Bobby Mims

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Tyler, TX

Boren & Mims, PLLC
 | 216 W. Erwin Street, Suite 300A, Tyler, TX 75702
Phone: 903-595-2169
Fax: 903-596-0719
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Bobby D. Mims is a Texas criminal defense lawyer with more than 35 years of trial experience in both state and federal courts. His practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals accused of capital murder, drug crimes, DWI, white collar crime and other offenses.   

Mr. Mims has handled thousands of cases and lectured at numerous criminal law seminars throughout Texas. He is also certified in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Standardized Field Sobriety Testing protocol.

Mr. Mims graduated with his J.D. from the South Texas College of Law in 1977. He also participated in the Executive Development Program at Harvard Business School.  He is a Past-President of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), a member of the National College of DUI Defense, a Fellow of the College of the State Bar of Texas and a Super Fellow of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Educational Institute (TCDLEI).

In addition, Mr. Mims is a current faculty member of the Texas Criminal Trial College and a former faculty member of the National Consortium for Capital Training and the Capital Trial Advocacy Program of the Center for American and International Law.

The Law Offices of Bobby D. Mims, P.C., is located in Tyler, Texas.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 20%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

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


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

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About Bobby Mims

Admitted: 1977, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • The President of the State Bar of Texas honored Bobby Mims for service to the criminal justice system in a resolution adopted by the Board of Directors of the State Bar., State Bar of Texas Resolution, State Bar of Texas, 2021

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • He is licensed to practice by the Supreme Court of Texas, all state courts in Texas, The Federal District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, Northern, and Western Districts of Texas.  Mr. Mims is admitted to the bar of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2013 - 2014
  • Super Fellow of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Educational Institute (TCDLEI)
  • Smith County Bar Association
  • Smith County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Fellow of the College of the State Bar of Texas, 2018
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers  (NACDL)
  • Cherokee County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Frequently Lectures at Criminal Law Seminars and has presented papers on various Criminal Defense Issues.  

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Texas Tech Law School, Lecturer, Defending Family Violence Cases, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assocaition, 2007

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • State Bar of Texas Resolution Honored for Outstanding Service to the Criminal Justice System, 2021

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas, B.B.A., 1974
  • Executive Development Program - Harvard Business School, 1979

Industry Groups

  • Criminal Defense
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Office Location for Bobby Mims

216 W. Erwin Street, Suite 300A
Tyler, TX 75702

Phone: 903-595-2169

Fax: 903-596-0719

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Last Updated: 3/17/2021

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