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Earl C. Dobson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Denton, TX

Law Office of Earl Dobson
1415 N. Locust
Denton, TX 76201
Phone: 940-222-8010
Fax: 940-382-6505
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005, 2007
Licensed in Texas Since: 1993
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense
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Attorney Profile

Earl Dobson is the principal of The Law Office of Earl Dobson in Denton, Texas. An attorney for more than 27 years, he focuses his practice on criminal defense.

He has been Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2007 and brings valuable insight to criminal defense cases as a former prosecutor. Before founding his own law firm, he worked as chief felony prosecutor with the Denton County District Attorney's Office. His other positions in the District Attorney's Office included chief in the Intoxication Impact Court and vice/obscenity prosecutor. He was the trial prosecutor in Carmell vs. Texas, a published opinion by the United States Supreme Court.

As a defense attorney, Earl has handled hundreds of criminal jury trials in Denton County. He represents clients in felony and misdemeanor cases involving DWI, drug charges, sex crimes, theft charges, computer crimes, domestic violence and assault, juvenile crimes and delinquency, probation violations and murder.

Among his legal affiliations, he has served on the board of directors for the Denton County Bar Association and the legislative committee for the Texas District and County Attorney's Association. He also is former president of the Greater Denton County Young Lawyers Association.

Earl received his J.D. from Baylor University Law School in 1993.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence


12 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2005, 2007

About Earl C. Dobson

First Admitted: 1993, Texas

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Educational Background

  • Southwest Texas State University, B.S. in Criminal Justice, 1990

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Texas, 1993
  • President, Greater Denton County Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Denton County Bar Association
  • Member, Denton County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • Member, Legislative Committee, Texas District and County Attorney's Association
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Office Location for Earl C. Dobson

1415 N. Locust
Denton, TX 76201

Phone: 940-222-8010

Fax: 940-382-6505

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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