Arch McColl

Arch McColl & Associates

dallas-skyline "Best Criminal Defense Lawyer" -- "D Magazine"

Arch C. McColl, III, Dallas’ “Best Criminal Defense Lawyer” according to “D Magazine," has been a criminal law expert on "Court TV"; on “The Montel Williams Show"; and numerous times on WFAA-TV, Dallas, Texas. McColl's former law firm was co-counsel in the criminal defense of former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.

The law firm has successfully defended Electronic Data Systems and other major corporations against criminal accusations. McColl is experienced in both federal and state criminal trials, appeals, and post-conviction state and federal writs of habeas corpus, federal § 2255 applications and pardons. He has litigated criminal cases throughout Texas, in 14 other states, and in Washington, D.C. McColl has developed innovative techniques in defending DWI, intoxication manslaughter cases and cases involving sexual abuse allegations.

Expertise Born from 30 Years of Experience

supreme courtCriminal Defense Lawyer Arch McColl has successfully litigated in front of the U.S. Supreme Court; has obtained a Presidential pardon; is past president of the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; is a former member of the Boards of Directors of the Dallas Bar Association and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association; past President of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers; is a fellow of the Texas and Dallas Bar Foundations; is active in the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; is the author of a criminal law book and many criminal law articles; graduated cum laude from Princeton University and St. Mary's University Law School, where he had the honor of serving on the Law Journal; McColl is listed in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. McColl's reputation for persistence means that he leaves no detail to chance in defense of his clients.

Criminal Defense Specialties Include:

State and Federal Criminal Investigations & Trials

State and Federal Criminal Appeals

State and Federal Post-conviction Remedies (section 2255 Applications)

Medicare and Healthcare Fraud

Investigations by Federal Regulatory Agencies Involving Potential Criminal Liability for Individuals and Corporations (e.g., SEC, HHS, IRS, DEA, HUD, EPA, OSHA, FDIC, DOT, etc.)

State and Federal Parole and Early Probation Termination

Presidential and Gubernatorial Pardons

White-Collar Crime defense

IRS Criminal Investigations

Deportation Based on Criminal Accusations

Polygraph Litigation

Legislative Lobbying

Federal and State Grand Jury Representation

Federal and State Drug Charges

DWI and Intoxication Manslaughter

All sex related cases including child pornography

Domestic Violence

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