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Gary Udashen


Gary Udashen is a trial and appellate attorney in Dallas. Gary has over 30 years experience trying cases in both federal and state courts. He frequently appears as a speaker at seminars for groups such as State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association, and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Gary is board certified in Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has been named as a Texas Monthly Super Lawyer each year since 2003 and is listed in the publication Best Lawyers in America. In 2014, Best Lawyers in America named him Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year. Gary was also awarded a 2014 Pro Bono Award by the publication Super Lawyers for his work with the Innocence Project of Texas. In 2008, Gary was appointed by the Court of Criminal Appeals to serve as a member of the Texas Criminal Justice Integrity Unit. He currently serves president of the board of directors of the Innocence Project of Texas.