"Best Lawyers" -D Magazine. "Rising Star" -Super Lawyers. "NOT GUILTY" -juries across the state of Texas. These are just a few accomplishment of criminal defense trial and appellate lawyer Paul Saputo.
Paul Saputo is the principal criminal defense attorney at the Saputo Law Firm. Mr. Saputo has represented hundreds of clients in state and federal courts in Texas and across the United States. His practice areas include DWI Defense, Drug Crimes, High-Stakes Misdemeanor Crimes, Sex Crimes, Major Felony Crimes, Federal Criminal Defense and Criminal Appeals.
Mr. Saputo has been recognized by several publications, including D Magazine and Super Lawyers. He was selected as a D Magazine Best Lawyer in Dallas and Best Lawyer Under 40 in 2018, and he was selected for inclusion to the 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. In addition, the Saputo Law Firm has been consistently awarded AVVO's Client Choice Award since its founding. Mr. Saputo is also rated by Lead Counsel Rated, Thomson Reuters, 2017, in the following practice areas: Criminal Law - State Level Crimes Verified Experience Peer Recommended Spotless Record.
Mr. Saputo is a graduate of the elite Duke University School of Law and the Dallas Bar Association Civil Trial Academy. He is a current member of the Texas Bar, the Texas Bar College, the Dallas Bar Association, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the DUI Defense Lawyers Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, and the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, among other leading legal organizations.
Mr. Saputo has handled cases in all major Texas cities, including Dallas, Houston, Austin, Fort Worth, El Paso and San Antonio. He has pracaticed in numerous other smaller cities in counties including Tarrant, Bexar, Midland, Titus, Johnson, Kaufman, Montague, Harris, Travis and Hunt. Mr. Saputo is qualified in all Texas courts and is admitted to practice in the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and United States Federal Courts for the Northern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas and the Western District of Oklahoma. The firm also maintains an active driver's license practice, fighting license suspensions and helping Texas residents obtain occupational driver's licenses across the state.
The representative cases in this profile and elsewhere is not a complete list of cases that Mr. Saputo has handled. He has handled hundred of cases, ranging from DWI to homicide offenses.
1320 Griffin St. East
Dallas TX 75215
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Paul Saputo is the principal attorney at Saputo Law Firm, PLLC. Mr. Saputo focuses his practice on litigation related to state and federal criminal prosecutions, including criminal defense, civil asset forfeiture, criminal appellate and corporate advisory matters. He has represented clients in over 60 state and federal courts throughout Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Saputo has handled numerous high-profile and high-stakes defense matters, including the accused shooter in the Dallas police shooting in 2016, one of the accused bikers in the Waco Twin Peaks Biker incident, and many more cases that have garnered local media attention. He has obtained numerous notable victories in both state and federal criminal defense matters.
Mr. Saputo has received numerous awards for his work, including recognition from Super Lawyers, D Magazine, and the AVVO Client's Choice Award for excellent client service in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Mr. Saputo graduated from Duke University School of Law and is admitted before all Texas state courts, all Texas courts of appeal, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the Supreme Court of Texas, the United States Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, as well as Federal District Courts in the Northern District of Texas, Western District of Texas and Western District of Oklahoma.
Bar Number: 24083792
Duke University School of Law