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Tom Mills

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Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Dallas, TX

Tom Mills Criminal Law, PLLC
3131 McKinney Ave, Suite #800
Dallas, TX 75204
Phone: 214-740-9955
Fax: 214-740-9912
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 1972
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense: White Collar, Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

With more than 40 years of experience in the practice of law, attorney Thomas W. Mills, Jr. has been at the forefront of many large and at times colorful, controversial and legally significant cases. Mr. Mills is board certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. His skilled representation in high-profile cases has earned him a reputation as one of the top trial lawyers in Texas.

With civil representation covering complex defense work for those accused of wrongdoing in the business environment, Mr. Mills frequently appears in the news media as a legal expert, serving as an on-air analyst for numerous media outlets including Court TV, KXAS-TV Channel 5, KTVT Channel 11, KLIF 570 AM and KRLD 1080 AM. His criminal practice includes grand jury representation, criminal antitrust, financial and investment crimes, environmental violations, money laundering investigations and prosecutions, anti-money laundering compliance, mail fraud, bank fraud, government procurement fraud, RICO claims, insurance fraud, theft of trade secrets litigation and computer fraud litigation.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 10%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal


20 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Tom Mills

First Admitted: 1972, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1977-1978, 1988-1990
  • Guest Lecturer, University of North Texas, "American Jurisprudence,"
  • National College of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Public Defenders
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1985-1990
  • Dallas Bar Association Trial Skills Course, 1986-1990
  • Lecturer, Annual Survey of Texas Criminal Law and Procedure", Southwestern Law Journal
  • Lecturer, "Maximizing the Scope of the Motion to Suppress", Voice for the Defense
  • Lecturer, "Jury Selection in Death Penalty and High Publicity Cases", National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Public Defenders
  • Lecturer, "Defending the Defender - The Lawyer Target", Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Project

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Texas
  • Member, Executive Committee, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • Member, White Collar Crime Committee, American Bar Association
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Co-Chair, Legislative Committee, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Chairman, American Bar Association, Intellectual Property - Computer Crime & Security Subsection
  • Life Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Chairman, Criminal Justice Committee, Dallas Bar Association, 1991, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Complex Crimes Committee, American Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association

Educational Background

  • Southern Methodist University, B.A., 1969

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Industry Groups

  • Entertainment
  • Etc
  • Government
  • Legal
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Office Location for Tom Mills

3131 McKinney Ave
Suite #800
Dallas, TX 75204

Phone: 214-740-9955

Fax: 214-740-9912

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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