Waxahachie, TX 75165
Michael W. Hartley, Attorney at Law
MICHAEL W. HARTLEY has been practicing law for over 30 years. Mr. Hartley represents clients in civil trials, commercial litigation, and criminal defense.
Mr. Hartley earned a B.S. degree from Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas in 1975 and his Juris Doctor from Texas Tech School of Law in 1979. Mr. Hartley was admitted to the State Bar of Texas and began practice in El Paso, Texas in 1979. He opened his office in Waxahachie, Texas, in 1990 and has been serving all of Ellis County, Texas since then.
He has been a member of the Ellis County Bar Association and Ellis County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, serving as Chairman of the Continuing Legal Education Committee. In 2004 he was recognized by the Ellis County Bar Association for professional excellence.
Mr. Hartley has written articles and given presentations to the Ellis County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association on various matters, including Evaluating PCR DNA Evidence, Avoiding Identity Theft and use of the Texas Open Records Act.