Jeep Darnell

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in El Paso, Texas

Jim Darnell, PC
Jeep Darnell
Jim Darnell, PC

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation, Administrative Law view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2011

Education: The University of Oklahoma College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023
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Jim Darnell, PC

310 North Mesa Street
Suite 212
El Paso, TX 79901 Phone: 915-532-2442 Email: Jeep Darnell Visit website

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Jeep Darnell is an attorney providing legal services covering Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation: Defense, Administrative Law and Criminal Defense: White Collar and Military / Veterans Law.

Jeep Darnell, who practices law in El Paso, Texas, was selected to Super Lawyers for 2024. This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Super Lawyers selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors.

Prior to becoming an attorney, he studied at The University of Oklahoma College of Law. He graduated in 2011. After passing the bar exam, he was admitted to legal practice in 2011.

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Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation: Defense, Administrative Law, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Military/Veterans Law

First Admitted: 2011, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.jdarnell.com/JeepBio.aspx

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • American Bar Association     Criminal Justice Committee    Litigation Committee
  • George A. McAlmon American Inn of Court (Associate)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Associate Director, 2018-2019; Director, 2019-2021)(The Voice for the Defense, Associate Editor, 2019-2021; Editor, 2021-2024)(Executive Committee, 2020-2024)(COVID-19 Task Force Vice-Chair, 2020-2021)(CDLP Committee, 2017-2024; Chair 2023-2024)(Technology Committee, co-Chair, 2019-2021)(Membership Committee, co-Chair, 2019-2021)(Listserve Committee, Chair, 2017-2023)(Budget Committee 2023-2024) and (Nexus Committee 2017-2024)
  • New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • El Paso Bar Association (Director, 2020-2023)
  • El Paso Young Lawyers Association (Director, 2013-2019)
  • Federal Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • Millsaps College, B.S. American Studies, 2008
  • Millsaps College, B.A. History, 2006
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • State Bar of Texas, 2011
  • State Bar of New Mexico, 2012
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2012
  • United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, 2012
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2012
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2015
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • TCDLA, Speaker, Protective Orders in Family Violence Cases, TCDLA, Criminal Defense, 2017
  • Effective use of opening statements and closing arguments, Speaker, Opening Statements & Closing Arguments, TCDLA (CDLP), Criminal Defense, 2023
  • Effective criminal defense voir dire , Speaker, Voir Dire, TCDLA (CDLP), Criminal Defense, 2021
  • How to use pretrial motions to obtain necessary discovery, Speaker, Litigating Discovery, TCDLA/Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Criminal Defense, 2024
  • How to use and present evidence to provide the best criminal defense possible, Speaker, Using Visual Aids and Trial Exhibits in Making a More Persuasive Argument, TCDLA, 2023
  • Understanding to dos and don'ts and pitfalls of protective order proceedings, Speaker, Protective Order Proceedings in Family Violence Cases The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2017
  • How to ethically manage technology in a modern criminal defense practice, Speaker, Technology in the Modern Criminal Defense Law Office, TCDLA, 2021
  • Utilizing available and proper technology in cross examination in a criminal trial, Speaker, Using Technology In Cross-Examination, TCDLA, 2021
  • Using the five senses to better present a trial defense, Speaker, Come to Your Senses, TCDLA, 2021
  • El Paso Criminal Law Seminar, Speaker, Pre-Trial Motions in Sexual Assault Cases, El Paso Criminal Law Group, Criminal Defense, 2017
  • How to Convey the True Story in Opening Statement/Closing Argument, Speaker, Unleashing Your Inner Beast; Telling the Better Story: How to Convey the True Story in Opening Statement/Closing Argument, TCDLA (CDLP), 2018
  •  Utilizing Technology Appropriately and Efficiently in Court, Speaker, Beast Mode in the Courtroom: Utilizing Technology Appropriately and Efficiently in Court, TCDLA (CDLP), Criminal Defense, 2018
  • Effective criminal defense voir dire, co-Panelist, Voir Dire, El Paso Criminal Law Group, 2018
  • Effective story-telling, Speaker, The Hero's Tale, TCDLA (CDLP), 2018
  • How to properly use PowerPoint in trial, Speaker, Top Tips for PowerPoint Presentations, TCDLA (CDLP), 2019
  • How to utilize pretrial motions in defense of sex cases, Speaker, Pretrial Litigation in Sex Cases, TCDLA/Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Criminal Defense, 2020
  • How to obtain discovery in protective order proceedings, Speaker, Obtaining Discovery from Protective Order Proceedings in Family Violence Cases, El Paso Bar Association, 2020
  • Proper record preservation for trial lawyers, Speaker, Stay Alive and Move on to the Next Round; Preserving the Record and Appeals, TCDLA (CDLP), Criminal Defense, 2020
  • How to utilize the available evidence to present your case, Speaker, Using Visual Aids and Trial Exhibits in Making a More Persuasive Argument, TCDLA, Criminal Defense, 2020
Honors/Awards:
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer, El Paso Young Lawyers Association, 2020
  • Presidential Award, TCDLA

Office location for Jeep Darnell

310 North Mesa Street
Suite 212
El Paso, TX 79901

Selections

1 Year Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023

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