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Hansary Laforest is committed to providing you quality legal representation. Call him anytime, 24/7, for a no-cost consultation.


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Attorney for Healthcare Professionals and Businesses

Hansary Laforest began his career as a New York prosecutor in the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office in 2011. During his service as an Assistant District Attorney, Hansary Laforest prosecuted a diverse array of cases all the way from arraignment to trial. Hansary has tried multiple cases to jury verdict. As a prosecutor, he routinely analyzed the legality of government searches of computers, mobile devices, cell phones, tablets, and even electronic data in vehicular black boxes.

After moving to Texas in 2014, Hansary soon opened his own practice, Laforest Law Firm, representing people in criminal defense and civil rights matters throughout the Dallas, Collin, Denton, and Tarrant Counties, and on the federal and state levels. Hansary is a proud member of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, where he currently serves as chairperson for the  Wellness Committee. Hansary is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the J.L. Turner Associations. Hansary is also a past Associate member of the Higginbotham Inn of Court.

Hansary Laforest graduated from Fordham University School of Law in New York in 2011. He also competed and coached the International Arbitration team. Upon graduating, he was honored for his service with the 2011 Student Leadership Award as well as the 2011 Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award.

Hansary Laforest graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a minor in Computer Science from Fordham University in 2008.


Bar Admissions


Texas, 2014

New York, 2012

New Jersey, 2012


Northern District of Texas, 2015



Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY, 2011

Juris Doctor

Fordham University, Rose Hill, NY, 2008

B.A. in Economics, Minor in Computer Science


Professional Associations

American Health Lawyers Association

Healthcare Fraud Abuse Practice Group

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Leadership Class, 2015-2016

Wellness Committee, Chairperson, 2017-2018

Higginbotham Inn of Court, Associate Member, 2014-2015

J.L. Turner Association, 2016-2018