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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  • “Highly Recommended”


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

    Former Client

  • “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 can honestly say that it was surprising that he cared as much about my case as he did.”

    Lisa P.

  • “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.

  • “David Fanning is Amazing!”

    Angela Garcia

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

    Jeff L.

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

    Casey Smith

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

    Former Client

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


  • “He's badass in trial!”

    Luke L.

  • “Honesty”


  • “The jury found me NOT GUILTY even though I had that .112!”

    Jenny T.

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

    Robert W.

  • “He was so confident and calming that it really reassured me.”


Sutton Milam & Fanning, PLLC

1521 Austin Avenue
Waco, TX 76701

Phone: (254) 237-5602

Regular Hours
  • Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday Closed
Service Area:

Waco and surrounding areas.

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