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Practice Areas


  1. Family: 60%
    12 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    12 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Thomas Howery

    Michael is a fantastic lawyer who has integrity and ingenuity. If there is a way to get his clients a good result, he'll find it.


    Thomas Howery Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1400 Preston Road
Suite 400
Plano, TX, 75093

Dement|Stern PLLC

1400 Preston Road, Suite 400
Plano, TX, 75093

Dement|Stern PLLC

10440 N. Central Expressway
Suite 800
Dallas, TX, 75231



ARAuthorized to practice200809/02/2015
LAEligible to practice law200609/03/2015
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200209/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2014
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2013
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2010
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerDement|Stern PLLC2013 - Present
PartnerDement Roach & Stern PLLC2008 - Present
AttorneyForman Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy2004 - 2008
AttorneyDallas2003 - 2004
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Associationmember2011 - Present
College of the State Bar of Texasmember2011 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Sectionmember2010 - Present
Collin County Bar Associationmember2009 - Present
Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Associationmember2009 - Present
Dallas Bar Associationmember2008 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Criminal Law Sectionmember2008 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of Texas v. L.G.Not Guilty on all counts
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002