The Linder Law Firm
Founded in 1996
With over 30 years as a lawyer, he has the extensive knowledge and experience needed to ensure a favorable outcome for your case.
At our firm, you won’t be handed off to a long line of assistants or other employees. Instead, Mr. Linder will personally attend to every aspect of your case — if you have any questions, he’ll be the one to answer them. In the event that your case goes to court, he’ll be the one standing by your side and fighting for you.
When you choose Phillip A. Linder to handle your case, you can rest assured he’ll utilize every strategy in the book to obtain the best possible results for you.
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About Phillip Linder
Mr. Phillip Linder
Partner specializing in criminal & family law
Phillip Linder has been winning cases for his clients since 1996, when he first went into private practice. Prior to that, he earned his law degree from Baylor University Law School in 1991 and spent three and a half years prosecuting criminal cases at the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office. Here, he gained experience representing cases ranging from drunk driving to attempted capital murder.
Mr. Linder is admitted to handle cases in all Texas state and federal courts, as well as five federal districts outside of Texas. He’s Board Certified as a Criminal Trial Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is one of very few lawyers in North Texas who’s authorized to handle capital murder cases.
With over 30 years of legal experience and thousands of cases behind him, Mr. Linder has earned the respect of peers, prosecutors, and judges alike. He has a record of substantial success in the courtroom and has tried more than 200 cases to jury verdict.
Awarded Dallas’ Attorney Of The Month by Attorney At Law Magazine. See the feature here and read the article here.
Explore a list of our criminal defense and family law attorney’s previous education and accomplishments below.
Areas of Practice
Baylor University School of Law
Waco, TX - J.D. 1991
Major: Finance, Entrepreneurship & Accounting
- Criminal Law
- Criminal Law – Federal (White-Collar Crime)
- Family Law
- Custody & Visitation
Honors & Awards
D Magazine’s Best Lawyers Edition - 2011 & 2021
Rated AV Preeminent in Martindale Hubbell - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021
Rated 10 out of 10 at AVVO - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021
Texas Monthly’s Super Lawyers - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021
Dallas County District Attorney’s Office - 1992 – 1996
- Texas, 1992
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1993
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Oklahoma
- U.S. District Court District of Kansas
- U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
- U.S. District Court District of New Mexico
- U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
Certified Legal Specialties
- Board Certified in Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2006
Board of the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1997-2006
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Elected President, 2004
State Bar Committee for Lawyer Discipline, 2007-2012
Dallas Area Committee for Lawyer Discipline, Chairman, 2010
Dallas Area Committee for Lawyer Discipline, Re-Elected as Chairman, 2011 & 2012
Dallas Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2010-2021
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2006-2021
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2006-2021
A Personalized Approach to your Case
You have the right to an attorney who will listen to your story and build a strong case with your needs in mind. We pride ourselves on developing a customized approach designed to address the unique issues that you’re facing. Our criminal defense and family law attorney will examine your case from multiple perspectives and recommend a solution that considers all potential outcomes.
Along the way, we’ll provide frequent updates and remain accessible to you at all times. You’ll always be able to get in touch with your lawyer to ask questions or bring up concerns. We recognize this may be your first time dealing with a legal issue and we’re committed to making the process as straightforward as possible. From start to finish, we’ll be with you through every step of your case.
Frequently Asked Questions
What types of cases does Phillip Linder defend?
At the law firm of Phillip Linder, we specialize in criminal and family law defense. We’re prepared to defend you from any state or federal criminal charge, from drug possession to white collar crime. We can also protect your legal rights in any family dispute such as divorce, child custody, or property division.
Why should I choose Phillip Linder to represent me?
Mr. Linder has handled thousands of criminal and family law cases over the course of more than 30 years as an attorney. He spent three and a half years as a prosecutor at the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, providing him with expert knowledge of criminal cases from both sides. He’s also Board Certified as a Criminal Trial Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is one of very few lawyers in North Texas who’s authorized to handle capital murder cases.
Can a lawyer help me if I haven’t been charged with a crime?
Yes! If you are ever questioned by the police in connection to a crime, it’s essential to have an experienced lawyer by your side. Even if you’re told you’re not a suspect or that law enforcement is trying to help you, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Talking to the police is always a big deal and you want to ensure you don’t get misled or have your rights taken advantage of.
Rather than waiting to be charged with a crime, it’s always best to avoid the charge being filed in the first place. Learn more about our early intervention strategies and how we can help you in a case like this.