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West Texas TOUGH Nationally Recognized 
 Criminal Defense Attorney

Work with a Former Federal Prosecutor with the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas

West Texas TOUGH Nationally Recognized Criminal Defense Attorney

Work with a Former Federal Prosecutor with the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas

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    Years of Experience

  • 1000+

    Cases Handled

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Abilene Criminal Defense Lawyer

Put a Former Federal Prosecutor on Your Side in Lubbock, San Angelo, & Amarillo

At The Lorfing Law Firm, PLLC, we serve clients in both criminal defense and personal injury with genuine care and zealous representation. At our firm, you are not just another “case” but an individual with a very relevant past, present, and future that we take into consideration. Our Abilene criminal defense attorney is also not just another ordinary attorney but a special one. Attorney Russell Lorfing believes in taking an informal approach with every criminal defense client that is intended to build a strong personal relationship. That relationship is meant to help you overcome not only your legal obstacles but your life obstacles as well. We aim to not only to help you fight for the results you need in court but to help you fight for a better life for yourself and your family afterwards.
Welcome to the Lorfing Law Firm

Turning Victims into Victors

See What Our Clients Are Saying
  • “I found him to be well prepared for every hearing, big or small; a competent and skilled litigator, comfortable in the courtroom.”

    - Scott F., Former United States Magistrate Judge
  • “You are the truth.”

    - Jacqueline T.
  • “Mr. Lorfing not only responded to my case when he could have moved on, but his help also provided me with the confidence I needed to stand tall.”

    - Jaren C.

A Personal Story of Service & Commitment

Get to Know Russell Lorfing
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    Russell grew up poor and saw his biological father struggle with addiction and a criminal record. His mother worked two jobs and the graveyard shift to make ends meet. He witnessed first hand the devastating impact drugs and the criminal justice system have on family life. As a young man, he knew he wanted a different life. Through hard work and determination, he became the first person in his family to ever attend and graduate college. Russell is married to Jessica Lorfing, his beautiful wife, and he is the proud father of three amazing boys. He enjoys camping, hiking, and Longhorn football. One of his greatest passions in life is exploring exotic places and adventure travel. He has traveled to over 70 countries, visited all seven wonders of the world, ran a marathon on the Great Wall of China, hiked to the base camp of Mt. Everest, survived the Amazon jungle, swam with sharks in the Pacific Ocean, explored the mountains of Patagonia, and tried walking on water at the Sea of Galilee.

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Why Choose Us for Your Criminal Defense?

Your choice of an attorney to represent you in your criminal defense case is a very critical one. The experience, insight, skills, and work ethic that your attorney has can make the difference in how your case is resolved. It can impact whether you land up in jail or prison or go free. This basic rule holds true in all professions but is crucial when your freedom, future, reputation, livelihood, and more is on the line. At The Lorfing Law Firm, PLLC, we understand that. It is why we never hold back from putting in the time, attention to detail, and the use of all our skills on behalf of our clients.

Attorney Russell Lorfing’s outstanding qualifications for taking on your criminal defense case includes vast experience as a former state and federal prosecutor. This includes handling dozens of trials and hundreds of cases involving both violent and non-violent crimes of the most complex nature including federal cases, fraud, Medicare/Medicaid crimes, political corruption, white collar crimes, and more. He is the only former federal prosecutor practicing criminal defense in the Abilene, Lubbock, San Angelo, and Amarillo areas and only one of three such prosecutors practicing in all of West Texas. This experience means he can think like a prosecutor. That ability gives him deep insight into how your state or federal prosecutor will work to convict you and how that can best be countered. Additionally, he has handles personal injury cases including trucking accidents, workplace & oil rig accidents, and wrongful death.

The Lorfing Law Difference

  • Served as a State & Federal Prosecutor for Over a Decade
  • 10% of All Proceeds Made Go to Local Charities
  • Personalized Approach to Handling Cases
  • Proven Trial Lawyer

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Serving Clients Throughout Abilene, Lubbock, San Angelo, Amarillo & All of West Texas
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