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You deserve to be in-the-know about your legal matter. We will keep you updated on your case through clear and consistent communication.


With robust and diverse experience, our attorneys are committed to providing quality representation that meets your goals.


Not only will you get your questions quickly addressed—you'll get no-nonsense answers and honest advice about how to proceed with your case.

Seek your best result and get back to the things that really matter in life. About Our Firm

Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Attorneys in Kaufman, Texas

We're proud to serve Texas residents throughout Forney, Terrell, Rockwall, and any nearby communities.

Harrell & Paulson:
Here to Put You at Ease

Our Kaufman law firm represents clients in various legal matters. If you need to file a personal injury claim, require a strong defense for criminal charges, are going through a divorce, or seek estate planning assistance, you can rely on us.

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Meet the Team

C.R. Harrell

C.R. Harrell

Attorney at Law

Cassidy Raymond "C.R." Harrell earned his law degree from the prestigious Pennsylvania State Dickinson School of Law in 2013. His focus areas include family Law, personal injury, and estate planning. When he's not practicing law, you can often find C.R. enjoying some quality time fishing or spending time with his family.

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David Paulson

David Paulson

Attorney at Law

David Paulson, a founding partner, joined forces with C.R. Harrell in 2018 to establish the firm. David's focuses are personal injury, criminal defense, family law, and general civil litigation. He obtained his juris doctor degree magna cum laude from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.

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What Sets Us Apart

Our attorneys understand the immense stress that legal matters can impose on a person. Rest assured, we can guide you through any twist and turn, providing top-notch representation every step of the way. Dealing with a serious injury or arrest is undeniably overwhelming, but hiring the right attorney can alleviate the burden and create a significant impact. Entrust your legal concerns to our seasoned team at Harrell & Paulson and call us today for assistance.

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Knowledgeable Care

Relentless Advocacy

Attentive Service

Empathetic Support

Trial-Tested Criminal Defense Representation

When facing criminal accusations, you should carefully consider the attorney you choose to represent you. Apart from the immediate consequences such as imprisonment, fines, and penalties, a criminal conviction can have long-lasting effects on your life, hindering employment prospects and bringing various hardships. Our trial-ready team of Kaufman criminal defense lawyers will listen to your story, explain your available options, and vigorously fight for the bright and promising future you rightfully deserve.

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When you're dealing with tough times, we're here to help. Our team of attorneys is committed to securing fair and favorable results for those injured due to negligence and those accused of a crime. We also offer guidance in estate planning and divorce.

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We strive to make sure that every person we serve feels like our top priority. Read what these former clients have to say about their time with Harrell & Paulson.

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