Monroe Solomon, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Westfall Sellers
 | 1701 River Run, Suite 801
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Phone: 817-928-4222
Selected To Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Family Law (40%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Monroe Solomon, III, is an attorney with Westfall Sellers law firm in Fort Worth, Texas. A nationally ranked trial attorney with more than six years of total legal experience, Mr. Solomon provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· State and federal criminal defense

· State and federal criminal appeals and writs

· Family law and divorce

A talented and highly affective trial lawyer, Mr. Solomon has achieved remarkable success fighting for the rights and liberties of those who stand accused of serious felony offenses. In only his third trial in his legal career, he represented a suspect in a capital murder case, and he was able to achieve a reduction in charges to a lesser offense. He has also had equal success handling criminal cases involving white collar crimes, sex crimes, drug crimes, assault, DUI/DWI and more.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Solomon has earned a Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer designation from the National Trial Lawyers along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. In addition, he has received Superb client ratings on Avvo as well as a Top Attorney designation for criminal defense.

Mr. Solomon graduated from La Sierra University in Riverside, California, in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in history. While there, he served as student adviser to the Center for Student Academic Success, and he was a member of the Pre-Law Society. 

Upon deciding to pursue his legal career, he then attended Texas A&M University School of Law, where he served as vice-president of the International Law Society and member of the Texas A&M Law Clinic and the Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity. He also studied abroad in China and was a member of the United States/China Study Abroad Mock Trial Team.

Mr. Solomon obtained his Juris Doctor in 2014, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas. He is a member of several committees with the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association and the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, and he serves on the board of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Education Institute. He is also a member of the Texas Bar College.

 
Practice Areas
  • 60%Criminal Defense
  • 40%Family Law
Focus Areas

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

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Rising Stars: 2021

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About Monroe Solomon, III

Admitted: 2014, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.westfallsellers.com/attorneys/monroe-solomon-iii...

Honors/Awards:

  • Texas A&M University School of Law, United States/China Study Abroad Mock Trial Team
  • CALI Award for the top grade in legal research and writing, CALI Award
  • CALI Award for the top grade in Administrative Law, CALI Award
  • 10 Best Attorneys - Exceptional and Outstanding Client Satisfaction in Texas, 10 Best Attorneys - Exceptional and Outstanding Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Texas, Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, Media Relations Committee, 2020 – Present
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Education Institute - Board Member, 2020 - Present
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association - Prosecutorial Misconduct Committee, 2017 – Present
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association - New Member Committee, 2017 – 2019
  • Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association - Indigent Defense Committee Founding Member, 2019
  • Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association
  • Texas Young Lawyer's Association, 2014 – 2019
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyer's Association, 2014 – 2019

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Score First: Winning Voir Dire and Opening Statements, Presenter, Defense: We Make Champions, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, 2020
  • Know Your Rights | Conozco Sus Derechos – Hispanic Carnival Conference – Fort Worth, Tx, May 2017
  • Social Justice in America – Students for Social Justice Awareness Conference, 2017
  • Closing Arguments that Count – TCDLA Come and Take It Seminar, August 2018
  • A Story for the Ages: Storytelling in Trial – TCDLA Defense: We Make Champions Seminar, September 2019
  • Score First: Winning Voir Dire and Opening Statements – TCDLA Defense: We Make Champions Seminar, October 2019
  • Being a Defense Attorney – Tarrant County Judicial Staff Counsel Intern Luncheon, July 2020
  • Texas A&M University School of Law, Criminal Defense Clinic
  • Reducing Bonds and Removing Bond Conditions, Presenter, Sharpening the Spear, Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, 2019
  • The Best Defense Starts With A Good Offense (September 17, 2019), Presenter, Defense: We Make Champions, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, Legal, 2019
  • Examining the development of the US Constitution, Adjunct Professor, Constitutional Development, Southwestern Adventist University, 2019
  • The Best Defense Starts With A Good Offense (October 19, 2019), Presenter, Defense: We Make Champions, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, Legal, 2019
  • Storytelling in Trial (April 12, 2019), Presenter, Come and Take It, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, Legal, 2019
  • Equal Justice Under Law: An Examination, Presenter, Tarrant County African American Symposium, 2018
  • Know Your Rights/Conozco Su Derechos, Presenter, Hispanic Wellness, Community, 2018
  • Examining the development of the US Constitution, Adjunct Professor, Constitutional Development, Southwestern Adventist University, 2017
  • Police must get a search warrant if searching for a suspect in a third-party's home., Author, An Arrest Warrant Is Not Enough When Searching A Third-Party’s Home, Voice for the Defense Blog, Legal, 2017
  • Social Justice Awareness in America, Presenter, Student for Social Justice Awareness, Community, Education, 2017
  • Know Your Rights/Conozco Su Derechos, October 2017, Presenter, Hispanic Wellness, Community
  • Examining the development of the US Constitution, Adjunct Professor, Constitutional Development, Southwestern Adventist University, 2016
  • The differences in law between real life and Hollywood., Adjunct Professor, Law and Order: Real Life vs. Hollywood, Southwestern Adventist University, 2016
  • Examining the development of the US Constitution, Adjunct Professor, Constitutional Development, Southwestern Adventist University, 2015
  • How Heien gives the police the ability to say "I thought it was a law" to justify a stop., Author, Ignorance (of the Law) is Bliss – Heien v. North Carolina Summary, Voice for the Defense Blog, 2015
  • What happens to undocumented individuals when they are deported., Author, The Forgotten Illegal Immigrant, Voice for the Defense Blog, Legal, 2015
  • What is the Constitution?, Presenter, SWAU Student Conference, University, 2014

Educational Background:

  • La Sierra University, Riverside, California, B.A., History/Political Science, Center for Student Academic Success, Student Adviser, Pre-law Society, Member, Baseball Team, 2008
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1701 River Run
Suite 801
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Phone: 817-928-4222

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Last Updated: 12/22/2020

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