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San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorney
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San Antonio
Criminal Defense Attorney

Let a Top-Rated Texas Lawyer Protect Your Rights

The actions you take after an arrest have the potential to determine the course of your future. As a San Antonio criminal defense lawyer, I understand what a devastating impact an arrest can have on your life, and it is my goal to help you mitigate the damage, protect your reputation, and assist in getting your life back on track. You are legally innocent until proven guilty, and I want to ensure that you receive fair treatment under Texas State law.

Here are several reasons why you should consider hiring my firm:

  • I have the legal experience and knowledge to understand the complexities of Texas criminal law, the court system, and the legal process to effectively defend my clients.

  • I can help protect my clients by ensuring that the police or prosecution do not violate their constitutional rights and prevent them from making statements that may be used against them in court.

  • I can conduct an investigation, gather evidence, interview witnesses, and even seek assistance from experts in the field to build a strong defense on behalf of their client.

  • I can negotiate with the prosecution to help mitigate the consequences of a conviction by reducing the criminal charges or penalties you face.

  • I can represent you at trial and fight for the best possible outcome in court

  • I can provide emotional support from start to finish since facing criminal charges can be a stressful and traumatic experience.

    Get a San Antonio criminal defense attorney on your side! Contact my firm today at (210) 201-7821.

  • Federal Client Acquitted of All Counts 18 Counts of Conspiracy, Obstruction of Justice, Money Laundering, Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering and Failure to File Tax
  • Dismissed DWI
  • Dismissed DWI
  • Overturned Sentence Federal Drug Trafficking
  • Federal Client Sentenced to Probation Federal Multi-Count Drug Conspiracy
  • Federal Client Sentenced to Probation Federal Multi-Count Drug Conspiracy Over 5 KG of Cocaine
  • 5 Years Probation With Rehab Felony DWI - Client’’s 9th DWI Conviction
  • Not Guilty Felony DWI with a Child Passenger
  • Dismissed Possession of Marijuana
  • Federal Client Sentenced to Probation Theft, Embezzlement, Bank Fraud, Client Charged With Defrauding One of Country’s Largest Banks of Over $150,000 Dollars

Aggressive Representation for Your Case

I go to great lengths to win my clients' cases, and I am ready to take immediate action to defend you against whatever charges you face. My style involves a combination of personable and knowledgeable argumentation, along with dynamite advocacy on behalf of my clients.

My personalized approach has earned me the sincere appreciation of my clients, and I have come to represent entire families in one capacity or another. Additionally, it has allowed for a successful track record including charge reductions and case dismissals.

Call (210) 201-7821 to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney in San Antonio today!

  • Scene DWI
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Scene Best Lawyers
  • The San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Expertise 2020
  • Law Info
  • The Heritage Foundation

What Sets My Firm Apart?

Contact me as soon as possible for a free and confidential case evaluation so that you can tell me your side of the story and learn about your legal options. From that point, should I be the right fit for your case, I will be your dedicated personal advocate.

Whether you have been falsely accused or you simply made a serious mistake, you deserve the best available legal defense. Let me guide you through the process and fight to achieve the best possible outcome. Contact the Law Office of Kerrisa Chelkowski now to discuss your case with a San Antonio criminal defense attorney.

  • Tried, and won, numerous cases with a nearly perfect rate of success.
  • Included in Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ for six consecutive years.
  • Former prosecutor with the Bexar County District Attorney's Office.
  • Awarded a 10.0 Superb rating by Avvo.
  • Listed as one of the Best Lawyers in San Antonio in SA Monthly.
  • Former Prosecutor, Magistrate Judge

Hear it From Our Happy Clients

Immediately after your arrest, you should contact me for a free consultation. During your confidential consultation, you will be able to tell me your side of the story without any worry of incriminating yourself, and you will have the opportunity to ask all your questions about the case.
  • “THANK YOU for all that you have done!!”


  • “Thank you for everything!”


  • “Your assuring words and compassionate ways brought peace to my spirit during this difficult time.”


  • “I appreciated the time you took to even take my case.”


  • “She is extremely genuine and I am very grateful for her service. It was also very clear to me that those in the court; criminal defense attorneys, the judge, bailiff, court reporters, etc. had a great deal of respect for her as well.”

    Former Client

  • “I can't begin to express how grateful and thankful I am to have had you as my lawyer. I felt you genuinely cared about me and my future.”

    Former Client

  • “We have never met anymore more caring and devoted to their clients as you. Your warmth and wisdom has helped us through some very challenging times.”


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