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Thomas Wayne McKenzie

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Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 34%
    21 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 33%
    21 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Personal Injury: 33%
    21 years, 1.5 thousand cases



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Contact info

Law Office of Thomas W. McKenzie

669 Airport Freeway
Suite 202
Hurst, TX, 76053


OKAuthorized to practice law200910/05/2015
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199410/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
A+ RatingBetter Business Bureau2015
Attorney Ad Litem of the YearCourt Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)2001
Law ReviewTexas Wesleyan University School of Law1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder/AttorneyLaw Office of Thomas W. McKenzie2014 - Present
Senior PartnerMcKenzie, Schatz, & Milks PLLC2012 - 2014
Managing ParterTurner & McKenzie P.C.2008 - 2012
AttorneyLaw Office of Thomas W. McKenzie2004 - 2008
AttorneyShapiro & McKenzie P.C.1994 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dallas Criminal Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of TexasAdmitted to Practice2009 - Present
Oklahoma Bar AssociationAdmitted to Practice2009 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
Tarrant County Family Law AssociationMember2008 - Present
Tarrant County Bar Association Warren E. Burger SocietyCharter Member2006 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarAdmitted to Practice2000 - 2015
San Antonio Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - 2008
Texas State Bar Standing Committee on Abused and Neglected ChildrenMember2000 - 2003
Safe Haven - Women's ShelterPast President1998 - 2005
College of the State Bar of TexasMember1998 - 2002
United States District Court for the Northern District of TexasAdmitted to Practice1995 - Present
Tarrant County Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember1994 - Present
State Bar of TexasAdmitted to Practice1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Oklahoma v. HeathNot Guilty
State v. SmithNot Guilty
State v. ReyesNot Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
Fort Worth Star Telegram - 12/05/2010National Adoption Day is a Court Brimming with Joy2010
The Legal AdvocatorMultiple DWI's and Conditions of Bond1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Wesleyan UniversityLawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)1994
Texas A&M University School of LawLawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)1994
University of ArizonaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Protective Services Training InstituteCross Examination Techniques in a CPS or APS Case2009
Guest SpeakerCriminal and Juvenile Law in Texas a Comparison2006