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Protecting Your Rights when You Are Confronted
with a Criminal Charge or Immigration Issue

The Law Office of Anthony B. Cantrell defends individuals who have been accused of a felony or misdemeanor in South Texas. Not all lawyers are the same. Only an experienced defense lawyer can help you from the moment you become aware that you are a suspect through bond hearings and at trial. We are dedicated to protecting your rights and do everything we can to achieve a favorable outcome so you have the possibility of going home instead of jail. We will stand up for your rights.

We will begin your defense immediately and do what is necessary to minimize your stay in jail. If you have been accused of violating the Texas Penal Code in the San Antonio area, your first call should be to criminal defense lawyer Anthony Cantrell.

Mr. Cantrell also represents people facing the immigration system's labrynth of regulations, procedures and tight timelines. He understands that many people dream about living and working in the United States. He works very hard for his immigration clients. He makes every attempt to understand your situation and goals. He works with you to develop a plan and helps execute it.

Contact Mr. Cantrell today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

State Charges

  • Possession with intent to distribute
  • Drug possession
  • Drug trafficking
  • Drunk driving defenses
  • Juvenile crimes

Federal Crimes

  • Manufacture of controlled substances and illegal drugs
  • Possession of chemicals for drug manufacturing
  • Drug possession
  • Drug possession with intent to distribute
  • Drug trafficking
  • Drug importation and distribution
  • Drug conspiracy
  • Drug and money smuggling
  • Money laundering
  • Nursing home and medical fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Internet crimes
  • Mail fraud
  • Smuggling

Immigration and Naturalization

  • DAPA - Deferred Action for Parental Accountability
  • DACA - Deferred Action for
    Childhood Arrivals
  • Deportation/removal defense
  • Bond hearings
  • Cancelation of removal
  • Asylum
  • Immigration appeals
  • Family visas
  • Work visas
  • Entertainer visas
  • Athlete Visas
  • Investor Visas
  • Citizenship
  • Green cards
  • Refugee status
  • Victims of trafficking

Call Attorney Anthony Cantrell today at 210-888-9653 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Anthony B. Cantrell


  • Texas, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2000
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Certified Legal Specialties:

  • Board Certified, Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Member
  • The College of the State Bar, Member
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • San Antonio Bar Association Criminal Law Committee, Member, 1992 - Present

Case Results

State of Texas v. Buckley


Indecency with Child
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas


State of Texas v. Burks


Injury to Child
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas



State of Texas v. Butler


Burglary of Building
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas


Not Guilty

State of Texas v. DeLeon


Frio County, Texas


Pretrial Diversion

State of Texas v. Doan


Sale of Alcohol to Minor
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas



State of Texas v. Douglas


Burglary of Coin Op Machine
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas



State of Texas v. Espinosa


Conspiracy to Commit Arson
San Antonio, Bent County, Texas



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