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I believe that a mistake should not ruin the rest of a person's life.  I work with good people that have been accused of criminal offenses.  Criminal cases have severe consequences.  Many of these consequences occur outside the court case and have long lasting impacts on a person's life.  Together my clients and I develop a unique strategy that is tailored to each client's case.  We then implement that strategy to protect their lives, livelihoods, and rights.  I have found this approach provides the best defense against criminal charges. 


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Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 30%
  2. Juvenile: 20%
  3. Family: 20%
  4. Criminal Defense: 20%
  5. Domestic Violence: 10%



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Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Christopher David William Philley

    I've known Brian since law school and not only admire his quick wit but his ability to effectively advocate for his clients no matter the issue.


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  • Patricia Baca Bennett

    I endorse this lawyer. Brian is a sharp attorney. He treats other attorneys and his clients with dignity.


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Contact info

Law Office of Brian J. Newman

300 Burnett Street
Suite 132
Fort Worth, TX, 76102


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200901/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of Criminal Practice Area of ConcentrationBaylor University School of Law2009
Phi Eta Sigma Honor SocietyDuquesne University2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/ Managing AttorneyLaw Office of Brian J. Newman2011 - 2014
AssociateThe Durden Law Firm2010 - 2011
Legal InternMcLennan County District Attorney's Office2009 - 2009
Legal InternThe Innocence Project2008 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Supreme CourtAdmitted to Practice2014 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of TexasAdmitted to Practice2014 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2014 - Present
Tarrant County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of TexasAdmitted to Practice2011 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth CircuitAdmitted to Practice2011 - Present
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Constitution Society for Law and PolicyFounder/Vice-President of the Baylor Chapter2008 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Family Law EnforcementCase dismissed at Mr. Newman's request during trial.
Criminal ProsecutionClient stipulated to one charge that did not involve a firearm, and received a period of probation
Criminal ProsecutionClass C Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication (no finding of guilt by the court).
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Duquesne University School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2006