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Jeffrey Alan Hines

Jeffrey Alan Hines

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Probate, Litigation

About Me

I am a 35-year attorney who practices primarily in Denton, Dallas, Tarrant, Collin and nearby counties. I spent my first 8 years as an Assistant District Attorney in Dallas County, where I tried over 300 cases to final verdict before juries, and hundreds more cases before the Judge only. In addition to criminal cases, my jury trial experience has prepared me for practice in other fields of law, including suits against HOA's, suits representing HOA's, probate litigation, suits against government entities, Deceptive Trade Practices Act violations, collections, breach of fiduciary duties, business litigation, collections suits, Occupational Driver Licenses, mechanic's liens; and other areas. See my full resume at our Firm's website:  I look forward to speaking with you or visiting with you in my office.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    28 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    36 years
  3. Probate: 25%
    28 years



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Michael Leo Potter

    Jeff helps his clients deal with one of the most difficult legal aspects of life - and he does so with the application of his legal skills and expertise. Jeff is a credit to the legal profession and I am happy to endorse him.


    Michael Potter Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Matthew W. Harris

    I endorse Jeffrey Hines. He is my go-to attorney in Texas.


    Matthew Harris Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Hayes Berry White & Vanzant, LLP

512 W. Hickory St.
Suite 100
Denton, TX, 76201


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197905/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Law Firm in DentonDenton Record Chronicle Newspaper2015
Finalist for Best Criminal Defense AttorneyBest of Denton County 20132013
Community Service AwardDallas County Rape Crisis Center1986

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyHayes Berry White & Vanzant, LLP2012 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Denton County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2000 - Present
State Bar of Texas Pro Bono CollegeMember1999 - 1999
State Bar of TexasMember1979 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
City of Celina, Texas v. StambaughJudgment reversed and case dismissed.

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Publication NameTitleDate
"The Denton County Lawyer", a publication of the Denton County Bar Association"Texas Supreme Court Affirms Mediated Settlement Agreements in SAPCR Suits"2013
"The Denton County Lawyer", a publication of the Denton County Bar Association"When You Need To Think Like A Civil Litigator"2012
Presented to the Flower Mound Bar Association"Expunctions and Non-Disclosure Petitions"2012
"Headnotes" , a puiblication of the Dallas Bar Association"Family Violence & Divorce Proceedings"2008
"Voice for the Defense", a publication of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association"Family Violence Spawns Multi-Headed Hydra"2008

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Austin CollegeHonors in EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1976

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Flower Mound Bar Association Monthly Meeting"Expunctions and Non-Disclosure Petitions"2012