DEDICATED TEXAS LAWYERS YOU CAN COUNT ON

Our Firm

At Mark Morales & Associates, our dedicated attorneys handle matters ranging from simple misdemeanors, to defending you for multiple felony criminal charges. We promise that we will do whatever is in your best interest. We treat, defend, and work with everyone like they are our own family. Not many family, criminal defense or parole lawyers in Texas can say that and truly mean it.

Our two world-class attorneys – Mark Morales and Peter Lopez – are some of the top lawyers in Texas. We serve our valued clients in a number of different locations, such as: Georgetown, Austin, Round Rock, and Burnet Texas. We have experience with the judicial system in Williamson, Travis and Burnet County, we can not only help you with your case, but we can help you win. The lawyers at Mark Morales & Associates bring years of experience to the areas of criminal defense and parole law. Continue reading to find out more about our firm and our philosophy. Contact us online or by phone to schedule a consultation or meeting today.

Our Team

Mark
Arlette
Peter

Mark Morales
Attorney At Law

Mark Morales has been representing the accused for more than 17 years. He is a Williamson County native who began his career as an Assistant District Attorney after graduating from the Texas Tech School of Law in 2001. In his lengthy career, he has been honored by many awards and recognitions. Mark was nominated by his peers then selected by Thompson Reuters and featured in Texas Monthly magazine as a SUPER LAWYER in 2016 & earlier in his career as SUPER LAWYER, RISING STAR. Mark has spent the majority of his career, defending clients accused of crimes. Now he considers himself blessed to help fight for your loved one's freedom on parole.

Arlette Escobar
Senior Paralegal Administrator

Arlette Escobar is a paralegal in the criminal defense practice. Arlette assists with all aspects of the firm’s criminal defense law practice, including case management and office management. She assists with all aspects of a transactions and case management with due diligence review, analysis and resolution of tasks, and all while being detailed and organized. She is the friendly voice that you will hear pick up the phone or greet you in person.

Prior to joining the firm in January of 2017, Arlette worked in the administrative industry as a Business Manager at Texas State University.

Arlette received her bachelor’s degree from Texas State University in Public Administration. She is a member of the Williamson County Bar Paralegal Association. She is a woman of faith and truly feels that the firm is a blessing to her and others and looks forward to encouraging others in their journey.

In her spare time, Arlette enjoys spending time with her family and beloved Shih Tzu, Daisy!

Peter Lopez
Partner

Peter Lopez is Managing Partner in the Family Division at Mark Morales & Associates. Peter practices criminal defense and family law exclusively to help people in their time of greatest need. For almost 20 years, his clients have trusted him with those things most precious to them: their families and their futures.

He is a 1996 graduate of Southwestern University and attended Texas Tech University School of Law where he graduated in 1999. He was licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in 2000.

In 2015, after completing over 40 hours of training, he was certified as a mediator, and after completing an additional 27.25 hours of family law mediation training, he was certified as a family law mediator in 2016. He is also the author of the ebook 20 Questions: Arrested for DWI in Texas published in 2015.

Our Team

Mark

Mark Morales
Attorney At Law

Mark Morales has been representing the accused for more than 17 years. He is a Williamson County native who began his career as an Assistant District Attorney after graduating from the Texas Tech School of Law in 2001. In his lengthy career, he has been honored by many awards and recognitions. Mark was nominated by his peers then selected by Thompson Reuters and featured in Texas Monthly magazine as a SUPER LAWYER in 2016 & earlier in his career as SUPER LAWYER, RISING STAR. Mark has spent the majority of his career, defending clients accused of crimes. Now he considers himself blessed to help fight for your loved one's freedom on parole.

Arlette

Arlette Escobar
Senior Paralegal Administrator

Arlette Escobar is a paralegal in the criminal defense practice. Arlette assists with all aspects of the firm’s criminal defense law practice, including case management and office management. She assists with all aspects of a transactions and case management with due diligence review, analysis and resolution of tasks, and all while being detailed and organized. She is the friendly voice that you will hear pick up the phone or greet you in person.

Prior to joining the firm in January of 2017, Arlette worked in the administrative industry as a Business Manager at Texas State University.

Arlette received her bachelor’s degree from Texas State University in Public Administration. She is a member of the Williamson County Bar Paralegal Association. She is a woman of faith and truly feels that the firm is a blessing to her and others and looks forward to encouraging others in their journey.

In her spare time, Arlette enjoys spending time with her family and beloved Shih Tzu, Daisy!

Peter

Peter Lopez,
Partner

Peter Lopez is Managing Partner in the Family Division at Mark Morales & Associates. Peter practices criminal defense and family law exclusively to help people in their time of greatest need. For almost 20 years, his clients have trusted him with those things most precious to them: their families and their futures.

He is a 1996 graduate of Southwestern University and attended Texas Tech University School of Law where he graduated in 1999. He was licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in 2000.

In 2015, after completing over 40 hours of training, he was certified as a mediator, and after completing an additional 27.25 hours of family law mediation training, he was certified as a family law mediator in 2016. He is also the author of the ebook 20 Questions: Arrested for DWI in Texas published in 2015.

Teaming Up To Fight Your Criminal Charges & Family Law Matters In Georgetown, Round Rock, And Austin

Our lawyers take a team-based approach to family law cases and defending the accused against criminal charges. This collaboration means that every case is handled by our entire office and that our collective experience will be on your side. This is true whether your matter involves a felony, a misdemeanor, or DWI, drug or traffic related issues such as reckless driving or a hit and run, divorce, child custody or CPS matters.

But the work does not stop after your case is completed. We are able to help with additional issues such as gaining a sealing of your criminal record or, if necessary, defending you against the revocation of probation or even child support or custody modifications. We know that these cases can have a deep impact on one's life and can cause stress and anxiety when going through a them. Let our team of experts help you in your time of need. We handle several types of cases, including but not limited to:

When you need a criminal defense lawyer in Austin or Georgetown, Texas, or in another surrounding city, look no further. Contact Mark Morales & Associates for a case consultation. We promise to "treat you like family and defend you like family".