Sostenes Mireles, II

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Del Rio, Texas

Sostenes Mireles II, PLLC
Sostenes Mireles, II
Sostenes Mireles II, PLLC

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Family Law, General Litigation

Licensed in Texas since: 2003

Education: Texas Tech University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2018

Sostenes Mireles II, PLLC

209 Spring Street
Del Rio, TX 78841 Visit website


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 twelve criminal jury trials at the federal level and more than 35 of such cases at the state level. He has also worked more than 100 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

Criminal Defense, Family Law, General Litigation
  • 50% Criminal Defense
  • 40% Family Law
  • 10% General Litigation

First Admitted: 2003, Texas

Professional Webpage:

  • Selected as a 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 'Rising Star', Texas Super Lawyer Magazine
Educational Background:
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, 2003
  • University of Texas – San Antonio, Texas B.B.A. in accounting 1997- 2000
  • Twelve (12) consecutive NOT GUILTY verdicts in state District Court., 2010
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2010
  • Member, Disciplinary Committee, Western District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas, 2007 Norther District of Texas, 2016
  • Current Member, Del Rio Association of Federal Attorneys, 2007-2014
  • Texas, 2003
  • Former President, Federal Bar Association, Del Rio Texas, 2011
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • State v. __________; Man charged with Assault Family Violence acquitted and found NOT GUILTY after a three (3) day jury trial. , 2019
  • Not Guilty, Man charged with felony animal cruelty. , 2022
  • Not Guilty in Federal Court , Defendant facing life in prison. Conspiracy with Intent to Distribute more than 500 grams of Methamphetamine. , 2019
  • State v. _________; Man charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of Child - NOT GUILTY after a five (5) day Jury Trial., 2019
  • 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
  • USA v. _________; Woman charged with federal charge of possession of over more than 5 kilograms of methamphetamine released in September of 2018 after a jury reached a verdict of NOT GUILTY. , 2018
  • 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
  • State v. ____ ; Man accused of stalking acquitted of all charges., 2014
  • Cause N0. 9113; State of Texas VS. N.C. (County Court, Kinney County, Texas 2011)
  • 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.10685; State of Texas v. _____; Young man wrongfully accused of impoper touching while working at a day care was acquitted of all charges., 2014
  • Cause No. 10-227-CR; State of Texas VS. Mario Alberto Hernandez (County Court at Law 2010)
  • 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. 11803; State v. B.E. - Indecency with Child - NOT GUILTY Man charged with indecency with child was acquitted of all charges.  , 2013
  • 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. 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 No. 13304; State v. ____________ Man accused of indecency with child by touching. Alleged victim testified. Verdict of NOT GUILTY returned by Jury., 2016

Office location for Sostenes Mireles, II

209 Spring Street
Del Rio, TX 78841

Phone: 830-775-6056


7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2018

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