A Criminal Defense Team With Noteworthy 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 39-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. Michelle was selected for the Texas Monthly 2015 and 2016 Texas Rising Star List. Only 2.5% of young lawyers were selected.
Felonies And Misdemeanors — State And Federal Crimes
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, human trafficking, murder and capital murder.
Accomplished Trial Lawyers — Talented, Dedicated And Skilled
Russ Hunt 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.
An Active Approach To Advocacy
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.
Contact Us To Learn How We Can Help
For prompt, focused attention to your needs and concerns involving any criminal charge, please contact us at our law offices in Waco, TX, and request a free initial consultation with an attorney.