Mimi Coffey | Principal Attorney


Mimi Coffey DWI Attorney Fort Worth DallasMimi Coffey is an attorney with 20 years experience. She is certified in DWI defense by the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD). She has been the Texas delegate for several years. With offices in both Dallas and Tarrant Counties, she serves the entire metroplex.

Mimi Coffey enjoys giving back to the community:

  • Member of the Texas Tech School of Law Foundation Board
  • Coffey Diversity Endowment Scholarship
  • Dean Darby Dickerson Writing Award
  • Involved in the White Settlement ISD Education Foundation
  • Four WSISD Legacy Scholarships (to increase to 5 in 2017)
  • Judge for Dallas Bar Association High School Mock Trial

Mimi has appeared as a legal commentator for CNN, National Fox News, and local Dallas/Fort Worth stations on DWI-related stories. She is also a frequent speaker at both national and state-wide seminars. Mimi is an experienced attorney with a proven trial record (over 300 cases, with 80% of them being jury trials). Her successes include everything from .21 breath tests, blood tests to 3 car accident cases. Mimi’s cases have also made excellent case law for the State of Texas.

She has won the President’s Heart of a Champion Award from the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA) numerous times. Mimi also led the effort to get the Texas Board of Legal Specialization to recognize the NCDD’s DWI Certification.

Mimi has been active over the past 4 legislative sessions in fighting against bad DWI laws. Her efforts prevented the breath/blood test refusal as being a separate crime. She has also argued for true deferred adjudication for DWI.


Mimi's Book

Available for sale on Amazon.com

Texas DWI Defense: The Law and Practice has been written by James Nesci and Mimi Coffey.

For even the most seasoned Texas attorney, DWI cases have always presented special challenges. Mounting a successful defense is more difficult than ever. This book and DVD contain more information than any other source to help you attain a successful verdict.

(Also available as a Kindle Download).

These tools ensure that you understand the chemical, biological and technological concepts behind DWI prosecution and defense. The authors provide the most up-to-date information available on key areas of DWI law. They include: Investigations, Sobriety Testing, Drug Recognition, Evaluation & Chemical Testing. Also included are Blood Alcohol Calculations, Pretrial Investigations and Motions, Practice, Plea Offers and Agreements, and DWI Trial Procedures.

On the included DVD, there are many tools designed to simplify the DWI defense process. It includes NHTSA studies, articles, visual detection videos, as well as sections on Texas law and procedure.