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James ''Jimmy'' Angelino

James ''Jimmy'' Angelino

The Law Offices of James Angelino
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI
  • Texas
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A long and distinguished career as both a police officer and a prosecutor allows Jimmy to bring a unique level of expertise in the area of criminal defense.

Originally from New York State, Jimmy began his legal career as a police officer for the City of Dallas in 1988. Not long after becoming a police officer, he decided to attend law school. In 1991, Jimmy attended Southern Methodist University (SMU) School of Law, while continuing to work for the police department. He graduated law school in 1994, became a member of the State Bar in 1995, and continued working as a police officer until 1997.

That same year, Jimmy began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Denton County, Texas. He was one of the office’s most successful trial attorneys, only losing four cases in his 11+ years as a prosecutor. In those 11 years, he tried every type of case, from a traffic ticket to murder. Jimmy also maintained his Texas Peace Officer’s License, continuing his career as a law enforcement officer in Texas.

A veteran of over 250 jury trials, Jimmy has the vast knowledge and experience needed to get you the best results in your case. He is first and foremost a trial attorney; an attorney who loves and excels in front of a jury. But he also knows that sometimes it’s not in his client’s best interest to go to trial. In these instances, Jimmy will leave no stone unturned to insure that you get the best result possible on your case.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
Professional Experience
Defense Attorney
The Law Offices of James Angelino
Lieutenant Colonel, Army JAG Corps, Retired
United States Army Reserve
Chief of the DWI Prosecution Unit
Denton County District Attorney's Office
Police Officer
Dallas Police Department
Defense Counsel
4th Infantry Division
Defense Counsel
1ST Calvary Division
Defense Counsel
22nd LSO, USAR
SMU Dedman School of Law
J.D. (1994)
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Dowling College
B.B.A. (1984)
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Bronze Star
United States Army
Iraqi Campaign Medal
United States Army
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
United States Army
Professional Associations
Texas State Bar  # 00793268
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Speaker & Course Curriculum Specialist, Texas District and County Attorney Association (TDCAA) Intoxication Manslaughter and Investigation Trial Advocacy Course
Speaker & Faculty Advisor, Texas Prosecutor Trial Skills Course
Certified in Standardized Field Sobriety Tests
State of Texas
Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
The Law Offices of James Angelino
Frisco Office
670 N Preston Road
Prosper, TX 75078
Cell: (214) 310-9196
Fax: (214) 975-2474
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Consultations on weekends are available.
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