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I manage a diverse law practice to meet the unique legal needs of individuals. My primary practice is in DWI and Criminal Defense, but also assist clients with family and divorce, personal injury, and wills and probate matters.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    11 years, 750 cases
  2. Family: 25%
    11 years, 100 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
    11 years, 750 cases



Hourly ($200-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Travis Ashley Newton

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    Travis Newton DUI & DWI Attorney
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  • Glenn Talmadge Nix III

    Lawyers do not come any smarter or hard working than Jerry Tidwell. His devotion to his clients is absolute and unparalleled. I have turned to him for help in matters and he has always provided and answer or support. I can not say enough good things about Jerry.


    Glenn Nix Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Tidwell Law Firm PLLC

7800 Preston Road
Suite 104 Box 20
Plano, TX, 75024-3240


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200410/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerTidwell Law Firm PLLC2006 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyCollin County District Attorney's Office2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationDirector2011 - 2012
College State Bar of TexasMember2010 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2004 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v JSReduced to Class C Issuance Bad Check, 30 days deferred adjudication, $50 fine
State v BRNot Guilty
State v BMDWI dismissed, Resisting Arrest Not Guilty
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Texas Tech UniversityGeneral Studies -- Environmental ManagementBA2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Military Defense Counsel Trial Litigation ProgramOpening, Cross Examination, and Closing -- Small Group2011