Sostenes Mireles, II

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Del Rio, TX

Sostenes Mireles II, PLLC
 | 209 Spring Street, PO Box 1364
Del Rio, TX 78841
Phone: 830-775-6056
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (50%)
Attorney Profile

Sostenes Mireles II is the founder and principal of Sostenes Mireles II, PLLC, located in Del Rio, Texas. Serving clients in Del Rio, San Antonio, and throughout Val Verde and Bexar counties, he divides his practice between criminal defense and family law matters. His criminal defense cases have involved clients who have been charged with aggravated assault, criminal mischief, driving while intoxicated and assorted drug possession allegations. His family law practice has included divorce, child support, adoption and the termination of parental rights. Mr. Mireles also has experience working with immigration and civil litigation cases.

Mr. Mireles attended the University of Texas at San Antonio, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting. In 2003, he received a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Tech University School of Law and was admitted to practice in Texas that same year. From 2004 to 2005, he worked as an assistant district attorney at the Office of the Criminal District Attorney in Hays County, Texas, where he gained experience in criminal cases involving DWI and domestic violence charges. He then joined an established firm in the Del Rio area. Mr. Mireles opened his own firm in 2007, and has represented clients before both state and federal courts.

Throughout his career, Mr. Mireles has acted as first chair on six criminal jury trials at the federal level and more than 30 of such cases at the state level. He has also worked more than 50 civil and criminal bench trials. In addition to his practice, Mr. Mireles has also maintained memberships in a number of professional organizations. He is a member of the Val Verde County Bar Association and was previously the president of the Federal Bar Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (50%)

Criminal Defense (50%)


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Rising Stars: 2012 - 2018

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About Sostenes Mireles, II

Admitted: 2003, Texas

Honors and Awards:

  • Selected as a 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 'Rising Star', Texas Super Lawyer Magazine

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2010
  • Western District of Texas, 2007 Norther District of Texas, 2016
  • Former President, Federal Bar Association, Del Rio Texas, 2011
  • Member, Disciplinary Committee, Western District of Texas
  • Current Member, Del Rio Association of Federal Attorneys, 2007-2014
  • Texas, 2003

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Cause No. 13304; State v. ____________ Man accused of indecency with child by touching. Alleged victim testified. Verdict of NOT GUILTY returned by Jury., 2016
  • Cause No. 13072; State v. ___________  Teacher accused of improper touching of multiple students. Complaining witnesses testified and through effective cross examination obtained a NOT GUILTY verdict., 2016
  • Cause No.10685; State of Texas v. _____; Young man wrongfully accused of impoper touching while working at a day care was acquitted of all charges., 2014
  • State v. ____ ; Man accused of stalking acquitted of all charges., 2014
  • Cause No. J-12-02; Aggravated Sexual Assault - NOT GUILTY Young man confronted his accuser in Court and was acquitted of all charges against him. Alleged victim testified and several inconsistencies in her story raised reasonable doubt to acquit the Accused. The accused took the stand and denied any wrongdoing in a this criminal tough trial., 2013
  • Cause No. 12449; State v. J.M. - Animal Cruelty - NOT GUILTY Attorney Sostenes Mireles defended a man accused of animal cruelty.  Jury found client NOT GUILTY., 2013
  • Cause No. 11526; State v. M.M. - Aggravated Assault - NOT GUILTY Accused won this trial before the jury was set to deliberate. After two days of trial Attorney Sostenes Mireles moved for a directed verdict and was successful in arguing the legal application of relevant case law., 2013
  • Cause No. 11803; State v. B.E. - Indecency with Child - NOT GUILTY Man charged with indecency with child was acquitted of all charges.  , 2013
  • State v. A.C. - Aggravated Assault - NOT GUILTY Client was charged with aggravated assault by using or exhibiting a deadly weapon. Sostenes Mireles was successful in arguing self defense and the client's right to stand her ground. After a few hours of deliberations the Defendant was acquitted., 2013
  • Cause No. 11443; State of Texas Vs. A.G.( 83RD JUDICIAL DISTRICT 2009); Man charged with possessing over 50 pounds of marijuana was aquitted of all charges and released. , 2009
  • Cause N0. 9113; State of Texas VS. N.C. (County Court, Kinney County, Texas 2011)
  • Cause No. 10-227-CR; State of Texas VS. Mario Alberto Hernandez (County Court at Law 2010)


  • Twelve (12) consecutive NOT GUILTY verdicts in state District Court., 2010

Educational Background:

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, 2003
  • University of Texas – San Antonio, Texas B.B.A. in accounting 1997- 2000
Office Location for Sostenes Mireles, II

209 Spring Street
PO Box 1364
Del Rio, TX 78841

Phone: 830-775-6056


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Last Updated: 12/27/2017

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