Protecting Your Interests

Carl David Ceder, The Defender, is an extremely aggressive Texas Trial Attorney who is 100% focused on PROTECTING YOUR RIGHTS.  The Law Offices of Carl David Ceder places a specific focus on all matters related to Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Family Law, with a particular emphasis on charges of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). Above all else, Carl and his staff are entirely devoted to giving you the representation you deserve. Carl practices in all of the counties of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex including Dallas County, Collin County, Denton County, Tarrant County, Rockwall County, Kaufman County, and Ellis County.  Carl has successful trial experience at both the misdemeanor and felony level, and loves the opportunity to help guide those accused of a criminal offense through the justice system. Carl also has substantial experience helping the injured seek just compensation with all Personal Injury claims. He also has extensive experience in providing legal services related to Family Law, including in areas of divorce, child custody, and child support.

Carl has a unique passion for representing all those seeking legal assistance in court, and takes an immense sense of pride in trying to do everything possible to ensure that all individual rights are ALWAYS fiercely protected. Carl and his staff has all the resources needed to represent anyone accused of any criminal charge, and/or with any personal injury claim. Carl holds a strong and passionate desire in representing ordinary people who have a serious need of legal guidance from an aggressive, honest, and ethical attorney. He will do everything in his power to ensure that the rights of of those he represents are ALWAYS vigorously defended.  Please read Carl's personal message to his clients here.

Carl prides himself in being an aggressive trial attorney. If the District Attorney's Office will not agree to a plea bargain and justice will not be served through an agreed case disposition, Carl will provide passionate, effective, and professional representation for the accused in trial. He works hard to maintain a strong reputation as a trial attorney, and will always do everything in his power to maintain that status throughout his career. He will represent those in need at any necessary preliminary hearings, through pre-trial matters, in a Judge or Jury trial setting, and on appeal, if necessary. 

Please contact The Law Offices of Carl David Ceder immediately if you are in need of an experienced, aggressive, and thorough Dallas-Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorney, DWI Defense Lawyer, or a Dallas-Fort Worth Personal Injury Attorney servicing all of Dallas County, Collin County, Denton County, Tarrant County, Rockwall County, and all adjoining counties. Carl is also admitted to practice in the Federal Courts for the Northern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas. You can contact Carl directly at 214.702.CARL(2275) or 469.2000.DWI(394). The phones are answered 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

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Carl David Ceder is an experienced Criminal Defense and DWI Attorney who practices all over the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, including all of Dallas County, Collin County, Denton County, Tarrant County, Rockwall County, including the cities of Richardson, Plano, Irving, Highland Park, University Park, Grapevine, Frisco, Allen, Wylie, Fort Worth, Denton, and Rockall:

  • Dallas County Criminal Attorney - Dallas, University Park, Highland Park, Addison, Cedar Hill, Carrollton, Cockrell Hill, Coppell, DeSoto, Duncanville, Garland, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Irving, Lancaster, Lewisville, Mesquite, Richardson, Seagoville, Wilmer, Wylie
  • Collin County Criminal Attorney - Richardson, Plano, McKinney, Frisco, Carrollton, Celina, Dallas, Fairview, Garland, Lucas, Melissa, Murphy, Nevada, New Hope, Little Elm, Prosper, Richardson, St. Paul, Westminster, Weston, Wylie
  • Denton County Criminal Attorney - Dallas, Argyle, Aubrey, Bartonville, Carollton, Coppell, Corinth, Denton, Flower Mound, Fort Worth, Hebron, Highland Village, Justin, Lake Dallas, Lakewood Village, Lewisville, Northlake, Plano, Prosper, Southlake, The Colony, Westlake
  • Tarrant County Criminal Attorney - Fort Worth, Keller, Southlake, Arlington, Bedford, Burleson, Colleyville, Crowley, Euless, Everman, Flower Mound, Grapevine, Grand Prairie, Hurst, Lakeside, Mansfield, North Richland Hills, River Oaks, Saginaw, Westlake
  • Rockwall County Criminal Attorney - Dallas, Fate, Heath, Mobile City, McLendon-Chisholm, Rockwall, Rowlett, Royse City, Wylie, Munson, Blackland
  • Kaufman County Criminal Attorney - Ables Springs, Combine, Cottonwood, Crandall, Dallas, Elmo, Forney, Grays Prairie, Kaufman, Kemp, Mabank, Mesquite, Oak Grove, Oak Ridge Poetry, Post Oak, Bend City, Rosser Scurry, Seagoville, Seven Points, Talty, Terrell
  • Ellis County Criminal Attorney - Bardwell, Cedar Hill, Ennis, Ferris, Grand Prairie, Glenn Heights, Mansfield, Maypearl, Midlothian, Ovilla, Pecan Hill, Red Oak, Waxahachie, Red Oak, Oak Leaf, Italy

Areas of Practice


Criminal Defense
  • All Criminal Defense Cases
  • Federal Charges
  • Juvenile Cases
  • Expunctions
  • Motions for Non-Disclosure
  • Motions to Revoke Probation
  • Federal Charges
  • Weapon Charges
  • Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon
  • Criminal Trespass
  • Terroristic Threat
  • Failure to Identify
  • Credit Card Abuse
  • Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Evading
  • Theft
  • Shoplifting
  • Burglarly
  • Robbery
  • Murder
Personal Injury
  • All Personal Injury Claims
  • Car
  • Truck Accidents
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Slip & Fall Claims
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Vehicle Defects
  • Medical Malpractice Claims
  • Day-Care Liability
  • Nurshing Home Negligence
  • All DWI Charges
  • Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)
  • Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) 2nd or More
  • Driving While Intoxicated with Child Passenger
  • Intoxication Assault
  • Intoxication Manslaughter
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Occupational Driving Licenses
  • Administrative License Revocation Hearings (ALR's)
  • Driving While License Invalid
  • Public Intoxication
  • Minor in Possession of Alcohol
Drug Charges
  • All Drug Charges
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Felony Drug Charges
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Delivery of a Controlled Substance
  • Drug Manufacture/Sales
  • Trafficking
  • Importation
  • Cultivation
  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Methamphetamines
  • Prescription Drug Charges
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of Manufacturing Equipment
Assault Charges
  • All Assault Charges
  • Assault Bodily Injury
  • Domestic Violence
  • Assault & Family Violence
  • Protective Order Hearings
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • Sexual Assault
  • Aggravated Sexual Assault
  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter
  • Involuntary Manslaughter
Sex Offenses
  • All Sex Offenses 
  • Sexual Assault
  • Aggravated Sexual Assault
  • Rape
  • Date Rape
  • Statutory rape
  • Prostitution
  • Solicitation of a Prostitute
  • Child Pornography
  • Internet Charges
  • Solicitation of a Minor
  • Indecency with a Child
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Lewd Conduct
White Collar Crimes
  • All White Collar Crimes
  • Fraud
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Bank Fraud
  • Computer Fraud
  • Bribery
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Money Laundering
  • Insider Trading
  • Securities Trading
  • Misapplying Property
  • Counterfeiting
  • Racketeering
  • Tax Evasion
Family Law
  • Divorces
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Modifications
  • Adoptions
  • Orders of Protection


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