SALLYE WILTON

 

Education:

 

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Dallas, TX

JurisDoctor, May 2010

 

Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Bachelor of BA in Management and Chemistry, Summa cum laude, May 2007

 

Licenses / Admissions:

Sallye is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and has been admitted to the United States District Court-Northern District of Texas, and has handled cases in many counties including Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Grayson, Hunt, Kauffman, McLennan, Navarro, Parker, Rockwall, and Tarrant counties.

 

Bar Admissions                                                         
  • Texas, 2011

  • Northern District of Texas, 2012

 

Professional Affiliations:

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association

  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association

 

Professional Experience:

Achievements

  • Superb rating on Avvo.com

  • 2014 Voted Rising Star by DCDLA peers

  • 2015 Voted Rising Star by DCDLA peers

  • 2015 Voted one of D Magazine’s “D Best Lawyers in Dallas”

  • 2015 Selected as one of the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys’ “10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Texas”

  • 2016 Selected as one of the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys’ “10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Texas”

  • 2017 Selected as Super Lawyer Texas Rising Star

  • 2018 Selected as Super Lawyer Texas Rising Star

  • 2019 Selected as Super Lawyer Texas Rising Star

  • 2020 Selected as Super Lawyer Texas Rising Star

  • 2021 Selected as Super Lawyer Texas Rising Star

  • 2023 Best Lawyer Under 40 by D Magazine

 

Presentations and Articles

  • November 10, 2011 “Criminal Law 101” (Presented as In-House CLE for Godwin Lewis PC)

  • February 12, 2016 “Criminal Law 101: DWI, DUI, Assault, and Other Bad Behaviors” (Presented at the Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section Bench Bar Conference)

 
Personal:

Sallye Wilton is the founding partner of the firm. What began as a boutique criminal defense firm has since evolved into a full service law practice. As an attorney she is a dynamic advocate who represents clients charged with misdemeanors and felonies at the state level, as well as federal cases. She has dedicated her career to protecting the rights of individuals who are facing difficult legal circumstances. Sallye has obtained successful results for her clients through grand jury presentations, suppression hearings, plea agreements, and verdicts in hundreds of cases. Sallye is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and has been admitted to the United States District Court-Northern District of Texas, and handles cases primarily in Collin County. She also regularly handles cases in Bell, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Grayson, Hunt, Kauffman, McLennan, Navarro, Parker, Rockwall, and Tarrant counties.

 

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