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  • AVVO 10.0
  • TRIAL LAWYERS TOP 100
  • TX BOARD CERT
  • SUPER LAWYER
  • ACS-CHAL
  • ACS-CHAL 2

Waco, Texas Criminal
Defense Attorney

Get Defense from a Former Prosecutor

Nothing is more important than your freedom, future and well-being. That’s why you must take your criminal charges seriously by entrusting your case with a well-qualified Waco criminal defense lawyer. You not only need an attorney on your side, but also a specialist, forensic lawyer-scientist and former prosecutor.

Attorney Craig Greening obtains all these qualifications and more.

At The Greening Law Group, we deliver world-class defense for every case we handle, as our lead attorney is a Board Certified expert in Criminal Trial Law. Thus, there is no better law firm to represent your best interests than ours. With over 500 jury trials handled and a track record for proven results, our Waco criminal defense lawyer is equipped to tackle your charges and help you get your life back on track.

No case is too complex for our team to handle. To learn more about the criminal charges we tackle, reach out to us online or call (254) 875-0066 to schedule your free consultation! Se habla español.

Trial-Tested Counsel

500+ Jury Trials Handled

Our award-winning Waco criminal defense lawyer offers dependable, insightful representation for every client we represent. Attorney Craig Greening has a genuine passion for helping people learn from their mistakes without suffering the detriments of the Texas criminal justice system and will exhaust every legal resource needed to fulfill that. As a former prosecutor, he has witnessed firsthand how damaging a criminal conviction can be and works rigorously to minimize or dismiss criminal charges as a result. Two of our attorneys, including Mr. Greening, are American Chemical Society-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientists, meaning we use valid and legitimate science for the benefit of justice. This unique qualification may be able to shield you from unjust penalties and a wrongful conviction in cases such as drug, DWI, federal and other serious charges.

  • Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon Probation by Jury
  • Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Home invasion) Probation by Jury
  • Assault Bodily Injury Not Guilty
  • Assault Family Violence with Priors Not Guilty
  • Driving While Intoxicated (0.17 blood test admitted at trial) Not Guilty
  • Driving While Intoxicated (0.19 breath admitted into evidence) Not Guilty
  • Driving While Intoxicated (0.19 breath admitted into evidence) Case Dismissed
  • Driving While Intoxicated (0.22 blood entered into evidence and client in an accident) Not Guilty
  • Driving While Intoxicated (0.23 blood thrown out during trial) Case Dismissed
  • Driving While Intoxicated 2nd Offense (0.14 breath admitted into evidence) Not Guilty
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Client Experiences

Read Our Recent Testimonials
  • My experience with Craig Greening and his staff has been beyond exceptional.

    “Craig and his staff helped me through a tough time in my life, making my experience as smooth as possible.”

    - K.R.
  • Craig has stood by me even when I was not a good client.

    “Craig Greening has represented me in several cases and has had ticket after ticket dismissed for me. He has represented me in two separate [sic] state jail felony cases and got me a fine with a misdemeanor conviction.”

    - Former Client
  • Mr. Greening as my attorney gave me the best fighting chance at a favorable outcome.

    “Through solid defense, and skillful litigation, Mr. Greening was able to help me reduce my charges to a lesser offense from an otherwise life-altering detrimental conviction.”

    - M.S.
  • I was highly impressed by his strategic/analytical brilliance.

    “I was indicted and charged with 2 counts of a second-degree felony, Craig was able to get both charges dropped.”

    - G.R.
  • Craig is a very knowledgeable attorney and will represent you well.

    “He is trustworthy and will get the job done well without cheating you of extra expenses. I highly recommend him.”

    - G.T.
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How You Can Beat Your DWI Charge?

Find Out What You Can Do Next

If you have been arrested for drunk or drugged driving, it is imperative that you get a defense attorney on your side immediately. Not only do you have to act quickly to protect your driving privileges, but you also need to get time on your side to build the strongest defense possible. See how a former DWI prosecutor can deliver the strong legal advocacy you need every step of the way.
  • Take Your Case to Court

    Your experienced criminal defense lawyer will challenge the DWI in court.

  • Request an ALR Hearing

    You only have 15 days to schedule this or automatically lose your license for months.

  • Gather Evidence to Attack the Blood or Breath Test

    Your lawyer can challenge the reliability of the blood alcohol number.

  • Find a Qualified DWI Lawyer

    Get experience and insight on your side to fight your charges. Find a lawyer that understands the science behind blood and breath tests.

Your Line of Defense

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    Craig Greening

    Senior Attorney and Owner

    Craig is an entrepreneur and senior attorney at The Greening Law Group. As the visionary leader for The Greening Law Group, Craig is continually finding ways to increase growth and be the most innovative law firm in Texas.
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    Cailey McLain

    Attorney

    Young and ambitious, Cailey is the spitfire attorney at The Greening Law Group. Whether she’s formulating a new strategy on a case, or implementing modern, innovative practices at the office, she always keeps us on our toes.
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    Sarah Wilkinson

    Attorney

    As the first attorney to join Craig at The Greening Law Group, Sarah Wilkinson has now been a part of the team for 6 years. In her position, she is responsible for managing a caseload of clients, reviewing and analyzing discovery, communicating with clients, prosecutors, expert witnesses, and court staff, preparing cases for trial, and writing blogs for the website.
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    Amy Martinez

    Office Manager / HR / Paralegal

    Amy Martinez is the backbone of the office here at The Greening Law Group. As the Office Manager, she oversees daily operations and acts as in-house human resource, in addition to performing her duties as a Paralegal for Attorneys Sarah Wilkinson and Craig Greening.
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    Arianna Masson

    Marketing & Intake Director

    Arianna Masson is the behind-the-scenes expert on The Greening Law Group’s Marketing and Intake processes. In this role, she has a wide range of responsibilities, including: establishing company branding, creating and implementing various email campaigns, reporting and analytics, business development, and client management. She is the newest addition to the team, since July 2020.

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    John Gonzalez

    Media Intake Specialist

    John Gonzalez is in charge of the Directory department, where he oversees Media Intake for the firm. His job responsibilities include: processing all discovery, checking setting notices, picking up/dropping off documents, making video notes, and other miscellaneous duties as requested by attorneys.
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    Katia Baeza

    Strategic Assistant

    As his Strategic Assistant, Katia Baeza is Craig’s eyes, ears, and problem-solver. She also acts as the in-house Translator for our Spanish speaking clients.
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    Kayleigh “Kay” Avants

    Paralegal

    As the resident Paralegal for Attorney Cailey McLain, Kay Avants is what keeps Cailey and her ambition grounded. Kay provides the structure, consistency and accountability Cailey needs to be successful.
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