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San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorney Brad Thornton
Thornton Criminal Defense, PLLC

San Antonio & South Texas

Criminal Defense Attorney

San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorney Brad Thornton
Thornton Criminal Defense, PLLC

San Antonio & South Texas

Criminal Defense Attorney

FORMER CHIEF PROSECUTOR

PERSONALIZED ATTENTION TO YOUR CASE

NO HOURLY RATES, ALWAYS A FLAT FEE

CLIENT CENTERED APPROACH TO YOUR CASE

BOARD CERTIFIED IN CRIMINAL LAW 

OVER A DECADE OF EXPERIENCE IN CRIMINAL LAW

WHY HIRE THORNTON CRIMINAL DEFENSE?

Attorney Brad Thornton is a highly experienced and Board-Certified criminal defense lawyer. With his background as a former Chief Prosecutor, he has a unique understanding of the criminal justice system and is able to provide comprehensive and effective representation to his clients. He is also deeply committed to ensuring that all individuals receive fair treatment in court, regardless of their background or circumstances.

Brad Thornton is dedicated to helping his clients achieve the best possible outcome for their case, whether it is in San Antonio or elsewhere in South Texas. He recognizes the stress and anxiety that can come with being accused of a crime, and approaches his clients with compassion while keeping them informed at every step of the process. His knowledge and experience make him a strong advocate for his clients.

THE PROCESS

1

Analyze, Strategize, and Advise

The first step is to review your case and the government’s evidence against you. You will then be presented with a legal opinion and an honest, thorough, and educated evaluation of your case, the likely and possible outcomes, and the plan for the best course of action. 

2

Negotiations

The first goal is always to have the case dismissed. We will gather evidence and any other tools that might help us to convince the State to dismiss your case. If that is not possible, we will discuss potential plea offers and negotiate with the State to get the best deal. 

3

Trial

If a dismissal or favorable outcome cannot be obtained through negotiation, then it’s time to fight. You and your witnesses will be prepared, and all evidence gathered and analyzed to prepare for trial. With over a decade of experience at winning trials, every available tool will be used to present the best possible defense. 

These are the next steps in your defense.

Former Chief Prosecutor

San Antonio DWI & Criminal Defense Attorney Brad Thornton has over a decade of experience as a prosecutor, handling a wide range of cases across Texas. He has managed both felony and misdemeanor cases, and has the knowledge and expertise to navigate the legal system in any situation.

As Chief Prosecutor of Atascosa County, Texas, Brad Thornton was responsible for overseeing all cases filed in the largest county in the 81st & 218th Judicial Districts. He has extensive experience in handling criminal cases in large cities and rural communities, and is well-respected within the legal community for his knowledge and dedication to his work.

Experienced Trial Attorney

Brad Thornton has a wealth of experience in trying criminal cases, from murder to marijuana offenses. His techniques and strategies in the courtroom have earned him respect within the legal community, and have been adopted by other criminal lawyers across the state. He is a graduate of the prestigious "Advanced Trial Advocacy" program, which is only offered to the top percentage of criminal lawyers in the state. In addition, Brad has published numerous articles on criminal law and the criminal justice system, further demonstrating his expertise in the field.

Unlike many lawyers who may be hesitant to go to trial due to lack of experience, Brad Thornton is not afraid to stand up for your rights in court. He has faced juries across Texas in some of the most high-stakes cases, and is well-respected for his trial skills and dedication to his clients. If you need a battle-tested lawyer to fight for you, Brad Thornton is the right choice.

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Atascosa County Criminal Defense Attorney

San Antonio Office:

111 Soledad, Suite 401

San Antonio, Texas 78205

Tel: 210-439-5627

Atascosa Office:

216 N Bryant St

Pleasanton, Texas 78064

Experienced. Respected. Tested.

The decision of which lawyer to hire is crucial when you have been charged with a crime. Your future, freedom, and even your life could be at risk. Many lawyers make claims about their experience and various organizations sell badges to be displayed on websites such as "top" or "super." To become Board-Certified, applicants must be approved by a minimum of ten judges and other lawyers, have a certain number of years in practice, a certain number of trials and appeals in criminal law, and pass a comprehensive day-long test. Board Certification is the only credential recognized by the State Bar Association that ensures the lawyer is an expert in their field and the best choice for your trust.

BOARD CERTIFIED IN CRIMINAL LAW

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Daryl M.

Elmendorf, Texas

If you need a criminal lawyer, Brad Thornton is an excellent choice. He is intelligent, trustworthy, and highly professional, with an amazing understanding of the law.

 

Choosing the right lawyer can shape the rest of your life, so make sure to make the right decision and choose Brad Thornton.

Brian F. 

San Antonio, Texas

I have had the opportunity to know Brad both personally and professionally for a while now. As a fellow attorney, I am consistently impressed by his passion and innovative approach to legal issues. He is exceptionally intelligent and is always willing to go above and beyond for his clients. When I refer clients to Brad, I have full confidence that they will receive top-quality representation.

Stephanie S.

San Antonio, Texas

We recently faced a stressful family matter and turned to Brad for legal guidance. He was extremely compassionate and helped us understand our options and the legal process in an easy-to-follow way. We are thrilled with the outcome of our case and are grateful to Brad for his help. Thank you!

Garry T.

San Antonio, Texas

I cannot emphasize enough how understanding and compassionate Brad Thornton was during a difficult situation. He helped us navigate the legal aspects of our case and provided us with a clear understanding of our options. I highly recommend Brad Thornton for anyone in need of legal representation.

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