Bill Mange, Experienced, Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney, Austin, TX

When it comes to experience Attorney Mange is one of the best defense lawyers in the Austin area.

In 1986 he joined the Texas Bar and in 1996 the Texas Board of Legal Specialization Board Certified in him in Criminal Law.

If you are looking for an aggressive criminal defense lawyer, contact Bill Mange today for a free consultation of your case. He will use his experience and knowledge to explain your options.


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Summary of Bill Mange’s Professional Legal Background:

Criminal Defense Practice: August 2002 – present

Travis County District Attorney’s Office: Jan. 1993 – July 2002

  • Chief Prosecutor 390th District Court.
  • Experience in Trial Division, Child Abuse Unit, Grand Jury, White Collar Division (Special Prosecution Unit), and Juvenile Prosecution Unit.
  • Named 1998 Outstanding Prosecutor by Travis County Children’s Advocacy Center.

Clark, Thomas & Winters:

  • Handled Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) Act cases.
  • Argued before Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and Texarkana Court of Appeals.
  • Commercial litigation.

Law clerk to United States District Judge Robert W. Porter: Northern District of Texas, Aug. 1986 – Aug. 1988.

Bill Mange holds these Licenses, Admissions, and Professional Certifications:

Teaching, Mentoring and Areas of Expertise:

  • Taught “DWI Trial: Defending and Winning a Breath Test Case” to the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association on July 15, 2008.
  • Lecturer in trial advocacy basic skills course, UT School of Law, Sept. 1995 – Dec. 2001.
  • Faculty Advisor for Prosecutor’s Skills Course, Texas District & County Attorneys Association, July, 1999.
  • Speaker and demonstrator for Prosecutor’s Skills Course, TDCAA, January, 2001 regarding confessions.
  • Taught Austin Police Department new detectives class about warrantless arrests in May 1998, May 1999, and June 2000.

Legal Education

University of Texas School of Law:

  • Juris Doctor 1986.
  • Member of the Board of Advocates.
  • Articles Editor, Texas International Law Journal.
  • Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship and Teagle Scholarship.

Undergraduate Education

University of Texas: B.A. 1982

  • Graduated with high honors and departmental honors in Plan II (honors program)

Scholastic Fraternities:

  • Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi

University of Freiburg, Germany: 1982-1983