Alex Thornton

Fort Worth, Texas
Experience: 2 years
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About Alex Thornton

Alex Thornton is an Associate at Varghese Summersett PLLC. Her primary focus is on state criminal defense matters. She represents individuals charged in state court with crimes including possession of controlled substance, theft, assault and intoxication-related offenses. She is also called upon to defend college students facing disciplinary hearings.

Language(s) Spoken by Alex Thornton

  • English : Spoken, Written

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI


  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Professional Experience

  • Judicial Intern The Honorable Jamie Cummings 2014 - 2014 Conducted legal research and observed courtroom proceedings and pretrial conferences.
  • Legal Intern Barnett, Howard & Williams, PLLC 2013 - 2014 Assisted with deposition, hearing and trial preparation; Responsible for researching and drafting memoranda for criminal defense matters; Assisted in drafting motions and analyzing discovery documents.
  • Student Worker II Texas A&M University, Energy Institute 2011 - 2012 Assisted with research and tracking of policy developments and trends; Updated and assisted with maintenance of Institute webpage- posting funding opportunities and updating information; Assisted in identifying major research initiatives and maintaining databases of such programs; and Office operations- draft correspondence, maintain files, schedule appointments and coordinate meetings.
  • Student Worker I Texas A&M University System, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research 2010 - 2011 Assisted Associate Vice Chancellor of Research with special assignments and general officer duties; Created and updated records for the Energy Institute database; and Assisted in large-scale research initiatives.


  • Texas A&M University School of Law J.D. 2011 - 2014
  • Texas A&M University - College Station B.A. (2012) 2008 - 2012


  • Outstanding Service Award Southlake Metroport Teen Court 2008 Alex Thornton participated in a court room setting for juveniles in which she demonstrated outstanding service as an attorney defending class C misdemeanors.
  • Most Aggressive Council North TX Teen Court Competition 2007 Alex Thornton demonstrated aggressive and strong participation in the North Texas Teen Court Competition.
  • Fort Worth Criminal Lawyer Varghese Summersett

Professional Association

  • State Bar of Texas #224769 Member Current
  • Tarrant County Bar Association #224770 Member Current
  • Tarrant County Ntional Adoption Day #224771 Volunteer 2013 - Current
  • John Peter Smith Hospital #224772 Volunteer Spanish Interpreter 2012 - Current
  • Southlake Metroport Teen Court #224773 Teen Attorney 2004 - 2008
  • Southlake Metropor Teen Court Auxiliary Board #224774 Member 2004 - 2008

Articles & Publications

  • Drug Offender Education Program (DOEP) | Dallas Fort Worth Lawyer Varghese Summersett
  • Felony Alcohol Intervention Program | Tarrant County Varghese Summersett
  • First Offender Drug Program (FODP) |Tarrant County FODP Varghese Summersett
  • Occupational Drivers Licenses in Texas Varghese Summersett
  • Probation Revocation Hearings and Motions to Adjudicate in Texas Varghese Summersett
  • Tarrant County DIRECT Court | Tarrant County Defense Attorneys Varghese Summersett
  • Tarrant County DWI Court Varghese Summersett
  • Tarrant County Mental Health Diversion Program Varghese Summersett
  • Tarrant County RISE Prostitution Diversion Program | Prostitution Diversion Varghese Summersett
  • TCU Disciplinary Hearings: What to do if you are accused of an offense at TCU Varghese Summersett
  • What Diversion Programs are Available for Criminal Cases in Tarrant County? Varghese Summersett
  • What is an Administrative License Revocation (ALR) in Texas? Varghese Summersett
  • What is UCW in Texas? Unlawful Carry of Weapon in Texas Varghese Summersett
  • What You Need to Know about Open Carry in Texas Varghese Summersett
  • Where can I take the DWI Education (DWI Ed) Course? Varghese Summersett


300 Throckmorton Street
Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX 76102 USA

Telephone: (817) 203-2220

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