Students in Trouble

College Students in Trouble

Need a Criminal Defense Attorney in College Station or Bryan?

Sometimes college students make the wrong choices. Sometimes they get caught up in a legal situation because they are in the wrong place at the wrong time. In either case, involvement in the legal system can have devastating effects on their futures. There is never a more important time to hire the right College Station criminal defense lawyer. At The Law Office of Shane Phelps, P.C., we have decades of experience and we know the various ways to defend your rights.


Call (979) 773-7028 for your free consultation today.


As a college student, you may encounter legal charges such as:

  • Possession of a controlled substance
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of dangerous drugs
  • DWI
  • Sexual assault
  • A&M Disciplinary Hearings
  • Other serious crimes

The Bryan / College Station area has approximately 55,000 college students attending either Blinn College or Texas A&M University. Each year, hundreds of students are arrested and charged with crimes ranging from possession of marijuana to intoxication manslaughter. Being arrested and convicted of even a minor misdemeanor offense can have devastating consequences to a young person's future. Even deferred adjudication, in which a person is placed on probation but not convicted, remains on a person's record and can be found in simple searches by prospective employers.

Strong Defense to Protect Your Future

Involvement in the criminal justice system can have other collateral consequences that can do much damage. Conviction of certain drug offenses while receiving financial aid can result in the denial of future financial aid. Conviction of DWI or possession of marijuana can result in the suspension of a student's driver's license. Some offenses, if charged, can result in a student being expelled from school, even if the charges have not been resolved. Because so much is riding on how a case can turn out, our team spares no effort to thoroughly investigate each case, research every credible legal issue, and effectively advocate for the most favorable result.

Facing an emergency? Call (979) 217-4035 as soon as possible.

Client testimonials

  • “Mr. Phelps's professionalism and his knowledge of the law was absolutely exceptional.”

    - Satisfied Client; Read this review on Avvo
  • “He immediately assured me (panicked mother) that he would guide my son and I through this Class B misdemeanor. He did indeed!”

    - Satisfied Client; Read this review on Avvo
  • He's very knowledgeable, professional and sincere. I would recommend Shane to any and everyone.

    “Our son committed what we considered a major crime. Shane was recommended by the bail bondsman. We called and actually got to see him the same day. We had our day in court, which was a simple in and ...”

    - Satisfied Client; Read this review on FindLaw
  • He was able to not only have the charges dismissed, but completely expunged from my son's record.

    “Working with Mr. Shane Phelps is the absolute best decision I made when I was in need of an attorney for my son. Mr. Phelps was extremely helpful in guiding me through the entire process of my son's ...”

    - Satisfied Client; Read this review on FindLaw
  • Not only very knowledgeable but he is very kind and compassionate

    “Our family highly recommends Shane for your legal matters. He is not only very knowledgeable but he is very kind and compassionate. He is a straight shooter, not telling you what he thinks you want to ...”

    - Sharon; Read this review on FindLaw
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Striving for Favorable results

  • Case dismissed Criminal Trespass - Property
  • Both Charges Dismissed 2 counts of Aggravated Assault
  • Motion to Adjudic dismissed. Probation completed Motion to Adjudicate on Possession of Marijuana 4oz. - 5 lbs
  • Refused Possession of False ID
  • Refused following our investigation Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor (Class A)
  • Reduced to Class C Misdemeanor Criminal Trespass to Habitation (Class A)
  • Refused Aggravated Kidnapping (1st Degree)
  • Reduced Possession of Marijuana
  • Dismissed Theft $20,000-$100,000 (3rd Degree)
  • Reduced Driving While License Suspended
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Benefits of Hiring Our Firm

  • 24/7 Availability
  • Free Case Consultations
  • Award-Winning & Recognized Counsel
  • Former Prosecutor Experience
  • Board Certified Criminal Defense Specialist Since 1992 by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Over 30 Years of Legal Experience

Shane Phelps' Accomplishments