Military Attorney Stephen Karns

 • Texas Tech University, B.B.A., 1991
 • St. Mary's School of Law, J.D., 1994
 • Admitted to Texas Bar, 1994
 • U.S. Army: Captain, JAG Corps., 1995-1998
 • US. Army Reserves: Major, JAG Corps, 2003-2005

Lawyer Stephen Karns with former
U.S. President Jimmy Carter.


 • Dallas Bar Association (Member, Criminal Section)
 • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
 • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
 • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.


Mr. Karns was formerly a Captain on active duty in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps where he received the Parachutist Badge, the U.S. Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Army Service Ribbon. Subsequent to active duty, he continued his service in the U.S. Army Reserves where he was promoted to Major. Mr. Karns completed his reserve duty in 2005.