Waco Criminal Defense Attorneys

Defending the Criminally Accused Throughout McLennan County

Getting arrested in Texas is a traumatic and devastating experience. Not only does a misdemeanor or felony conviction result in harsh penalties such as time spent behind bars and expensive fines, but also a permanent criminal record that can have a negative impact on your life and reputation. One of the most important steps to take immediately after arrest is hiring a lawyer to create a strong defense strategy on your behalf to obtain the best possible outcome.

At Sutton Milam & Fanning, PLLC, we are committed to protecting your rights, reputation, and future throughout the legal process. Our Waco criminal defense attorneys have more than three decades of collective experience helping our clients either get their case dismissed or obtain a lighter sentence to avoid jail or prison time.

Our legal team can review your case, determine your available legal options, and guide you through the complexities of the legal process. If we are not able to obtain a "not guilty" verdict or get your case dismissed, we can help you avoid harsh sentences—especially if it is your first offense.

Discuss your case with our Waco criminal defense lawyers in a case review today.

No Matter What Your Legal Need Is

We Can Find You A Solution

Small Firm Attention

For Complex Criminal Matters

It’s common for many people to feel like there will be too many obstacles for them to overcome in their case to make it worthwhile. For those who have been through the legal process, they understand that it can feel intimidating and stressful.

At Sutton Milam & Fanning, PLLC, our Waco criminal defense attorneys help guide clients through the process while providing greater clarity and peace of mind for their legal issue. When we come across roadblocks, we work around them with our creative solutions and personalized approach. As a solutions-based firm, we are focused on effectively communicating our clients’ stories to judges and juries.

Legal Insights, Trusted Results

  1. We Take the Time to Understand Every Client's Needs
  2. Gifted Trial Lawyers Who Are Experienced in the Courtroom
  3. Creative Solutions Personalized for Every Client
  4. Criminal Case Consultations Available
  5. We Are Willing to Do Whatever it Takes to Help Your Cause
  6. Involved in Giving Back to the Community
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We Get Results
  • “I hired Seth to represent me on my DWI because he spent so much time we me during the consult and really seemed to know his stuff.”

    Kyle B.

  • “I was so relieved and I didn't even have to set foot in a courtroom!”

    Former Client

  • “Highly Recommended”

    Samantha

  • “He's badass in trial!”

    Luke L.

  • “David Fanning is Amazing!”

    Angela Garcia

  • “David Fanning was the best decision we made for representatio”

    Holly Mendoza

  • “I was surprised how down-to-earth he was.”

    Casey Smith

  • “I knew that with that humble attitude, Seth was my guy!”

    Henry

  • “So we went to trial and we won! The jury found me NOT GUILTY!”

    Former Client

  • “Seth called me up and told me that had gotten the case dismissed.”

    Jeff L.

  • “I really believe that if I did not have Seth, I would have ended up with a DWI conviction on my record.”

    Former Client

  • “He walked the jury through it so clearly and precisely that, by the time he was done, the jury practically felt sorry for me that I had been wrongfully arrested!”

    Hilda C.

  • “I hired Seth to represent me on my DWI because I liked his confidence”

    Robert W.

  • “Seth worked out a really good deal and walked my son through one of the toughest times in his life.”

    Tony T.

  • “He immediately made me feel at ease during our initial meeting, which by the way was totally free and he never pressured me to hire him.”

    Jessica A.

Sutton Milam & Fanning, PLLC

1521 Austin Avenue
Waco, TX 76701

Phone: (254) 237-5602

Regular Hours
  • Monday - Friday 7:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday Closed
Service Area:

Waco and surrounding areas.

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