Criminal law

The Burke Law Firm has done extensive work in the defense of all felony offenses, violent and non-violent, as well as misdemeanors in all of Abilene and the Big Country. We practice generally in Taylor County with regular appearances in, Jones, Nolan and Brown Counties. Over the years, we have defended many clients charged with felony and misdemeanor grade alcohol related driving offenses including DUI and DWl violations.

At The Burke Law Firm we help everyday people who have been charged with a crime. Part of our approach to criminal defense is education - we let you know how the legal system works and what you can expect. We answer all your questions and let you know what all of your options are. When you get to the point of choosing an option, it will be an informed choice. The situation is rarely as bad as it seems. Let us help you. At our law firm we represent individuals charged with misdemeanors rather than felonies. W .L. "'Tres" Burke is a familiar face in criminal court and has experience with a wide range of crimes. The criminal defense we provide is both effective and efficient. Please contact our law firm if you have been charged with any of the following crimes:

  • Drug Possession

  • Theft

  • Shoplifting

  • Assault

  • Domestic Violence


  • Juvenile Crimes

  • Fraud

  • Traffic Violations

  • Sexual Misconduct