Charles R. Burton

Austin, Texas
Phone: (512) 476-4873
Fax: (512) 479-8315
Email: (Assistant: Treva Forester)

Mr. Burton joined Mr. Minton and Perry Jones (now deceased) in 1964. His practice is primarily criminal defense related, with special emphasis on grand jury and other pre-charge investigations.

Areas of Practice:


  • Board Certified, Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1975

Bar Admissions:

    Texas, 1961
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1961
    LL.B.; J.D.
  • University of Texas, Austin, 1957
    Bachelor of Arts

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Travis County Bar Association, Criminal Law and Procedure Section, 1970 - 1971
  • Federal Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    Charter Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Past Employment Positions:

  • Travis County District Attorney's Office, Assistant County Attorney, 1962 - 1963
  • Travis County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, First Assistant District Attorney, 1963 - 1964

Law Awards

Awards given to our attorneys for excellence.

Michael Burnett -

  • Recognized in 2008 and 2005 as a "Rising Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly.
  • A.V. Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Jeffrey David Miller -

  • Recognized in 2008 as a "Rising Star Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine.
  • Elected in 2008 as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Association.