R. Kent Phillips

Located in Longview, Texas, Mr. Phillips is a sole practitioner practicing exclusively in the area ofCriminal Law. He has been serving clients, both publicly and privately since 1981as a former Assistant Criminal District Attorney for Gregg County, former Texas Assistant Attorney General, and now as a Criminal Defense attorney.

In his Criminal Defense practice, Mr. Phillips has represented thousands of clients and has tried over a hundred cases to juries. He has defended clients accused of a wide variety of criminal offenses, both misdemeanor and felony level, including assault, theft, drug offenses, burglary, larceny, DWI, domestic abuse, and many others. He has also represented Defendants charged with the most serious of crimes such as those classified as aggravated offenses. In fact, Mr. Phillips is one of only a few criminal attorneys who are permitted to handle capital murder cases by court appointment.

His years of experience and commitment to the protection of the rights of those accused of a crime has earned him a reputation as one of the finest and most talented Criminal Defense attorneys in East Texas.

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