Gary Alan Udashen, Attorney

Gary Udashen Lawyer

Gary Alan Udashen update listing

Traffic, DUI-DWI, Constitutional Law, Antitrust, General Practice, Criminal, White Collar Crime, Litigation


  • Profile LAWPOINTS40/ 100
    LAWPOINTS™ measure the overall completeness of a Lawyer's profile. More complete profiles are ranked higher and help visitors select the right lawyer faster.
    We help paid Members build more complete and informative profiles.
    LAWPOINTS™ do not measure a Lawyer's reputation.
    More Info for Lawyers
  • Free Consultation 
  • No Misconduct Found 
  • Accepts Credit Cards 
  • Reviews Pro Bono Cases 
  • Upgrade to a premium listing
  • Update your listing
  • LAWYERID Not Available
    LawyerID™'s identify each individual within Lawyer.com’s directory of 2M global lawyers and help to ensure that the most accurate, up-to-date records are being kept on every lawyer. If you are a practicing lawyer without a LawyerID prominently displayed on your Lawyer.com profile, please call 800-840-0600 to receive one.
    Contact Us

Please include all relevant details from your case including where, when, and who it involves. Case details that can effectively describe the legal situation while also staying concise generally receive the best responses from lawyers.

By submitting this lawyer request, I confirm I have read and agree to the Consent to Receive Messages, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy

Gary A. Udashen's law practice combines the book knowledge that comes with an active appellate practice with the trial skills of a seasoned trial attorney. Dividing his practice between these two areas has enabled Mr. Udashen to bridge what is often considered separate areas of criminal defense work.

Mr. Udashen is well known as a criminal appellate specialist. He has effectively represented clients in federal and state appellate courts, including the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. His appellate cases have made law in many areas of criminal jurisprudence ranging from bank fraud cases to suppression of exculpatory evidence by prosecutors.

Additionally, Mr. Udashen has over 25 years experience trying cases in both Federal and State courts. These cases include trials ranging from conspiracy to white collar fraud to murder and manslaughter. The intricate knowledge of the law that comes from his appellate practice is carried forward into the trial court where Mr. Udashen is able to effectively pursue complex and innovative defensive strategies. Mr. Udashen has also developed an expertise in various areas of criminal law, including search and seizure, evidence and federal sentencing procedures. A substantial portion of his practice has been devoted to the representation of professionals, such as lawyers and health care providers with substance abuse and related criminal problems. Mr. Udashen has also represented persons falsely imprisoned for crimes they did not commit and has obtained the release of several of these persons. He has also carried his desire to free innocent persons from prison into his work with the Innocence Project of Texas where he has worked as Dallas Director and is currently serving as President.

Mr. Udashen has also represented persons wrongfully imprisoned for crimes they did not commit and has obtained the release of several of these persons. Mr. Udashen's success on these cases has been the subject of widespread media attention.

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/tv/stories/DN-recant_27met.ART.State.Edition2.4b74282.html

http://www.dallasnews.com/video/?z=y&nvid=260124

Mr. Udashen frequently appears as a speaker at seminars sponsored by such groups as the State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. He has spoken on a variety of topics, including pretrial motions, jury selection, contempt, expert testimony, exculpatory evidence, appeals and preservation of error. He is also a frequent contributor to the Voice for the Defense, the periodical of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association where his articles have covered a variety of topics, including search and seizure issues, jury selection, appellate review standards, and malpractice in criminal cases. Mr. Udashen also served for 5 years as Feature Articles Editor for the Voice for the Defense. Recently, Mr. Udashen was appointed by the Court of Criminal Appeals to serve as a member of the newly formed Texas Criminal Justice Integrity Unit.

Mr. Udashen has been selected as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Mr. Udashen has been continuously listed in the publication, Best Lawyers in America, in the areas of Appellate Law and White Collar Criminal Defense and Non-White Collar Criminal Defense. National Public Radio has described Mr. Udashen as one of the most prominent criminal attorneys in Texas.

Mr. Udashen has also been active at S.M.U. Law School. He has written portions of the Criminal Law Sections on the S.M.U. Law Journal Annual Survey of Texas Law on five different occasions. He also served as a trial tactics instructor at the S.M.U. Law School.

Mr. Udashen is a 1977 graduate of the University of Texas and 1980 graduate of the S.M.U. Law School where he was a member of the Southwestern Law Journal. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association as well as the Dallas Bar Association. He is a member of the Board of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and has served as Chairman of the Appellate and Criminal Specialization Committees and co-chairman of the Attorney Assistance Strike Force. Mr. Udashen is also a former member of the Patrick Higginbotham Inns of Court. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in the State of Texas, as well as the United States Supreme Court and United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Ninth Circuit. Mr. Udashen is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Position Organization Location Duration
School Degree Major Graduation
Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University Law SchoolN/A  
University of Texas
State / Court Date
Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat.


Lawyers with longer memberships tend to have more experience so we use the Membership date to help prioritize lawyer listings on search pages.

Verified Credentials Date Verified

Above credentials have been verified independently by Lawyer.com.

Service Type: Private

https://www.lawyer.com/seal/1657012i.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/1657012p.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/1657012f.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/1657012v.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/d/featured-medium.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/d/verified-medium.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/d/featured-small.png, https://www.lawyer.com/seal/d/verified-small.png,

To recommend or link to this lawyer as a trusted attorney, we have provided a list of sample links. Please choose the one that meet your needs.

Want a Premium Customized Photo Badge?

Call Toll Free: 800-620-0900

Lawyer Badge
Image Link 1
Gary Alan Udashen  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/gary-udashen.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/1657012i.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 2
Gary Alan Udashen  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/gary-udashen.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/1657012p.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 3
Gary Alan Udashen  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/gary-udashen.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/1657012f.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 4
Gary Alan Udashen  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/gary-udashen.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/1657012v.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 5
Gary Alan Udashen  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/gary-udashen.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/1657012d/featured-medium.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 6
Gary Alan Udashen  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/gary-udashen.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/1657012d/verified-medium.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 7
Gary Alan Udashen  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/gary-udashen.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/1657012d/featured-small.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Image Link 8
Gary Alan Udashen  Lawyer Badge
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom"><a href="//www.lawyer.com/gary-udashen.html"><img alt="Lawyer.com" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal/1657012d/verified-small.png"></a></div><script type="text/javascript" src="//www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Text Link 1
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom" style="width:250px;text-align:center;background-color: #fbaa02;padding:3px;"><a href="http://www.lawyer.com/gary-udashen.html" style="color: #fff;text-decoration:none;size: 12px;">Lawyer.com Listed: Gary Alan Udashen</a></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Text Link 2
Corresponding HTML Codes
<div id="Lcom" style="width:250px;text-align:center;background-color: #fbaa02;padding:3px;"><a href="http://www.lawyer.com/gary-udashen.html" style="color: #fff;text-decoration:none;size: 12px;">Lawyer.com Verified: Gary Alan Udashen</a></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.lawyer.com/seal.js"></script>
Change Date Change Field Previous Content
Gary Alan Udashen
2311 Cedar Springs Road
Suite 250
Dallas, TX 75201
32.787706,-96.79985

MAIN LOCATION

2311 Cedar Springs Road
Suite 250
Dallas, TX 75201


Other Locations:

WEBSITE

LAWYER BADGES

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Automobile Insurance is Required in Wisconsin
Answers the question whether automobile insurance is required in the State of Wisconsin
Types of Products Subject to a Product Liability Claim
Lists the type of products typically reviewed for a product liability claim
What is Admiralty Law?
The definition of admiralty law. Understanding the difference between admiralty law and maritime law. Understanding what a admiralty lawyer is. Understanding when a maritime injury victim should hire an admiralty attorney.