Erick Masten Platten

Erick Masten Platten

Criminal Defense Attorney
Tyler, TX




No Misconduct


Spanish , Urdu

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About Me

Erick Platten is a competitive aggressive attorney that represents individuals in Tyler and throughout the State.  He established the Platten Law Office in 2000 right out of law school and has been representing citizens accused of everything from the most violent offenses to helping someone with a will.    Erick's zeal to win gained him a reputation of pushing the envlope while representing his...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Not Guilty in Smith County

Posted by: a DUI client about 6 years ago.

I was arrested for DWI after having an accident in my vehicle. The district attorneys refused to offer any sort of reduced sentence in exchange for...

Best Lawyer in town

Posted by: Nicholas almost 4 years ago.

I was really nervous about my case. So much so I just tried to forget about it and hoped it would just go away. The closer the court date approached...
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Showing 2 of 39 peer endorsements

John Joseph Eastland
John Eastland

Tyler, TX

Over 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I've known Erick since dirt. He's like a British Churchill said, 'Never, never, never give up.' Prosecutors don't like him because he's...
Bobby D. Mims
Bobby Mims

Tyler, TX

Almost 6 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer's work. Eric pushes the envelope in representing his clients. It is not unusual for Eric to anger prosecutors and Judges as...
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2000 License Status: Eligible To Practice In Texas for the state of Texas.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/21/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

Showing 1 of 6 job entries
2013 – present

Zoli Firearms USA L.L.C


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1999 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Texas A&M University School of Law


Showing 1 of 16 awards

2014 American Institute of Criminal Law Attorney's

"Top 10 Best Criminal Attorney's in Texas"


Showing 1 of 14 association entries

2009- present Member / Competitor

NSCA--National Sporting Clays Association

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Showing 2 of 3 publications

2012 I'm eighteen now. What are my rights?

I'm eighteen now. What are my rights?

2006 Rights of non US Citizens in the United States

Rights of non US Citizens in the United States

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 8 occasions

2013 Police Accountability

at Criminal Law Reform

2012 I'm 18 now. What are my rights?

at I'm 18 now. What are my right?

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