Firm Profile

Our Firm Profile

Unlike other legal firms, we don’t just have one talented attorney. When you call the Law Offices of Joe D. Gonzales, you can expect to receive assistance from our defense team that’s ready to take your case by storm. We’re eager to show you why our prominent criminal defense law firm is one of the finest in San Antonio and all of Texas.

Law Offices of Joe D Gonzales

Meet Our Defense Team

Joe D. Gonzales

San Antonio native Joe D. Gonzales received his undergraduate and law degrees from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. With over 26 years of legal experience as a prosecutor, judge and defense attorney, he’s familiar with the inner workings of the criminal justice system and can put his experience to work for you.

  • Over 200 criminal trials to a verdict
  • Former prosecutor in the District Attorney’s Offices of San Antonio and Houston
  • Magistrate Judge in criminal matters from 1998 to 2006
  • Adjunct faculty member of the University of Texas at San Antonio teaching “Sex Crimes and the Law” class
  • Voted one of San Antonio’s Best Lawyers in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 in Scene in S.A. Magazine

Christian Henricksen

As a criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor, Attorney Henricksen knows the system. He knows how to fight hard for your case, no matter what charge is against you. He’s spent eight years as an Assistant District Attorney in Bexar County, Texas and has tried over 90 cases to juries in his career.

He’s been named as the following:

  • One of the top Criminal Defense Attorneys in San Antonio by S.A. Scene Magazine 
  • A Top 100 Trial Lawyer
  • A Top Lawyer in The Global Directory of Who's Who
  • He’s rated 10.0 by Avvo

Ray Ybarbo – Investigator 

  • Retired Lieutenant of SAPD (33 years of service)
  • Training commander of the police academy for 8 years
  • Graduate of DEA Officers Academy
  • Graduate of FBI National Academy
  • Graduate of Southern Police Institute of University of Louisville

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