John Sweeney attorney at law

2214 Park Springs Blvd.
Arlington, Texas 76013
817-680-6451 (phone)
817-459-0378 (fax)

jwsweeneylaw[at]sbcglobal.net


"When you’re up against
the federal government,
you need experience on your side."


John W. Sweeney, Jr. practices criminal defense,

principally in the federal courts, throughout Texas. He is admitted to practice in the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.


During his early days of law practice he spent thirteen years with the U.S. Justice Department in the Organized Crime Section in Washington D.C., New York, N.Y., New Orleans, La. and the Northern District of Texas. During several of his ten years as a prosecutor with the Northern District of Texas, he was Chief of the Criminal Division.


For the past 25+ years he has represented citizens accused of all types of federal criminal offenses including:


He has years of experience in dealing with federal prosecutors throughout Texas and representing citizens in federal grand jury investigations. He has trial experiences lasting from days to several months with many of the offenses set out above.


He is a native Texan, and a graduate of Rice University and the University of Texas School of Law. He served in the U.S. Army for several years, honorably discharged as a Captain in Intelligence Branch.


He will be pleased to discuss any matter dealing with any of the above and there will be no charges incurred until after he is formally retained.