Jackson & Kessie, PC

Jackson & Kessie, PC

Compassionate and Efficient Canadian, Texas Lawyer

Firm Overview

Maintaining the highest standards since 1948
If you have questions about the law or need quality and reliable assistance from a Texas attorney, I am here to provide support and assistance. My name is Charles L. Kessie, and I have more than 35 years of experience and numerous legal connections throughout Texas. I have also earned the respect of my peers for my professionalism and ethics, as demonstrated by my BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Established in 1948, Jackson & Kessie, PC provides consistent quality and service to residents throughout the Northeastern Panhandle of Texas. In our criminal law practice, we ensure that each matter is handled in a discrete and confidential manner, while providing workable trial strategies. In estate planning, we are proficient in the complex Texas probate law and are with you through every step of the process.

Jackson & Kessie, PC can help you with:
-General practice
-Criminal DWI
-Drug crimes
-Oil and gas
-Real estate
-Visitation rights
-Estate planning
-Elder care
-Child support/custody

Your legal advocate
Clients know they can count on me to emphasize direct and honest communication and compassionate support. I have been appointed on cases where the defendant has been unable to get along with other lawyers. From your very first contact to your last, you will experience the diligence and dedication that you expect from the attorney representing you.

Main Office

Main Office
209 Main Street
Canadian TX 79014





Criminal Defense

Texas Criminal Defense Attorney

An experienced firm fighting for your rights
If you have been charged with a crime in Texas, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side. For 36 years, I have been fighting to defend the rights of my clients. I have built my reputation on getting results. I am intimately familiar with all facets of the Texas criminal justice system, and have the knowledge and skill to make sure you understand your legal options and to guide you through the legal process.

For 36 years, I have represented clients in state and federal courts on charges ranging from minor offenses to serious felonies, including:
-Traffic violations
-Assault and battery
-Possession of drugs
-Theft and larceny
-Homicide - murder/manslaughter
-Domestic violence
-White collar crime
-And more

When you have charges on your record that you want eliminated, I can help you get those charges sealed or expunged, or represent you in appellate court.

No matter what obstacle has been placed in your way, rest assured that I strive diligently to help you overcome it, and work tenaciously to attain the best possible result for you.

Going the extra mile to ensure your freedom
I go the extra mile to ensure that you get the justice you deserve. I have taken an oath to provide exemplary service, an oath that I am dedicated to honoring. Through meticulous preparation and a firm attention to detail, my efforts are always focused on achieving that goal. I personally speak with witnesses, rifle through police records and examine the alleged crime scene, if necessary. I also bring in experts who challenge the prosecution and help us prepare trial strategy.

Nothing is more important than your freedom. If you need a defense attorney who is dedicated to your case, contact Jackson & Kessie, PC today.

Charles L. Kessie

Jackson & Kessie, PC

Mr. Kessie is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas
-Criminal law
-Driving while intoxicated
-Family law
-Child support
-Child custody
-Visitation rights
-Juvenile law
-Oil and gas law
-Real estate
-Estate planning
-Elder care

-Texas, 1976

-Texas Tech University, J.D., 1976
-Texas A. & M. University, B.S., 1970

-Major, USAR, JAG

Associations and memberships
-Northwestern Panhandle Bar Association (President, 1981-1982)
-State Bar of Texas

Biographical details
-County Attorney, Hemphill County, 1985


Texas Tech University
Juris Doctorate ,