Steven Jumes

Steven Jumes

Board Certified Criminal Lawyer, Former State and Federal Prosecutor
  • Criminal Law, White Collar Crime, DUI & DWI...
  • Texas
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Summary

Steve Jumes is a state and federal criminal defense attorney and a board certified criminal law specialist. He is considered one of the nation's leading asset forfeiture attorneys. He has testified before lawmakers about this complex area of law and is regularly contacted by news media for commentary on the subject.

An attorney's attorney, Steve is also regularly called upon by other attorneys throughout the country who find themselves in the crosshairs of a federal investigation. His practice areas include: Federal Drug Cases, Medicare Fraud, Wire Fraud, Bank Fraud, Antitrust, Asset Forfeiture, Bank Robbery, Computer Crimes, Conspiracy, Criminal Street Gangs, Embezzlement, Espionage, Fraud, Health Care, Human Trafficking, Identity Theft, Illegal Gun Sales, Kidnapping, Mail and Wire Fraud, Money Laundering, Public Corruption, RICO Act Violations, Weapons and Firearms, White Collar Crimes.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • DUI & DWI
  • Appeals & Appellate
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
5th Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Trial Attorney
U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney's Office
Current
Tarrant County District Attorney's Office
Current
Dallas County District Attorney's Office
Current
Partner
Varghese Summersett, PLLC
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Steve Jumes is well-respected federal and state criminal defense attorney. Prior to joining the firm, Steve was an Assistant United States attorney who received the FBI Director’s Award for Excellence for his efforts handling complex financial cases. Steve Jumes has also achieved the highest designation possible for a criminal trial attorney: He is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Steve Jumes focuses primarily on federal criminal defense cases and defends white collar crimes including healthcare fraud, computer crimes, securities fraud, and tax fraud. Steve Jumes has also been recognized as one of the nation’s leading civil and criminal asset forfeiture defense attorneys. He has testified before the Texas Senate on the issue and is the attorney that other attorneys turn to when they have questions about defending asset forfeitures. Steve Jumes is a seasoned trial attorney who has taken over 100 cases to jury trial in state and federal courts. Areas of Practice State Criminal Defense Federal Criminal Defense Criminal Asset Forfeitures White Collar Defense Corporate Compliance Criminal Tax Cases Offshore/International Tax Disputes Bar Admissions Texas U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit Education The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas (J.D.) University of Texas (summa cum laude) Memberships, Honors, and Awards Federal Bureau of Investigation Director’s Award 2017 Top Attorney, 360 West Magazine 2016 Top Attorney, Fort Worth Magazine Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice Section, Member State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Criminal Section, Member Tarrant County Bar Association, Member Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Former Member Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Bar Association Rated 10.0 by AVVO Past Positions U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney’s Office, Trial Attorney Dallas County District Attorney’s Office Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office
Education
University of Texas - Austin
The University of Texas School of Law
Awards
Federal Bureau of Investigation Director's Award
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Top Attorney
360 West Magazine
Top Attorney
Fort Worth Magazine
Professional Associations
TARRANT COUNTY CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER'S ASSOCIATION
Member
Current
State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Member
Current
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Bar Association
Current
State Bar of Texas # 00796854
Member
Current
Speaking Engagements
Expert Testimony, Direct and Cross Examination, Kerville
Kerville State Hospital
Asset Forfeiture in Light of One Lincoln Case
Texas State Bar
Federal Asset Forfeiture, Advance Criminal Law Course, Texas State Bar
Forfeiture, Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Associations, Tim Curry Justice Center
Civil Forfeiture, Asset Forfeiture Boot Camp
Northern District of Texas
Identifying and Forfeiting Assets in Health Care Fraud Cases, Health Care Strike Force
Asset Seizure and Forfeiture, Dallas, Texas
DEA
Asset Forfeiture, Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Course, San Antonio
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Certifications
Criminal Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
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Contact & Map
Fort Worth, TX, USA