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Paul Joseph Goeke

Criminal defense Attorney at San Antonio, TX

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  • Licensed for 40 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1983
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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

About Paul

Learn Paul’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    50%
    Capital Murder, Murder, Aggravated Sexual Assault Indecency w/ Child Contact/Exposure Intoxication Manslaughter/Assault Poss/Delivery of Controlled Substances

    41 years

  2. DUI and DWI
    40%
    The defense of individuals accused of operating a motor vehicle, boat or aircraft while intoxicated Administrative License Revocation hearings based upon Blood and Breath Test Refusals or Failures

    41 years

  3. Domestic violence
    10%
    The defense of individuals accused of Felony and Misdemeanor assault wiithin a family or dating relationship

    41 years

Paul Goeke is licensed to practice in State and Federal Court. He is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist. To achieve this qualification, a lawyer must devote a significant part of his practice to Criminal Law for a minimum of five (5) years and then pass a special law examination on Texas Criminal Law. Mr Goeke's law career has been ENTIRELY devoted to criminal law. Having begun his career as an Assistant District Attorney with the Bexar County District Attorney's Office, he has experience "on both sides of the docket". This provides a unique and highly valuable insight into the trial of criminal cases as it helps a lawyer to recognize the strengths and weaknesses of the State's case. Modern criminal cases rely heavily on forensic sciences and the application of science in the courtroom. Mr.Goeke has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a Minor in the Physical and Biological sciences. He has studied extensively in medicine and the educational background makes him especially qualified to defend individual accused of crimes ranging from Capital Murder, Intoxication Manslaughter/Assault, Sexual Assault to Driving While Intoxicated.

All criminal defense cases are challenging. Defending an individual accused and prosecuted by the state, the police, all of the forces of government, this requires considerable training and experience. Many people wonder "Why would a lawyer who is qualified to handle capital murder or aggravated sexual assault cases also handle misdemeanor DWI cases?" The fact of the matter is that DWIs can be some of the most complex and difficult cases that exist. Successfully defending a DWI case requires an in depth understanding of science, law and human nature. DWI also accounts for the greatest number of actual innocent people charged with a crime. Every good lawyer enjoys a challenge and every good lawyer enjoys seeing innocent people acquitted (found not guilty) by juries. Mr. Goeke will represent you as an individual and treat your case as the most important case there is--because IT IS!  Conviction for ANY crime can have a long term negative impact on you.

Location

Paul J. Goeke Jr.
310 S. St. Mary's St.
Suite 935
San Antonio, TX, 78205

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Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Bexar County District Attorney's Office
  • 1983 - 1985

Education

  • St. Mary's University
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • 1983
  • St. Mary's University
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • 1983
  • University of Texas
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1975

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Indecency with a Child by Contact
  • Dismissed.
  • Indecency w/ Child by Contact
  • Dismissed.
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Dismissed.
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Associations

  • Texas DWI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Director
  • 2014 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1985 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • N/A
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • N/A
  • San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Best S.A. Lawyers
  • San Antonio Scene Magazine
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers
  • 2007
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Speaking Engagements

  • Advanced DWI Seminar
  • Forensic Reconstruction and Criminal Defense
  • N/A

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