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David Lawrence Traylor

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David Traylor is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell and is a graduate of the SMU Law School. 


Mr. Traylor is licensed to practice in all Texas Courts and all Federal Courts in the Northern District of Texas. The Traylor Law Firm focuses exclusively on Criminal Defense and Jail Release for both Felonies and Misdemeanors. We also assist people in Driver License issues including Class C Misdemeanor Representation and Lifting of Warrants.


Prior to starting his practice in Dallas, Mr. Traylor worked with the State of Hawaii, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Office of Consumer Protection, and also with the Office of the Attorney General, in the Tort Litigation Division.


Mr. Traylor has helped tens of thousands of people in the Dallas area put their legal matters behind them. He would be happy to discuss helping you with yours.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    21 years, 7 thousand cases
  2. Speeding Ticket: 25%
    21 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 23%
    21 years
  4. Credit Card Fraud: 2%
    21 years



Fixed (sometimes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

28 total 

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  • Gregory B. Fell

    David is an excellent lawyer with great integrity. I have been referring criminal cases to him for the last 15 years. The feedback I have received has been 100% positive. When I refer a case to David, I know the client will be taken of in every aspect.


    Gregory Fell Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David R. Scoggins

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known him for many years as a hard working attorney who is always seeking the best possible result for his clients. He stands up for his clients from beginning to end.


    David Scoggins Federal crime Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Traylor Law Firm

1412 Main St Ste 611
Dallas, TX, 75202-4014


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199407/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
3 Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Dallas, Texasthreebestrated.com2016
A+ RatingBetter Business Bureau2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
3 Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Dallas, Texasthreebestrated.com2015
A+ RatingBetter Business Bureau2015
Client Choice AwardAVVO2014
A+ RatingBetter Business Bureau2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
Best LapTarrant County Bar Association2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Traylor Law Firm1995 - Present
AttorneyStalcup and Casterline1994 - 1995
Law ClerkThe State of Hawaii Office of the Attorney General1993 - 1993
Law ClerkThe State of Hawaii Office of Commerce and Consumer Affairs1992 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2015 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
Dallas Municipal Justice Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
United States District Court, Northern DistrictMember1995 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DWI .22 Blood TestNot Guilty
Assault on a Public ServantNo Billed by the Grand Jury
Felony Probation Discharged - Case DismissedDischarged and dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
AVVO Legal GuidesTexas Department of Public Safety Surcharge Repayment Programs2015
AVVO Legal GuidesGrand Jury Representation2015
AVVO Legal GuidesState Jail Felony 12.44 reductions2015
AVVO Legal GuidesA Quick Guide to Jail Release Options in Dallas County2014
AVVO Legal GuidesResolving Traffic and Other Class C Misdemeanor Warrants2014
Dallas Morning NewsMurder Suicide After Acquittal1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of Texas System, DallasEconomics and FinanceBA - Bachelor of Arts1991