Criminal Defense | Serving Fort Worth, TX
Fort Worth Criminal Law Firm
Facing criminal charges in Texas? When you entrust Cole Paschall Law with your matters, we devote ourselves to standing up for your constitutional rights the entire way through. We understand how easy it is to be arrested. For that reason, we offer compassionate, aggressive, legal protection.
Attorneys Casey Cole and Shawn Paschall make an impactful difference on all of the criminal cases handled by our firm. With more than 50 combined years of legal experience, our criminal defense attorneys in Fort Worth have a proven track record for great results at a great price. Residents throughout Fort Worth and Tarrant County have turned to Cole Paschall Law in times of trouble.
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Call Shawn Paschall today at 817-857-4447 to arrange your free initial consultation.
Attorney Casey Cole has been providing passionate, effective criminal defense for more than 25 years. He has a background in social work and experience practicing law in different parts of the country, making him adaptable, resilient, and well-rounded.
Attorney Cole obtained his Bachelor of Science in Social Work from the University of Kansas in 1984. From there, he moved on to pursue his Juris Doctorate from Whittier College School of Law in Los Angeles, California, where he obtained his law degree in 1988. In June of 1989, Attorney Cole passed the California Bar, which is one of the most difficult state bar exams in the country. He was admitted to the Texas Bar in May of 1992 and went on to practice in federal court in both California and Texas.
Attorney Cole is a member of the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Bar Association and has spent 3 years as a defense attorney for the Tarrant County Drug Court Program. He has also served as a defense attorney and consultant for the Deferred Prosecution Program (DPP) and First Offender Drug Program (FODP), which are diversion court programs designed to correct and teach offenders, as well as prevent future criminal activity.
He has handled a wide variety of criminal cases, ranging from those involving misdemeanor theft and marijuana useto major crimes, such as felony drug offenses and cases of sexual assault and murder.
Attorney Shawn Paschall is a board certified attorney backed by a track record of success, having tried over 100 jury trials with favorable results.
Fewer than 8% of attorneys in Texas are board certified.To be board certified an attorney must have substantial trial experience in the field and pass a grueling day-long exam. They are vetted by their peers and judges who have witnessed them in trial. Shawn has been board certified since 2011. To maintain board certification the attorney must have annual training in the field over and above the minimum required for other attorneys.
Attorney Paschall is a former felony prosecutor in Tom Green and Tarrant counties where he served for 9 years. During this time he learned the system from the inside and gain valuable insight on what prosecutors are looking for in a case.
He also served three years as a prosecutor in the Crimes Against Children Unit which provided valuable experience. The cases he worked on include: continuous sexual abuse of a child, aggravated sexual assault of a child, sexual assault of a child, indecency with a child–These cases are very challenging because the stakes are so incredibly high. As a prosecutor, Mr. Paschall trained prosecutors, police officers and child abuse investigators how to approach these cases. Now he can help you. We defend a limited number of these cases.
As a member of the Board of Directors for The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, Shawn had the pleasure of representing criminal lawyers in Texas. TCDLA shapes legislation, trains attorneys, and stands ready to defend our own against overzealous judges and prosecutors.
In addition, Attorney Paschall is one of only a handful of attorneys who are approved to handle capital murder defense cases in Tarrant County. Attorneys must have the experience and training necessary to defend these cases.