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  1. Domestic Violence: 25%
    16 years
  2. White Collar Crime: 25%
    16 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
    16 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 25%
    16 years



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  • Russell David Hunt Jr.

    Brian and I have been friends since High School in Waco. Brian is a smart and caring guy who works hard to obtain good outcomes for his clients.


    Russell Hunt Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William Monroe Hines

    I have worked closely with Brian in the past and I find him extremely competent and approachable. You would do well to hire him for your criminal defense needs.


    William Hines DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200407/16/2016
VTSuspended Non-payment199908/03/2010
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board MemberVermont Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2003
ParticipantWestern Trial Advocacy Institute2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerTillman Braniff, PLLC2009 - Present
PrincipalLaw Office of Brian K. Tillman2006 - 2009
AttorneyDunham Law Firm2004 - 2006
AttorneyLaw Office of Nicholas L. Hadden1999 - 2004
Contract Public Defender- Franklin Co.Vermont Public Defender1999 - 2004
Law Clerk InternVermont Supreme Court1997 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationAdvisory Panel2009 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
NORML Legal CommitteeN/AN/A
Vermont Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Vermont Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2000 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Vermont v. Frederic DumouchelHung Jury, then dismissal
State of TX v. Chad Allen ForbesNot Guilty
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vermont Law SchoolDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1998
University of Texas System, AustinPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994