Mary Beth Harrell



When you’ve been arrested and charged with a crime, you have a lot to lose. Most folks who walk into my office are scared and stressed out. They’re afraid of going back to jail, afraid of losing their job, losing their reputation, losing their professional license, losing their career, losing their marriage, losing their freedom, losing their home, losing their military career, or even losing their children.  You could lose everything. I understand.

I have successfully defended people just like you.

I’ve dedicated my legal career to defending my clients. I demand all the evidence. I investigate all the facts, the so-called witnesses and even the police officers. I make it my business to know the law. Cases can be won or lost before you even set foot inside the courtroom.

I have assembled a professional support team because I know what it takes to defend a case. My goal is to get your case dismissed or get the best deal possible for you, so you don’t lose what is most precious to you. I tell my clients that if they do what I tell them to, then I can keep them out of jail. That’s no empty boast.

I’ve practiced law in Texas for many years. I know the prosecutors and judges and police officers. Heck, I’ve served as a city prosecutor and an assistant district attorney, but to tell the truth my heart was never in it. However, I do know how they think and what’s important to them and I make that work for you. I know what it takes for them to try to prove a case beyond a reasonable doubt, so they win and you lose.

I have used those motions to get cases dismissed and to help me win a not guilty verdict at trial in the past.

An Army wife and mother putting servicemembers first

Okay, if you really need to know, I’ll tell you a bit about myself. I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as fast I could – courtesy of the Army.

  • I served as an Army wife and I am an Army mom
  • My husband retired from the Army after serving for 23 years
  • Our sons retired from the army and both of their wives served in the military

They’re married, they’ve been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan a few times. I know what today’s Army is all about and what’s at stake for those who serve – and their families.

I’ve helped save more than a few military careers by getting soldiers’ cases dismissed including: DWIs, family assaults, shoplifting, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of marijuana, etc.  And I’ve won a few of those cases in trial too, also saving military careers.

So pick up the phone and call my office today. We’re here for you.


  • Texas, 1998


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