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Wessley Ball

Wessley Ball

Wes Ball Law, PLLC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime
  • Texas
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Summary

Wes is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His practice is limited to criminal defense in both State and Federal Courts, both trials and appeals. Wes also represents individuals who are under investigation by law enforcement before any formal charges are filed. Wes does not practice in other areas of the law e.g. personal injury or family law. Wes does not dabble in criminal defense, he specializes. Wes has been named a Texas SuperLawyer by Texas Monthly magazine from 2008 through 2019. This recognition by professional colleagues is awarded to less than 5% of Texas attorneys. As a former prosecutor, Wes has insight into the workings of who is our opponent. With 25 years experience as a criminal defense attorney Wes will not be learning the defense side while working on your case. Wes is also rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell, their highest professional rating. Wes is rated Superb by the AVVO rating system scoring a 9.9 out of 10.0. Call for a free consultation with a criminal law specialist.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime
Fees
  • Free Consultation
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Fees depend on complexity of matter and estimated legal time necessary. Fees will be quoted at free consultation.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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5th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Wes Ball Law, PLLC
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Wes Ball is a criminal law specialist with over 30 years experience in the practice of criminal law. He is highly ranked as 5.0 AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and has been named a Texas Super Lawyer every year since 2008. As a former Assistant District Attorney and Past President of the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Assocation, Wes has an outstanding professional representation and serves his clients at the highest standards of his profession. He limits his practice to trial and appellate work in State and Federal Courts. He represents clients from the initiation of law enforcement investigations, Grand Jury proceedings, pretrial and trial matters.
Partner
Ball & Hase, P.C.
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One of three founding partners in the original firm of Ball, Hase & Wisch. Partner Scott Wisch was elected to be a Criminal District Judge in the 372nd District Court. At his departure, the firm changed to Ball & Hase, P.C.
Assistant Criminal District Attorney
Tarrant County District Attorneys Office
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Prosecuting attorney including Felony Court Chief and Chief of the Misdemeanor and Juvenile Trial Sections. Held number 3 position in prosecutors office with approximately 75 prosecutors on staff. Held supervisory position and reported directly to the elected District Attorney.
Education
Texas Tech University
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Awards
Texas Super Lawyer
Texas Monthly Magazine
Texas Super Lawyer
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Texas Super Lawyer
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AV Preeminent
Martindale Hubbell
Superb
Avvo
Texas Super Lawyer
Texas Monthly Magazine
Texas Super Lawyer
Texas Monthly Magazine
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Professional Associations
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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United States Supreme Court
Admitted to practice
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Arlington Bar Association
Member
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Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Assn.
Member and Past President
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Activities: Organization composed of nearly all criminal law practitioners before the Tarrant County Criminal Courts
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Member and Former Director
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United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Admitted to practice
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Texas State Bar # 01643100
Member
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United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Admitted to practice
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Certifications
Criminal Law
Texas State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Legal Answers
2 Questions Answered

Q. What does it mean when they transfer your judge? It states transfer reason is pending case.
A: Based on your question, this sounds like the case (not the Judge) is being transferred to a different court because there was already a case pending against the defendant in that other court. The idea is to put all of the person's cases together. Judges don't get "transferred" they sit for the jurisdiction for which they were elected, either a District Court (a district can cover more than one county and more than one courthouse) or a county court. I believe this refers to the case being transferred to a different court and thus a different judge. www.wesball-law.com
Q. Hi my name is Gary Whiteside. I live in Texas. My son is facing a DWI charges in we can't afford the money for a attorne
A: At some point he will appear before a Judge or Magistrate. In most counties, they are set up to ask the person if they have sufficient financial ability to retain counsel or if they are requesting court appointed counsel. If your son requests appointed counsel, they may screen his financial situation, request tax returns, paycheck stubs etc. In other words, they don't have to just take his word for it. It is always best to retain your own counsel. While many attorneys who take appointed cases do great work, you don't have a choice of who is assigned to you, so you are taking pot luck. www.wesball-law.com
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Contact & Map
Wes Ball Law, PLLC
4025 Woodland Park Blvd. Suite 370
Arlington, TX 76013
USA
Telephone: (817) 860-5000
Fax: (817) 860-6645