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  Criminal Defense Attorneys Mick Mickelsen & Clint Broden

Dallas Criminal Defense Attorneys

Upholding the Rights of the Accused

Throughout Texas for State Crimes & Nationwide for Federal

Broden & Mickelsen is a criminal defense law firm 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 lawyers who provide a vigorous defense for a reasonable fee.

Selected a Best Criminal Defense Attorney
in Dallas, Texas - 2011, 2012 & 2013
- D Magazine



Texas Super Lawyers 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.

Attorney Clint Broden and Attorney Mick Mickelsen has each been named a Texas Super Lawyer every year since 2004.  Each attorney is "AV" rated by Matrindale-Hubbel.  Both lawyers were also listed among the "Best Lawyers" in the 2011, 2012 and 2013 editions of D Magazine. If you feel you need a criminal defense lawyer, feel free to call either attorney to arrange for a confidential meeting.

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. Recently, the firm obtained a new trial for a client in unconscionable conduct in the case. 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.
Texas Lawyer Award
Clint Broden named Appellate Lawyer of the Week – Jan. 16, 2012
Rarely is a criminal lawyer given this honor. It was given for his recent appellate victory in which he reversed a client's 21 year prison sentence.

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. Full story
Broden Prevails on a Writ of Habeas Corpus
The client was sentenced to fifteen years for aggravated kidnapping. After Clint Broden ordered a full briefing, the CCA granted the writ in a unanimous opinion finding both deficient performance by trial counsel and prejudice. Full story
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  We handle federal cases throughout the nation. Please click here for the locations where we have handled cases.  
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Broden & Mickelsen
Dallas Criminal Lawyers
2600 State St
Dallas, TX 75204

(214) 720-9552
214-720-9594 (Facsimile)
214-563-3154 (Clint Broden Mobile)
214-563-3157 (Mick Mickelsen Mobile)

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers serving:

Dallas County
Fort Worth
Tarrant County McKinney
Collin County
Denton County
Wichita Falls
San Antonio
El Paso
Corpus Christi
Shreveport, LA


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