Western District of Oklahoma and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Saputo is actively involved in his legal community. He has contributed to various media publications and belongs to professional organizations, including the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the DUI Defense Lawyers Association. 

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 20%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Selections

1 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

About Paul Saputo

First Admitted: 2012, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://saputo.law/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Member, Texas Bar College
  • Member, DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Texas
  • Texas Courts of Appeal
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Member, Texas Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member, Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member, Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

Educational Background

  • University of Southern Mississippi, 2009

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Honors/Awards

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Office Location for Paul Saputo

2828 N Harwood St
Suite 1950
Dallas, TX 75201

Phone: 888-239-9305

Fax: 888-236-2516

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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