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Attorneys Paul Saputo & Nick Toufexis

Consistently high-level legal representation is the hallmark of our boutique Midland criminal defense practice.

We’re not just Midland criminal defense lawyers, we are warriors fighting unjust and corrupt government prosecutions with a history of success and a reputation for tenacity, courage and legal ingenuity

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Midland Criminal Defense Attorneys: Saputo | Toufexis

For Midland criminal defense attorneys, the bustling Permian Basin city renowned for its vital role in the energy sector brings a unique set of challenges. West Texas prosecutors aggressively prosecute certain types of crimes, such as drug offenses, murder, child abuse, sex assault, and even environmental violations.

Our firm passionately defends the rights of people facing charges in Midland. We ensure that each client receives diligent, knowledgeable, and passionate legal services, regardless of the circumstances that brought them to us. When facing criminal charges in Midland, you should seek legal advice from top rated Midland criminal defense attorneys as early as possible.

If you’re looking for the best Midland criminal defense attorney, then we want to represent you.

At Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense, we are looking for clients who want to hire the top criminal defense attorneys in Midland County. We stand ready to provide highly skilled representation for clients facing criminal prosecution throughout Midland County.

Our history of success in includes representation of numerous high-profile clients and notable high-profile victories. We have also disposed of many other cases quietly and out of the sight of the public. We use our experience to fight to keep all our clients out of jail and out of prison.

If you are looking for an authoritative Midland County criminal defense attorney, call us or book a consultation today.

What kinds of cases do our Midland County criminal defense attorneys handle?

At Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense, we believe that hiring a top-rated Midland criminal defense attorney can provide the optimal outcome for your case. But we understand that it is not easy to find the best Midland County criminal defense attorney for your case. It’s difficult to even figure out where to start.

You can start by looking at reviews and testimonials, but as everyone knows these days, so much of that can be fake, purchased, or misleading.

It’s important to consider experience, but remember that lots of experience can sometimes lead to stagnation, carelessness, and cynicism.

You should consider reputation, but remember that some of the best criminal defense attorneys challenge the status quo in court, and this can result in them not being very popular.

There’s no magic recipe for what makes the best attorney for your case, so we suggest you talk to the attorneys and get a feel for where their passion lies. Are they passionate about criminal defense or did they just start doing this because they got kicked out of the Midland County District Attorney’s office?

We have never worked as prosecutors. We have dedicated our entire legal careers to perfecting the art of Texas criminal defense. Learn more about us >

Whether you stand falsely accused and seek an outright dismissal or you are working to have your sentence reduced, you can count on us to aggressively fight your case.

You can expect professionalism, expertise, and thoroughness from our lawyers at all times. Midland criminal defense attorneys Paul Saputo and Nick Toufexis will investigate the facts of your case, gather and assess the state’s evidence, and confidently represent you in court.

Where are the Midland County Criminal Courts?

All of the Midland County criminal courts are located inside of the Midland County Courthouse located at 500 N Loraine Street, Midland, TX 79701.

Where can I search for and find criminal cases in Midland County?

You can find records related to felony level Midland County criminal cases on the district court’s website. You can find records related to misdemeanor level Midland County criminal cases on the county’s website.

Midland County has five district courts (but one district court handles only family cases) and two county courts at law. The county courts at law handle most misdemeanor offenses, while the district courts handle felony offenses.

Midland County Misdemeanor Courts

  • County Court at Law 1
    • Judge Mark Dettman currently presides over County Court at Law 1 in Midland County. Judge Dettman ran for judge at 70 years old in 2022 as a Republican. Dettman served three terms as county attorney (1985-97). Dettman served for years as the Chaplain Unit coordinator for the Midland Police Department.
  • County Court at Law 2
    • As of 2024, Judge Marvin L. Moore presides over County Court at Law 2 in Midland County. Judge Moore is a career county government employee who has never worked as an attorney in private practice or criminal defense. Prior to becoming a judge, he was a career prosecutor. Judge Moore is a Republican judge.

District Courts in Midland County

  • 142nd District Court
    • Judge David G. Rogers presides over the 142nd District Court in Midland County. Judge Rogers ran as a Republican and won his election in 2022.
  • 238th District Court
    • Judge Elizabeth Byer Leonard presides over the 238th District Court in Midland. She won the seat in a special election in 2012. Prior to being elected, she was a landman and a special prosecutor. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary in 2014, and she has been on the bench ever since.
  • 385th District Court
    • As of 2024, Leah G. Robertson presides over Midland’s 385th District Court. Gov. Greg Abbot appointed her to the bench in 2020. Judge Robertson worked for the Midland District Attorney’s Office for four years prior to becoming judge. She worked for less than two years in private practice. Her resume is otherwise limited to working for the Midland government.
  • 441st District Court
    • Judge Jeffrey T. Robnett presides over Midland’s 441st District Court. Judge Robnett was elected in 2018. He is a graduate of both Princeton and Texas Tech.


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