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About me

I have been practicing Criminal Law in Austin since 1978.  I have been Board Certified in Criminal Law since 1985.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Gustavo Luis Garcia Jr.

    Encyclopedic knowledge of law, and a top notch practitioner of law. He has earned the highest level of respect in the community of judges, defense attorneys and prosecutors.


    Gustavo Garcia Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Paul Anthony Quinzi

    Andy Forsythe is everything you could want in a criminal defense lawyer. He is as smart as they come, and diligently studies the most recent changes in the law. He has great people skills, and is one of the kindest and most approachable lawyers I've ever met. He has an impeccable reputation among prosecutors, judges, and other defense attorneys. This guy is all class. I endorse him 100%.


    Paul Quinzi Expungement Attorney
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Contact info

Williams & Forsythe

1100 West Ave.
Austin, TX, 78701-2020


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197810/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell2012
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2011
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell2011
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell2010
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2010
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell2009
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2009
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell2008
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2008
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2007
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell2007
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell2006
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2005
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2004
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell2004
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell2003
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2003
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell2002
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell2001
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell2000
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1999
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1998
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1997
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1996
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1995
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1994
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1993
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1992
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1991
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1990
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1989
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1988
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1987
Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™Martindale-Hubbell1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWilliams & Forsythe1983 - Present
Felony ProsecutorTravis County District Attorney1981 - 1982
Instructor in Criminal Prosecution ClinicUniversity of Texas School of Law1980 - 1981
Misdemeanor ProsecutorTravis County Attorney1979 - 1981
AssociateLaw Office of Jesse Carrillo1978 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn.memberN/A
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn.memberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
2008 Advanced Criminal Law CourseThe Art of Saying No: Defending the Total Refusal Case2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of TexasSociologyB.A. with High Honors1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Ethics Seminar, 1997-2012Ethics2012
2008 Advance Criminal Law CourseDWI2008