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Brent D. Bowen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Denton, TX

Brent D. Bowen, Attorney at Law
101 South Woodrow, Suite 102
Denton, TX 76205
Phone: 940-222-2488
Fax: 940-208-0088
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016
Licensed in Texas Since: 2002
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Attorney Profile

Attorney Brent D. Bowen is the founder and owner of Brent D. Bowen Attorney At Law located in Denton, Texas. Serving clients throughout Denton and Tarrant counties as well as across the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and surrounding areas, Mr. Bowen focuses his practice exclusively on criminal law, and he has more than 16 years of experience helping his clients achieve the favorable outcomes they deserve for their legal challenges involving any of the following:

·        DUI/DWI charges

·        Drug crimes

·        Assault, domestic violence and other violent crimes

·        Weapons charges

·        White collar crimes

·        Juvenile crimes and defense for college students

·        Probation revocations

·        Expungements, nondisclosure orders and deferred adjudications

A 1999 graduate of Baylor University, Mr. Bowen obtained his Juris Doctor from Washburn University School of Law in 2002. While in law school, he was actively involved with the moot court, and he earned high honors from his exceptional academic achievements. He received his license to practice from the State Bar of Texas in 2002 and from the Kansas Bar Association the following year. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Bowen served for several years as an assistant district attorney with the Shawnee County, Johnson County and Denton County District Attorney's Offices. Through these roles, he gained invaluable insight into the inner workings of the criminal justice system, enabling him to devise the most effective defense strategies possible for his clients.

Regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Bowen has received widespread attention from the media while serving as counsel on several high-profile cases, and Texas Lawyer magazine cited him in an article regarding discovery policies. He is a member of numerous local, state and national bar associations, having served as president of the Denton Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association in 2007.

In recognition for his impeccable professionalism and service, Murray Media Group named him the Best Juvenile Attorney in Denton County in 2015, 2017, 2019 and the Best Criminal Defense Attorney in 2016, 2018. Brent had finished in the top 3 in each category every year. 

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 50%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Probation, DUI/DWI


4 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2016

About Brent D. Bowen

First Admitted: 2002, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Best Criminal Defense Attorney, 2016
  • Best of Denton County, Juvenile Attorney, Murray Media Group, 2015
  • Best of Denton County, Juvenile Law Firm, Murray Publishing, 2015

Pro bono/Community Service

  • General Member, National College for DUI Defense

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Denton County Bar Association
  • Treasurer, Denton Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, 2006 – Present
  • Kansas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 2003
  • Member, Kansas Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Texas, 2002
  • Member, Texas District and County Attorney Association
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • President, Denton Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, 2007 – Present
  • Member, Texas Bar Association

Educational Background

  • Baylor University, B.A., Political Science, Political Science Honor Society, 1997
  • Samford University, 1995

Representative Clients

  • Client was charged in juvenile court with sexual assault. The client is now over 18 so we fought the certification to adult court. After a contentious hearing over Zoom, the court ruled in our favor, denying the state's request for certification and transfer to adult court, ending the state's case., 2020

Industry Groups

  • National College Of DUI Defense
  • National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association;
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Office Location for Brent D. Bowen

101 South Woodrow
Suite 102
Denton, TX 76205

Phone: 940-222-2488

Fax: 940-208-0088

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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