A. Clay Graham

A. Clay Graham

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Law Office of A. Clay Graham, P.C.
 | The Texas Building, 855 Texas St. Suite 140
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: 817-334-0081
Fax: 817-887-1474
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Administrative Law (30%),
  • General Litigation (0%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

A. Clay Graham is an experienced criminal defense lawyer who has been nominated by his peers as a Super Lawyer "Rising Star" each year since 2014.

Mr. Graham also holds a license as a Registered Nurse in Texas since 1996. Mr. Graham's practice as a Registered Nurse included all areas of medical specialty with a concentration in Oncology and Cardiology.  He continues to maintain his professional nursing license.

Clay provides legal counsel in criminal defense and DWI cases, and Represents Nurses across the state before the Texas Nursing Board. As a member of the Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn., DUI Defense Lawyers Association, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and Texas DWI Defenders, he maintains the highest level of skill by continuously updating his knowledge of state and case law in DWI legal matters as well as in criminal law.

Clay is also a member of the American Nurses Association and is on the attorney “strike force” for the Texas Nurses Association. 

Mr. Graham was formerly the Case Coordinator for the Innocence Project of Texas, and volunteered over 1,000 hours of legal work in the investigation and claims of actual innocence from 2006-2011. He also served on the projects Board of Directors from 2010-2011. Clay's commitment to fighting for the rights of the criminally accused extends beyond the range of his legal practice. He is a zealous advocate for his clients, and prepared to fight for their rights and freedoms at every step of the legal process.

Mr. Graham is a native Texan, and his mission is to fight for justice for his clients in Tarrant and Dallas Counties and throughout the state. He represents registered and vocational nurses who are facing licensing issues or other legal problems statewide, and the criminally accused in a wide range of charges.


Mr. Graham has represented those who face license suspension or revocation in over 500 hearings at Administrative Driver's License Revocation Hearings. He represents clients in trial for charges ranging from Murder, Gang Violence, Family Violence, Sex Offenses, Drug Possession, and both felony and misdemeanor intoxication offenses. Clay also represents individuals who wish to appeal a conviction, challenge a conviction, as well as persons who are in prison that are seeking parole.

Mr. Graham is sought out by his peers for consultation to review complex medical and autopsy records. His depth of knowledge, experience, and his personal dedication to protecting the rights of the criminally accused is based upon his deeply-held belief that those who are caught in the criminal justice system must have their rights protected, and should have the best possible defense.

If you are facing criminal charges in Tarrant or Dallas County, Mr. Graham has the unique experience, trial record and personal dedication to justice and the protection of civil rights that you want on your side. He is admitted to practice in all state courts, as well as the United States Federal District Court, both Northern and Eastern Divisions.

He lives with his wife, Grace, in Tarrant County, and is an active and respected member of the legal community, and is recognized throughout the courts for his dedication to justice.


  • Super Lawyers® 2014, 2015, 2016
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys™, Rated among "10 Best in Texas" for Client Satisfaction, 2016


About Clay Graham

Admitted: 2008, Texas

Professional Webpage: www.defendingyourliberty.com

Educational Background:

  • Juris Doctor, Texas Wesleyan School of Law  Admission to State Bar of Texas, 2008, 2007
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas at Austin  Registered Nurse, The State of Texas, 1996

Industry Groups

  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Tarrant County Mexican-American Bar Association
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Texas DWI Defenders
  • Texas Nursing Association
Office Location for A. Clay Graham

The Texas Building
855 Texas St. Suite 140
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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Last Updated: 5/1/2018

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