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Jerry Wade Tidwell

Jerry Wade Tidwell Jr.

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Family

About Me

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

Licensed since 2004

  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

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Hunter Biederman

    Great criminal defense attorney. Fights hard for his clients.


    Hunter Biederman Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Derk Allan Wadas

    Smart, innovative lawyer.


    Derk Wadas 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 200405/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Tidwell 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 LawLawDoctor of Jurisprudence2003
Texas Tech UniversityGeneral Studies -- Environmental ManagementBA2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Military Defense Counsel Trial Litigation ProgramOpening, Cross Examination, and Closing -- Small Group2011