Waco Attorneys

An arrest on a criminal charge is one of the most intimidating problems a person can ever face. Your freedom, livelihood and future may all be on the line. Whether you need dedicated representation for yourself or for a loved one, the law firm you select in this pivotal time could make all the difference.

A Criminal Defense Team With Outstanding Credentials And Experience

Waco lawyers Russell D. Hunt Sr. and Michelle Simpson Tuegel form a dynamic, widely respected trial team focused exclusively on criminal defense. Mr. Hunt is a 37-year veteran of Texas state and federal courts who is board-certified in criminal law by both the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Ms. Tuegel is a passionate, determined advocate whose career has been defined by excellence in high-level trial work.

Clients who turn to Hunt & Tuegel, PLLC, receive the full benefit of both law partners' knowledge and experience. We provide the utmost in rigorous protection of our clients' rights in the face of all types of felony and misdemeanor allegations, ranging from DWI and drug charges to the most serious white collar financial offenses and violent crimes such as domestic violence, sexual assault, murder and capital murder.

Proven, Aggressive Trial Lawyers Who Will Stand Up For You

Russ Hunt is one of a select few attorneys in Central Texas who is first chair-qualified for capital murder cases, and Michelle Simpson Tuegel has earned second-chair qualification at a point in her career when most other younger lawyers are seeking initial jury trial experience. Together, we bring a uniquely effective combination of deep legal knowledge, competitive fire and genuine empathy to each case.

Our firm's capabilities cover the full spectrum of state and federal crimes. We emphasize hands-on, in-depth investigation and case preparation aligned with the specific priorities of our diverse clients, including many college students, wage earners and professionals. Our track records illustrate that we are not intimidated by the seriousness or complexity of any criminal matter — and that we stand always ready to represent the citizen accused, taking cases the full distance in pursuit of the best achievable outcomes.

For prompt, focused attention to your needs and concerns involving any criminal charge, please contact us and request a free initial consultation.