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Criminal Defense Attorney in Austin, TX

The Defense You Deserve

A Criminal Defense Lawyer Who Fights for YOU

David Reed is a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense lawyer who fights for his clients with pitbull-like tenacity. Why? Because he’s been on the wrong side of the law before, so he knows what it feels like to be in handcuffs and a jail cell.

David’s attorney defended his right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness with professionalism and respect, which inspired him to offer this same support to others. If you’re facing criminal charges, I’ll defend you with compassion, unwavering dedication, and an expertise that only comes from a deep understanding of the criminal justice system. 

I believe that you deserve the best defense, no matter what charges you’re facing — that’s exactly what I’ll provide for you.

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Practice Areas

David is committed to providing an excellent and dedicated defense for a diverse range of charges, from DUIs to murder. View my practice areas now to learn more about my specialties.


Driving while intoxicated can have long-term consequences for your life; David has the experience with DWI charges to help you achieve the best outcome.

Drug charges

David has a long record of successfully representing those facing drug charges, with many cases resulting in dismissal of charges. If you’re facing drug charges, you can find hope with the Law Office of David Reed.

Domestic & Family violence

David is considered an expert in this practice area, having successfully represented hundreds of clients with domestic violence charges. No matter what you’ve been charged with, your case is in good hands with our law office.


Assault is often charged against people who do not deserve it. David handles many assault charges, making him uniquely able to represent you.

Juvenile defense

When defending juveniles, David is consistently fighting to protect their future; we approach these cases with the value of that future in mind, fighting for your right to life and liberty.

Weapon charges

Often an add-on to other charges, weapon charges have a high chance of being dismissed when the original charge is disposed of. Trust David’s experience to help lead you to the best outcome.


Theft charges can often be lowered from a felony to a misdemeanor. David has had great success in this area many times, making him equipped to handle your case effectively.


Facing burglary charges can be intimidating because of the harsh punishment ranges. Trust David’s extensive experience in this area to achieve the best outcome for your case.


If you’re facing murder charges, your life and liberty are on the line. Remember, you deserve an excellent and dedicated defense — David is committed to providing just that.

What Do My Clients Say About Me?

I’ve had the honor of representing hundreds of satisfied clients. Here’s what they have to say:


What to Expect

When you need a strong defense, start here:

Contact our office for a confidential and free case evaluation so you know your options. We’ll start with a confidential and free case evaluation to help you understand your options. When you call our office, you can expect to speak directly with David himself. If he’s busy in the courthouse, leave a message and he will personally return your call.

Should you choose to move forward with our representation, we’ll draw up the fee agreements for your case. We offer competitive representation fees in clear language, so you’ll understand exactly how much your defense will cost and when. Once the arrangement is made, David will begin preliminary research on your case to best equip him to represent you.

David will examine the possible defenses and build a case designed to best represent you and your honor and achieve the best possible outcome for you. In every case, David prepares to go to trial if necessary, meaning your defense is crafted and ready in advance for any possibility. Rest assured your case is in capable and dedicated hands.


Educate Yourself: Resources from a Criminal Defense Attorney

Knowledge is power, as they say, and there’s nothing more powerful than a citizen who’s educated about their rights. Browse my criminal defense resources to find articles and videos that reveal everything you must know about your defense. 


Protecting Your Rights

If you’re facing criminal charges, you may be feeling anxious or even hopeless about the road ahead. You may know you need help, someone in your corner with the ability to both support and defend you, but you may not know where to turn. That’s where we come in. Having been where you are today, David understands exactly the kind of person you need in your corner right now, and he’s dedicated his life to being that person.

David is aggressive and intelligent in court, and compassionate to your situation and the emotions that come along with it. He understands the law, your situation, and the options that you have. Most importantly, he believes in you and that you are worth defending. When you’re in need of defense, don’t settle for anyone other than David Reed.