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My practice is dedicated to defending people accused of crimes in Austin and throughout Central Texas.  I handle all misdemeanor and felony cases, including DWI/ DUI charges, drug cases, traffic tickets, and assaults (including family violence charges).


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 47%
    10 years, 700 cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 37%
    10 years, 550 cases
  3. Domestic Violence: 16%
    10 years, 250 cases



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • John Lounsbury Wise

    Paul is a tenacious defense attorney is Austin, Texas. He zealously represents all of his clients and is equally adept in trial and at the negotiation table. He is an extremely competent lawyer and has a great sense of humor and wit.


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Contact info

Law Office of Paul Holt Walcutt

600 W. 13th Street
Austin, TX, 78701


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200607/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/OwnerLaw Office of Paul Holt Walcutt2010 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Betty Blackwell2006 - 2009
Immigration Law ClerkHispanic Apostolate of New Orleans2006 - 2006
Student AttorneyTulane Law School Criminal Clinic2006 - 2006
Student AttorneyUniversity of Texas School of Law Criminal Clinic2005 - 2006
Summer Law ClerkPhiladelphia Defender Service2005 - 2005
Law ClerkLouisiana Capital Assistance Clinic2004 - 2004
Summer Law ClerkMontgomery County Office of the Public Defender2004 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2012 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2009 - 2012
Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2008 - 2010
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Family Violence CaseDismissal
16 year old Criminally Negligent Homicide case dismissed for Speedy Trial ViolationDismissal - Speedy Trial Violation
Theft of PropertyDismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Haverford CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2013 Trial AcademyPretrial Motions Practice2013
ACDLA Monthly MeetingDWI Case Law Update2009