Christie N. Williams

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Georgetown, TX

Law Office of Christie Williams, PLLC
 | 1112 S Rock St, Georgetown, TX 78626
Phone: 512-948-3977
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (40%)
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    Christie Williams owns The Law Offices of Christie Williams, a firm dedicated to the defense of clients in Federal and State courts.  Board Certified in Criminal Law since 1999, Christie’s career has included well over 100 criminal trials in a wide variety of criminal cases including securities fraud, money laundering, insurance fraud, capital murder, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault, bribery, conspiracy, environmental violations and health care fraud. Christie spent six years as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney in Dallas County before starting defense practice in 1999.  She spent 20 years as the managing partner of Mills & Williams, LLP prior to starting her own firm.

    In addition to her legal practice, Christie has taught trial advocacy courses at Southern Methodist University Law School and the criminal defense trial skills course at the Center for American and International Law.  She is frequently asked to share her trial experiences and techniques with her fellow criminal defense lawyers. 

    Christie served as the Parliamentarian for the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and as a board member for 12 years. Texas Monthly has named her a Texas “Super Lawyer” every year since 2003. In addition, Christie has twice been recognized by the National Law Journal on the "Top 40 under 40" list, recognizing the best trial lawyers in the United States. Christie is a 1992 graduate of the University of Texas School of Law.

     

     
    Practice Areas
    • 60%Criminal Defense
    • 40%Criminal Defense: White Collar
    Focus Areas

    Sex Offenses, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 18 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2020

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    About Christie Williams

    Admitted: 1992, Texas

    Honors/Awards:

    • Named one of the Nation’s Best Litigators "Top 40 Under 40" by National Law Journal 2002 and 2005
    • Named as one of Dallas’ “Best Lawyers” by D Magazine 2002, 2008, and 2009

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1999, State Bar of Texas

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
    • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Board of Directors, 2002 - 2018
    • Member, Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association
    • Texas
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
    • Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association
    • Dallas Bar Association, Criminal Justice Committee - Chairman, 2000
    • Member, Bell County Bar Association
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Speaker: Legislative Update, Texas Independent Bar Association Annual Criminal and Juvenile Law Seminar, October 2007
    • Speaker: Federal Criminal Procedure, TCDLA Rusty Duncan Criminal Law Short Course, June 2007
    • Speaker: Health Care Fraud, Texas Heath Care Association Annual Convention, November 2005
    • Speaker: Jury Selection, NACDL Mid-Winter Meeting, Cancun 2003
    • Author:  Anatomy of a Batson Challenge: Uncovering Discrimination in Jury Selection, 2005
    • Author:  Responding to Requests for Mental Health Information 2001
    • Southern Methodist University Law School Trial Advocacy 2001-2002.  LECTURER/AUTHOR:  Speaker: Criminal Defense Trial Advocacy Course 2007 and 2008, The Center for American and International Law
    • TEACHING POSITIONS: Criminal Defense Trial Advocacy Course 2004-2008, The Center for American and International Law
    • TCDLA Texas Criminal Trial College 2004
    • Advocacy Course 2007 and 2008, The Center for American and International Law
    • Speaker: Legislative Update, Texas Independent Bar Association Annual Criminal and Juvenile Law Seminar, October 2007

    Educational Background:

    • Southern Nazarene University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1989
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    Office Location for Christie N. Williams

    1112 S Rock St
    Georgetown, TX 78626

    Phone: 512-948-3977

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    Last Updated: 7/9/2020

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