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Martin LeNoir

Over 45 Years of Experience

Former Assistant District Attorney


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LeNoir takes the tough cases—those make-or-break cases where an individual’s freedom, career, and reputation are at risk. His goal is to provide clients with a superior defense. He emphasizes quality over quantity at his firm, taking select cases to dedicate full resources to help clients achieve maximum results. LeNoir personally handles every case—no passing off to legal assistants or fellow attorneys. His dedication to his profession and his clients is evident in everything he does—from preparation to going before the judge and jury. In fact, LeNoir has been described by a former courtroom adversary as “a combination of a legal scholar, street fighter, and evangelist”—a testament to his formidable reputation as a trial lawyer.  Read more...

The Law Office of Martin LeNoir has been successfully defending clients facing criminal charges since 1982. Martin LeNoir has earned an outstanding reputation for obtaining the best results for his clients through all stages of the criminal justice process.


His criminal cases range from complex white collar prosecutions to narcotics and violent crimes. Having more than 45 years of experience and dedication to the specialized field of criminal law, the Law Firm of Martin LeNoir can be trusted to maintain total confidentiality and to energetically pursue your legal rights and goals.

Professional Texas Legal Counsel for Criminal Defense


Martin LeNoir believes that all of his clients deserve personalized expert legal services that are cost-effective and that efficiently resolve any pending criminal charges. He treats each client as a partner in his or her case and emphasizes that the best defense results from a well-informed client and well-informed attorney. At the same time, he remains keenly aware that his criminal clients are facing an inordinate amount of personal stress and that part of an attorney’s job is to do all things possible to minimize that stress.

Hire One of the Best Criminal Attorneys in Texas


Martin LeNoir is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating and it means legal ability from “Very High to Preeminent” and “Very High Ethical Standards”.

If you are facing criminal charges in Texas and looking for highly experienced and personalized legal assistance, please contact The Law Offices of Martin LeNoir.





Martin LeNoir has had particular success in representing citizens accused of possession of drugs as well as citizens accused of the distribution of drugs. Martin LeNoir is extremely experienced, always well-prepared, and fervently represents his clients’ best interests.

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Martin LeNoir has the unique ability and experience to handle complicated state and federal white collar cases.

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In Texas, a first-time DWI conviction is a class B misdemeanor, punishable by up to six months in jail and a $2,000.00 fine. A second DWI conviction is a class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail and a $4,000.00 fine. A third DWI conviction is a third degree felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a $10,000.00 fine.

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While other lawyers may claim to have “handled” or to have “experience” in defending individuals charged with crimes of violence, Martin LeNoir has obtained acquittals. Simply put, Martin LeNoir cares about his clients and their cases and will provide them with superior representation.

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An individual accused of murder faces a possible sentence of LIFE in prison. Murder can result in very serious convictions and punishment. An aggressive defense by an experienced attorney is the key to achieving a favorable result for a citizen accused of a violent crime.

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Martin LeNoir understands this technologically complicated area of law. The very nature of the internet can create avenues of defense and objections to certain types of evidence which the Government may seek to introduce, and thus create opportunities to block or severely restrict prosecution efforts to convict.

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Martin LeNoir has tried numerous serious sexual assault allegations to NOT GUILTY verdicts before juries. The reason for his successful jury verdicts is simple. Martin LeNoir will leave no stone unturned in the investigation of the case, and he will be one hundred percent prepared to cross examine the State’s witnesses and present favorable defense evidence at trial.

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Service Areas

  • Dallas County

  • Collin County

  • Tarrant County

  • Denton County

  • Statewide

  • State & Federal Courts



Martin LeNoir is a highly successful criminal defense attorney with offices in Dallas, Texas. He limits his practice to the trial of criminal cases.


Martin was born and raised in Dallas, and outside of the years he attended the University of Texas and the University of Texas School of Law, he has lived in Dallas for his entire life.


In 1977, Martin LeNoir began his legal career as a prosecutor working for the legendary District Attorney, Henry Wade, rising to the rank of chief felony prosecutor.


In 1982, Martin LeNoir began representing citizens accused of crimes ranging from driving while intoxicated to capital murder.


Unlike many attorneys who claim to have “experience” or to having “handled” certain types of serious criminal cases, Martin LeNoir has obtained NOT GUILTY verdicts from juries in numerous murder, manslaughter, sexual assault and federal drug cases.


  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1977

  • University of Texas, B.B.A. in Accounting, 1974

  • Irving High School, Irving, Texas


  • Assistant District Attorney, 1977-1982

  • Board Certified in Criminal Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization

  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (President, 1998)

  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Director, 2001 – 2007)

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 1977

  • United States Supreme Court

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas

  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas

  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Service Areas

  • Dallas County

  • Collin County

  • Tarrant County

  • Denton County

  • Statewide

  • State & Federal Courts



The Law Office of Martin LeNoir


3300 Oak Lawn Ave Suite 600, Dallas, TX 75219

Tel:  214.744.3544


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