Why do so many people in the Fort Worth area select Jeff Hampton and the Hampton Law Firm to protect their future and freedom?
Reputation and Recognition. If you really want to know whether or not a particular criminal attorney is good at what they do, ask other lawyers. Talk to the prosecutors they go up against. The judges to whom they must present their arguments.
Jeff Hampton is well-respected amongst his peers as a professional with an excellent knowledge of the law who excels in litigation and possesses comfort and skill in the court room.
Perhaps that is why he has received so much recognition over the course of his career, including:
Top 100 Trial Lawyers – National Trial Lawyers (2014-2017)
Top Attorney in Criminal Defense – Avvo
Top Attorney in DUI & DWI – Avvo
Superb Rating 10.0 – Avvo
Lead Counsel Rated – Lead Counsel (2017)
Experience and Background. Awards and recognition are one thing, but you also need to make sure the lawyer you choose has the right background and the type of experience needed to handle your case.
Jeff Hampton has not only handled all kinds of charges both in and out of the court room as a defense attorney, he also worked in the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor as well. Specifically, he has served as a:
Felony Prosecutor (CDC4, CDC1)
Misdemeanor Prosecutor (CCC9, CCC1, CCC3)
Grand Jury Prosecutor
Special Prosecutor (Johnson County)
In fact, every attorney employed at The Hampton Law Firm was a former prosecutor. This matters for several different reasons.
The first is that our lawyers have a firsthand knowledge of how prosecutors think and what goes into building their case against you. This allows our attorneys to anticipate the government’s arguments and prepare countermeasures designed to cast doubt and poke holes in the state’s case.
Secondly, working as a prosecutor provided our attorneys with something else that a lot of other criminal defense attorneys do not have a much of: trial experience.
During their time at the district attorneys office, our lawyers were able to present hundreds of cases to the grand jury (everything from DWI to murder) and litigate numerous cases before a judge and a jury. This means that the criminal lawyers of The Hampton Law Firm are not going to be frightened into taking a subpar deal by the threat of having to go to trial.
While we are often able to work out favorable deals for our clients without the need of a trial, our lawyers thrive in the court room and will not hesitate to argue your case in front of a jury if we believes it will earn you a better outcome.
Finally, while working at the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office, Mr. Hampton and his team of former prosecutors received extensive training and continuing education in all areas of criminal law. In the area of DWI alone, our lawyers have undergone specialized training in the investigation and litigation of Intoxication Manslaughter, Intoxication Assault, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, and both alcohol and drug-related DWI cases.
Speaking of education, Mr. Hampton learned the law right here in Texas at the University of Houston Law Center, and he has kept himself up-to-date on legal matters by joining numerous legal associations, including:
National College Of DUI Defense
State Bar of Texas
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association
Tarrant County Bar Association
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association
Texas District and County Attorney’s Association (Former Member 2005 – 2010)