Mitchell Baylor Lansden is an AV rated attorney, listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers whose practice encompasses all phases of the criminal justice process, from the pre-indictment investigative stage, through trial, sentencing and appeals.
His experience as an Assistant State Attorney General, Assistant District Attorney, and Assistant United States Attorney, and the expertise he gained during twenty Five years of practice in the field of criminal defense law have prepared him to handle criminal cases in all federal districts throughout the United States and in the state courts of Texas and Louisiana.
Extensive trial practice and representations in state and federal courts including the State of Texas and the State of Louisiana, every Federal District Court in Texas and Louisiana, and numerous other Federal Courts in other states including, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Alabama, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, California, Florida, Colorado, Illinois, Ohio and the District of Columbia have given him the legal skills, insight and ability to travel to federal districts throughout the country to conduct aggressive and effective representations and trials.
He offers his experience and talent to you and your clients, from the corporation which receives a grand jury subpoena, the businessman who is unexpectedly visited by an FBI or IRS criminal investigator, the financial officer caught up in a government “Sting Operation”, the corporate officer or employee ensnared in the investigation of his employer corporation, to the unfortunate individual arrested on drug charges or for state felony charges.
In addition, preventative services are offered, including the design of compliance programs and advice in domestic and foreign business and monetary transactions that may raise concerns regarding criminal violations of government regulations.
His network of associations with independent private investigators and criminal defense attorneys enables him to staff and conduct aggressive defenses to the most complex cases or to conduct internal investigations.
His experience with multi defendant investigations and trials allows him to work efficiently and cooperatively with counsel for other defendants including counsel for targeted corporations as well as in house corporate counsel, while zealously preserving the individual rights and interests of the client.