Adoption & Family Law Attorney
As an adoptive parent, John L. Williams is dedicated to helping parents through the process and making it as easy as possible!
Criminal Defense Attorney
If you or someone you know is accused of a crime, John L. Williams has over 20 years of experience as a defense attorney and is the legal representation you need!
Civil Attorney
Need help writing a will, attaining guardianship of a loved one, or need assistance with a probate case? John L. Williams can successfully assist you through every step of these processes!


As an adoptive parent, John L Williams Law is committed to helping others get through the adoptive process.   We have helped hundreds of families finalize their adoptions.

We have assisted families with adoptions of older children, adoptions arranged before the birth of the child, step-parent adoptions, adoptions by relatives, adoptions through private agencies and adoptions through Child Protective Services.  We have represented Native American families and children and helped them navigate through the complex Indian Child Welfare Act.   Although most of our adoptions take place in El Paso, Texas, we have finalized adoptions in other parts of the state.

John L Williams has been certified as a Child Welfare Law Specialist, through the National Association of Counsel for Children and accredited by the American Bar Association and the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


If you or someone you love has been accused of a crime, you need to hire an experienced criminal attorney.

As a former felony prosecutor with the El Paso County District Attorney’s Office, John L. Williams successfully prosecuted hundreds of criminals.  John L. Williams personally handled over twenty-five felony jury trials, including cases of murder, aggravated sexual assault and aggravated robbery.

Since 1995, John L. Williams has defended persons accused of wrongdoing in federal, state, city and juvenile courts. John L. Williams has tried cases ranging from murder to running a stop sign.  John L. Williams believes all people, no matter their race, origin, or belief, are entitled to a fair trial, vigorous representation and full protection under our legal system.

We handle felonies, misdemeanors, citations, probation revocations, and appeals in federal, state and juvenile courts.   We also do expunctions and sealing of juvenile records.


If you are planning for your family’s future, need to have a guardian appointed for a child or disabled adult, or need to take care of the estate of a deceased love one, John L Williams Law can assist you.

Consult with our team to learn more about your options and click the link to learn more.


John L. Williams also handles El Paso, TX traffic tickets and represent persons in the municipal court of law.  Click on the link above for more information and call us for assistance with your troubles.

Adoptions, Criminal, and Civil Law

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