Lewis & Ashworth Criminal Defense Attorneys
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Avvo Rating | 10.0 | Thomas Duncan Ashworth | top attorney
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Criminal Defense Attorneys For The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

Whether it’s your first time or your fourth time, getting arrested is an emotionally overwhelming situation. However, an arrest doesn’t automatically mean that you are guilty. You still have an opportunity to avoid serious criminal penalties with the help of an experienced lawyer

If you or a loved one has been arrested in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, our criminal defense attorneys at Lewis & Ashworth, PLLC can protect your rights, reputation, and freedom when facing the Texas criminal justice system.

A team of two former prosecutors will review your case, figure out your available legal options, and help you obtain the most favorable outcome. Do not hesitate to let us fight for you immediately.


What Sets us Apart?

  • Reputation Our attorneys have excellent relationships with the judges and opposing counsel.
  • Proven Track Record We have successfully tried over 250 misdemeanor and felony trials.
  • Experience We have over 20 years of combined experience handling criminal cases.
  • Team Approach when you hire Lewis & Ashworth you get two attorneys on your case.
Attorney Daniel Lewis

Daniel Lewis

Daniel Lewis is an experienced criminal defense attorney handling cases in every county of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. As a former Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Lewis has over 12 years of experience practicing solely criminal law.

While a Felony Prosecutor he was assigned to many divisions at the District Attorney’s Office including the Special Crimes Division, handling White Collar cases as well as the Crimes Against Children Division.

Mr. Lewis has tried over 150 misdemeanor and felony trials, and handled thousands of other cases, including DWI, drug possession, aggravated robbery, sexual assault, capital murder and all cases involving child victims.

Mr. Lewis graduated with Honors from Texas Tech University and went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from The Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.

Attorney Thomas Ashworth

Thomas Ashworth

Thomas Ashworth is a criminal defense attorney practicing in North Texas. Mr. Ashworth spent 11 years as an Assistant District Attorney, rising to the rank of Chief Felony Prosecutor before entering private practice.

He was the Chief of the Special Prosecutions Unit, which handles white collar crime and high-profile cases. During that time, he tried over 100 misdemeanor and felony jury trials including DWI, drug possession, sexual assault, white collar crime and capital murder.

Mr. Ashworth has also been an invited speaker throughout Texas on topics such as Forensic Evidence, Firearms, and Trial Advocacy, and spent three years serving on the Licensing Advisory Committee for the Texas Forensic Science Commission.

Mr. Ashworth graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from The Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.

Attorney Thomas Ashworth

We Have Handled Hundreds of Trials

Experienced Legal Representation

Our experienced trial lawyers have handled more than 250 cases in front of a jury. As former prosecutors, we have a strong understanding of how courts work and how the prosecution develops your case. Our experience provides us with the insight needed to effectively counterattack the State’s case.

We investigate your case, collect and analyze evidence, and develop an aggressive and personalized legal defense to help you avoid harsh charges and penalties. Our goal is to either reduce the charges/penalties you face, obtain a not-guilty verdict, or get your case dismissed altogether. You want our more than two decades of combined experience on your side today.


Our Clients Speak Their Minds

“I was arrested for two first degree felonies, Money Laundering, $200K and Misapplication of Fiduciary Property, $200K, which was absolutely untrue. What was really going on was my old boss at the …”

– A.A. Former Client

“Thomas acted actively on my case and was very professional in every encounter we had. Over the 2 1/2 months that we worked together he always kept me updated, went into detail about the case, and …”

– F.A. Former Client

“Mr. Lewis is about as professional as they come. He is very polite, respectful, and considerate. He was able to get my case dismissed after I simply followed the rules of a plea. He was very clear …”

– R.M. Former Client

“Daniel is a great lawyer. He has a very down to earth approach on things, but will try his best to find every possible way to make sure you win your case. He’s quick witted and invokes optimism in his …”

– Former Client

“Mr. Lewis was absolutely the best lawyer I have ever had. He is super easy to talk to, he listened, never judged, and he worked hard to get me the best possible outcome. I will NEVER use another …”

– Former Client

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