Jimmy Ardoin

Of Counsel

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Jimmy Ardoin focuses his practice on representing clients in both criminal and civil matters. He has extensive trial experience in both federal and state courts around the country, and has represented clients against a number of law enforcement agencies including the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.


Jimmy has defended individuals charged in some of the largest corporate criminal prosecutions in the country. He represented three individuals charged in the collapse of Enron and represented the Chief Investment Officer of Stanford Financial. Jimmy has also represented numerous individuals and companies in a variety of different criminal charges including environmental crimes, health care fraud, bank fraud, narcotics violations, DWIs, assault and murder.



After being an associate and a partner at another prominent criminal defense firm, Jimmy formed his own firm, ArdoinLaw, PLLC, in 2011. In 2014, Jimmy became Of Counsel to Hawash Meade Gaston Neese & Cicack LLP.



  • South Texas College of Law – JD, 2004
  • University of Texas – BA, 2000

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star: White Collar Criminal Defense – 2012-2014
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40