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Denton Criminal Defense Attorney

Dedicated to Protecting Your Freedom

Derek Adame is a former prosecutor. Before entering practice as a criminal defense attorney in Denton, he served with the Harris County District Attorney's Office, where he held the position of Special Prosecutor for Family Violence Offenses and Chief Prosecutor for DWI cases.

What does this mean to you? It means that when you come to Derek A. Adame, Attorney at Law, you will be working with a defense lawyer who has experience on both sides of the courtroom. Derek has a first-hand insight into the strategies that will be used against you, and is ready to put this experience to work for you. Contact Derek A. Adame, Attorney at Law now for a free case evaluation to discuss your situation and get started on a plan of action for defending your rights.

Work With A Leading Denton Defense Attorney

Over the course of the past 15 years and representing clients in hundreds of cases, Derek Adame has built a strong reputation as being among the leading criminal defense lawyers in Denton and throughout the Metroplex. In fact, he has frequently been interviewed by the media, including:

  • The Dallas Morning News
  • The Denton Record Chronicle
  • The Dallas Observer
  • NBC 5
  • Univision

He has been called upon to share his insight as a guest lecturer at the University of Texas in Dallas, the University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University.

Challenging the State's Charges at Every Turn

Meet Attorney

Derek A. Adame

Aggressive and dedicated are just a few words often used to describe Attorney Derek A. Adame. Read more about our lead attorney to see how he’s produced successful outcomes in his many years of experience.

Attorney Derek Adame provides skillful criminal defense for clients who are facing a wide range of charges. Individuals who are caught driving drunk or are charged with a drug crime can expect serious penalties, including:

  • Jail time
  • Heavy fines
  • Community service
  • Driver's license suspension
  • Alcohol awareness program

Our firm believes that all of our clients are good people who are presently caught in difficult legal circumstances. We want to create every advantage possible for our clients. This goal is accomplished by challenging the prosecution's charges with evidence that has been thoroughly investigated as well as by carefully scrutinizing all evidence brought against you for accuracy, validity, and admissibility. In every case, we look for positive facts or aspects of the case that can benefit the client and create advantages for him or her. With a thorough investigation, our goal is to show why each client deserves a second chance.

Experienced & Aggressive Legal Guidance

We'll Stand by you

Every step of the way

Our firm is committed to your case from the beginning to the end. We’re here to help you, one step at a time.

Since 1994, our attorney has been devoted to criminal law. With a strong foundation of experience, we represent clients with confidence in our legal guidance. As a courtroom lawyer, Attorney Adame represents clients charged with all levels of criminal offenses, including family violence and serious probation violations. He has represented clients in high-profile cases involving felonies, theft crimes, and other types of legal offenses throughout his years in practice. He uses his valuable experience dealing with prosecutors, judges, and juries to each client's advantage.

Our attorney's experience is what sets him apart from other lawyers. It is the foundation supporting his goal to achieve strong results. He is driven to fight for clients' cases using the best possible strategies to achieve their desired objectives. We offer aggressive and creative representation that enables us to secure the results that our clients deserve. At Derek A. Adame, Attorney at Law, our goal is not to provide quick or easy solutions. Instead, we fight our clients' cases to help them achieve the best possible outcomes. Our firm takes time to find out what is important to each client as we develop our strategy for each case.

Contact our Denton County Criminal Defense Attorney

At our firm, we offer a free evaluation to help clients begin their cases. During this assessment, we can dive into the details of the case, including who the client is and what his or her family and work responsibilities entail. We get to know our clients before we develop their cases. Our goal is to know who our clients are and what they expect out from their cases. As we learn more about the case, we can develop a strategy to protect the client's best interests.


The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

Derek A. Adame, Attorney at Law - Denton County Criminal Defense Attorney
Located at 1409 East McKinney Street, Suite 113
Denton, TX 76209
(940) 591-0005
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Metro: 940.441.4239
Local: 940.591.0005