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Justin Schorr Dinsdale

Justin Schorr Dinsdale

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Probate, Wills & Living Wills, Family

About Me

 


Justin Dinsdale received his Bachelor of Arts from Texas Christian University (TCU) and received his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas.  While attending law school Mr. Dinsdale was selected to serve the Board of Advocates under the direction of the renowned courtroom strategist Professor Gerald R. Treece. Mr. Dinsdale honed his advocacy skills in preparation for a career involving the courtroom.


 


After graduation Mr. Dinsdale relocated to the Rio Grande Valley and continued his advocacy training while employed as a prosecutor with the Cameron County & District Attorney’s Office under then County & District Attorney Yolanda DeLeon and then subsequently under the newly elected Armando Villalobos.  As a prosecutor, Mr. Dinsdale reviewed and filed hundreds of misdemeanor criminal cases which gave him insight into what the State of Texas must prove to secure a conviction against a defendant.  After distinguishing himself in the several County Courts at Law, Mr. Dinsdale was promoted to handle complex felony cases.  While serving as a felony prosecutor in the several Cameron County District courts, Mr. Dinsdale tried multiple felony cases including but not limited to: robbery, burglary, drug possession, sexual assault, and murder.   Additionally, Mr. Dinsdale represented the State of Texas in all associated matters handled by the District Attorney’s Office including: counseling with probation officers, law enforcement officers, witness preparation, legal research, expunctions, plea negotiations, and drafting pre-trial motions.  While handling a full criminal docket Mr. Dinsdale also argued contested Protective Orders and aided the Texas Rangers in cold cases and unsolved murders.


 


During his time with the County and District Attorney’s Office Mr. Dinsdale gained immense knowledge into all matters associated with the criminal trial process.  In 2005, Mr. Dinsdale was awarded by then County & District Attorney Armando Villalobos for his outstanding performance as a prosecutor.  Texas Monthly magazine named Mr. Dinsdale a “Texas Super Lawyer-Rising Star” in 2008 and again in 2009, adding his name to a list of the top lawyers across the State of Texas.  After years of successfully practicing criminal law for the State of Texas, Mr. Dinsdale decided to put his talents to work for the people in Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy counties who are accused of crimes and need an effective lawyer to represent their rights in a complex legal system.


Mr. Dinsdale understands some decisions can completely change your life. Your choice of a lawyer to defend you against a criminal accusation is one of those decisions. With Mr. Dinsdale you can expect straight answers to your questions and an attorney to help you in exploring all your options. The Law Office of Justin Dinsdale will work with you to get you and your family through what might be the most difficult experience of your life.


Call Mr. Dinsdale today and let him put his experience, knowledge, and skill to work for you.


 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
  2. Family: 10%
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
  4. Probate: 10%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Christopher Thomas Lyerla

    Mr. Dinsdale is a thorough professional and well-respected in and around Cameron County. Prosecutors know he is not afraid to go to trial, giving him an edge when negotiating the best possible outcome for his clients. I would recommend him any day to someone accused of a crime and in need of a good attorney to get them out of their mess.

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    Christopher Lyerla DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Justin S Dinsdale

847 E Harrison St
2nd Floor
Brownsville, TX, 78520-7120

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200405/24/2015
IDInactive201007/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2009
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawLaw Office of Justin S. Dinsdale2011 - Present
AssociateColvin, Cheney, Saenz & Rodriguez, L.LP.2008 - 2010
Assistant District AttorneyCameron County District Attorney's Office2004 - 2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
Hidalgo County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Cameron County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2004
Texas Christian UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2000