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A D ANDREW J. DECKER Andrew Decker Law PLLC ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW 4971 E I-20 Service Rd. N., Suite 605 Willow Park, Texas 76087 (817)441-1629 Do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with your God. ~ PRACTICE AREAS ~ CRIMINAL DEFENSE • DWI • DRUGS • PUBLIC INTOXICATION • WEAPONS ASSAULT • OCCUPATIONAL DRIVER’S LICENSE • TRAFFIC TICKETS YOUR FRIENDLY, NEIGHBORHOOD, CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY Andrew Decker has lived in towns across west and central Texas. He graduated from high school in Arlington and headed to Southwestern University in Georgetown where he earned a B.A. Andrew went on to SMU where he earned a Master of Divinity. Prior to entering into the practice of law, Andrew was a United Methodist pastor for 15 years. While in law school at Texas A&M School of Law, Andrew was a Fellow and the President of the Public Interest Law Fellow- ship. As a Fellow, Andrew was able to work for the Judicial Staff Council for the District Criminal Courts in Tarrant County. Andrew graduated from law school and was licensed to practice law in Texas in 2014. Andrew focuses his energy on criminal defense, the work of standing beside and representing someone who is going through the very difficult situation of facing criminal charges. It is the work of preparing for, and if necessary going to, trial to protect the rights and freedoms of his client that drives his passion. He understands that even a minor criminal charge can be enough to cast a shadow on a person’s self-esteem, their career opportunities, and their life. He does not take that responsibility or the privilege of doing this work lightly.