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Board Certified

Gerry Goldstein and Cynthia Orr are both dual Board Certified in Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

American Bar Association - Criminal Justice Section National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association San Antonio Bar Association American Board of Criminal Lawyers American College of Trial Lawyers International Academy of Trial Lawyers San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Fellow of the American Bar Foundation National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Cynthia Orr is Chair-Elect of the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section.

Gerry Goldstein and Cynthia Orr are both Past Presidents of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA).

Van G. Hilley is a Past President of the San Antonio Bar Association.

Gerry Goldstein is a Fellow in the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, the American College of Trial Lawyers, and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Cynthia Orr is a founding member and Past President of the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (SACDLA).

Don Flanary currently serves on the Board of Directors of the TCDLA and the SACDLA. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Gerry Goldstein is a Lifetime Member and Co-Chair of the National Legal Committee for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML).

Criminal Defense Attorneys in San Antonio, Texas

A criminal defense case is never a simple, straightforward matter. It is a situation where the massive power of the state is being used to seek punishment of an individual or entity based on specific allegations about the defendant’s conduct.

At Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley, we take each case seriously, whether our client is accused of a white collar crime, a drug crime, a violent crime, a juvenile law violation or any other offense. When you need a top-notch criminal defense lawyer working to protect your rights, contact us at our offices in San Antonio. We offer free initial phone consultations.

Our criminal defense attorneys represent clients charged with criminal offenses in both state and federal court. Do not trust your defense to just any lawyer. Our attorneys have been elected by their colleagues to lead many of the top local, state and national legal organizations. 

Our attorneys are frequently asked to speak at the most prominent legal seminars throughout the country. Review our profiles to learn more about the awards we have received that demonstrate our reputation in the community and our commitment to zealously defending our clients.


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Double Board Certified in Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law

In addition to our leadership roles in the community, two of our attorneys, Gerry Goldstein and Cynthia Orr, are both double board certified in criminal law and criminal appellate law.

Our Board Certified lawyers have each earned the right to publicly represent themselves as specialist in criminal law and criminal appellate law. This coveted designation from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) sets them apart as being an attorney with the highest, public commitment to excellence in these areas of law.


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No Case is Too Big or Too Small

We do not just confine ourselves to representing celebrities and major corporations. We are committed to helping ordinary people who have been caught up in the criminal justice system. As part of that commitment, we currently devote approximately 15 percent of our attorneys’ time to pro bono representation.

Most of our cases are referred to us by other attorneys in the State of Texas and throughout the United States. During our long and distinguished history, we have acted in the best traditions of the legal profession, providing unbiased attention to the rights of everyone from high-profile celebrities to large corporations to ordinary citizens.

At Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley, we have the sophisticated knowledge and extensive experience to fully protect your rights at every stage of your criminal case. Contact us at our offices in San Antonio, Texas, for a free initial telephone consultation with a knowledgeable attorney about the criminal accusations against you or your company.


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Act Quickly to Protect Your Rights

If criminal charges or investigation threaten you, your loved ones or your business, you should seek a criminal defense lawyer who is fully prepared and ready to protect you from the consequences of indictment and conviction. Your choice of an attorney should not be made hastily. But by contacting an attorney early in the case, you can protect your rights.

Our experience allows us to understand the complex interactions of laws, regulations, technology and practical knowledge necessary for your defense. Our firm is made up of four attorneys who serve as leaders in the community, several of whom have national reputations for the work they have done advancing the constitutional rights of individuals and entities caught up in the criminal prosecution system. Call us today to discuss your case during a free and confidential consultation with a dediated San Antonio criminal defense lawyer.


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