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Christopher Whitener Lewis

Christopher Whitener Lewis

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    17 years



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Constantine George Anagnostis

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Constantine Anagnostis Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Christopher. 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

Crain Lewis, LLP

3400 Carlisle St
Suite 200
Dallas, TX, 75204-1200



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199808/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerTexas Monthly2014
Dallas' Best Criminal Defense LawyersDCDLA2014
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2014
Dallas' Best Criminal Defense LawyersDCDLA2013
Super LawyerTexas Monthly2013
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2013
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2012
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2012
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2011
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2011
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2011
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2010
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2010
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2009
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2009
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2008
Best Lawyers in Dallas Under 40D Magazine2006
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2005
Best Lawyers in Dallas Under 40D Magazine2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerCrain Lewis, LLP2007 - Present
PartnerThe Lewis Law Firm2004 - 2007
AssociateGodwin Gruber, LLP2000 - 2004
AssociateTouchstone Bernays2000 - 2000
Assistant District AttorneyDallas County District Attorney's Office1999 - 2000
Assistant County AttorneyWilliamson County Attorney's Office1998 - 1999


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2013 - Present
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A2004 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2004 - Present
Dallas Association of Young LawyersDirector2004 - 2006
National College of DUI DefenseN/A2004 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor UniversityCriminal Law ConcentrationDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)1997
Evangel UniversityPolitical Science and PsychologyBachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Trial Skills Section CLEWitness Preparation: Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail2014
Cross-Examination CLECross Examination of Arresting Officer in DWI case2014
Criminal Bar Involvement Committee CLESocial Media: discovery in criminal cases, evidence in criminal proceedings, and attorney ethics2013
DAYL CLEClosing Arguments2012