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The Firm

Berlof & Newton, P.C. was formed in March, 2001 by Darrin Berlof and Everett Newton, both of whom were solo practitioners for many years prior to the formation of the firm. By joining forces, both realized that they could combine their experience and skills to better serve the community’s legal needs. Our attorneys, as well as our staff, have the training, experience, and know-how to get the job done. Our firm is large enough to undertake your legal matter with confidence, yet small enough to remain personable. Many of our new clients are referrals that we receive from existing clients, or are referred by other attorneys who know our reputation for excellence within the legal community. At Berlof & Newton, P.C., we understand that you have a choice when selecting an attorney. We realize that your legal matter is important to you. It’s important to us, too. Whether you are charged with a first degree felony, a class “C” misdemeanor traffic violation, or any other case we might undertake on your behalf, rest assured we will zealously represent your interests. We hope you will consider choosing us to assist you with your legal matter, and we look forward to having an opportunity to serve you!

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Darrin Berlof

Darrin Berlof holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice in addition to a Juris Doctor from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. Licensed to practice law in 1995, Mr. Berlof is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Municipal Justice Bar Association, and Dallas Municipal Justice Bar Association. In 2009, he was a recipient of the prestigious “Best Personal Attorney” award by D Magazine. Mr. Berlof’s selection for this honor was based on votes that the magazine received from other Dallas attorneys, as well as those received from clients of the firm.

Darrin Berlof was named Best Personal Attorney by D Magazine 2009.

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Everett Newton

Everett Newton holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and has been awarded a Doctorate of Jurisprudence by the University of Houston School of Law. Licensed to practice law since 1992, he is a member of the State Bar of Texas as well as several other professional associations, including the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Texas Municipal Justice Bar Association, Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and Mensa. He is also a past president of the Dallas Municipal Justice Bar Association. For over four years, he hosted “The Everett Newton Show,” a law-oriented talk radio show, on CBS Radio’s KLLI-FM Dallas affiliate, and appears on 97.1 “The Eagle” KEGL-FM’s “The Treehouse” as “The Rock ‘n’ Roll Attorney.


We’ve been handling criminal and traffic ticket cases for over 20 years. 


48 years of combined experience 


We have handled over 85,000 cases and represented over 37,000 clients. 

What our clients are saying


Managed to get rid of a very hard ticket thanks to them. They were always very honest and transparent and told me it would be very hard to get rid of the ticket because of the county it was on and because it was 30 miles over the speed limit. Still decided to try my luck and they managed to get it dismissed! They followed up and helped me make sure I submitted all additional documents on time and at the end of the day helped me save about $300 and keep a clean record. If you’re looking for good traffic lawyers this is the place to go!

Jack D

Everett Newton saved my life when i was facing two separate 7 year old charges, one for felony probation violation and another for a DWI failure to appear. I had left the country and straightened out my life and needed to resolve these issues for business travel but had little hope. Each of these could could have easily landed me in jail for sometime or at least have tied me to some stringent probation that would have inhibited my travel needs. From the get go Everett was straight forward and genuine about possible outcomes but never over promising as most hard selling attorneys had been. In both cases he came into action rapidly and assured my freedom and quick disposal of both cases. To top it all off his office worked out a payment plan and his prices were spot on and not nearly as inflated as others. I cannot thank him and his office enough and can get on with my business and family with these cases resolved in full.


I contacted Mr. Newton regarding a felony violation of probation warrant and the potential consequences for myself were dire. To be clear, my case gave Mr. Newton very little to work with and knowing this I was very anxious over the issue. Mr Everett went above and beyond what I have come to expect from legal representation. He worked very hard to achieve a great outcome for me. He is experienced, ethical, very smart and took a genuine interest in me personally. Too be clear, if you are facing a serious legal issue, nothing is more vital than a hard working, intelligent and adroit attorney. I have been represented by good counsel at times, however none were as capable as Mr. Newton. Frankly, he was a Godsend.


News & Updates

No Front License Plate Law in Texas Missing Key Element

Due to a mistake on the part of the Texas Legislature, the enforceability of the “no front license plate” statute is now in question.  Since 1934, Texas law has required automobiles to have a valid front license plate.  This offense was a class “C” misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of up to $200.  However, a … Read more

Let Us Represent You in Municipal Court

Municipal and JP Court Appearances Berlof and Newton P.C. represents people in issues involving municipal courts and Justice of the Peace courts. We provide affordable legal help with traffic tickets and much more. Courts We Serve We represent people in the following courts; Addison Allen Balch Springs Carrollton Cedar Hill Coppell Dallas County Justice of the … Read more

March Madness

  March Madness is upon us.  No, I’m not talking about all the great college basketball games you’re probably watching these days.  The March Madness I’m referring to is known as The 2015 Great Texas Warrant Roundup.  Unlike the March Madness associated with basketball, the 2015 Great Texas Warrant Roundup is part of a