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Experienced Criminal Defense

Rafael C. Morales

Attorney at Law

Rafael C. Morales, Attorney at Law

Ready to Fight for You

Our law firm was founded by Rafael C. Morales, a criminal defense and personal injury lawyer. Mr. Morales, who was named El Paso's Lawyer of the Year in 2013, previously served as a Federal Agent in the United States Border Patrol.  Mr. Morales gained valuable trial experience at the El Paso County Public Defender's Office.  A resident of El Paso for the past 18 years he represents clients in and around El Paso and Sierra Blanca, Texas.

Mr. Morales is an experienced trial lawyer ready to fight for your rights. He has taken more than 50 criminal defense cases to trial and has NEVER been a prosecutor.  He has tried both misdemeanors and major felonies, including those involving death and serious injury.  He has tried cases involving drug possession, DWI, assault, family violence, aggravated robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, arson, and even aggravated sexual assault of a child.  


Additionally, Mr. Morales has worked out hundreds of cases for clients that didn't require jury trials.

Rafael C. Morales – ready to fight for you!

Work Experience

Position 

Sr. Trial Attorney at El Paso County Public Defender's Office

Assistant Attorney General at Texas Attorney General's Office

Border Patrol Agent at United States Border Patrol

Duration

2008–2014

2006–2008

2000–2002

Education

School

The University of Texas School of Law

University of Maryland, University College

Major

Law

Government & Politics

Degree

JD - Juris Doctor

BS - Bachelor of Science

Graduated

2005

2000

Awards

Award Name

Lawyer of the Year

Order of The Barristers

Outstanding Member

Granting Organization

El Paso Bar Association

University of Texas School of Law: Board of Advocates

University of Texas School of Law: Board of Advocates

Date

2013

2005

2005

Associations

Association Name

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Duration

2008–2010