Justin M. Sparks

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Sparks Law Firm
 | 603 E. Belknap St., Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: 817-334-0300
Fax: 844-722-2940
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%)
Attorney Profile

Justin M. Sparks is the founder and owner of Sparks Law Firm in Fort Worth, Texas. A highly rated trial lawyer with over 10 years of legal experience, Mr. Sparks devotes his practice to providing exceptional legal counsel and aggressive representation to those who stand accused of or are under investigation for any type of felony or misdemeanor offense.

The Sparks Law Firm handles all types of criminal law cases including white collar crimes, other federal offenses, self defense, stand your ground, cases involving firearms, DWI charges, drug charges, and other state cases as well. 

A former assistant district attorney with the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office, Mr. Sparks has invaluable insight into the criminal justice system from both sides. This allows him to better anticipate the prosecution's tactics, enabling him to devise the most effective defense strategy possible on behalf of those he serves.

A veteran of thousands of cases and hundreds of court trials, he has helped defend the rights and liberties of countless individuals across Texas, securing numerous acquittals and dismissals in both state and federal courts and earning his reputation as one of the region's top legal advocates for the accused.

A 2004 graduate of Baylor University, Mr. Sparks obtained his Juris Doctor in 2007 from Texas A&M University School of Law (formerly Texas Wesleyan University School of Law). Along with practicing before all state courts in Texas, he is admitted to practice before all U.S. district courts in the state as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Sparks is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Tarrant County Bar Association and the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, among his other professional affiliations. He also regularly conducts lectures and seminars across the region on a variety of topics related to criminal law.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, DUI/DWI


Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017

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About Justin Sparks

Admitted: 2007, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.justinsparkslaw.com/our-firm/justin-sparks/


  • Voted a Top Attorney in Fort Worth by peer vote, Fort Worth Magazine, 2014-2017
  • Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star for Fourth Consecutive Year, 2017
  • Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, https://www.texasbar.com/, 2016
  • Selected by peer vote and recognized as a Rising Star in Criminal Law (Thomson Reuters service printed in Texas Monthly) for four consecutive years (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Voted a Top Attorney in Fort Worth by peer vote., Top Attorney in Fort Worth, Fort Worth Magazine, 2010-2012
  • Voted a Top Attorney in Fort Worth by peer vote , 360 West Magazine, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas 
  • US Court Of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • State Bar Texas
  • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Tarrant County Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • Baylor University, Bachelor of Business Administration, Majors: Economics and Real Estate, 2004
  • Weimar High School

Industry Groups

  • Criminal Defense
  • DWI / DUI
  • Firearms
  • Texas Law Shield.
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Office Location for Justin M. Sparks

603 E. Belknap St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Phone: 817-334-0300

Fax: 844-722-2940

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Last Updated: 1/14/2020

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