Protecting the Rights of the Accused in Texas
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Aaron E. Eckman

Attorney
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Aaron E. Eckman is a criminal defense trial attorney dedicated to providing individuals facing criminal charges with compassionate and skillful legal representation. As a former Assistant Criminal District Attorney for Bexar County, Aaron has firsthand experience with how criminal cases are prosecuted and uses this knowledge to provide his clients with superior representation.

Aaron also has a unique background in federal court. He worked for two years as a Law Clerk for a U.S. Magistrate Judge. Over the course of the two years, Aaron was an attorney for the federal court and provided the judge with extremely detailed legal research, assisted in reaching critical decisions, and gained valuable experience with federal court proceedings.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Aaron pursued a career as a professional actor. Aaron performed on stage at venues such as the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and in local television commercials in San Antonio. He has a degree in Acting from Texas State University. Aaron’s years of acting translates into effective representation for his clients in jury trials and arguments before judges.

Aaron has represented hundreds of clients facing serious federal charges including some of the most serious offenses such as alien smuggling involving death, distribution of a controlled substance with a range of punishment up to life imprisonment, and murder in the course of a drug trafficking offense. Aaron has also represented clients facing serious state charges such as intoxication manslaughter and family violence charges.

Although Aaron regularly handles the most serious charges under the law, he also represents clients facing their first arrest or misdemeanor charges with serious concerns about how a conviction will impact their ability to maintain or seek employment or impact their ability to have a driver’s license or impact their education. Aaron understands that any criminal charge is a serious matter for the accused, and he is dedicated to reaching the best possible result no matter the charges.

Professional Experience

  • Federal & State Criminal Defense Attorney (2015-present)
  • Assistant Criminal District Attorney Bexar County (2014-2015)
  • Law Clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge David Counts, Western District of Texas (2012-2014)
  • Trial Intern at Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Capital Trials Division (Summer 2011)
  • Judicial Intern for U.S. District Court Judge Diana Saldana (Summer 2011)
  • Judicial Intern for Justice Nelda Rodriguez at the Thirteenth Court of Appeals (Summer 2010)

Education

  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, J.D. (2012)
  • Texas State University, B.F.A. Theater Performance – Acting (2001)

Law Review

  • The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race and Social Justice (2010-2012)
    • Solicitations & Immigration Symposium Editor (2011-2012)
    • Staff Writer (2010-2011)

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2012
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2014
  • Western District of Texas, 2014
  • Northern District of Texas, 2018
  • Southern District of Texas, 2020

Why You Want Us On Your Side

Results-Driven Strategies to Protect Your Rights
  • Experience

    Attorney Aaron Eckman holds separate federal court licenses in the Western, Northern, and Southern District of Texas for federal case representation and is licensed to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

  • No Stone Left Unturned

    To ensure that we are providing the best possible defense, we will hire a private investigator if needed to dig into the facts of your case.

  • Established Legal Reputation

    We pride ourselves on a strong online reputation within the legal community.

  • Proven Record of Results

    Our results-driven legal representation has led to countless victories for our valued clients.

  • Collaborative Approach

    We work closely with our clients to develop a comprehensive legal strategy for success.

  • Unique Experience

    We bring years of trial and appeal experience across thousands of federal & state cases.

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