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Stephen A. Hamer, Esq. is Manager and Senior Trial Attorney at the Hamer Law Firm located in Dallas, Texas.  Mr. Hamer was born and raised in Southern California.  He received a B.A. in Law & Society from UCSB, and a Juris Doctorate from ASL.  During law school, he worked at the Commonwealth Attorney’s Offices in Russell County and Buchanan County.

This office also deals with individuals and corporations in need of Criminal Defense, or a Civil Litigator for actions in Contracts/Agreements, Fraud,  Family Law, Trusts and Estates, Personal Injury, Property Damage, and more.


This Office has defended numerous people accused of Felonies such as

Assault,  Aggravated Assault,  Domestic Violence,  Robbery, Aggravated Robbery,  Burglary,  Unlawful Possession of Firearm, Resisting Arrest, Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity, Possession and Distribution of Drugs, and more.

Mr.  Hamer really enjoys the law, and using it to help people. 

He prides himself on research, preparation, and aggressively and creatively defending and protecting the rights of his clients.


Practices primarily in:

Cooke, Dallas, Denton, and Tarrant Counties. 

Recent Cases: 

  • Breach of Contract - WON SUMMARY JUDGMENT $35,000.00


  • Felony Burglary Of Habitation - DISMISSED 


  • Felony Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity - DISMISSED


  • Felony Aggravated Assault / Family Violence - DISMISSED


  • Felony Aggravated Robbery - DISMISSED


  • Felony Possession and Delivery of 1.5 Pounds of Marijuana - 90 DAYS COUNTY JAIL




Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Contracts: 75%
  2. Criminal Defense: 15%
  3. General Practice: 10%



Hourly ($200-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Kent Wade Starr

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Stephen Hamer on a legal matter and we were opposing counsel. He was very professional and always well prepared. I strongly endorse Stephen Hamer and he is a very knowledgeable attorney who is not afraid of the courtroom.


    Kent Starr Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Macy Michelle Jaggers

    Mr. Hamer is an aggressive and compassionate attorney who gets his clients the best results possible. I am pleased to endorse him.


    Macy Jaggers DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200907/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best In US LAW In TexasQuizUp2014
Featured Attorney - ContractsAvvo2014
Featured Attorney - Criminal DefenseAvvo2014
Contracts - Top Contributor AwardAvvo2014
Criminal Defense - Top Contributor AwardAvvo2014
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Featured Attorney - Criminal DefenseAvvo2013
Featured Attorney - ContractsAvvo2013
Contracts/Agreements - Top Contributor AwardAvvo2013
Criminal Defense - Top Contributor AwardAvvo2013
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Community Service ExcellenceASL2008
Moot Court Board CertificationASL2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
VPKEST LLC2014 - Present
VPAsset Direction Inc.2010 - Present
Manager and Senior Trial AttorneyHamer Law Firm2010 - Present
AttorneySpecial Counsel2010 - 2011
AttorneyHudson Legal2009 - 2010
Legal InternBuchanan County Commonwealth's Attorney2007 - 2008
Legal InternRussell County Commonwealth's Attorney2006 - 2007
Law ClerkReish Luftman Reicher & Cohen, A Professional Corporation1997 - 1998
Bartender / ServerLamppost Pizza1994 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Dallas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Collin County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice SectionMemberN/A
State Bar of Texas, General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm SectionMemberN/A
Moot Court BoardBoard MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
1.5 Pounds Marijuana Delivery and Possession90 Days county jail
Resisting Arrest and Domestic Violence / StrangulationPROBATION
Breach Of ContractSummary Judgment for Plaintiff.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Appalachian School of LawLawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)2008
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawN/AN/A
University of California - Los AngelesBiologyN/AN/A
University of California - Santa BarbaraLawN/AN/A