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Lawyers Who Have Represented Families in Lawsuits Against County Jails

Texas Jail Project cannot recommend particular lawyers, and there’s no way for us to know if any of the ones will take your case. All we can tell you is that the ones below are attorneys who have had success suing a county jail, which isn’t easy to do. Also, be aware that most attorneys will represent clients in any and parts of Texas.


Law Offices of Dean Malone, P.C.
Founders Square
900 Jackson Street
Suite 730
Dallas, Texas 75202
(214) 670-9989
(866) 670-9989

For more information on Mr. Malone’s perspective about treatment of those in custody, please click here: Police and Jailer Misconduct Lawyer


Alicia Butler, Esq.
P. O. Box 747
Austin, TX 78767-0747
(512)895-9552 (phone)
(512)900-2974 (fax)
(214)534-4863 (mobile)


Catherine Stetson or Cade Bernsen
Bernsen Law Firm
420 North MLK JR Parkway
Beaumont, TX 77701

Phone: 409.212.9994, 409.234.1609
Fax: 409.212.9411


Christopher J. Gale
Gale Law Group, PLLC
711 N. Carancahua Street, Suite 1660
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

Telephone: (361)808-4444
Fax: (361)232-4139
Cell: (210)885-6868

Send mail to: P.O. Box 2591
Corpus Christi, Texas 78403


Todd Tefteller
Tefteller Law, PLLC
403 West Tyler Street,
Gilmer, TX 75644-2138

Tel: (903) 843-5678
Fax: (903) 680-2310

Kathryn Snapka
The Snapka Law Firm
606 N. Carancahua, Suite 1511
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

(361) 888-7676
(361) 884-8545 Fax



Jeff Edwards or Scott Medlock
Edwards Law
1101 East 11th StreetAustin, TX 78702

Tel: 512-623-7727
Fax: 512-623-7729



Tom Rhodes
Tom Rhodes Law Firm, P.C.
126 Villita Street, Suite 100
San Antonio, TX 78205

Tel: 210-265-6543
Fax: 210-225-6545


Tom Burton
Burton Law Firm
723 Main Street, Suite 905
Houston TX 77002

Tel: 713-933-5323
Fax: 713-741-9302