Former Municipial Court Judge

Former Assistant District Attny.

Denton County Office 940-580-2899
Collin County Office 972-954-1947
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Tim Powers

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Managing Attorney | Former Judge | Former Assistant District Attorney

Denton County Criminal Defense Lawyer | Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Criminal defense attorney Tim Powers graduated cum laude (Juris Doctor) from Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and will be a candidate for an Doctor of Law (LLD) degree at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. He is currently the managing attorney of the Law Offices of Tim Powers in Denton and an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at the University of North Texas.

A former Assistant District Attorney and Chief Misdemeanor Prosecutor, Powers was voted 1997 Denton County Prosecutor of the Year. He has experience in over 20,000 DWI, drug, assault / family violence, divorce and family law cases in North Texas. Tim Powers served as a legal intern at the Supreme Court of Oklahoma and former sitting Municipal Court Judge in Denton County. Tim Powers served briefly on the team of retained attorneys assisting members of the George W. Bush administration and is often consulted by elected officials in Texas on issues of criminal justice. Powers is a current or former member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, the Texas Association of County and District Attorneys, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the New Orleans Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, the National College for DUI Defense, the Denton County Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association and the Denton County Bar Association among other professional organizations.


  • Tulane University School of Law


  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association
  • Texas Association of County and District Attorneys
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Denton County Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association
  • Denton County Bar Association

Regular Commentator

Powers is an experienced legal analyst and commentator for various local media newscasts including FOX 4 Good Day. In addition to his regular appearances on Fox 4 Good Day, he has appeared on NBC5’s Weekend Today, NBC5 News at Four, and The WB33 News at Nine. He has extensive radio experience. Powers has appeared on WBAP, Texas State Network, KRLD, KEGL’s The Russ Martin Show and is currently a legal analyst for Fox Radio News, WBAP (Dallas Ft. Worth), KTAR (Phoenix), and RTE (Dublin, Ireland).

In addition, Tim hosted and produced Powers of Attorney, a legal talk show on KRLD later broadcast on KLLI-FM (now KRLD-FM) and KLIF from 2001 - 2018, and was the resident legal expert and guest host for The Marty Griffin Show heard weeknights on KRLD (2001-2006). He is often quoted in print including The Dallas Morning News, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Denton Record-Chronicle and Texas Lawyer and internationally, The Globe and Mail (Toronto).

  • Best of Denton 2013-2018
  • Best D Best Lawyers List
  • Best D 2020
  • Best D 2019
  • Best of Denton 2019 Winner
  • Best Law Firms 2020
  • Best of Law Firms 2019
  • Avvo Excellent
  • Avvo Client's Choice
  • Premier Lawyers of America
  • Top 100
  • America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys 2019
  • Lawyer of Distinction 2019
  • American Jurist Institute
  • Fox News
  • Fox 4
  • NBC News 5
  • KRLD
  • WBAP
  • Living Best of 2019
  • Best of Plano 2019
  • Best of Plano 2017
  • 10 Best 2018

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