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Brian Goza

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Attorney Brian Goza has been a practicing criminal defense lawyer since 1995. Prior to becoming a partner with Goza & Carreras, Attorneys at Law, Brian worked first as a partner with Scoggins, Goza & Associates, then as a solo practitioner.

The fast pace of criminal trial work feeds Brian’s West Texas values. He works hard every day, always looking for the golden nugget that will help him win for his clients.

Brian was born in Iowa and grew up in West Texas. He was a Michigan State Champion Heavyweight Wrestler in 1985 and also a two-year heavyweight starter on the Olivet College wrestling team.

Being a Strong Lawyer Requires More than a Law Degree

Brian knows that clients come to him at the most serious and stressful times of their lives. He sees it as his job to help his clients meet their challenges and come out of their situations with the best possible future. To help him achieve this, Brian relies on several interpersonal skills when interacting with clients and prosecutors.

According to his colleagues, Brian is:

  • A great listener
  • An excellent negotiator
  • A quick thinker
  • An empathetic advisor
  • Incredibly patient

To truly understand your lawyer, you should get at least a small glimpse into what he’s like outside of the courtroom.

Aggressive Advocate & Avid Golfer

When Brian isn’t working on a case, he’s likely playing golf, watching Texas Ranger baseball, or hanging out with his American Bulldog, Maizie.


  • US Supreme Court
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Texas Eastern District Court
  • Texas Northern District Court


Baylor University School of Law
Waco, Texas
J.D., 1995

Olivet College
Olivet, Michigan
B.A. in Business Administration, 1990


  • Listed as a Top Attorney in Fort Worth, Texas Magazine (2014-2019)

Professional Associations

  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Known for Aggressive Advocacy & Results

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