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Sean Buckley

Criminal defense Attorney at Pascagoula, MS

4.8   22 reviews

also known as Sean Buckley - Author & Criminal Defense Attorney

  • State Years
    Mississippi - MS 1 year
    Texas - TX 24 years
  • Licensed for 1 year
    State MS
    Acquired 2022
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 24 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2000
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Sean

Learn Sean’s areas of practice.

2
Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    50%
    The Law office of Sean Buckley defends against all allegations of South Mississippi crimes. See website for complete list.

    24 years

  2. Federal crime
    50%
    Fraud, Wire Fraud, Mail Fraud, Health Care Fraud, Tax Evasion, Money Laundering, Bribery, Identity Theft, Forgery, Bank Fraud, Covid Relief Fraud, PPP Fraud, CARES Act Fraud, Computer Crimes, Organized Crime, Firearms, Human Trafficking

    24 years

State of Mississippi Criminal Defense Attorney Sean Buckley has over two decades of experience defending people and organizations in State & Federal courts against criminal accusations throughout the Gulf Coast region and across the United States with a proven track record that speaks for itself.

Buckley handles a wide range of criminal cases including Drug Trafficking, Fraud, Health Care Fraud, Wire Fraud, Money Laundering, Conspiracy, Organized Crime, Drug Crimes, DUI, Computer Crimes, Assault Crimes, Sexual Crimes, Murder, and most other criminal cases. Notable wins include an unprecedented “Not Guilty” verdict in a $120 million Federal Health Care Fraud Conspiracy and Money Laundering trial, and a “Not Guilty” verdict in a Drug Possession case using the fabled “borrowed pants defense.

Sean Buckley's past work has been favorably profiled in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and a list of local and national news outlets. 

Buckley maintains his principal office in Pascagoula,Mississippi while representing clients throughout the United States. 

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El abogado defensor penal Sean Buckley, de Pascagoula, Mississippi, es ampliamente reconocido y representa a clientes en casos penales federales y estatales de Mississippi.


Con más de dos décadas de experiencia, el abogado penal Sean Martindale y figura en Mid-South Super Lawyers y Best Lawyers.
Buckley maneja una amplia gama de casos penales federales y estatales de Mississippi, incluyendo fraude, fraude en la atención médica, fraude telefónico, lavado de dinero, conspiración, crimen organizado, delitos de drogas, delitos informáticos, delitos de agresión, delitos sexuales, asesinato y la mayoría de los demás casos penales.


Victorias destacadas incluyen un veredicto de "No culpable" sin precedentes en un juicio de conspiración federal por fraude en la atención médica y lavado de dinero de $120 millones, y un veredicto de "No culpable" en un caso de posesión de drogas utilizando la famosa
"defensa de los pantalones prestados."


Como discípulo moderno del famoso abogado litigante Dick DeGuerin, el abogado Sean Buckley ingresó al mundo de la litigación de alto riesgo a través del ámbito del derecho penal, donde mantiene una práctica activa defendiendo casos penales graves y complejos.


Si estás siendo investigado o has sido arrestado por un delito grave en Pascagoula / Sur de Mississippi, necesitas representación legal. Llama hoy a las Oficinas Legales de Sean Buckley para obtener una Evaluación de Caso gratuita. ¡Estamos en su lado!


Las Oficinas Legales de Sean Buckley tienen sus principales sedes en Pascagoula, Mississippi, y prestan servicios en el condado de Jackson y áreas circundantes del sur de Mississippi, incluyendo Moss Point, Ocean Springs, Gautier, Gulfport y Biloxi.

 

- Licensed Since:2000

- Rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale Hubbell 2023

- Mid-South Super Lawyers 2023

- Best Lawyers in America 2024

- Voted #1 by Best Of Coastal Mississippi 2023

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Photos and videos

Drug Possession, Drug Trafficking and Conspiracy
Law Offices of Sean Buckley 
Pascagoula, Mississippi
Sean and Marisol Buckley
Unveiling The Truth: Why Legal Representation Is Always Essential
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Location

Law Offices of Sean Buckley, PLLC
912 Convent Avenue
Pascagoula, MS, 39567

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Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
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Posted by Pat | December 21, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing Attorney
Mr Buckley is an amazing attorney who knows his stuff! He’s a great listener, explains in details and takes his time. If you need someone on your side this is who to contact. Highly recommend!
Posted by Sam | July 6, 2023
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
THE BEST CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY!!
I highly recommend Mr Buckley! He is genuinely caring and he’s trustworthy. He communicated with me every step of the way and eased my constant tension. If you need help, Law Offices of Sean Buckley is where you need to go!
Response from Sean Buckley November 13, 2023
Thanks Sam! We really appreciate the trust you put in us and are very pleased all was dismissed in your particular situation and we wish you the best.
Posted by Derrick | May 11, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Incredible Criminal Defense Attorney!
Not guilty! Sean recently represented me in a federal trial and was successful. I was facing 15-20 years in federal prison. My life, my job... all was at stake and I was under enormous anxiety and pressure. During the entire process he was incredibly helpful, courteous, encouraging and very professional. I remember feeling nervous in court every time I had to be there, but every time Sean walked in I felt confident. When the NOT guilty verdict came in, I cannot begin to express the relief I felt and how grateful I was to Sean for the incredible amount of hard work he put into my case. I cannot recommend Sean strongly enough, he is by far the best criminal defense attorney in Mississippi!
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Response from Sean Buckley July 6, 2023
Thank you for this great review! We work hard for our clients and are grateful to have worked with you and helped you with your case!
Posted by Sam | April 18, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best in town! Pascagoula Mississippi
Knowledgeable, experienced, knows the law, communicates top notch. I highly recommend Mr Buckley and am truly grateful to him and his wife Marisol.
Response from Sean Buckley July 6, 2023
Thank you for this great review! We work hard for our clients and are grateful to have worked with you and helped you with your case!
Posted by Jeremy | April 17, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best Criminal Defender in all of Mississippi
Mr Buckley is an amazing criminal defense attorney in Pascagoula who I highly recommend should you need the BEST defense lawyer possible!
Response from Sean Buckley July 6, 2023
Thank you for this great review! We work hard for our clients and are grateful to have worked with you and helped you with your case!
Posted by Susan | September 19, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Ms. Susan Pack
Mr. Buckley is a phenomenal criminal defense attorney. I have met with Mr. Buckley a number of times concerning my situation. Mr. Buckley knows the law. He is a professional, creative and patient. His knowledge of the law has been a great guide for me. My particular situation was difficult with extenuating circumstances. Mr. Buckley guided me and advised me of what and how the process would unfold. He was amazing with patience and explanations of the system. He broke down the steps of how, when and where my case should and would unfold. His expert experience has created new paths for my situation, which is in process and moving forward.
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Posted by anonymous | March 2, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Criminal Attorney!
Sean is the nicest man and a very smart attorney. I was so pleased with all that he did for my case. If you want to WIN, then hire Sean!
Posted by Osenry Lopez | April 17, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Criminal Lawyer
I highly recommend Attorney Sean Buckley. He is an amazing person and extremely responsible for his client. Mr. Buckley listened to my side of the story and patiently guided me through the whole complicated legal process. He is very knowledgeable in criminal law and gave me priceless advice during every step. More importantly, the whole time, was extremely proactive on my case. He always made contact, followed up and kept me updated with the status of the case. He did a great deal of work on behalf with the prosecutor. Eventually he got my case dismissed. 5 Stars are not enough to value his constant professionalism, profound experience and excellent service! 
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Posted by Dina | January 27, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
A true expert and professional
If you want the best representation, hire Sean. He is thorough, and current on the law and all its updates. If only the best will do, he’s your man.
Posted by Phan | December 18, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Words Can Not Express My Gratitude!
Mr.Buckley did a fantastic job. His decades of experience in criminal defense were obvious during trial. I must say he is an incredible trial lawyer. My case was dismissed and my quality of life returned to me. I highly recommend him. You will not be disappointed. Thank you Mr. Buckley for your hard work and patience with me!
Posted by Heather | November 13, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The Best Attorney In Texas
Not guilty! Mr. Buckley recently represented me in a federal trial and was successful. I was facing 15-20 years in federal prison. My life, my job... all was at stake and I was under enormous anxiety and pressure. Going to court was an extremely stressful time for me but Mr. Buckley’s confidence helped alleviate my stress. I had full confidence in him. During the entire process he was incredibly helpful, courteous, encouraging and very professional. When the NOT guilty verdict came in, I can not begin to express the relief I felt and how grateful I was to Mr. Buckley for the incredible amount of hard work he put into my case. I cannot recommend Mr. Buckley strongly enough, he is by far the best criminal defense attorney in Texas!
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Posted by anonymous | October 19, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
NOT GUILTY: $100 Million Healthcare Fraud Case
I have seen Mr. Buckley at work when he recently won in a massive $100 million federal criminal trial where his client was accused of defrauding the TRICARE healthcare program. His “Not Guilty” verdict shows that he is a consummate professional and one of the best criminal defense trial lawyers in the country. If you are in serious criminal trouble, it would be a mistake not to have him on your legal team.
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Posted by Mari | July 16, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thank you for defending me and getting my case dismissed!
Sean Buckley recently defended me against serious and false criminal allegations made by my ex-husband during our divorce. I stood to lose everything including my freedom. Mr. Buckley handled my case with the utmost professionalism, judgment, and skill. His efforts led prosecutors to dismiss all charges before trial. Thank you for giving me my life back! Mari H
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Posted by anonymous | March 25, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
1st) HELP yourself, do research, Do your part, I thank God that I did
I am a US Army veteran and have a job in health. Mr Sean Buckley masterfully represented me in a FEDERAL CRIMINAL case and fought get me God's miraculous results.
Posted by Jared | January 27, 2015
Got me out of serious trouble
Last year I hired Sean Buckley to handle an aggravated assault case for me. I was falsely accused by my ex-wife of hitting her and causing injuries. Sean got her on tape telling a different story and then used that evidence to get my case dismissed. Thank you for putting an end to this nightmare!
Posted by anonymous | July 15, 2014
Fantastic Attorney
Sean recently represented me in a misdemeanor trial and was successful. Sean was able to get my case moved to a pre-trial diversion rather than standard probation and ultimately was able to get my case dismissed. During the entire process he was incredibly helpful, he always returned my calls quickly and was very professional and courteous. I remember feeling nervous in court every time I had to be there, but every time Sean walked in I felt confident. I cannot recommend Sean strongly enough for anyone who needs defense.
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Posted by Sandra | July 13, 2014
A True Professional
Last year my husband and I hired Sean Buckley to represent our college-age daughter, who was charged with felony cocaine possession in Houston, TX. Sean was referred to us by a well known criminal lawyer here in Miami, FL, where we live. We had never been through anything like this before as a family, and we were anxious and scared. Sean immediately made us feel comfortable with the process. He was easy to talk to, and always made time for us whenever we asked for an update. On one occasion Sean asked us to travel from FL to attend court with our daughter for an important hearing. My husband and I watched many other lawyers as they came came in and out of the courtroom, and in comparison we were very impressed with the way Sean handled himself with confidence and dignity. Thank you Sean for taking care of our daughter and for a job well done!
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Posted by Rita | March 27, 2014
Excellent lawyer adn person
Sean successfully represented my 18 year old grandson on a very serious felony charge( which if convicted my 18 year old grandson would have faced 10 to 20 years in prison for something stupid he did when he was only 17). My grandson received probation which that court had never awarded any one with his charge before. When my grandson violated his probation Sean again stepped in and miraculously obtained for him another chance at probation after a year served in county jail. If my grandson successfully adheres to his probation requirements for 3 years he will have a felony no conviction on his record and will be off of probation. With Sean's professional representation, interest and his belief in my grandson I feel as though he (my grandson) is now on the positive path in life. I can not say how grateful we are that we chose Sean to represent our family member.I feel as though only Sean could have worked both of these miracles.I communicated with Sean many times through this legal ordeal and I find his professional and personal integrity unquestionable.I would not hesitate in recommending Sean Buckley to anyone needing legal representation.
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Posted by John Michael Harvey | March 27, 2014
Sean Buckley came to my rescue and saved my life!
My name is John. I was in prison when I met Sean. My mother, before she passed away, had hired his firm do a parole package. I had already exhausted all legal remedies by that time. There was absolutely no hope for me. I had been in prison for nine years by then for a crime I did not commit. A long and prominent list of very expensive attorneys and private investigators and polygraph examiners and experts of all kinds and from many states had all come up empty. My mother had spent her life savings, cashed in every bond she ever bought and remortgaged her home, twice, and still nothing. Well over $100,000 in fees. Several hearings and motions and legal proceedings... Zero. Nadda. Zilch. My mom passed away with cancer. Then came Sean Buckley. A young gun with calm blue eyes visited me one day in prison and told me he thought maybe he could do something. He took my case pro bono, sorted through literally MILLIONS of documents and statements and motions and, within three years, had my wrongful conviction overturned. Through Sean Buckley hard work and dedication I was found "factually innocent" by the state supreme court. I remember when Sean picked me up from prison the day of my release. Put me up in a five-star hotel, bought me steak dinner. He even took me shopping for clothes and shoes and gave me my first cell phone. He then filed a motion to have my conviction expunged. I live in Florida now. I am married. And I am free, because of Sean.
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Posted by Alexander | March 26, 2014
Great attorney! Always available and very favorable results!!!
Sean helped me with a matter and was not only very informative and helpful but very available with all forms of communication to answer any questions I had pertaining to my case and options each step of the process. He was very knowledgeable and got more favorable a result than I had originally hoped for. Not only was he well versed in the law but also explained thins very clearly so as not to be confusing. I cannot recommend Sean's services enough and thank him very earnestly for all he's done to help me in a very scary time in my life!
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 70 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney and Managing Member
  • Law Offices of Sean Buckley, PLLC
  • 2013 - Present
  • Associate
  • DeGuerin & Dickson
  • 2007 - 2012
  • Attorney
  • Sean Buckley, P.C.
  • 2000 - 2007

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law
  • Doctor of Law (J.D.)
  • 1999
  • Auburn University
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • 1996

Sample of Legal Cases

  • U.S. vs. Cooper
  • Not Guilty
  • State v. Alz***
  • Not Guilty (Jury Verdict)
  • State v. Pad*****
  • Not Guilty (Jury Verdict)
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Associations

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Federal Rules Committee
  • 2009 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Task Force for Discovery Reform
  • 2009 - Present
  • Lawyers in MENSA
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • National Eagle Scout Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Executive Committee
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 2004 - 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2024
  • Best Trial Law/ Best Defense Law/ Best DUI Law
  • Best Of Coastal Mississippi
  • 2023
  • 2023 Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2023
  • 2023 JUDICIAL EDITION TOP 1%
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2023
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2023
  • CLIENT CHAMPION
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2023
  • AMERICA’S MOST HONORED LAWYERS
  • The American Registry
  • 2023
  • Super Lawyers
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2022
  • America’s Most Honored Lawyers 2022- TOP 1 %
  • The American Registry
  • 2022
  • Best Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2022
  • National Trial Lawyer-Top 100
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Houston's Best Lawyers
  • Houstonia Magazine
  • 2014
  • Houston's Top Lawyers
  • HTexas Magazine
  • 2013
  • Houston's Top Lawyers
  • HTexas Magazine
  • 2012
  • Houston's Top Lawyers
  • HTexas Magazine
  • 2011
  • Houston's Top Lawyers
  • HTexas Magazine
  • 2010
  • Houston's Top Lawyers
  • HTexas Magazine
  • 2009
  • Houston's Top Lawyers
  • HTexas Magazine
  • 2008
  • Distinguished Service Award
  • State of Texas House of Representatives
  • 2001
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Publications

  • O’Conners Federal Criminal Rules & Codes 2023
  • Co-Author
  • 2023
  • O’Conner’s Federal Criminal Rules & Codes
  • Co-Author
  • 2022
  • O’Conner’s Federal Criminal Rules & Codes Plus
  • Co-Author
  • 2021
  • O’Conner’s Federal Criminal Codes & Rules Plus
  • Co-Author
  • 2020
  • O’Conner’s Federal Criminal Rules & Codes Plus
  • Co-Author
  • 2019
  • O’Conner’s Federal Criminal Rules & Codes Plus
  • Co-Author
  • 2018
  • O’Conner’s Federal Rules & Codes Plus
  • Co-Author
  • 2017
  • O’Conner’s Federal Criminal Rules & Codes Plus
  • Co-Author
  • 2016
  • O’Conner’s Federal Criminal Rules & Codes Plus
  • Co-Author
  • 2015
  • O'Connor's Federal Criminal Rules & Codes
  • Co-Author
  • 2014
  • Self-Published
  • Current Trends in Health Care Fraud Enforcement
  • 2013
  • Self-Published
  • Defending Against the Bootstrapping of Civil and Regulatory Violations into Criminal Offenses
  • 2013
  • O'Connor's Federal Criminal Rules & Codes
  • Co-Author
  • 2013
  • O'Connor's Federal Criminal Rules & Codes
  • Co-Author
  • 2012
  • O'Connor's Federal Criminal Rules & Codes
  • Co-Author
  • 2011
  • O'Connor's Federal Criminal Rules & Codes
  • Co-Author
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (2)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Mr. Buckley. He is a smart, tough attorney who is able to analyze complex legal matters and deliver solid advice to his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Sean is one of the top lawyers in our community. He is extremely skilled in all areas of criminal defense. I highly recommend Sean."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Sean Buckley is a very capable lawyer with a solid reputation in the Houston legal community. He has a commanding presence in front of juries, and does a excellent job for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer.Sean is one of the best. He fights for his clients with zest and is awesome in the courtroom."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"When I was a DA I had a few cases against Sean. He aggressively advocated for his clients while at the same time being professional and courteous --he was a serious adversary. I'm now a member of the criminal defense bar and Sean is a great lawyer to learn from. I endorse this attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Sean. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Sean Buckley has significant experience in all aspects of criminal defense. He was trained by the best and obviously those qualities were passed on to Sean. He is an excellent lawyer to have in your corner."
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Pascagoula Criminal defense Lawyer Sean Buckley
Sean Buckley
Criminal defense Attorney
Pascagoula, MS
Licensed for 24 years
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