Bruce Anton graduated from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law in 1979 where he was the Champion of the prestigious Russell Baker Moot Court Competition as well as the Associate Editor of the Journal of Air Law and Commerce. Following graduation, Mr. Anton worked as a briefing attorney for Dallas County District Courts.
In 1980, Mr. Anton went into private practice in Dallas, Texas. Over the next twenty- two years Mr. Anton successfully represented clients in a multitude of state and federal criminal trials. He was also admitted to practice in the Fifth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuit Courts as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.
In 2002 Mr. Anton joined the prominent criminal defense firm of Udashen Anton as partner. Mr. Anton has the experience and knowledge to handle Federal cases involving embezzlement, RICO violations, federal firearms offenses, drug conspiracies, counterfeiting, child pornography, identity theft, mortgage and bank fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, Medicare-Medicaid fraud, healthcare fraud, tax fraud, computer crimes, etc.
At the state level, Mr. Anton handles a wide variety of cases such as assault, drug offenses, conspiracy, embezzlement, credit card abuse, identity theft, sexual assault, robbery, weapon offenses, burglary, injury to a child, kidnapping, child sex abuse, shaken baby cases, and murder, including death penalty litigation.
In addition to handling cases at the trial level, Mr. Anton regularly handles state and federal appeals and post-conviction proceedings. He is a board member of the Innocence Project of Texas. As a board member his responsibilities include investigating and reviewing shaken baby claims. Mr. Anton also and handles state and federal post-conviction investigations into prisoner's claims of actual innocence. He also assists clients, if eligible, in cleaning their criminal record through filing an expunction and/or a petition for nondisclosure.
Mr. Anton is Board Certified in Criminal Law. In addition, he was a Fellow in both the Dallas Bar and the Texas Bar Foundations, has been listed on D Magazine's list of Best Lawyers in Dallas in 2011, and has been a Texas Super Lawyer (published by Thomson Reuters) since 2003.