Criminal Defense

White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney


Legal services for clients facing criminal charges in Texas and federal offenses nationwide

If you are the subject of a state or federal government investigation or are accused of criminal violations, your freedom, your reputation and perhaps your life, may be at stake. Even if you are innocent, you will need strong defense navigate a labyrinth of issues, legal proceedings and uphold your legal rights. Retaining a criminal defense attorney who has significant experience with complex white collar crimes is a crucial first step in building a defense strategy on your behalf.

Blending Prosecution and Defense Experience

When you turn to the Law Office of John R. Teakell in Dallas, criminal attorney, John Teakell puts his knowledge to work for you. Extensive experience as a federal prosecutor for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, trial attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Assistant District Attorney and as defense counsel gives him a thorough understanding of the criminal justice system from the prosecution and defense side and helps him understand all the avenues that could be available in your case.

In his 25-year legal career, John Teakell has handled most federal criminal issues that might arise, inc

White Collar Crimes

  • Bank fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud
  • Securities fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Procurement fraud
  • Health care fraud
  • Public corruption
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations
  • Mortgage fraud
  • RICO
  • Mortgage fraud fee splitting
  • Tax evasion
  • Telemarketing fraud
  • Extortion
  • Bribery
  • Unauthorized use of identity information
  • Insurance fraud

Computer/Internet Offenses

Identity theft

  • Illegal internet images
  • Online solicitation
  • Exceeding computer access authority
  • Email fraud

Drug Trafficking/Importation

  • Prescription fraud
  • Internet pharmacy violations
  • Manufacturing illegal substances
  • Possession or possession with intent to distribute
  • Career criminal enterprises

Other criminal cases

  • Illegal alien trafficking
  • Murder
  • Firearms violation















New Laws Expand Federal Crimes

Over the last decade, Federal crimes dealing with activities beyond state boundaries or having special impact on federal operations has grown extensively. New legislation has set criminal penalties for fraud in connection with major disaster and emergency services, government procurement, fraudulent acquisition or unauthorized disclosure of phone records and illegal Internet activities to name only a few examples.

Client Focused Defense

While there are never guarantees in a court of law, you need a strong legal advocate to protect your legal rights, if you are facing criminal allegations. Criminal defense lawyer John Teakell will fight for dismissal of charges, when the prosecutor has insufficient evidence to prove his case. If the evidence against you is strong, Mr. Teakell will sift through facts, seeking mitigating circumstances or evidence most likely to bring about the greatest degree of “damage control” possible.

Call the Law Office of John R. Teakell for a Free Case Evaluation

When you need legal advice and guidance regarding serious white collar criminal investigations, charges or appeals, call the Dallas based Law Office of John R. Teakell at (214) 523-9076 to arrange a confidential consultation.

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