Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer John Teakell Contributes Chapter to Book Offering Insights to Defendants
Attorney outlines key considerations for those needing a lawyer
Jun 16, 2015, 08:00 ET
DALLAS, June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted white-collar and general criminal defense lawyer John R. Teakell of Dallas is a featured author in a new book highlighting trends in state and federal criminal defense law along with thoughtful guidance to defendants needing legal help.
Mr. Teakell is one of 10 respected attorneys nationwide selected to contribute a chapter for "A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top Criminal Defense Attorneys in the United States." In his chapter, Mr. Teakell outlines state and federal statutes and describes similarities and differences in investigations and procedures in the two systems.
"A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top Criminal Defense Attorneys in the United States," is designed to provide practical information for people who need to know more about the criminal justice system and legal representation. The work debuted in March 2015 on Amazon.com and has been among the top sellers in the criminal defense law genre. Royalties from the book are being donated to Kiwanis International, a nonprofit organization that works with children in the United States and throughout the world.
"It can be overwhelming for people to find themselves in the criminal justice system for the first time," Mr. Teakell says. "There are certain decisions that have to be made quickly, and there can be so much at stake. I've seen from experience how providing information can empower individuals to make better decisions."
Mr. Teakell's criminal law expertise has allowed him to serve as an expert source for local and national media, including the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Los Angeles Times, NBC Nightly News and many others. Forbes and Times magazines have named him among the nation's top white-collar defense practitioners, while the National Association of Distinguished Counsel has honored him among the top one percent of attorneys in the United States. In addition, Mr. Teakell is a repeat honoree on the annual Texas Super Lawyers list.
The Law Office of John R. Teakell delivers proven representation for companies and individuals in a variety of white-collar and other criminal defense matters, including grand jury proceedings and internal investigations involving allegations of fraud, bribery, embezzlement, insider trading, stock option backdating, tax evasion, computer crimes and public corruption. Read more about the firm at http://www.teakelllaw.com.
For more information on Mr. Teakell and "A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top Criminal Defense Attorneys in the United States," please contact Robert Tharp at 800-559-4534 or [email protected].
SOURCE The Law Office of John R. Teakell
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