A Prominent Criminal Defense Firm Serving Dallas & Fort Worth

Practice Areas
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Federal Criminal Investigations and Trials
  • Healthcare Fraud
  • Money Laundering and RICO Violations
  • U.S. Customs Investigations
  • Federal and State Criminal Trial & Appellate Practice
  • Federal Drug Investigations and Prosecutions
  • Criminal Tax Fraud
  • Criminal Environmental Fraud
  • Forfeiture and Civil Monetary Penalties
  • Representation of Professionals in Disciplinary and Administrative Actions
Michael P. Gibson

Partner

Bio
  • Federal and State Criminal Trial & Appellate Practice
  • Federal Criminal Investigations and Trials including: Major Mail and Wire Fraud; Criminal Anti-Trust involving railroad, linen, plumbing, explosives, and glass industries
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Tax Fraud
  • Government Contract Fraud
  • Health Care Fraud
  • Criminal Environmental Law
  • Money Laundering and RICO Violations
  • Forfeiture and Civil Monetary Penalties
  • U.S. Customs Investigations
  • Tax Investigations and Prosecutions

Michael P. Gibson attended Texas Wesleyan College (B.S. cum laude 1966), University of Texas (M.S. 1969) and Southern Methodist University (J.D. 1971). He began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Dallas County from 1972 to 1973. He joined the Firm in 1973 and is licensed to practice law in Texas; the United States District Courts--Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, District of Montana, District of Colorado and Northern District of New York; the United States Court of Appeals--Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; and the United States Supreme Court. He has written and lectured at numerous criminal law seminars and was the Course Director for the State Bar Advanced Criminal Law Course (1980) and the TCDLA Federal Criminal Law Short Course (1993).

He has been an Adjunct Professor with the SMU School of Law in the areas of Constitutional Criminal Law, Federal Criminal Trial Practice and Trial Advocacy. He was President of the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (1984); and Chairman of the Criminal Justice Committee for the Dallas Bar. He is currently an Executive Committee Member for TCDLA.

Practice Areas
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Federal Criminal Investigations and Trials
  • Healthcare Fraud
  • Money Laundering and RICO Violations
  • U.S. Customs Investigations
  • Federal and State Criminal Trial & Appellate Practice
  • Federal Drug Investigations and Prosecutions
  • Criminal Tax Fraud
  • Criminal Environmental Fraud
  • Forfeiture and Civil Monetary Penalties
  • Representation of Professionals in Disciplinary and Administrative Actions
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1972
  • U.S. District Court District of Montana, 1972
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1972
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court
Professional Associations
  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, President, 1984 to 1984
  • Dallas Bar, Chairman, Criminal Justice Committee
  • TCDLA, Executive Committee Member
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Board of Directors
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member
Education
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
      • M.S. - 1969
    • Texas Wesleyan College, Fort Worth, Texas
      • B.S. - 1966
      • Honors: cum laude
    Honors
    • Dallas's Top White Collar Defense Lawyers, D Magazine
    • Texas's Super Lawyers, Texas Monthly
    • Best Lawyers in America for White Collar Criminal Defense
    Classes / Seminars
    • Adjunct Professor, Constitutional Criminal Law, Federal Criminal Trial Practice and Trial Advocacy, SMU School of Law
    • Course Director for the State Bar Advanced Criminal Law Course
    • Course Director for the TCDLA Federal Criminal Law Short Course
    Certified Legal Specialties
    • Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2003