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John Hunter Smith

John Hunter Smith

Location:
Sherman, Texas
Phone:
903-893-8177
Fax:
903 892-0916
Email:

A Note to Potential Clients:

Criminal Lawyer John Hunter Smith has successfully defended a vast assortment of criminal matters in State and Federal Court. Mr. Smith has earned a reputation of an aggressive trial lawyer who is prepared to meet the prosecutors fact for fact. If you have been accused of a crime, this can affect your reputation, freedom, family, and your future. Attorney Smith will tirelessly work to get the desired results. This burden is not taken lightly.

Significant Victories By Criminal Defense Attorney John Hunter Smith. The list below does not contain numerous dismissals.

2012 - DWI-3rd - NOT GUILTY;

2011 - DWI-1st - NOT GUILTY; Reckless Driving - NOT GUILTY; Possession Of A Firearm By Felon (Enhanced) - NOT GUILTY;

2010 - DWI-1st - NOT GUILTY; DWI-1st - NOT GUILTY; BWI - NOT GUILTY; Aggravated Assault (Enhanced) - NOT GUILTY; Possession of Marijuana - (Motion to Suppress - Granted);
1st Degree Murder - Guilty, but Jury Reduced to 2nd Degree Murder “Sudden Passion”; Assault Causing Bodily Injury-Family Violence - NOT GUILTY; Injury to Child - (Grand Jury - No Bill);

2009 - Violation of Protective Order x 2 - NOT GUILTY; DWI-1st - NOT GUILTY; Assault Causing Bodily Injury - Family Violence - NOT GUILTY; Interfering With 911 Call - NOT GUILTY; Sexual Assault - (Grand Jury - No Bill);

2008 - Assault Causing Bodily Injury - Family Violence - NOT GUILTY; Interfering With 911 Call - NOT GUILTY; Possession of Controlled Substance - (Grand Jury - No Bill); DWI-1st - NOT GUILTY; DWI-1st - NOT GUILTY; Aggravated Sexual Assault Of a Child x 3 - Hung Jury;

2007 - DWI-1st - NOT GUILTY; Intoxicated Manslaughter - Guilty, but Jury gave Probation; Unlawful Carrying Weapon - NOT GUILTY; Sexual Assault - (Grand Jury - No Bill); False Report to Law Enforcement Officer - NOT GUILTY; DWI-1st - NOT GUILTY;

2006 - Manslaughter - Guilty, but Jury gave Probation; Federal Drug Charge - (Motion to Suppress - Granted); DWI-1st - NOT GUILTY;

2005 - Assault Causing Bodily Injury - Family Violence - NOT GUILTY; DWI-1st NOT GUILTY

2004 - Assault Causing Bodily Injury - Family Violence - NOT GUILTY;

Languages Spoken:

Spanish Translation Services Available.

Counties Served:

Grayson County, Texas
Collin County, Texas
Fannin County, Texas

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Boating While Intoxicated
  • Drug Offenses (State & Federal)
  • Theft
  • Violent Crimes
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sex Crimes and Abuse
  • Federal Crimes
  • Driving While Intoxicated

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2005

Education

  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas
    • J.D. - 2001
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
    • B.S. - 1997
    • Major: Business Administration

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Grayson County Bar Association, Member
  • Grayson County Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Associate Director, 2011 - 2012
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • District 1-A Grievance Committee, 2007 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Army, Staff Sgt., 1990 - 1996
PRACTICE AREAS OFFICE LOCATION

Wynne & Smith
707 West Washington Street
Sherman, TX 75092-5639
Phone: 903-893-8177
Fax: 903-892-0916
Sherman TX Law Offices

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