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Why Hire Our Dallas Law Firm?

Aggressive Legal Representation in Dallas: We Fight to Win.

At our firm, our legal practice is based on sound fundamentals: We offer aggressive representation for the following legal matters:

Our attorneys all come with excellent qualifications. We work hard and start every case by providing clients with an honest assessment of their legal options. Then we guide them through the often confusing Texas and federal criminal justice systems with one goal in mind: to win their case.

When you hire Palmer Perlstein, you receive our full attention and the benefit of proven trial practice strategies from our experienced Texas criminal defense and personal injury attorneys. If you are in need of legal counsel for your situation, now is the time to get help.

What Makes Our Firm Stand Out?

  • Led by a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist
  • Inclusion in D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers” list in 2002, 2006, 2011-2013, 2015, & 2016
  • 10.0 Avvo Rated
  • Clients Choice - Criminal Defense 2015
  • Experience gained from hundreds of cases handled
  • Fiercely advocating for clients since 1996
  • Insight from a former prosecutor on staff
  • Extensive coverage and respect from media
  • Selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers® list (2008-2016)

Our Clients Say It Best

Read Our Recent Reviews

At Palmer Perlstein, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "I knew I was in good hands."
    Sorsha was really helpful and was able to get my case dismissed. I highly recommend this law office. She always answers my calls and was able to answer all my questions and felt good going to court knowing I was in good hands.
    - I.F.
    "Holding the Police Department accountable."
    Without their help I feel as if the legal system would have dismissed the officers wrong doing. I like to thank Scott, Rachel, and especially James for their hard work and willingness to take a case against Southlake police department and hold them account
    - G.U.
    "I highly recommend this legal team to anyone seeking professional, sincere, ethical legal representation!"

    The team were extremely professional, compassionate, knowledgeable, and consistent in handling my case. The thing I appreciated most about the team, no ever sold me any dreams, they dealt with facts with the highest or morale and ethics.

    - D.M.
    "Appreciated the team approach."
    Dealing with the different attorneys at this firm was a good experience! Definitely appreciated the team approach. Thank you to all of you for your help and guidance!
    - B.M.
    "Legal trouble? Look no further!"
    His legal team was very welcoming and understanding, and I am incredibly grateful to have had them on my side throughout the stressful ordeal. It's money well spent, you won't regret it!
    - Keith
    "The best there is!"
    James was easy to talk to and was very honest and up front about the entire process every step of the way.
    - Chris
    "The team helped get my case dropped!"
    They were able to get the charges adjust my son lowered and was successful in getting my case dropped.
    - Tina
    "Above and Beyond!!"
    I felt very confident that my brother had the right attorney representing him and I can sleep better knowing this.
    - Ronny

Awards Our Attorneys Have Achieved

  • Texas Board Certified
  • Best Dallas Lawyers
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Avvo 10.0
  • Avvo Client Choice
  • Super Lawyers
  • D Best Lawyers 2022
  • Best Lawyers 40 Under 40 2023
  • Best Lawyers 40 Under 40 2024
    It Starts with the Right Team We Are Ready to Help You

    Our team is committed to providing personalized attention every step of the way and providing the guidance you need with your goals in mind. We are committed to providing high-quality representation and working toward a favorable outcome.

    Skilled & Successful in High-Profile Federal Criminal Cases

    Attorney Scott Palmer understands how the complexities of the federal court system and how to protect a client's legal rights at every step of the case, starting with the investigation process. For these reasons, Scott Palmer has earned a reputation as a high-profile, peer-respected lawyer.

    Attorney Palmer leads our seasoned legal team, allowing us to provide invaluable insight and experience to each and every client that comes through our doors. When you come to Palmer Perlstein, you can be confident knowing you are getting aggressive representation and counsel from a firm led by a proven trial lawyer.

    Benefits of Hiring a Board Certified Attorney

    Having a Board Certified attorney behind your case gives you the peace of mind and assurance you need during a trying legal time, regardless of the issues you’re facing. The board certification is a mark of excellence and a distinguishing accomplishment, demonstrating that an attorney has the skills and expertise to handle complex legal matters.

    At Palmer Perlstein, two of our attorneys are Board Certified. They have continued their education, passed strenuous examinations, and successfully handled a large number of cases in their respective practice areas. They have also been evaluated by judges and peers alike and deemed worthy of board certification.

    Attorney Scott H. Palmer is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist through the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is an experienced and fearless litigator. Palmer has earned a statewide reputation for his aggressive approach, which often leaves state and federal prosecutors with little choice but to negotiate a plea or drop criminal charges altogether.

    Attorney Grant Gerleman is Board Certified as a Specialist in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is passionate about this area of the law and dedicated to helping victims injured by others seek the justice they deserve. His knowledge and skills have allowed him to argue and win even the most complex cases.

    With a team consisting of certified specialists in various areas of law, no matter our clients’ legal issues, a Board Certified attorney is here to help.

    "We fight hard for our clients every day. We will take – and win – the cases other lawyers won't touch." - Scott Palmer, Board-Certified Criminal Law Specialist

    Contact Us to Arrange a Consultation

    Whether you've been arrested, need legal guidance following a car accident, or have had your civil rights violated, do not hesitate to turn to Palmer Perlstein to speak with a Dallas trial lawyer. Our legal team is ready to stand strong on your behalf. Start by setting up a consultation today: (214) 891-3382.

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    • Over 140 Years of Combined Experience
    • Former Prosecutor
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