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A skilled litigator that knows how to deliver the advocacy you seek and is at home in the court room. Whatever your criminal defense needs--DWI, Possession, Assault, Theft, and any other type of Federal or State charges--Wayne A. Fowler is the criminal defense attorney you need.


If you need DWI/DUI representation, I have skill and experience to represent you through the entire process, having mentored under Mimi Coffey--one of the most highly-respected, experienced, and recognized DWI trial attorneys in the state of Texas--for DWI defense.


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Practice areas

  1. Criminal Defense: 55%
  2. Federal Crime: 25%
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%



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  • John M O'Brien

    An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.


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  • Chelsi Jean McLarty

    Wayne is not only a skilled trial attorney, but he is wonderful about communicating with his clients throughout the duration of their case. He is extremely passionate about each case he handles. I endorse this attorney.


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Contact info


TXInactive 201308/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2015
Client's Choice for Criminal DefenseAVVO2014
State Bar College MembershipCollege of the State Bar of Texas2014
Pro Bono College MembershipCollege of the State Bar of Texas2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
National Order of BarristersSecretary of the Board of Governors2013
"Preeminent Advocate" DistinctionTexas Wesleyan Board of Advocates2013
3rd Place -- ABA Representation in Mediation CompetitionAmerican Bar Association2012
Best Advocate -- Upper Level Mock Trial CompetitionTexas Wesleyan University School of Law2012
National Team -- ABA Law Student Negotiation CompetitionAmerican Bar Association2012
2nd Place -- ABA Law Student Negotiation CompetitionAmerican Bar Association2012
1st Place -- 2L Mock Trial CompetitionTexas Wesleyan University School of Law2011
1st Place -- 1L Mock Trial CompetitionTexas Wesleyan University School of Law2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Criminal Defense AttorneyThe Law Offices of Wayne A. Fowler2013 - Present
Prosecutor Pro TemState Government2014 - 2014
Special Prosecutor 2State Government2013 - 2013
Special ProsecutorState Government2013 - 2013
Contract AttorneySpecial Counsel2013 - 2014
Federal Criminal Testifying Expert WitnessThe Adam Moore Law Firm2013 - 2014
Contract Federal Criminal WorkThe Durden Law Firm2013 - 2013
State Criminal Defense InternThe Law Office of Lisa Haines2012 - 2013
Research AssistantTexas Wesleyan University School Of Law2012 - 2012
Teaching AssistantTexas Wesleyan University School Of Law2012 - 2012
Federal Criminal Defense InternThe Durden Law Firm2011 - 2011
Legal Contract Requirements Verification SQELockheed Martin Corporation2010 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Federal Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionMember2014 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2014 - Present
Federal Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2014 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral Member2014 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Labor and Employment SectionMember2013 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionMember2013 - Present
Dallas Association of Young LawyersAssociate Member2013 - Present
Order of BarristersBarrister2013 - Present
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Litigation SectionMember2013 - Present
Tarrant County Young Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
Texas Association of MediatorsCandidate2012 - Present
Tarrant County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present
Eldon B. Mahon American Inn of CourtAssociate2014 - 2015
Phi Alpha Delta--Van Zandt ChapterVice President2011 - 2012
Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of CourtMember2011 - 2013
Phi Alpha Delta--Van Zandt ChapterSecretary/Treasurer2010 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Texas v. UndisclosedDramatically REDUCED charge to Class C misdemeanor (similar to a traffic ticket) with a $400 fine, no jail time, and no family violence on record.
State of Texas v. UndisclosedReduced to $500 fine and kept driver license
State of Texas v. UndisclosedJury trial with unanimous NOT GUILTY verdict.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas A&M University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
University of Texas System, ArlingtonInterdisciplinary StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Texas High School State Mock Trial CompetitionState Competition Judge2015
Texas High School Regional Mock Trial CompetitionRegional Competition Judge2015
Texas A&M ACMA Regional Moot Court CompetitionRegional Competition Judge2015
National Trial CompetitionNational Competition Judge2014
Sixty-fourth Annual National Moot Court CompetitionNational Competition Judge2013
ABA Regional Negotiation CompetitionRegional Competition Judge2013
Family Law Mediation ClinicFamily Law Mediation2012
Closing the Case CleverlyCase Mediation2012
8th Annual Civil Collaborative Law TrainingCollaborative Law2012