Files Harrison P.C.

East Texas Criminal Defense Attorneys

At Files Harrison P.C., our experienced criminal defense attorneys have been helping those facing criminal charges in the state and federal courts of East Texas since 1976. Our firm understands what is at stake when you have been charged with a crime. Prison, jail, fines and damage to your reputation and future are just part of the potential repercussions that you will face if you do not secure criminal defense representation that is capable of effectively countering whatever allegations you face. From white collar crime to DWI, we can provide you with an exceptional defense.


Our firm has a decades-long tradition of dedication to our clients’ needs. That dedication has created positive results for so many of our clients over the years that the attorneys of our firm have garnered some of the highest honors and recognition that an attorney can receive.

Board-Certified Criminal Defense Specialists

The Texas Board of Legal Specialization can certify an attorney as a specialist in certain areas of law if that attorney has acquired sufficient experience, knowledge and a reputation for excellence amongst his or her peers. Attorneys F. R. “Buck” Files, Jr. and J. Brett Harrison are both Board Certified in Criminal Law the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Attorney Jennifer Garrett Deen is Board Certified in Juvenile Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Attorneys Buck Files and Brett Harrison are also Board Certified in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Criminal defense attorney Buck Files was named Defense Lawyer of the Year in 2004 by the Criminal Justice Section of the State Bar of Texas.

Experienced Criminal Defense From former Prosecutors

Attorneys F. R. “Buck” Files, Jr., and J. Brett Harrison are both former First Assistant District Attorneys in Smith County. And attorney Jennifer Garrett Deen is a former Smith County Assistant District Attorney. This experience gives our firm an insider’s perspective on the tactics, strategies and goals of the prosecution.

Contact Us

For experienced and highly skilled representation that can help you secure the best possible resolution to your case, turn to Files Harrison P.C., in Tyler. With Board Certified Criminal Specialists and decades of experience, we can help you. If you need information about any criminal law matter, call 903-730-6287, toll free at 888-250-2634 or simply contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our lawyers. We accept credit cards for our clients’ convenience. Members of our staff are bi-lingual and assist our attorneys with our Spanish speaking clients. Se habla español.