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John Drake McLauchlan

John Drake McLauchlan

Practice areas:

Juvenile

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Juvenile: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Jennifer S. Goldman

    I wholeheartedly endorse John, as I consider him the preeminent juvenile law expert in Dallas. All that knowledge and experience, yet he's such an approachable person, which is a perfect trait to have for kids caught in the legal system and their often stressed, anxious parents.

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    Jennifer Goldman Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William C. Meili

    I endorse this lawyer. I've known John McLauchlan for more than twenty years. We first met when he was the Juvenile Division chief for the Dallas County Public Defender's office. His breadth and depth of knowledge and experience in all things juvenile is unequalled. If you or someone you know has a juvenile law matter, contact Drake at your earliest opportunity.

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    William Meili Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of John D. McLauchlan

P.O. Box 602082
Dallas, TX, 75360-2082

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198205/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of John D. McLauchlan2008 - Present
Supervising Attorney - Juvenile DivisionDallas County Public Defender's Office1995 - 2008
Staff Attorney - Juvenile DivisionDallas County Public Defender's Office1988 - 1995
Staff Attorney - Misdemeanor DivisionDallas County Public Defender's Office1985 - 1988
AttorneyJohn D. McLauchlan1982 - 1985

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Texas, Juvenile Law SectionN/AN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
BrochureWhat Happens to Me Now?2002

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawN/ADoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)1982
Indiana UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1979

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Juvenile Delinquency Advanced Topics ConferenceSealing Juvenile Records2014
Juvenile Delinquency Advanced Topics Spring SeminarDeterminate Sentencing2011
Juvenile Delinquency ConferenceDeterminate Sentencing2010