(281) 546-6428

Bowie County Criminal Defense

Texarkana, Texas Criminal Lawyers

The Texarkana, Texas Criminal Defense Attorneys James Sullivan and Associates have handled over 3,000 cases and have over 45 years experience defending adults and  juveniles in county and district courts in Bowie County and throughout the State of Texas.

James (Jim) Sullivan is an experienced Bowie County Criminal Defense Attorney. For over 20 years, Sullivan has successfully fought the government in Jury Trials on behalf of clients in criminal and juvenile courts.

NTLA-roundJames Sullivan attended the Trial Lawyers College founded by Legendary lawyer Gerry Spence and was invited to join The National Trial Lawyers organization. Sullivan has a proven record of defending people from all walks of life, faiths and countries in courts throughout Texas.

Proven Results

James Sullivan gets results (see Case Results).  Over the past 20 years, Sullivan has defended more than 3,000 people charged with every kind of criminal and juvenile case, including murder, aggravated robbery, drug cases, sex offenses, domestic assault and DWI.


James Sullivan practices criminal law with a simple philosophy.  If a client says he is not guilty, and if the prosecutor will not dismiss the charge, then Sullivan advises his client that they should fight the case at a jury trial.  Unlike many other attorneys, Sullivan does not try to convince an innocent person to plead guilty.  Instead, Sullivan fights for his clients’ freedom and reputation (see Trial Case Results).


James Sullivan has a good reputation in the legal community.  Sullivan is humbled by fine lawyers who endorse him on AVVO. He is also very grateful for clients who write testimonials on his behalf. Most of his business comes from referrals from past clients and other lawyers, although it is not necessary to have a referral for him to defend you.  Anyone can call Sullivan to represent them.

Contact Attorney James Sullivan

If you are under investigation or have been charged with a crime or delinquency, call Texarkana criminal defense attorney James Sullivan to discuss your case.

Sullivan generally tries to answer his own phone so that you can speak to an attorney directly. He wants to hear from you and to help you. Call him right now. Don’t go to court alone. To schedule an appointment or to discuss your case, call (281) 546-6428 right now.


Bowie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. It is part of the Texarkana, Texas – Texarkana, Arkansas, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2000, the population was 89,306. Its legal county seat is Boston, though its courthouse is located in New Boston. Bowie is named for James Bowie, the legendary knife fighter who died at the Battle of the Alamo. Bowie County is one of 46 prohibition or entirely dry counties in the state of Texas.


5th District Court
Ralph K Burgess
Phone: 903-798-3004
Fax: 903-628-2217
Jeanette Thomas
Court Coordinator

102nd District Court

Judge Bobby Lockhart

Bi-State Justice Bldg
100 N State Line, Box 10
Texarkana, TX 75501
Phone: 903-798-3527
Fax:  903-798-3301
Becky Sorsby
Court Coordinator

202nd District Court

Judge Leon F  Pesek Jr

Bi-State Justice Bldg
100 N State Line, Box 10
Texarkana, TX 75501
Phone: 903-798-3041

Fax:  903-798-3301

Deborah Nield
Court Coordinator
Bowie County Court At Law
Judge Jeff M. Addison
710 James Bowie Drive
New Boston, TX 75570
Fax: (903)628-2217 or (903)628-6761
District Attorney
Jerry Rochelle
Bowie County Plaza
601 Main Street
Texarkana, TX 75501
County Sheriff
Sheriff James Prince
100 North Stateline
Texarkana, TX 75501
Fax: (903)792-0959
Precinct 1, Place 1 Justice of the Peace
Judge Nancy Talley
Bi-State Justice Building
100 North State Line #13
Texarkana, TX 75501
Precinct 1, Place 2 Justice of the Peace
Judge Gibson Hadaway
Bi-State Justice Building
100 North State Line, Box 14
Texarkana, TX 75501
Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace
Judge Stephen Young
710 James Bowie Drive
New Boston, TX 75570
Precinct 3, Place 1 Justice of the Peace
Judge Gerrold Rankin
P O Box 241
De Kalb, TX 75559
Community Supervision and Corrections Department
5th , 6th, 102nd, and 202nd Judicial Districts
100 North State Line, Box 12
Texarkana, Texas 75501
Precinct 1 Constable
Daryl Cox
Bi-State Justice Building
100 North Stateline, Box 13
Texarkana, TX 75501
(903)798-3038 (Judge Hadaway’s Office)
Precinct 2 Constable
Henry Murray
710 James Bowie Drive
New Boston, TX 75570
Cell: (903) 278-8928
Precinct 3 Constable
Bruce Crouch
220 CR 3310
Avery, TX 75554
1-903-249-4733 cell phone
903-667-3891 (Judge Rankin’s Office)
Precinct 4 Constable
Steve Hawkins
3895 US HWY 67 W
Simms, TX 75574
Precinct 5 Constable
Ken Foster
P. O. Box 662
Maud, TX 75567
PGR (903)260-0762
Precinct 7 Constable
Lester (Les) Colley
P O Box 550
Hooks, TX 75561