Premier Criminal Defense Lawyers



Firm Overview

Fears | Nachawati Law Firm was founded by Bryan Fears and Majed Nachawati in Dallas, Texas because of their desire to provide a better legal experience for their clients.


Results Obtained

With over 120 years of combined legal experience, our team of criminal defense lawyers have the experience, dedication and resources you need.


Super Lawyers

Attorneys Majed Nachawati, Bryan Fears and John Raggio have been selected to Rising Stars 2013.


DWI Lawyer

Fears | Nachawati has extensive experience in successfully defending individuals who have been arrested for DWI and who have provided possible evidence of intoxication to the police.


Drug Crimes

Many people who are charged with a drug crime are surprised to learn how vigorously Texas prosecutes drug cases.  Even a first offense involving relatively small quantities of certain drugs can carry the possibility of a felony conviction and a prison sentence. Contact our office today for a free comprehensive case evaluation.

  • Driving While Intoxicated


    Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) does not necessarily mean "drunk" driving. The results of a breath or a blood test can play a significant role in the outcome of a DWI case.

  • Assault & Violent Crimes


    Assault & violent crimes potentially carry some of the most severe penalties under the laws of the State. Assaults allegedly involving “family violence” or the use of deadly weapons are aggressively prosecuted.

  • Drug Crimes


    The severity of a drug charge depends on several factors including the type of drug, the quantity involved and whether or not the accused is alleged to have been selling drugs to others.

  • Theft & Fraud


    A theft or fraud case can range from simple shoplifting to claims of an extensive criminal enterprise. The value of the alleged loss and the manner in which the act was committed can greatly impact the case.

  • Probation Violations


    A probation violation can subject a probationer to penalties far more severe than initially imposed by the court. An individual who is on probation has already lost many of their rights related to the original case.

  • Expunction & Non-Disclosure


    A permanent criminal record can be damaging in many ways. Under certain circumstances an individual may be entitled to apply for a court order limiting the dissemination of their arrest record.

  • Other Crimes


    The Texas Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure authorize the prosecution of various alleged criminal behaviors. Many of these crimes involve collateral consequences beyond the statutory penalty range.

  • John W. Raggio was very fast, efficient and thorough. He responded promptly when we had any questions. He is very knowledgeable and professional.

    D. Hicks

Firm Overview

Dallas Criminal Lawyers and Ft. Worth Criminal Lawyers

Fears | Nachawati Law Firm is a prominent criminal defense firm representing clients in state and federal courts in Dallas, Fort Worth, throughout the State of Texas, as well as the nation.  The firm’s lead criminal defense lawyer, John Raggio, has been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyer Magazine and has consistently been recognized for achieving multiple not guilty verdicts and dismissals on behalf of the firm’s clients.  The firm employs multiple lawyers with years of experience handling criminal defense matters and the sheer size and experience of the firm allows us to properly represent clients facing serious criminal charges in state and federal courts in Texas and throughout the nation.

A Top Notch Law Firm that goes to Bat for its Clients

Our criminal defense lawyers understand that our client’s lives literally depend on the outcome of the criminal charges they face—this reality is not taken lightly by our lawyers.  We are Your Voice in the Courtroom and our firm’s philosophy is to do everything reasonably possible under the law to ensure our clients receive the best possible outcome given their particular circumstances.  Our criminal attorneys have experience representing clients charged with state and federal crimes that include driving while intoxicated, assault and violent crimes, drug crimes, theft and fraud, probation violations, expunction and non-disclosure matters, juvenile crimes, as well as allegations involving sexual misconduct.  If you or a loved one is facing serious criminal charges, contact us today, as it is extremely important to aggressively defend any charges by the state or federal government as soon as possible.

Recent Results Obtained

  • State of Texas vs. Ginger S., Dallas County, Texas: Felony Possession of Methamphetamine – CASE DISMISSED
  • State of Texas vs. John E., Denton County, Texas: Driving While Intoxicated with Breath Test – NOT GUILTY JURY TRIAL VERDICT
  • State of Texas vs. Christie R., Collin County, Texas: Assault Causing Bodily Injury / Family Violence – NOT GUILTY BENCH TRIAL VERDICT
  • State of Texas vs. Mark G., Dallas County, Texas: Driving While Intoxicated with Test Refusal – NOT GUILTY JURY TRIAL VERDICT

Our team of criminal defense lawyers have the experience, dedication and resources necessary to work through the difficult and challenging legal matters that have brought your life to a standstill.