Ryne T. Sandel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Frisco, TX

Whalen Law Office
 | 9300 John Hickman Pkwy, Suite 501
Frisco, TX 75035
Phone: 2143682560
Fax: 972-829-8654
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Ryne T. Sandel is an associate with the Whalen Law Office in Frisco, Texas. Representing the rights and liberties of clients throughout the greater Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and surrounding areas, Mr. Sandel devotes his practice exclusively to criminal defense, and he has achieved significant success advocating on behalf of those facing serious criminal charges such as DUI, drug trafficking, federal offenses and white collar crimes, guns and weapons violations, and other felonies and misdemeanors.

    Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Sandel has gained a reputation as a tireless and devoted legal advocate who has the skills and resources necessary to obtain the favorable outcomes his clients expect and deserve efficiently and cost-effectively. Along with maintaining a successful trial practice, he is also a highly effective negotiator and mediator with the foresight to determine when it is best for his clients to come to agreeable terms regarding their situations rather than go to trial.

    Mr. Sandel takes his role as legal counselor very seriously. Through his background in psychology, he is able to more readily address the mental and emotional turmoil his clients are experiencing as a result of their predicaments while striving to provide some sense of comfort and peace of mind about their chances of obtaining the positive results they seek. Recognized for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Sandel has earned numerous top ratings from his peers as well as many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

    A 2008 graduate of Texas A&M University, Mr. Sandel obtained his Juris Doctor from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in 2012. A dean's list scholar in law school, he served as member of the Board of Advocates Mock Trial Committee and placed first in the Intramural Mock Trial Competition. He also provided academic support as a teaching assistant and graduated sixth in his class.

    Mr. Sandel is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. He is also an active member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association, and the Dallas and Texas Trial Lawyers Associations, among his other professional affiliations.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Criminal Defense
    Focus Areas

    Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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    About Ryne Sandel

    Admitted: 2013, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.whalenlawoffice.com/about-us/ryne-t-sandel/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Dean’s List, Texas A&M University School of Law
    • Graduated Number 6 in his Graduating Class, Texas A&M University School of Law

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Admitted to the Bar of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2018
    • Admitted to the Bar of the Northern District of Texas, 2013
    • Admitted to the Bar of the Eastern District of Texas, 2013

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Served as Co-Vice Chair for the Dallas Bar Association Criminal Justice Committee, 2019
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Northern District of Texas
    • Eastern District of Texas
    • Served as Co-Vice Chair for the Dallas Bar Association Criminal Justice Committee, 2018
    • Served as 2017 Co-Chair for the Dallas Bar Association Criminal Justice Committee. Organized and oversaw comittee meetings. Helped develop and organize the Inaugural Dallas Criminal Law Seminar, to be held at Crowley Courthouse in Spring of 2018.  , 2017
    • Served as Vice Chair for the Criminal Justice Committee of the Dallas Bar Association. Organized CLE events and outreach programs such as the Cyber Security CLE (Parts 1 and 2) held at the Belo Mansion in Dallas, Texas., 2016

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Third year participating as a year-long mentor for a local Frisco area High School student in the Frisco ISD Independent Study & Mentorship Program. Held weekly meetings with the student. Instruicted and oversaw completion of a semester-long criminal law based research project that was presented as the final stage in the particpant's program. , 2018
    • An active member for five years in Extra Life, a charitable organization that raises money beneffitting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. I have personally raised thousands of dollars going directly to Children's Medical Center in Dallas, and the organization as a whole has raised over $22 million in funds directly benfitting seriously ill children. , 2017
    • Second year participating as a year-long mentor for a local Frisco area High School student in the Frisco ISD Independent Study & Mentorship Program. Held weekly meetings with the student. Instruicted and oversaw completion of a semester-long criminal law based research project that was presented as the final stage in the particpant's program. , 2017
    • Participated as a year-long mentor for a local Frisco area High School student in the Frisco ISD Independent Study & Mentorship Program. Held weekly meetings with the student. Instruicted and oversaw completion of a semester-long criminal law based research project that was presented as the final stage in the particpant's program. , 2016

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Lead attorney, verdict of Not-Guilty in a Bench Trial for Misdemeanor Assault Family Violence before Judge David Wadill in Collin County, Texas, 2018
    • Lead attorney, multiple cases dismissed against juvenile clients facing charges of Sexual Assault in both Denton County and Collin County, Texas, 2018
    • As lead attorney, negotiated numerous cases to resolutions ending in dismissal and expunction. These cases ranges from Class C misdemeanors up to felony level offenses for which many of my clients will now avoid suffering the stigma of having a criminal history. , 2017
    • Succeeded in have a Federal Civil case summarily dismissed on behalf of a criminal client. , 2017

    Representative Clients:

    • Quote from federal client (R.M) online review, "The entire staff goes out of their way in every matter, no matter how big or small. At no time did I ever feel as if my case was not of the utmost importance to anyone in the law firm. They worked diligently to generate the best possible outcome for me. I wouldn’t have been able to go through this process without James, Ryne, or Diana. Top notch law firm in every aspect !!", 2018
    • Quote from state client (A.S.) online review, "I think I got the best Lawyers in all of the metro-plex!! Attorney Ryne Sandel did astounding work to help me with my situation.", 2017
    • Quote from state client (D.G.) online review, "I highly recommend Whalen Law Firm. Ryne went above and beyond for me. They are the best!", 2017

    Educational Background:

    • Graduated from Texas A&M University, B.A. in Psychology, Minors in Philosophy and Sociology, 2008

    Industry Groups

    • Appellate Law
    • Criminal Defense
    • Trial
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    Office Location for Ryne T. Sandel

    9300 John Hickman Pkwy
    Suite 501
    Frisco, TX 75035

    Phone: 2143682560

    Fax: 972-829-8654

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    Last Updated: 1/6/2020

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