Dallas Criminal Defense Attorneys

In Dallas, Throughout Texas & Nationwide



Upholding the Rights of the Accused

Broden & Mickelsen is a criminal defense law firm with partners Clint Broden and Mick Mickelsen, exclusively dedicated to providing aggressive and ethical representation to individuals charged with state crimes throughout Texas and federal crimes throughout the nation. Each attorney is committed to the belief that a person accused of a criminal offense deserves to be represented by an experienced team of criminal defense lawyers who provide a vigorous defense for a reasonable fee. Learn how to select a criminal defense attorney.


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Broden & Mickelsen Recognition

Attorney Clint Broden and Attorney Mick Mickelsen has each been named a Texas Super Lawyer 10+ years, every year since 2004.  Both lawyers were also listed among the “Best Criminal Defense Attorneys” in the 2011, 2012 and 2013 editions of D Magazine. Each attorney is “AV” rated by Matrindale-Hubbel. Finally, Clint Broden was named Appellate Lawyer of the Week by Texas Lawyer Magazine in Jan. 16, 2012. Rarely is a criminal lawyer given this honor. It was awarded  for an appellate victory in which Broden reversed a client’s 21 year prison sentence.

If you feel you need a criminal defense lawyer, feel free to call either attorney to arrange for a confidential meeting.



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The Practice

Broden & Mickelsen represents clients charged in state courts throughout Texas from offenses ranging from DWI to capital murder. The law firm also represents clients charged in complex federal criminal defense and appeals cases throughout the nation. In addition to representing clients at trial, Broden & Mickelsen has an active appellate practice in the courts of appeals and the United States Supreme Court that is unrivaled by most criminal defense law firms. The partners have argued cases in numerous Texas appellate courts and have argued over forty cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.


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The Results

The firm has won an extraordinary number of acquittals in both state and federal court. These acquittals have involved allegations of murder, computer crimes and sexual assault, among many others. Broden & Mickelsen is one of the few firms in the nation to use a 1997 law, known as a Hyde Amendment Motion, to force the federal government to pay a defendant for a frivolous prosecution. Read more about our victories in both state and federal court trials.

Recent Cases

Mickelsen Resolves Theft of Trade Secrets Case

Mick Mickelsen successfully defended his client against a past employer, Texas Instruments. The defendant was found not guilty on all counts relating to allegations of theft of trade secrets. Read Full Story.

Broden Wins Appellate Case Before Fifth Circuit

On June 25, 2014, Clint Broden won another appellate case before the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.  The client hired Broden after he was convicted at trial.  Although the Fifth Circuit upheld the conviction, Broden convinced the Court to reverse the sentence.  It is expected that the client’s sentencing could be reduced by approximately seven years upon re-sentencing. View our other Texas appeal victories.


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