Monica R. Khirallah is a criminal defense trial lawyer who practices in the DFW metroplex. She is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, The Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, The Dallas Bar Association, the Denton County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and was selected as the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers for 2018.

She started her criminal law practice at the Denton County District Attorneys Office where she became Chief of County Criminal Court Number 5. In 2015, Monica joined one of the largest criminal defense firms in Denton County where she represented hundreds of clients facing misdemeanor and felony charges. Whether your case involves mitigation and damage control or a fight to ensure justice, Monica has garnered the trust and confidence of those she represents and works tirelessly to secure the very best possible outcome. In seven years of practice, her experience includes 70 jury trials with numerous acquittals and countless dismissals.

Confronting criminal charges is an overwhelming experience that may cause anxiety, stress, loss of appetite, loss of sleep, and other health related issues. Monica understands these concerns and not only counsels you through the emotional challenge resulting from an arrest but is also a  zealous advocate for your rights when you are unable to speak up for yourself. She maintains  a high level of compassion throughout representation.  

Monica comes from a long line of criminal defense attorneys in San Antonio, Texas. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas and her law degree from Ave Maria School of Law in Naples, Florida. While in law school, Monica continued pursuing her passion for criminal defense by engaging in an internship with the U.S Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Middle District of Florida. Originally from Boerne, Texas, she resides in Dallas with her husband David, a Senior Attorney at Thompson Coe. They are the proud parents of four boys, Davey, Daniel , Gabriel, and Charlie. When Monica is not in the courtroom, you can find her volunteering for the Hope Mommies Dallas Chapter or at a local YMCA field with her boys in tow.

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Areas of Practice
Assault Charges
  • Assault Bodily Injury
  • Assault Family Violence
  • Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon
  • Deadly Conduct
Drug Charges
  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Meth
  • Controlled substances
  • Dangerous drugs
Probation Adjudication/Revocation
Intoxication Charges
  • DWI
  • BWI
  • Intoxication Assault
  • Intoxication Manslaughter
Theft Charges
  • Shoplifting
  • Theft
  • Fraud
  • Debit/Credit Card Abuse
  • Robbery
  • Burglary of Habitation
  • Burglary of Motor Vehicle
  • Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle 
Case Victories

Throughout Monica’s career, she has helped win a variety of court cases for her clientele. Click the link below to explore her case victories.


Case Victories
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  • Dallas Office
    325 North St. Paul Street, Suite 3400
    Dallas, Texas 75201

    Denton Office
    215 West Oak
    Denton, Texas 76205

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  • PO Box 671209
    Dallas, Texas 75367
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  • 972.335.1200
  • 972.920.3700