Deandra Grant


DUIDLA Involvement

Seminars & Training

  • 2019 Spring Seminar Nashville
  • 2018 Fall Seminar Philadelphia
  • 2018 Spring Seminar Sunny Isles
  • 2019 Fall Seminar San Diego
  • DUIDLA Trial Skills Seminar
  • 2017 Fall Seminar Charleston
  • 2017 Spring Seminar Austin
  • 2016 Summer Seminar Denver
  • 2016 Winter Seminar Scottsdale
  • DUIDLA Ohio Trial Skills Workshop Columbus, Ohio
  • 2020 Fall Seminar Austin – Live Stream Webinar
  • Trying Cases in a COVID World
  • 2022 Fall Seminar Austin
  • 2022 Spring Seminar Denver
  • 2023 Fall Seminar Atlanta
  • 2023 NHTSA DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Student Course
  • 2023 Spring Seminar Nashville
  • 2024 Spring Seminar Orlando
  • 2024 Fall Seminar Austin
  • 2021 Spring Seminar Charleston
  • Fall Seminar 2021 Chicago, Illinois
  • 1ST Annual DUIDLA Women’s Retreat 2021
  • 2ND Annual DUIDLA Women’s Retreat 2022

Area Served

Statewide criminal defense representation. We have 6 offices across Texas: Dallas, Denton, Allen, Fort Worth, Waco and Austin


DUIDLA PRESIDENT-EMERITUS 2018-PRESENT DUIDLA PRESIDENT 2017 DUIDLA PRESIDENT-ELECT 2014-2016 DUIDLA JUSTICE FOUNDATION TRUSTEE 2017 AV-rated attorney Deandra Grant’s practice is focused on DWI defense in Texas. A graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, TX, and Southern Methodist University’s School of Law, she is a national speaker on DWI law and science and the co-author of The Texas DWI Manual 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th editions (James Publishing), Texas DWI: Truth & Consequences and Surviving Your Texas DWI. Deandra is a Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor and has completed the Drug Recognition Overview course. She was the first attorney in Texas to pass the Forensic Sobriety Assessment Certification exam. In addition, she has completed coursework in DWI forensic blood and urine testing and was trained as an operator and maintenance technician of the Intoxilyzer 5000. Deandra has certificates in Forensic Chromatography: Theory & Practice (2011 & 2015), Forensic Analysis of Solid Drugs (2014) and Forensic Principles of DUID (2015) issued by Axion Labs and the American Chemical Society. In 2015, Deandra earned the distinction of being named an ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist. Deandra is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Board Member 2011-2016), the Dallas Bar Association, the Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Board Member since 2007). In addition, Deandra is a Charter Member and President of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association. She is also a member of the American Chemical Society and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. D Magazine has named Deandra to its list of Best Women Lawyers and Best Lawyers in Dallas. She’s been named a “Texas Super Lawyer” and one of Texas’ Top Rated Lawyers. Best Lawyers in Dallas named her one of the Top 10 DWI Lawyers in Dallas. Deandra completed a Graduate Certificate in Forensic Toxicology from the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine and a Masters Degree in Pharmaceutical Science - Concentration in Forensic Science from the University of Florida’s College of Pharmacy in 2016. In 2019 Deandra joined the faculty at Axion Analytical Labs as an Assistant Chromatography Instructor for the American Chemical Society. She also serves on the faculty of the Borkenstein Drug Course.