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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!

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.

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 has appeared on 97.1 “The Eagle” KEGL-FM’s “Russ Martin Show” as “The Rock ‘n’ Roll Attorney” since 1997.

20+

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

48+

48 years of combined experience 

85k

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

What our clients are saying

Testimonials

  • Williams

    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. Link to review

    Williams
  • CARLOS AGUILAR
    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. Link to review
    CARLOS AGUILAR
  • Joseph B.
    I've been going here for the past 5 years for all my traffic tickets and my one other incident with the law... Of all my 10+ speeding tickets they've handled for me none of them are on my record. I had some of them dismissed but the others I was just on probation for a couple of months or so. As for my other incident they handled for me.... Texas changed a law just recently that I "broke" a while back. So most likely I'll go and get it expunged or something and that's another review for later.  Also, Everett Newton has his own radio show where he gives "legal advice" on Live 105.3 and he does appearances for the Russ Martin Show every once and a while.
    Joseph B.
  •  Pamela W.
    This is an amazing firm from beginning to end. They make you feel like they  are emotionally available to your situation the moment that you enter the door. Maria is just as involved as the attorneys in our case. I have used them for traffic tickets, Public intoxication, felony. They always provide a favorable outcome. They are truly a Godsend.
    Pamela W.
  • Jack D.
    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.
  • Anthony M.
    I ran into some legal issues when a few tickets from my past became warrants. I had completely forgotten about the other tickets! But thanks to Delsy and the team, they were able to track down all of my warrants and get them lifted. The process was quick and easy with complete step by step details on what actions they were taking.
    Anthony M.

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