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Passion for Justice
San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorney Juan Carlos Hernández draws upon his extensive experiences as a former police officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington D.C. and as a Bexar County Criminal District Court Magistrate Judge to successfully navigate you through the criminal justice system.
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Why Choose the Law Office of Juan Carlos Hernández, P.C.?

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Attorney Hernández is in court on a daily basis. His experience and comfort make him a dependable legal guide for clients.

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Not every attorney takes time to really listen to their clients, but Attorney Hernández does so with empathy.

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Attorney Hernández diligently prepares for each and every case that goes to trial. He will not rush to plea your rights away.

State & Federal Criminal Defense
Attorney in San Antonio, Texas

Juan Carlos Hernández

Attorney at Law

Juan Carlos is an intuitive legal advocate who represents Texas clients in both state and federal courts. Before graduating from St. Mary’s Law School, Juan Carlos was a decorated police officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington D.C. His dynamic experience and compassionate approach to service round out his ability to connect with juries and successfully secure not-guilty verdicts in a variety of criminal defense cases. Renowned for his passion in court, Attorney Hernández is devoted to illuminating your truth.

The San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 1958
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 trial lawyers
BBB Accredited Business
Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb Top Attorney Criminal Defense
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Attorney Hernández
is Here to Help You

Obtain the passionate, intuitive defense you deserve, no matter what charges you're up against. To see a full list of charges we defend, visit our main menu.

Drug Possession

Attorney Hernández uses his insightful experiences to catch and expose any weaknesses in your drug possession charge.


A regular attendant of DWI legal seminars throughout Texas, Attorney Hernández is equipped to take on your case.

Sex Crimes

Attorney Hernández handles sexual assault, rape and other highly sensitive cases with care and diligence.

Criminal Defense Services for the People of Texas

The following is an abbreviated list of charges we defend. However, we represent ALL state and federal crimes. To see a full list, visit our main menu.

Case Results

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Molestation of a Child

Not Guilty
By Jury Trial

A respected middle school teacher and coach was arrested and charged with molesting a teenager. Attorney Hernández exposed multiple lies and inconsistencies in the testimony of the State's witnesses through his rigorous cross-examinations.


Not Guilty
By Jury Trial

A client heading home from a concert was pulled over by an SAPD officer for speeding and weaving on I-10. After failing all field sobriety tests, the client was arrested for DWI. At trial, Hernández's thorough case analysis discredited the officer's knowledge and procedures employed in the investigation.

Possession & Intent to Distribute

Case Dismissed

Attorney Hernández's client was arrested by law enforcement agents for possession of over 1,000 grams of cocaine. Hernández's investigation revealed that officers did not act lawfully during their investigation and subsequent search and seizure of his client.

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Obtain Representation From A Seasoned Attorney In San Antonio, Texas

Criminal Defense Attorney Juan Carlos Hernández has represented hundreds of clients facing a variety of charges. His San Antonio, Texas law office accepts cases on drug charges, DWIs, sex crimes, and more criminal offenses. Juan Carlos is wholeheartedly committed to continuing his courtroom success. He seeks to advocate for anyone who would benefit from his legal services in Bexar County, Atascosa County, Medina County, Guadalupe County, Hays County, and all counties throughout Texas.

Passionate about justice, Attorney Hernández wants to make sure that everyone is treated properly. Juan Carlos works with his clients directly, making himself consistently available so he can answer questions quickly and provide support in each step of the process. His experience as a police officer also enables him to offer insightful and trustworthy legal representation in state and federal courts. Attorney Hernández has the skill required to handle complex criminal cases, and he's ready to advocate for you.