Get The Criminal Defense Representation You Need

Attorney Seth Johnson (see bio) provides high quality trial and appellate representation for all crimes charged under Texas law, From Class C Misdemeanors to Capital Murder. Our geographic practice area encompasses Nacogdoches, Lufkin, and surrounding Deep East Texas counties. Please note: our office does not handle traffic tickets and we do not work in Federal Court.

College Students: Seth has successfully represented numerous SFA and community college students. Common charges include alcohol, drug, theft, assault, or sexual offenses. Depending upon the allegations and the person's background it is not uncommon to reach a negotiated resolution of these cases that results in dismissal of criminal charges and a complete expunction of the young person's criminal history. Seth welcomes parent participation (with the client's consent). He will explain what to expect each step of the way to help put the family more at ease. If you have new or pending criminal charges, a competent criminal defense attorney can discuss with you what options exist to resolve the case in a manner that guarantees that you do qualify for expunction or nondisclosure once the case is over (such as pre-trial diversion).

Sex Crimes: Seth has broad experience and training in all subject areas essential to a serious sex crime defense including DNA, SANE Examinations, Child Forensic Interviewing, Sex Offender Registration, Child Competency Litigation, Extraneous Offenses, Polygraphs, Consent, Mistake of Fact, Psychological Risk Assessments. He has the ability to enlist the support of expert witness to evaluate the prosecution evidence as well as testify.

Drug charges: Seth has extensive experience with the litigation of search and seizure issues and has won suppression of drug evidence in numerous cases where the police violated a client's constitutional rights. When the client was not discovered in direct physical possession of the drugs investigation and litigation of "affirmative links" law can provide the basis for a successful defense.

Our office frequently represents out of state residents stopped while driving through on Interstate 59. If a negotiated plea bargain is necessary we can arrange to have probation supervision transferred to your home state.

For clients with a substance abuse issue, our office can help arrange treatment or counseling for you appropriate to the level of need. Voluntarily taking advantage of such opportunities prior to a resolution of the charges is often beneficial to the ultimate outcome.

Criminal Record Expunction and Sealing (Nondisclosure): You may qualify to have the records sealed from public access (Nondisclosure) or completely destroyed (Expunction). If you have new or pending criminal charges, a competent criminal defense attorney can discuss with you what options exist to resolve the case in a manner that guarantees that you do qualify for expunction or nondisclosure once the case is over. Once a criminal prosecution has concluded, even if many years have passed, you may be eligible for this relief as well. You must take affirmative action once a case is over to obtain the benefit of these laws, it is not automatic!

Family Violence / Domestic Violence: Thorough investigation into the relationship history, the accuser's motives and background, and conducting witness interviews are often essential for a successful defense to these cases. This critical information will not be found in the police report. When appropriate, taking advantage of marriage counseling, anger management therapy, and other mitigation opportunities before the criminal case is negotiated or tried will often lead to better results for the client.

Seth provides skilled and experienced criminal defense representation for all of the following Texas crimes charged in Nacogdoches, Lufkin, or Deep East Texas:

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To discuss your situation with an experienced Nacogdoches criminal defense lawyer, contact me online or by calling 936-205-2322. I offer a free consultation to every prospective client. Further, I make jail visits and am willing to travel to rural jurisdictions to defend clients in need of help.