John Teakell is an experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney with over 15 years of expertise in state and federal criminal defense cases white collar, violent, sexual and drug offenses.
White Collar Criminal Defense: Credit card fraud, Internet fraud and theft, money laundering wire fraud, bank fraud, mail fraud
Violent Offense Criminal Defense: Family violence assault, Disorderly conduct, Kidnapping, Aggravated assault, Robbery, Murder
Sexual Offense Criminal Defense: Online solicitation of a minor, Child pornography, Internet Pornography, Sexual assault, Prostitution, Aggravated sexual assault, Public lewdness, Indecency
Drug Offense Criminal Defense: Drug possession with intent to distribute, Manufacturing a controlled substance, Possession of a controlled substance, Drug sales, Cultivation, Drug trafficking
SEC and Fraud Defense: Mr. Teakell represents companies and persons in securities enforcement actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission involving fraud, unlicensed sales of securities, and broker-dealer cases.
Experience where it matters: former federal prosecutor, former state prosecutor, former Assistance United States Attorney and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) trial attorney
Nationally recognized for exceptional performance: Named Texas Superlawyer 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Providing Criminal Defense representation throughout Texas including: Dallas County, Tarrant County, Collin County, Rockwall County, Kaufman County, and the cities of Dallas, Ft. Worth, Arlington, Plano, McKinney, Sherman, Southlake, Frisco, and Tyler