Former state prosecutor Monica R. Khirallah has successfully represented hundreds of persons facing criminal charges and has tried over 80 cases cases to a jury. She is highly rated by former clients who praise her zealous advocacy, compassion, and experience in the courtroom.

Monica 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.

This year, Monica will relocate her practice to the hill country where she will begin representing citizens of San Antonio and Boerne charged with criminal offenses.

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 was raised in Boerne, Texas and is a graduate of Sandra Day O’Connor High School, the University of Dallas, and Ave Maria School of Law. During law school Monica served clerkships with both the Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Middle District of Florida and the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office.

Originally from Boerne, Monica resides in Dallas with her husband David, a partner 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 at a local YMCA field with her boys in tow.

Professional Awards / Honors / Memberships

Selected as “Texas Rising Star” 2020 by Thomson Reuters and published in Texas Monthly

Selected as “Texas Super Lawyer” 2020 by Thomson Reuters and published in Texas Monthly

Selected as “Top 40 Under 40″ 2018 and 2019 by The National Trial Lawyers Association

Recipient of the Client Satisfaction Award by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 2019 and 2020

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2019, 2020

National Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2018, 2019, 2020

San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2020

Kendall County Bar Association, Member, 2020

Denton County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, Treasurer 2019

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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
  • 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
Contact
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  • San Antonio Office
    424 E. Nueva
    San Antonio, Texas 78205

    Denton Office
    215 West Oak
    Denton, Texas 76205

    For in-office consultations or appointments, please call to schedule!
  • PO Box 671209
    Dallas, Texas 75367
  • @ [email protected]
  • mrkdefense.com
  • 972.335.1200
  • 972.920.3700