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Deandra Michelle Grant

972-943-8500
Deandra Michelle Grant
Deandra M. Grant & Associates
800 E. Campbell Road Suite 110
Richardson, TX 75081
www.texasdwisite.com
Phone: 972-943-8500
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About Deandra Michelle Grant

AV-rated attorney Deandra Grant’s practice is focused on criminal and DWI defense in Texas.  A graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, and Southern Methodist University’s School of Law, she is a national speaker on DWI law and science andthe co-author of The Texas DWI Manual 1st - 4th editions (James Publishing), Texas DWI: Truth & Consequences and Surviving Your Texas DWI.Dea... read more »

Biography

AV-rated attorney Deandra Grant’s practice is focused on criminal and DWI defense in Texas.  A graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, and Southern Methodist University’s School of Law, she is a national speaker on DWI law and science andthe co-author of The Texas DWI Manual 1st - 4th editions (James Publishing), Texas DWI: Truth & Consequences and Surviving Your Texas DWI.Deandra is a Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor and has completed the Drug Recognition Overview course.She was the first attorney in Texas to pass the Forensic Sobriety Assessment Certification exam.  In addition, she has completed coursework in DWI forensic blood and urine testing and was trained as an operator and maintenance technician of the Intoxilyzer 5000.  Deandra has certificates in Forensic Chromatography: Theory & Practice (2011 & 2015), Forensic Analysis of Solid Drugs (2014) and Forensic Principles of DUID (2015) issued by Axion Labs and the American Chemical Society.  In 2015, Deandra earned the distinction of being named an ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist.Deandra is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Board Member & DWI Committee), the Dallas Bar Association, the Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Board Member since 2007). In addition, Deandra is a Founding Member and President-Elect of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association.  She is also a member of the American Chemical Society and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.  D Magazine has named Deandra to its list of Best Women Lawyers and Best Lawyers in Dallas. She’s been named a “Texas Super Lawyer” and one of Texas’ Top Rated Lawyers.  Best Lawyers in Dallas named her one of the Top 10 DWI Lawyers in Dallas. Deandra completed a Graduate Certificate in Forensic Toxicology from the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine in August, 2016.  In December, 2016, she will graduate from the University of Florida’s College of Pharmacy with a Masters in Pharmaceutical Science with a concentration in Forensic Science.

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Contact Information

Deandra Michelle Grant -
Deandra M. Grant & Associates
800 E. Campbell Road Suite 110
Richardson, TX 75081
www.texasdwisite.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 972-943-8500
  • Fax: 972-432-7547

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving70.00%
Criminal Defense10.00%
Drug Crimes5.00%
Marijuana Defense5.00%
Firearm and Weapon Charges5.00%
Theft Crimes5.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Texas Member in Good Standing 1993

Work Experience

Position Duration
Deandra M Grant & Associates 1994 – present
Dallas County District Attorneys Office 19931994

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
University of Florida College of Pharmacy Pharmaceutical Science Masters Degree candidate 2016
University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine Forensic Toxicology Graduate Certificate 2016
Southern Methodist University School of Law Juris Doctor 1993

Associations

Position Organization Duration
President-elect DUI Defense Lawyers Association 2014 – present
Member National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2014 – present
Member American Chemical Society 2011 – present
Member American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2011 – present
Board of Directors Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 2007 – present
Member Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 1996 – present
Charter Member DUI Defense Lawyers Association present

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Blogs

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Five Steps to Take When Arrested for a DWI in Dallas

Posted on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Step #1: Department of Public SafetyDouble check your driver’s license to ensure that all of the information has been updated and is correct. You should also periodically check your mail to see ... [read more]

Five Steps to Take When Arrested for a DWI in Tarrant County

Posted on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Step #1: Department of Public SafetyThe Department of Public Safety will be mailing out a letter to inform you of your driver’s license suspension. Check to make sure that the address on file is... [read more]

Five Steps to Take When Arrested for a DWI in Collin County

Posted on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Step #1: Department of Public Safety Make sure the address on your driver’s license is correct and check your mail regularly for letters from DPS. The Department of Public Safety mails lette... [read more]

Attorney Grant Believes It Is Time for DA Susan Hawk to Step Down

Posted on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Dallas District Attorney, Susan Hawk, has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals in the last year, preventing her from doing her job well, according to Attorney Deandra Grant. While once an avi... [read more]

Deandra's Forensics Corner "Legal Blood" vs. "Hospital Blood"

Posted on Monday, April 4th, 2016

Drawing blood as part of a DWI arrest, either by consent of the arrestee or by court order in the form of a search warrant, has increased exponentially in Texas since 2008. It is now a rare circ... [read more]

DWI FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)

Posted on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

The police took my driver’s license. Is my license now suspended? No. You have 15 days from the day you are served your Notice of Suspension to request a hearing regarding your driver’... [read more]

Publications and Articles

Texas DWI Manual 4th edition

Published 2016

Publisher: James Publishing

An Introduction to Retrograde Extrapolation

Published 2016

Publisher: Counterpoint: The Journal of Science & the Law

Texas DWI Manual 3rd edition

Published 2015

Publisher: James Publishing

Texas DWI Manual 2nd edition

Published 2014

Publisher: James Publishing

Texas DWI Manual 1st edition

Published 2013

Publisher: James Publishing

Missouri v. McNeely: Are Warrantless Blood Draws History?

Published 2013

Publisher: Voice for the Defense Magazine

Attacking Breath Test Results - An eGuide

Published 2013

Publisher: James Publishing