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Mr. Anton is Board Certified in both Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  For the past 25 years, he has represented clients in both state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels.  He has a large post-conviction writ practice in state and federal matters.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    35 years, 5 thousand cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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  • John Hunter Smith

    Excellent Lawyer. I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

Sorrels, Udashen & Anton

2311 Cedar Springs Road,Suite 250
Dallas, TX, 75201


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197910/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2012
Best Lawyers in Dallas - Criminal DefenseD Magazine2011
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2011
AV Peer Review Rating - 25 year AwardMartindale-Hubbell2010
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2010
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2009
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2008
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2008
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2007
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2006
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2006
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2005
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2004
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSorrels, Udashen & Anton2002 - Present
OwnerLaw Office of Bruce Anton1992 - 2002
PartnerJackson, Sorrels, Shapiro & Anton1983 - 1992
PartnerSorrels, Cox & Anton1981 - 1983
Staff AttorneyDallas County District Court Judges1979 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
Innocence Project of TexasBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Texas Bar FoundationFellow1992 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationSustaining Life Fellow1992 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
State Bar of TexasFellowN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Dallas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Bradley UniversityEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tenth Annual Forensics ConferenceActual innocence writs2012
Innocence Work for the Real LawyerHow to Prepare an Actual Innocence Writ2012
Criminal Forensics SeminarHow to Develop a DNA case2012
ALIA Section MeetingPadilla Claims2012
Innocence Work for the Real LawyerExcuplatory Evidence2011
Dallas Bar AssociationPadilla Claims2011
Criminal Justice ForumPanel - Effective use of the Courts2011
Criminal Defense Skills Trial ProgramPreserving Error for Appeal2011
Criminal Appeals and Post-Conviction SeminarPreserving Error for Appeals2011
Forensic SeminarConfronting Forensic Interviewers2010
Defense - Death of a Child Case under age 6Defending a Shaken Baby Case2010
CCCDLA SeminarCross-Examining Experts in Sex Abuse Cases2010