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Trent Loftin

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After finishing his education, Trent worked for the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Assistant District Attorney from 1997 to 2000. He worked in his own private practice from 2000 to 2013, where he was dedicated and passionate about his clients and providing them with the best service and following the letter of the law. At the firm of Jerry Loftin & Associates, Trent brings this experience to work for every one of our clients. His work as a former prosecutor has given him a unique perspective in criminal defense cases and he works hard for all of his clients, from getting them out of jail to representing them throughout the legal process.


In the 2022 Republican Primary, he was elected Republican nominee for County Criminal Court #10. In Tarrant County, he will appear on the ballot in the general election on November 8th. 


The Loftin family resides in Fort Worth with Trent and his wife, Dr. Laura Finke Loftin, and their three children, James, Pippa, and Raleigh. Their residence is in Fort Worth, and they attend Christ Chapel, Fort Worth.  

Trent Loftin is currently a proud member of the following organizations:

  • Tarrant County Bar Association

  • Tarrant County Criminal Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

  • State Bar of Texas


Trent has been named Top Criminal Attorney in Fort Worth by Fort Worth Texas Magazine from 2003 to the current year.




Trent Loftin is a native to Tarrant County, born in Fort Worth, and raised in Arlington Texas. He is the son of and law partner to Jerry Loftin and Associates in Fort Worth. 


Being a lawyer runs in the Loftin family. Trent was exposed to his father Jerry Loftin’s legal practice from a young age, and this greatly influenced him to pursue a career in law himself, and the experience gave him the drive to always continue learning to keep up with the ever-changing laws and the best ways to defend his clients.

Trents education includes:

  • Receiving his B.A. from Texas Christian University in 1993

  • His Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s School of Law in 1996



Arlington High School - 1989

T.C.U. - BA - Political Science (minor in Spanish) - 1993

St. Mary/s School of Law - JD - 1996

Practicing Attorney

Tarrant County District Attorney's Office (Assistant District Attorney - Tim Curry) 1996-2000
Prosecutor in Tarrant County Criminal Court #10
Extensive Trial Experience in the Criminal Courts, Juvenile Courts, Family Courts
State Bar of Texas: Criminal, Family, and Juvenile Sections
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Top Attorney (Fort Worth Magazine - elected by my peers - 2003-2021)
Former District Attorney Liaison  to Tarrant County Crime Prevention Board
Former Board Member of Tarrant County Crime Prevention Board
Fellow with the State Bar of Texas 

Worked with my father Jerry Loftin (Jerry Loftin & Associates and M. Trent Loftin PLLC) 2000- present

Tarrant County Bar Association

Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Personal Community Involvement

Republican Party Lincoln Day Council - 2019- currently

Helped in countless Republican Campaigns in Tarrant County

Young Life of Fort Worth - Leader and Committee 1990 - 2016

Married to Dr. Laura Funke Loftin (Dentist - DMD - University of Kentucky 2008) undergrad- Wake Forrest University

Three Children:  Raleigh, Pippa, James 

Family are Members Christ Chapel Church in Fort Worth

Little League Coach


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