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Kent Wade Starr

About me

I practice primarliy in criminal law cases and I have tried cases for manslaughter, for which I obtained a NOT GUILTY verdict, all the way to Class C possession cases.  My primary focus and a majority of my cases are within the DFW Metroplex, including Tarrant, Dallas and Collin counites.  Starr & Associates, P.C. offices are located in Plano, Dallas, McKinney, and Frisco, Texas  I have been licensed to practice law for 17 years. 

Please contact the law firm of Starr & Associates, P.C. if you would like us to review your case and/or obtain a consultation.  Our telephone number is:  214-219-8440 and our website is:


Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%



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  • Sarah Coco Morris

    I endorse Kent Starr. He is a very knowledgeable attorney who is able to get favorable results for his clients.


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  • Robert Sterling Guest

    Kent is a good trial attorney, not afraid to take on the State and fight for his clients.


    Robert Guest Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

777 E. 15th Street Ste 203
Plano, TX, 75074

Starr & Associates, P.C.

2150 S. Central Expressway
Suite 200
McKinney, TX, 75070

Starr & Associates, P.C.

1717 McKinney Ave.
Suite 700
Dallas, TX, 75202

Starr & Associates, P.C.

6136 Frisco Square Blvd.
Suite 600
Frisco, TX, 75034



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199710/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Most Active Criminal Trial LawyerTrial Lawyers Award2012
Orator AwardCriminal Law Trial Lawyers2012
Attorney of YearBCJLO2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentStarr & Associates P.C.2001 - Present
AttorneyJenkins & Gilchrist2000 - 2001
AttorneyBoswell & Kober Law Firm1999 - 2000
AttorneyArthur Anderson, LLP1997 - 1999
Law ClerkSupreme Court of the Navajo Nation1995 - 1996
Judicial Law ClerkSupreme Court of Arkansas1994 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Criminal Law CommitteeTrial Lawyers2003 - Present
Plano Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Collin County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Dallas County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Tarrant County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Press ReleaseInsurance Claim Problem in Texas2011
Criminal Law ChronicleVoir Dire in Texas2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of DenverMastersLL.M - Master of Laws in Taxation1998
University of Arkansas: Little RockLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
East Texas State UniversityBusiness StudiesN/A1992
Paris Junior CollegeMarketingN/A1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPicking a Jury2011
North Texas Association of Criminal LawyersTrying Sex Crimes in Texas2010
Trial Lawyers AssocationTrying a Credit Card Abuse Case2009