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Federal Criminal Defense




Wade Russell is a highly experienced Austin criminal lawyer who can skillfully and intelligently defend any person who has been arrested or charged with a crime. As a Austin criminal lawyer, I defend cases of any kind: from misdemeanor marijuana, assault, assault family violence, driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI). As an Austin criminal lawyer is also defend serious felony charges, including intoxication manslaughter, possession and/or distribution of drugs, felony assault, family violence cases, aggravated assault, and even murder.

He has also defended white collar crime cases. He represents individuals who have administrative law issues pending at Texas state administrative agencies. Mr. Russell was an Assistant Travis County Attorney prosecuting misdemeanor cases. He was an Assistant Travis County District Attorney prosecuting white collar crime, motor fuels tax fraud, and many serious felony charges. He has also worked as an Assistant Public Defender and public defender contract attorney in the State of New Mexico.

Mr. Russell practices in Texas State District, County and Justice of the Peace Courts, and United States Federal Court in Austin and the rest of the Western District. Mr. Russell also worked as an Assistant Director of the Legal Division of the Texas Water Commission, where he represented the State of Texas in creating the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District.

Former Member Board of Directors, Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Former Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association


As seen on CBS's 48 Hours

Mr. Russell was trial counsel in a murder trial featured on CBS's 48 Hours. He laid the groundwork for the conviction to be overturned on appeal and finally dismissed.

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