Broden Mickelsen Helms & Snipes

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Quick Facts About Our Texas State and Federal Criminal Defense Law Firm:

  • Founded in 1998
  • More Than a Century of Combined Attorney Legal Experience
  • Founding Attorneys Mick Mickelsen and Clinton Broden Served As Assistant Federal Public Defenders
  • Recognized for Extensive Experience in Criminal Appeals, Federal Crimes and State Crimes
  • Certified in Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • In addition to Texas, Clint Broden is Licensed to Practice Law in D.C. and California
  • John Helms Served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division
  • Mike Snipes Served a Dallas County Criminal District Court Judge for 7 Years
  • Voted Best By D Magazine/ Rated by Super Lawyers for 10 Years

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OUR CRIMINAL DEFENSE TEAM

At Broden, Mickelsen, Helms & Snipes we firmly believe that to be a good trial lawyer you must also be a good appellate lawyer and that to be a good appellate lawyer you should be a good trial lawyer.
Clinton Broden Clinton Broden

Founding Partner/Former Assistant Federal Public Defender

Mick Mickelsen Mick Mickelsen

Founding Partner/Former Assistant Federal Public Defender

John Helms John Helms

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney

Michael Snipes Michael Snipes

Former Dallas County Criminal District Court Judge

We are proud of our trial victories in both state and federal court and we are equally proud of our appellate victories. More importantly, we are proud of the results we have achieved for our clients.
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Recent Cases

Clint Broden & Mick Mickelsen Resolve Medicare Fraud Case

Broden, Mickelsen, Helms and Snipes represented two doctors, husband and wife, charged with Medicare fraud. All charges were dismissed against the wife, and the government dismissed the charges against the husband pursuant to a pretrial diversion agreement.

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.

Broden, Mickelsen, Helms & Snipes LLP are often consulted by news media to provide expert commentary on important legal events and significant cases. With more than 100 years of legal experience combined, a successful case record, and a deep knowledge of criminal appeals, federal criminal law, post-conviction hearings and more, each attorney of the firm has been published and received widespread media coverage in Texas and nationwide.

News reporters and editor can contact Sarah Klein for any media and news related inquiries. The firm is typically available for interviews and discussions, unless in an active case.