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J. Randell Stevens

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney

4.9   127 reviews

also known as Randy Stevens

This attorney is currently not accepting new clients.
Reason: Government Attorney
This attorney is currently not accepting new clients.
Reason: Government Attorney
  • Licensed for 39 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1984
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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

About J.

Learn J.’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Bankruptcy and debt
    collections, deficiency suits, judicial and non-judicial foreclosure, bankruptcy, FDCPA.

    21 years, 300 cases

  2. Real estate
    title opinions, financing documents, landlord/tenant, land use, foreclosure.

    25 years, 150 cases

  3. Speeding and traffic ticket
    all Class C misdemeanors

    38 years, 60,000 cases

  4. Probate
    Probate process, estate defense, trusts.

    9 years, 15 cases

  5. Divorce and separation

    21 years, 300 cases

  6. Wills and living wills
    Wills, powers of attorney, directive to physicians.

    28 years, 500 cases

Lawyer in Waco, Texas, licensed for over 30 years. Experienced in all misdemeanors, real estate (title opinions, financing documents), trademark/servicemark, family law (divorce and modifications), probate (estate defense, trusts), banks and credit unions, and consumer bankruptcy (Ch.7 & 13) and FDCPA.

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4.9 / 5.0
  127 customer reviews
Posted by mohamed | April 9, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
I asked a question on line he did not hesitate . and he answerd me so he helped me a lot thank you .
Posted by Monica | September 15, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent Lawyer
Very informative and has a general love of helping people. I would definitely recommend him to anyone I know.
Posted by anonymous | September 14, 2012
Outstanding service provided by J. Randell Stevens
I'm am not the type of person to leave reviews but I sure do count on them, I guess I'm selfish in that sense. I'd like to give back the same way J. Randell Stevens helped me. Today I was facing a traffic citation which I did not commit. It was the Police Officers word against mine. Long story short, I hired Gioffredi and Associate and J. Randell Stevens was appointed to my case. He arrived in court prepared and ready to fight my case. Because of him my case was dismissed. I can't thank him enough. Fees were low, response was great, and I could tell this is a lawyer I can trust. THANKS Mr. Stevens!!
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Posted by Terrie | August 26, 2011
I keep them handy in my rolodex
I have been using Gioffredi and Associates for many years. Mr. Stevens has expeditiously assisted in dismissing citations. His work and that of the firm is always helpful, reliable and professional.
Posted by anonymous | August 17, 2011
Would absolutly hire again.
We received a citation in a city we were passing thru. Mr. Stevens was a referral and we are very pleased with his services. We worried that we would have to go back and show up to court and that would be an added expense, but Mr. Stevens took care of everything and kept us informed of the situation and our options.
Posted by John | July 28, 2011
Client Review of J. Randell Stevens
I retained Randell about a speeding ticket. I am 73 years old and attempt to drive carefully. However, due to circumstances I didn't understand, I was ticketed for doing 51 in a 40 mile an hour zone. Randell's firm gave me prompt service, expert advice and a successful conclusion in court. He is a top flight gentleman as well as very professional lawyer. I highly recommend him and his staff.
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Posted by anonymous | July 25, 2011
Great Lawyer!
Mr. Stevens is a very good attorney. He took care of my case and I was at court house only 1 hour! He is very kind and treated me with respect. I highly recommend Mr. Stevens and the firm of Gioffredi and Associates!
Posted by Chasity | July 19, 2011
Great Law Firm .... My tickets resolved.
I received a notice of two tickets in 2007 for tickets that I received in 1999. Apparently I forgot to take care of these, Gioffredi & Associates handled these for me. They were cheaper than paying the fees and these are not on my record! The office is very friendly!
Posted by James | July 12, 2011
Great law firm!
I have used Gioffredi and Assoc. many times for tickets and they have all been excellent. Mr. Stevens office kept me informed of everything and took care of my situation very quickly. I would highly recommend him! I will use them again.
Posted by Chris | July 9, 2011
Traffic Citation
From the first person I spoke to on the phone at Giofffredi and Associates to Attorney J. Randell Stevens who resolved my case, everyone made my legal experience fantastic. Tresa Gomez was my initial contact and she explained procedures so clearly I felt like a weight was lifted off my shoulders. J. Randell Stevens got my case dismissed and I am so grateful. He is professional, kind, and caring. Highly recommended!
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Posted by Bill | July 8, 2011
Very Professional
His office staff is excellent at getting you prepared with the proper documents and in court at the proper time. Case was dismissed and he informed me himself, then sent a follow up letter.
Posted by George | July 5, 2011
Great experience
Very efficient and I barely had to do a thing. Mr. Stevens got both of my cases dismissed, with no record going on my license. The Gioffredi grup is fabulous.
Posted by Steve H. | June 30, 2011
Randall Stevens Rocks!!
My 18 year old son got a speeding ticket in April '11 in Collin County for going a ridiculous 103 MPH on George Bush (70 MPH). We hired J. Randall Stevens at a cost of $65 plus $150 due to the severity of the ticket, and J. Randall got the case dismissed! I am still in shock that this ticket was dismissed. The fines and insurance premium hikes would have been well over $1,000!! I have never hired an attorney for a speeding ticket in my life (I am 51) and I would recommend Randall Stevens to anyone!
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Posted by Martin | June 24, 2011
Responsive & Trustworthy (AWSOME!!!)
my attorney didnt only save me hundreds on my fines, he gave me peace of mind!!! He was honest, professional, & worked fast!!! I can drive now without worries!!!!!
Posted by Jeff | June 18, 2011
The Best Attorney I have ever Had!!!
Everytime i get a traffic ticket I call Mr. Stevens Office. I have yet to ever have one ticket show up on my record. It is very important that i don't have anything show up on my driving record, I have a C.D.L. I gurantee that if you need an Attorney Mr. Stevens is the one. I promise you wil love the outcome when it is all over. I can't say thank you enough to Mr. Stevens and all of the Staff at his office.
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Posted by Marquita | June 10, 2011
It has been over 20 years since I needed the assistance of an attorney. I asked another law professional who should I retain regardng my ticket. Without any hesitation the response was "Call Randy Stevens (J.Randell Stevens)!" Mr.Stevens provided excellent representation for my case. Not only was he great but also the administrative staff kept me informed on everything concerning my case and they were always polite and just a joy to work with
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Posted by anonymous | June 9, 2011
Excellent Attorney
Excellent, conscientious, hard-working attorney. Diligently handled my speeding ticket for a reasonable fee and had it dismissed. I refer all of my family and friends to J. Randell Stevens.
Posted by Tom | June 7, 2011
I have been using Gioffredi & Associates now for over 10 years and Mr. Stevens has helped me in the majority of the past cases as well as the current one and really knows the ins & outs of the system because he has never failed.
Posted by Greg | June 6, 2011
Randell Stevens is great for Traffic Violations!!!!!!!!!!!
Randell was great had two tickets, both speeding, one was deferred and the other was speeding and his prices for his services in Dallas are great! Gal's in his office are also "SO NICE AND HELPFULL"
Posted by anonymous | May 28, 2011
Glad he represented me
His staff was great they took great care of me explained everything for me. As well one of my cases got dismissed and the other i got i minimum fine. He did a terrific job exceeded expectations in every way.
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AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Gioffredi & Associates
  • 1986 - 2014


  • Baylor University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1983
  • Baylor University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1980

Sample of Legal Cases

  • City of Lewisville
  • Not Guilty (jury)


  • Municipal Justice Bar Association of Dallas
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • Municipal Justice Bar Association of Texas
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • Municipal Justice Bar Association of Dallas
  • Vice President
  • 2008 - 2008
  • State Bar of Texas, Human Rights Committee
  • Member
  • 1996 - 1997
  • Lawyers Against Domestic Violence
  • Vice-Chair
  • 1987 - 1999
  • United Way of Waco-McClennan County Emergency Food & Shelter Board
  • Board Member
  • 1984 - 1985
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Pre-eminent rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas
  • D Magazine
  • 2017


  • Wall Street Journal
  • Battling Traffic Tickets in Court
  • 1995

Speaking Engagements

  • 2009 MJBAT in Mexico
  • Silver Bullets: Tips for Quashing Cases
  • 2009
  • Evidence Lite
  • Evidence
  • 2008
  • MJBAD monthly meting
  • Web Tools for traffic lawyers
  • 2007
  • Annual Meeting in Mexico
  • Web Tools for Traffic Lawyers
  • 2007
  • MJBAT in Mexico
  • Bankruptcy Alternative for License Problems
  • 2005
  • MJBAT in Mexico
  • Disorderly Conduct: F bombs
  • 2005
  • MJBAD monthly meeting
  • Silver Bullets: Tips on Quashing Complaints
  • 2003
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Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (6)
Endorse J.
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Apr 12
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. While I never met Mr. Stevens personally, he gives great insight into traffic related matters. I find a lot of the information he provides to be accurate and helpful to those in need. For those of you looking for a competent lawyer in the Dallas/East Texas area I would seek Mr. Stevens' services."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Apr 03
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. Randell's answers on this forum reveal he is a highly skilled and knowledgeable attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Randy is an excellent attorney who is well-regarded."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Feb 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Great lawyer. Extremely professional, knowledgeable and well liked."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Jul 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"No one is more respected in Dallas for handling traffic offenses. I refer everyone to him. He gets results!"
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Sep 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Randell is the go-to guy for municipal court matters. I send all my relatives and friends (including my husband) to him on a regular basis. Got a ticket? Call Randell."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 24
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"As a baby prosecutor, Randy was my favorite attorney. Period. His integrity was beyond reproach. When he made a motion, I never questioned it bc he was so honest. I have considered him a wonderful attorney from the first day I met him."
Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney | Dec 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I've worked with Mr. Stevens for 21 years. He is considered to be one of, if not the best, traffic ticket defense attorney in Dallas County. And that seems to be the universal opinion of everyone in the industry."
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Real estate
Speeding and traffic ticket
Speeding and traffic ticket
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Criminal defense
Speeding and traffic ticket