Steven Jumes

Fort Worth, Texas
Experience: 21 years
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About Steven Jumes

Steve Jumes is a state and federal criminal defense attorney and a board certified criminal law specialist. Prior to joining Varghese Summersett PLLC, Steve was a state and federal prosecutor. His work in the federal government included handling complex civil and criminal asset forfeiture litigation. Steve is considered one of the nation's leading asset forfeiture attorneys. He has testified before lawmakers about this complex area of law and is regularly contacted by news media for commentary on the subject.An attorney's attorney, Steve is also regularly called upon by other attorneys throughout the country who find themselves in the crosshairs of a federal investigation. His practice areas include: Federal Drug Cases, Medicare Fraud, Wire Fraud, Bank Fraud, Antitrust, Asset Forfeiture, Bank Robbery, Computer Crimes, Conspiracy, Criminal Street Gangs, Embezzlement, Espionage, Fraud, Health Care, Human Trafficking, Identity Theft, Illegal Gun Sales, Kidnapping, Mail and Wire Fraud, Money Laundering, Public Corruption, RICO Act Violations, Weapons and Firearms, White Collar Crimes, Learn more at: https://www.versustexas.com/federal-crimes/

Language(s) Spoken by Steven Jumes

  • English : Spoken, Written

Practice Areas

  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime

Fees

  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Texas
  • 5th Circuit
  • Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Experience

  • Trial Attorney U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney's Office Current
  • Tarrant County District Attorney's Office Current
  • Dallas County District Attorney's Office Current
  • Partner Varghese Summersett, PLLC 2015 - Current Steve Jumes is well-respected federal and state criminal defense attorney. Prior to joining the firm, Steve was an Assistant United States attorney who received the FBI Director’s Award for Excellence for his efforts handling complex financial cases. Steve Jumes has also achieved the highest designation possible for a criminal trial attorney: He is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Steve Jumes focuses primarily on federal criminal defense cases and defends white collar crimes including healthcare fraud, computer crimes, securities fraud, and tax fraud. Steve Jumes has also been recognized as one of the nation’s leading civil and criminal asset forfeiture defense attorneys. He has testified before the Texas Senate on the issue and is the attorney that other attorneys turn to when they have questions about defending asset forfeitures. Steve Jumes is a seasoned trial attorney who has taken over 100 cases to jury trial in state and federal courts. Areas of Practice State Criminal Defense Federal Criminal Defense Criminal Asset Forfeitures White Collar Defense Corporate Compliance Criminal Tax Cases Offshore/International Tax Disputes Bar Admissions Texas U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit Education The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas (J.D.) University of Texas (summa cum laude) Memberships, Honors, and Awards Federal Bureau of Investigation Director’s Award 2017 Top Attorney, 360 West Magazine 2016 Top Attorney, Fort Worth Magazine Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice Section, Member State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Criminal Section, Member Tarrant County Bar Association, Member Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member Texas District and County Attorneys Association, Former Member Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Bar Association Rated 10.0 by AVVO Past Positions U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney’s Office, Trial Attorney Dallas County District Attorney’s Office Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office

Education

  • University of Texas - Austin
  • The University of Texas School of Law

Awards

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Director's Award Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Top Attorney 360 West Magazine
  • Top Attorney Fort Worth Magazine
  • Asset Forfeiture Attorney Varghese Summersett, PLLC

Professional Association

  • TARRANT COUNTY CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER'S ASSOCIATION #1135223 Member Current
  • State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization #1135224 Member Current
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association #1135225 Member Current
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Bar Association #1135226 Member Current

Articles & Publications

  • Asset Forfeiture: The Risks of Traveling With a Large Sum of Cash Varghese Summersett
  • Asset Forfeitures | State and Federal Civil and Criminal Asset Forfeitures Varghese Summersett
  • Asset Forfeitures | State and Federal Civil and Criminal Asset Forfeitures Varghese Summersett
  • Corporate Asset Forfeitures | Corporate Seizures and Forfeitures Varghese Summersett
  • Driving While Intoxicated and Involuntary Intoxication Varghese Summersett
  • Federal Appeals | Appealing a Federal Conviction Varghese Summersett
  • Ghost Dope in Federal Criminal Drug Charges | Part I: The Backdrop Varghese Summersett
  • Ghost Dope in Federal Criminal Drug Charges | Part II: Federal Sentencing Varghese Summersett
  • How Federal Sentencing Works in Drug Cases Varghese Summersett
  • https://www.versustexas.com/criminal/claims-and-answers-in-asset-forfeitures/ Varghese Summersett
  • Resisting Arrest in Texas: What is Resisting Arrest? Penal Code 38.03 Varghese Summersett
  • Tax Evasion, Money Laundering; To-may-to, To-mah-to? Varghese Summersett
  • Tax Evasion: Prosecution and Defense Varghese Summersett
  • White Collar Crimes | White Collar Crime Defense Varghese Summersett
  • Just Call It Habeas Grabus: Asset Forfeiture and Reform in Texas Versus Texas Blog 2017
  • Innocent Owner Defense Varghese Summersett May 14, 2015
  • Airport Seizures Varghese Summersett March 19, 2015
  • Denial of Due Process in Post-Trial Criminal Forfeiture Proceedings Voice For The Defense February, 2014

Certifications

  • Criminal Law Texas Board Of Legal Specialization

Address

300 Throckmorton Suite 1650
Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX 76102 USA

Telephone: (817) 203-2220
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