The Law Office of Steven Jumes
Steve Jumes has been a lawyer since 1996 and is Certified in Criminal Law by the State of Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2003. Before becoming a defense practitioner, he was supervisor of the Grand Jury Division of the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office as well as specialized in the prosecution of sexual and physical child abuse cases for that office. While working as a a prosecutor for the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office he specialized in Public Integrity prosecutions. Additionally, while working for the United States Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Texas he handled white collar cases involving tax refund fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, as well as bank robbery, and mail fraud. He also specialized in criminal and civil asset forfeiture in that office.
Since 2013 he began private practice providing criminal and asset forfeiture defense in cases ranging from DWI, murder, healthcare fraud, theft, conspiracy to possess or distribute drugs, and continuous assault of a child. He has been asked to make presentations for the Texas State Bar, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association, and the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association.
He has made numerous television, radio, and print appearances regarding asset forfeiture including the Fort Worth Star Telegram, Dallas Morning News, WFAA -ABC news, KXTX-NBC news, KERA, and McCuistion TV. He also testified before subcommittees of the Texas State House and Senate regarding asset forfeiture.
Areas of Law and Practice
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|Criminal Law||Assault and Battery, Bribery, Burglary, Capital Offenses, Civil Forfeiture, Crime Victims Compensation, Criminal Antitrust, Criminal Appeals, Criminal Conspiracy, Criminal Defense, Criminal Forfeiture, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Investigation, Criminal Prosecution, Death Penalty, Drivers License Suspension, Driving While Intoxicated, DUI/DWI, Electronic Surveillance, Expungements, Extortion, Extradition, Federal Criminal Law, Felonies, Forensic Accounting, Forensic DNA, Forensic Medicine, Forensic Science, Forgery, Grand Jury Practice, Habeas Corpus, Hit and Run, Homicide, International Criminal Law, International Extradition, Mail Fraud, Malicious Prosecution, Manslaughter, Misdemeanors, Money Laundering, Murder, Parole and Probation, Post-Conviction Remedies, Search and Seizure, Sex Crimes, Sexual Assault, Shoplifting, Stalking, Theft, Traffic Violations, Vehicular Homicide, Victims Rights, Weapons Charges, White Collar Law, Wire Fraud, Wiretapping, Drug Offenses, Domestic Violence|
Trial Attorney | U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney's Office
Trial Attorney | Tarrant County District Attorney's Office
| Dallas County District Attorney's Office
Juris Doctor | The University of Texas at Austin
1993 - 1996
BA Government | The University of Texas at Austin
1990 - 1993
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Fort Worth, Texas, Tarrant County
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