R. Blair Carroll

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Award-Winning Criminal Defense Attorney in Austin

Blair Carroll is recognized among his peers as being a highly skilled attorney. Blair’s notoriety among his peers for being a highly skilled DWI defense attorney led to his peer-nominated acceptance to membership in the esteemed National College for DUI Defense. In addition, he has received recognition by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Texas Rising Star for the second year in a row. This award is presented to the top 2.5% of attorneys in Texas under the age of 40. Recognized for his accomplishments, Blair has been named a fellow in the Texas Bar Foundation. He was also named one of the “10 Best” in terms of client satisfaction by the American Institute of Legal Counsel’s DUI/DWI Division and just recently named "Top 10" DUI Defense Attorney by Attorney and Practice Magazine.

Experience Negotiating With Prosecutors

Prosecution for all crimes is on the rise in Central Texas. Blair has responded by embracing the complexities of DWI defense and blood/alcohol analysis while also balancing the needs and expectations of his clients. His experience in both the courtroom and behind the scenes negotiating with prosecutors helps him to provide the best results for his clients and has earned him the respect and acknowledgment of his peers.

In addition to his criminal law practice, Blair also maintains an estate planning practice. He assists Texas residents with issues involving advance directives, conservatorship proceedings, guardianships, incapacity plans, powers of attorney, trusts, and wills. In 2018 Mr. Carroll was named “10 Best Estate Planning Attorney-Texas” by the AILC.

Employment History

Blair Carroll has made a career of defending Texans accused of crimes. Years before he formed Carroll Troberman Criminal Defense with Meredith “Shelly” Troberman, Blair began his legal career defending people accused of DWI in the Dallas area. Blair worked under nationally recognized DWI attorney Mimi Coffey, managing the Dallas office and a caseload dedicated exclusively to defending those accused of DWI.

In 2007, Blair moved to Austin and joined The Kyle Law Firm to defend criminal cases in courts throughout the I-35 corridor. Since moving to Austin, Blair has successfully defended hundreds of clients charged with crimes ranging from possession of marijuana to murder.

Personal Life & Educational Background

A father, and lifelong resident of Texas, Blair earned his Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s School of Law, and his undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University. Blair has been named a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and is a member of numerous other federal, state, and local bar associations.