Trey Porter

Trey Porter is one of the top lawyers in Texas. Over his career, Mr. Porter has successfully resolved thousands of criminal matters through powerful and dynamic advocacy.

Born and raised in East Tennessee, he attended public school in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Prior to his legal studies, Mr. Porter lived in the Czech Republic, teaching English to business and financial executives in the capital city of Prague. 

Trey Porter holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Political Science from Middle Tennessee State University (‘06 B.S.), a Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law (‘11 J.D.), and is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas to practice law in every District, County, Municipal, and Justice court across Texas.

A Texas SuperLawyer, Mr. Porter has received recognition from the National Trial Lawyers Association, Martindale-Hubbell, and Forbes. A multi-year recipient of the People’s Choice Award, Mr. Porter holds a 10.0 Superb rating from AVVO, where attorneys are peer-reviewed, and rated on skillful litigation, client satisfaction, and positive results. 

As the founder and Principal of Trey Porter Law, PLLC, Mr. Porter leads a team of high-powered attorneys with formidable experience in Texas criminal law. The firm works relentlessly to provide their clients with the highest quality of life, while working to obtain the absolute best outcome in every case, every time. 

Outside of the courtroom, Mr. Porter supports a variety of charitable causes and organizations, including Texas Public Radio, the Great Smoky Mountains Association, and the YMCA.

“I don’t represent moonshiners like my great-grandfather once did, but I am very proud to carry on the family tradition of standing up for the citizen accused.” – Trey Porter 


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    Glowing Client Reviews

    Trey is the man! I hired him because I had overheard a county court judge mentioning how awesome of an attorney he is, so if an endorsement from a judge won’t convince you then I’m not sure what will. I sure do hope I never find myself in a pickle ever again but if I do, I would hire Trey in a heartbeat. He’s honest, transparent, doesn’t beat around the bush, and will work tirelessly so that your clean record stays clean and unblemished. 5 stars, highly recommend!


    I recently hired Trey Porter Law to help our teenage daughter with a drug charge. In the state of Texas she was being charged as an adult which carried a much stiffer penalty. Trey is very responsive, helpful, knowledgeable and is always available to answer any questions or concerns via phone, text or email. He was able to negotiate on her behalf so it was a pleasant experience. I would highly recommend Trey Porter Law.


    Trey really helped me out. He was straight forward and professional, and really helped me in my case. I thought i was going to lose my job, but trey did everything in his power to help me keep my way of life, and still keeps up with me any details on my case.

    I really appreciated all he did for me.


    Trey is a phenomenal attorney that gets the job done right! He is dedicated to help his clients.

    He made himself available and answered all my concerns immediately! I had faith in him and he continued to prove his expertise by helping me. I highly recommend Trey Porter!!


    Trey Porter fought for me! I am a nurse and thought my career was over.

    Very thankful I got Trey Porter involved. He responds to messages regularly and was very thorough.

    He saved my career. Forever grateful!


    Mr Porter is the real deal. You get what you pay for these days. I know that from my personal business dealings. Attorney Trey Porter was no different.

    He was prompt, professional and poised. I was charged with DWI, and Mr Porter got the charge dismissed. I could not be more pleased or thankful. If you get a DWI, hire the best — hire Trey Porter.


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    Driving facts involved failing to maintain a single lane and speeding. Client refused breath test and forced law enforcement to obtain search warrant for blood. Blood test result was not used after challenge from Defense, and State waived and abandoned charge.



    Client was a college student, worried about the collateral consequences of an alcohol offense. After negotiation and review of the traffic stop, the case was dismissed. Client received no criminal conviction. The charge was later expunged and deleted from client’s record.



    Client was involved in minor accident. Client was at fault in accident. A young executive, client was concerned that a criminal conviction for DWI would result in termination. After review of the traffic stop, it was clear the officer lacked probable cause for arrest. State eventually dismissed DWI charge. Client received no criminal conviction.


    DWI 2nd

    Client, a military veteran, was facing up to one year in jail. State could not prove intoxication by alcohol, and was prepared to proceed on loss of use by marijuana. After challenging the State to prove that marijuana was ingested at or near time of driving, and that marijuana impaired client’s driving, the State dismissed the case on the day of trial.



    Driving facts involved a false claim by police that taillight was out. After challenging the reasonable suspicion for the traffic stop, the State was forced to dismiss the case when video did not match police report. Client has since expunged arrest, and has no criminal record.



    Client is a public school teacher and faced immediate termination upon conviction. The facts of the case were bad. State was unwilling to budge in negotiation, and matter was set for trial – the last shot at avoiding a conviction and preserving client’s livelihood. State was forced to dismiss on day of trial. Client has no criminal record, and has since expunged the DWI arrest.

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    The stakes are high. Criminal charges can have devastating, lifelong consequences. During the free, confidential consultation, Mr. Porter will answer questions surrounding your legal matter, and discuss and identify potential defenses.

    If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, the State is working on your conviction. It’s time to start building your defense.

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