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San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyer

Attorney Brad Vinson is an experienced criminal defense lawyer in San Antonio who is honest and hardworking, always striving to provide his clients with the high-quality representation they deserve.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Vinson attended the University of Tennessee where he majored in communication. He went on to attend law school at South Texas College of Law Houston where he completed criminal trial advocacy and mock trial coursework. He competed in several mock trial events, and was awarded first place in the Garland Walker Mock Trial competition with his law partner, Jarrod Smith. Mr. Vinson was also named Summer Trial Academy Best Advocate Overall and competed in a national mock trial tournament in New York with his school’s mock trial team.

Professional Experience

  • Professor Geoffrey Corn, South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas, Research Assistant, 2014-2015
  • Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, Washington, DC, Legal Intern, 2014
  • Knox County District Attorney’s Office, Knoxville, Tennessee, Legal Intern, 2008
  • Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, Chicago, Illinois, Legal Intern, 2008

undefined​Awards & Recognitions

  • Avvo Rating of 10.0
  • TCDLA DWI Trial Warrior

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. Federal Court Western District of Texas

Professional Associations

  • Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Williamson County Bar Association
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association


  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Doctor of Jurisprudence
    • Mock Trial Varsity Advocate
    • Summer Trial Academy, Best Advocate Overall Award
    • Peter James Johnson National Civil Rights Trial Competition, Varsity Advocate
    • Garland Walker Mock Trial Champion
    • South Texas College of Law Houston, Health Law Society, President
    • South Texas College of Law Houston, Criminal Law Society, Secretary & Co-Founder
  • University of Tennessee, Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies
    • Communications National Honor Society
    • Student Government Association, Senator for College of Communications

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  • Attorney Brad Vinson was informative, professional yet sympathetic with his approach to my case. Mr. Vinson was open to opinion and ensured that all legal avenues were considered and addressed before presenting a course of action.
    - Michael
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