The Attorneys at Phillips & Ranney

Who you choose to be your criminal attorney is absolutely critical; it can seriously affect the outcome of your case. Our attorneys are well-recognized for both integrity and competency  by clients, by the State Bar of Texas, through private ratings services (e.g., Thompson Reuters Super Lawyer), and by the private sector attorney rating service, Martindale-Hubbell. We are NOT an “assembly line” kind of law firm.

“It is critical that any attorney that works for me is capable of performing up to the elite standards that I expect.  I am proud of the team we have assembled, and am thoroughly confident in our ability to handle any criminal defense matter.” — Robert M. Phillips

Robert M. Phillips

Criminal Attorney in Georgetown, Texas

In 1989, Robert M. Phillips became the first criminal defense lawyer in Williamson County history to be Board Certified as a Specialist in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. This is particularly impressive since fewer than 10 percent of all criminal lawyer in Texas are Board Certified Specialists in any field. In 2006, Mr. Phillips was named by Thompson Reuters, among Texas Super Lawyers, featured in Texas Monthly magazine, an honor accorded to only five percent of all Texas attorneys.

Robert Phillips’ career spans over 25 years; he has tried over 200 jury trials and disposed of more than 3,000 felony and misdemeanor criminal cases at the state and federal level. The quality of his work is well-known by his peers and he has received an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, a reputable, national attorney-rating service.

Douglas N. Ranney

Criminal Attorney in Georgetown, Texas

Douglas N. Ranney is an aggressive and highly successful defender of the accused.  Mr. Ranney has successfully defended hundreds of clients and won numerous jury trials and pre-trial hearings.  Those cases have ranged from class B misdemeanors up to 1st Degree Felonies.  Mr. Ranney has defended clients in counties across Central Texas, including Williamson, Travis, Bell, and Lampasas County.

Prior to practicing law, Douglas Ranney worked for eight years at several major corporations in a variety of key finance areas, including auditing, security and fraud investigations.  Rather than continue that highly successful corporate career, he decided to pursue a more fulfilling career in defending the accused.  Douglas attended South Texas College of Law (Houston, TX) at night and on the weekends to achieve this goal. He has also earned both a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Louisiana State University.

Mr. Ranney has brought exceptional energy, talent, and passion to criminal defense, and his results show it.

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