Attorney Michael J. Uhl represents individuals and businesses in all matters of state and federal criminal defense. After more than 20 years as a federal and state prosecutor, Michael now puts his education and experience to work defending the criminally accused in cases ranging from white collar crimes to murder charges and federal drug crimes.
After earning his J.D. from Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas, Michael spent many years practicing as a state and federal prosecutor — with 14 years as an assistant United States attorney where he investigated and prosecuted nearly every type of criminal matter. He also oversaw the work of other prosecutors, advising their work in areas of white collar crime and numerous other areas of criminal law.
A Former Prosecutor, Now Defending Your Rights
As a defense attorney, Michael brings the same dedication and intelligence he used as a prosecutor to aggressively protect the rights of his clients.
Michael stays abreast of the ever-changing legal landscape with his involvement in the legal community and as an adjunct professor at Dedman SMU School of Law. He has also earned the recognition and respect of his contemporaries, earning numerous awards including being named a Texas Super Lawyer. He is also Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated.*
Begin building a strong defense with an attorney who knows the government’s game. Contact attorney Michael Uhl to learn how he can investigate your case, offer practical advice and construct an intelligent defense against the prosecution.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.