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About Me

Johnathan Ball was born in Tucson, AZ.  He moved to McAllen, Texas in 1990.  Mr. Ball attended Texas A&M University where he received an undergraduate degree in Political Science with a Minor in Philosophy.  Johnathan T. Ball then attended St. Mary's University School of Law.  Mr. Ball practices in the areas of criminal defense, DWI defense, family law and civil litigation.  Mr. Ball is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), the NORML Legal Committee, ACLU, Texas Bar, Hidalgo County Bar Association-Criminal Law Section and the Hidalgo County Young Lawyers Association.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    11 years
  2. Family: 35%
    11 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
    11 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Johnathan. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Bart Charles Craytor

    Mr. Ball, a fellow Texas Criminal Defense/DWI attorney and fellow member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, has proven his knowledge and skill as a premier DWI attorney. I wholeheartedly recognize and endorse his skills and abilities and would feel comfortable referring close friends and family members in need of his services.


    Bart Craytor Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Johnathan T. Ball, Esq.

6521 N. 10th Street.
Suite A
McAllen, TX, 78504-2469

Johnathan Ball, Esq.

605 E. Violet, Suite 3
McAllen, TX, 78504-2469

Johnathan Ball, Esq.

605 E. Violet, Suite 3
McAllen, TX, 78504-2469



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200409/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono CertificateSt. Mary's University School of Law Criminal Justice ClinicN/A
Certificate of Concentration in Criminal LawSt. Mary's University School of LawN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AssociateGriffith & Garza, L.L.P.2005 - 2008
Associate AttorneyDale & Klein, L.L.P.2004 - 2005
Law ClerkBexar County Criminal Court Administration2003 - 2004
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
NORML Legal CommitteeMemberN/A
Hidalgo County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Hidalgo County Young Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of Texas v. GMCase dismissed
Felony DWICase dismissed
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Publication NameTitleDate
Texas Jury ChargesTexas Jury Charges and Instructions2010
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Mary's UniversityDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)law2004
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Hidalgo County Bar Association Criminal Law SectionTexas Jury Charges and Instructions2010