Prior to joining Scott H. Palmer, P.C., Attorney Perlstein made a reputation for herself as a passionate litigator while working as a felony prosecutor for the Collin County District Attorney’s Office. Attorney Perlstein obtained her J.D. from SMU Dedman School of Law and graduated cum laude. Prior to that, she earned her B.A. in English and Communication from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas.
Attorney Perlstein handles cases in the following areas:
- Criminal Law
- Drug Crimes
- Sexual Assault
- Federal/White Collar Crimes
- Weapons Crimes
- Property Crimes
She is admitted to practice law in Texas, as well as in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas and the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas. Attorney Perlstein is also a member of the Dallas Bar Association, American Bar Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
Awards & Accolades
Attorney Perlstein’s hard work and dedication has led to her recognition in the National Trial Lawyers “Top 40 Under 40” list in 2016 and a publication of her work, “Texas Death Penalty Conviction and Appeals Process” in The Texas State Supplement to The Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual (1st ed. 2011) published by the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. She has also received the AVVO Clients' Choice Award, and was named to D Magazine's Best Lawyers under 40 for 2018, 2019, and 2020. We are proud to have her on the team and believe that her extensive courtroom experience and prosecution tactics perfectly complement Attorney Palmer’s expertise and aggressive case approach.