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San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers

Getting Your Case
Dismissed is Our Top Priority!

We are Douglas Daniel and Brandon Hudson, San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers. We have over four decades of combined experience as criminal lawyers, and we have been recognized by S.A. Scene Magazine as being among the best San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers for the past eight consecutive years. We defend against numerous crimes to include assault crimes, drug crimes, DWI, violent crimes, theft crimes, white collar crimes, sex crimes and much more. Our San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyer firm has the knowledge, dedication and determination to fight against both federal and state crimes in San Antonio. We do not limit our legal practice to San Antonio alone, as we are also very active as Criminal Defense Lawyers and Attorneys in Boerne, Fredericksburg, Kerrville and wherever legal defense circumstances warrant in South Texas.

A Superior Criminal Defense Team Makes All The Difference!

Our high level of professionalism, integrity and success is propelled by two outstanding San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers, Douglas Daniel and Brandon Hudson. We are aggressive San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorneys that will defend you the best way possible and help if charged with a felony, misdemeanor, Texas state or federal crime. If you need a San Antonio DWI lawyer, sex crime lawyer, drug crime lawyer, or theft crime lawyer; we're here for you and we will do everything in our power to fight for your freedom.

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“It is rare indeed to see this kind of dedication to law and the pursuit of justice. It was an honor having him (Brandon Hudson) join my team and stand with me in my fight to keep my freedom and prove my innocence.” – Judith Cummins

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Douglas Daniel

San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyer Douglas Daniel has more than three decades of experience in criminal defense, granting him the knowledge and familiarity to take on San Antonio DWI, assault, domestic violence, drug, federal, juvenile, state, theft and many other types of criminal defense cases. He started his legal practice in 1981 defending accused individuals in their criminal cases after he received his Juris Doctorate from St. Mary's University School of Law. As a San Antonio criminal defense attorney, Attorney Daniel has gained ample experience dealing with the various courts, judges and prosecutors in South Texas.

Of special note, Douglas was elected to membership as a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation in recognition of best-in-class criminal defense service and devotion to the highest traditions of the Bar. In addition, he was asked to be a Founding Member of the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys (AAPDA). This is a national association of some of the top DWI/DUI criminal defense lawyers in the country, and it was an honor for him to be asked to be a founding member. Attorney Daniel has successfully represented clients charged with alcohol related offenses for over thirty years locally in San Antonio and in counties all across the state of Texas. If you are looking for an experienced trial lawyer or a San Antonio DWI lawyer that knows how to win, then ask for Attorney Douglas Daniel to be on your defense team!

Brandon Hudson

Attorney Hudson partnered with San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyer Douglas Daniel in 2007, and since then their ability to aggressively represent accused individuals and mount successful criminal defense strategies has rapidly grown. Brandon is a highly skilled San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyer who is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in criminal law, which means that he is a specialist in his chosen field. He also served on the 2014-2015 board for the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Attorney Brandon Hudson has comprehensive knowledge of the criminal justice system, considering that he practiced law as both a criminal defense attorney and a prosecutor. Prior to working as a criminal defense lawyer in San Antonio, Brandon was a First Chair Felony Prosecutor in various counties throughout the state of Texas. As a well-seasoned San Antonio Defense Lawyer, he has ample experience handling serious criminal defense cases, including sexual assault and death penalty cases in San Antonio and Bexar County. Also, he has expertly handled numerous defense cases as a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Fredericksburg, Kerrville and Boerne.

Attorney Hudson Interview on CNN


Aggravated sexual assault

State unable to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.




Aggravated sexual assault

Insufficient evidence.




Indecency with a child

Charges dismissed before client was indicted or arrested.





Conspiracy to transport stolen property worth $1.8 million

5 Years Probation


“In a recent sexual assault criminal defense case win, I was able to get all charges dismissed for a 20-year-old man who was accused of indecency with a child. My investigation determined that credible evidence did not exist to prove that my client was the actual offender. The charges were dropped before my client was indicted or arrested.”

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We Are San Antonio DWI Lawyers

A DWI is a serious criminal charge that can be life-changing on your employment, finances and your future. A DWI conviction could mean facing significant fines, increased auto insurance rates, possible jail time, drunk driving school and community service.

A San Antonio DWI lawyer can help defend you against a Texas DWI conviction. If you have been arrested for a DWI in San Antonio or Bexar County it is very critical you quickly take action to protect yourself from a DWI conviction. You need a San Antonio DWI lawyer in TX that understands the law, because there are ways to avoid drunk driving penalties.

At Daniel & Hudson, our criminal defense attorneys have successfully handled hundreds of DWI cases. We have a former prosecutor on our defense team that is able to provide our clients with a unique look at your case from the government’s viewpoint. At Daniel & Hudson, we know what the prosecutor in your case is likely going to do and we know how to attack the weaknesses in the prosecutor’s case.

Our San Antonio criminal defense lawyers are dedicated to fighting your DWI charges so you can get your life returned to normal as quickly as possible. We handle DWI cases in San Antonio, Bexar County and throughout South Texas.

What should I do if pulled over for DWI?

This is one of our most frequently asked questions. Doug and Brandon are highly experienced San Antonio DWI lawyers and they have created a laminated card that you can keep on your person that you should give to any officer that is investigating you for suspicion of DWI. The card advises the officer that the bearer has been instructed not to answer any questions, or attempt to perform any field sobriety tests or provide any specimen of blood, breath or urine to the officer. Request a DWI Card.


Criminal charges are a serious issue in Texas as our state has some of the heaviest penalties in the country. It is absolutely vital that the defense of your case begins at once. The earlier a San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyer gets involved, the faster they can get into action on your behalf. As highly experienced San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers, we know how important the outcome of your case is, and we take a personal interest in you, your family, and your future. Your freedom is important to us and we are prepared to evaluate your legal situation immediately to advise you how we will move forward with your criminal defense case.


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Contact a San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorney from The Law Offices of Daniel & Hudson today to learn how they could fight your charges and clear your name.