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John Warren Raggio

John Warren Raggio

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Family

About Me

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer


If you or someone you know has been arrested in the Dallas area, as a Dallas criminal defense attorney I can help. Throughout the years as a criminal defense lawyer have earned a reputation for being relentless and zealous advocate for my clients.

When you are facing a difficult legal situation, it is important to have a trustworthy Dallas criminal defense attorney on your side. Most of my business comes from satisfied clients who have recommended me to others in need of legal assistance. I work to maintain that hard-earned reputation by consistently providing my clients with the highest level of personalized service and knowledgeable criminal defense representation.

A Straight-Talking Criminal Defense Attorney

"My Results Are a Measure of My Effectiveness in Court" John Raggio

No matter what you have been accused of, I listen carefully to your side of the story and advise you of your options. I am straight with my clients and inform them of their options and possible consequences. I tell you honestly what you are facing and how my legal knowledge can help your situation.

In some circumstances, I may be able to get the charges against you dropped and the case dismissed. In other cases, I can negotiate to get the charge reduced. If you have a prior criminal record, I can help you with its expungement.

Over the years, as a Dallas criminal defense attorney, I have earned the respect of state prosecutors and U.S. Attorneys as well as the gratitude of my clients. To learn how I can help you, contact me, Dallas criminal attorney John Raggio as soon as possible.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Criminal Defense: 65%
    12 years, 200 cases
  2. Family: 35%
    12 years, 200 cases



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Patrick Warner Eaton

    John and I have worked on many cases together in both criminal and family law. He is a well versed and articulate attorney who I have all the confidence in the world in.


    Patrick Eaton Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

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    I endorse this lawyer.


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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Fears Nachawati, PLLC

4925 Greenville Avenue.
Suite 715
Dallas, TX, 75206-4085



MOGood Standing, Active201001/08/2013
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200308/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
10 Best for Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers2013
Texas' Outstanding Young Lawyers - Criminal Defense LawTexas Monthly2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFears Nachawati, PLLC2013 - Present
Managing AttorneyThe Raggio Law Firm, P.C.2008 - 2013
Associate AttorneyHermes Sargent Bates, LLP2006 - 2008
Associate AttorneyForman Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy, LLP2003 - 2006


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2008 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionMember2008 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Texas A&M UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2000