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Customized DWI Defense

Experienced from Both Sides of the Courtroom, We Are Equipped to Handle Any DWI Case

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Bryan & College Station Criminal Defense Lawyers

Devoted Defense Team Fighting 24/7 for Your Rights

At The Law Office of Shane Phelps, P.C., our experienced and highly rated legal team is committed to providing strong defense for the criminally accused. As a team of College Station criminal defense attorneys who are genuinely passionate about what we do, we have successfully obtained a track record of success. Leading Attorney Shane Phelps is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in criminal law, meaning clients who hire our firm and work with him can benefit from having an expert handling their defense.

Although this may be an overwhelming time in your life, you do not have to work through matters on your own. We are here to ensure your voice is heard through the criminal justice system, and to provide you with the personalized attention you deserve from start to finish.

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Our Firm's Accomplishments

  • Board Certified Criminal Defense Specialist Since 1992
  • Avvo 10.0 Superb Rated Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Avvo 2015 Criminal Defense Client's Choice Award
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Featured in the Media for Valuable Legal Insight

Striving for Favorable Results

  • Shane Phelps

    Shane Phelps is board certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. As a former prosecutor, Shane has handled cases from the other side of the courtroom, enabling him to predict the opposing side's actions, and build stronger defenses because of it. Over his almost 30 years of legal experience, Shane has handled misdemeanors, felonies, and jury trials, and has become well-known for his thorough preparation, detailed research, and courtroom skills.

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  • Donnie Andreski

    Before beginning his legal career, Donnie was a police officer with the College Station Police Department. During this time, he experienced the criminal justice system from a law enforcement perspective, which now allows him to have a unique understanding of how to build strong defense. Donnie is now able to recognize issues in police investigations and procedures, enabling him to develop defenses that are more likely to succeed for his clients.

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  • Jean Ricciardello Phelps

    Jean Phelps is devoted to helping clients resolve their issues pertaining to business law, family law, corporate law, and general counsel. Throughout her 20+ years of legal experience, she has handled a variety of cases, always in pursuit of the most favorable results possible for her clients. No matter what the case entails, clients can expect Jean to combine her unique set of legal skills and extensive experience to help them succeed and move forward.

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  • This award indicates the recognition an attorney has received for the way they represent, treat, and work with clients.

  • Only 10% of attorneys in the state have earned the recognition as a board certified specialist of their respective field.

  • An organization consisting of the premier trial lawyers from every state who are highly qualified defense lawyers.

  • A respected group of attorneys who have become recognized as the most qualified and accomplished in the U.S.

  • Members of this organization attend at least double the amount of continuing education required by the Texas Bar.

We Are Highly Qualified to Handle the Following:

  • DWI Defense

    DWI Defense

    Protecting Your License & Driving Record

    If you are facing charges for a DWI offense, you only have 15 days to challenge your driver’s license suspension from the time of your arrest. Because conviction of a DWI can result in serious penalties, it is important that you contact us right away so we can begin building your defense. With experience handling DWI cases from both sides of the courtroom, we are prepared to build the strongest defense possible on your behalf.

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  • Computer Crimes

    Computer Crimes

    Charged with a computer-related crime?

    Our attorneys have handled a number of computer and internet-related crimes, and we know how complex these cases often are. We understand both the technical and legal side of computer-related offenses, and are prepared to handle cases involving wire fraud, mail fraud, misapplication of fiduciary property, and more. No matter how complex your situation is, we will not hesitate to fight for you in and out of the courtroom.

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  • Homicide


    Facing charges of homicide?

    When you are facing charges of homicide, it is essential that you act fast in retaining a defense attorney. Included in the Top 100 National Trial Lawyers list by The National Trial Lawyers association, Attorney Phelps has proven his ability to take on even the most complicated cases. In or out of the courtroom, you can count on us to fight tirelessly on your behalf and build the strongest homicide defense possible.

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  • White Collar Crimes

    White Collar Crimes

    Providing Aggressive White Collar Defense

    Among the most complex criminal cases to work through, white collar crimes must be handled by an attorney who is thoroughly experienced in the field. Attorney Phelps has experience not only defending criminal cases, but also prosecuting them. This enables him to maintain an invaluable insight into how these cases are handled, and build customized defense that are tailored to fit the unique needs of the clients we represent.

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  • Possession


    Are you being accused of possession?

    Drug possession cases can be complicated because they oftentimes involve thorough investigation and prosecution. In order to be convicted of possession, the arresting officer must have had reasonable suspicion or probable cause to stop you in the first place. If we believe this did not happen or that your rights were violated during the time of your arrest, we will not hesitate to fight tirelessly on your behalf.

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  • Juvenile Crimes

    Juvenile Crimes

    Fighting for Your Child’s Future

    We understand how scary it can be when your child has been accused of committing a juvenile crime. Conviction of such an offense can lead to lasting penalties that lead to negative consequences for years to come. Juvenile crimes are handled differently than normal criminal crimes; however, with years of experience with these types of cases, you can trust we have the skills and resources to protect your child’s rights and future.

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  • Drug Crimes

    Drug Crimes

    Seeking drug defense?

    If you have been accused of committing a drug-related crime, it is crucial that you reach out to our firm as soon as possible. Our team has plenty of experience handling drug cases, and we will stop at nothing to help our clients secure the most favorable results possible. Over the years, we have handled thousands of drug cases, and are prepared to handle those ranging from minor misdemeanors to major felonies.

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  • Federal Drug Offenses

    Federal Drug Offenses

    Handling Drug Crimes on the Federal Level

    Federal drug crimes are complicated to handle because they are investigated and prosecuted by both the state of Texas and the U.S. Government. Our team handles cases involving narcotics trafficking, conspiracy, and possession of large amounts of illegal drugs. We are prepared to do whatever it takes to ensure your rights are protected whether you are under investigation or have been indicted by a federal grand jury.

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  • Students in Trouble

    Students in Trouble

    Passionately Defending College Students

    Every year, countless college students are charged with criminal offenses ranging from possession, to DUI, to assault. Depending on the severity of your charges, conviction can leave a permanent mark on your record and a lasting impact on your future. This is why you must act fast in contacting our firm. With a passion for fighting for college students, we stand ready to tirelessly defend you from start to finish.

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  • Aggravated Assault

    Aggravated Assault

    Charged with aggravated assault?

    With more than 70 years of experience, our team is prepared to take on even the most complex assault cases, including those that involve aggravated assault. Although these cases are complicated, you are not alone and do not have to lose hope. Rest-assured that in hiring us, we will thoroughly investigate your case, gather all the evidence, and build the strongest defense possible to protect your future.

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