Bo Kalabus, Jr.

Bo Kalabus, Jr.: Attorney with Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC
  • Associate at Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC (7 Attorneys)
  • 4500 Eldorado Parkway, Suite 3000, McKinney, TX 75070
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Bo Kalabus aggressively defends those who have been charged with criminal offenses ranging from driving and boating while intoxicated, drug charges of all types, burglary, theft, assault, and other crimes. Bo has proven himself an experienced attorney capable of handling intricate cases from misdemeanor to high-profile felonies for a diverse list of clients including professionals such as pilots, teachers, CEOs, and NFL athletes. Bo’s litigation skills and attention to detail have forged successful outcomes on a broad variety of criminal cases both at the trial court and appellate court levels.

Bo has been honored with many awards, including being selected for the Texas Super Lawyers list by Super Lawyers, a division of Thomson Reuters for the past seven years, an award only given to less than 5% of the attorneys in the state. He was also named a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” by The National Trial Lawyers Association. In addition, Bo has an Avvo Rating of 10 “Superb,” the highest rating that Avvo can bestow.

Bo makes it a priority to keep up with the current laws and legal trends. To provide a strong defense in DWI cases, Bo trained under the renowned Dr. Lance Platt to receive his certification to administer roadside Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. He also has advanced training in breath and blood testing, completing the Practical and Applied Gas Chromatography short course taught by Dr. Lee Polite, primary instructor at the prestigious Axion Training Institute, which is at the leading edge of modern chromatography.

Bo earned his Bachelor of Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Aviation Business with Honors. He subsequently received his J.D. from the St. Mary’s University School of Law. Bo is also a licensed pilot, flying approximately 200 hours a year, and an avid hunter.


2015 Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Super Lawyers

2014 Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Super Lawyers

Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers

2013 Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Super Lawyers

Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers

Practical & Applied Gas Chromatography (Short Course), ACS Chemistry

2012 Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Super Lawyers

Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers

Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Certification


• State Bar of Texas

• Top 100 Trial Lawyers

• Texas Super Lawyer, 2012-2017

• National College for DUI Defense

• Plano, McKinney, and Dallas County Bar Association

• Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

• Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

• Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

• The Experimental Aircraft Association

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Criminal Defense
  • DWI
  • Drug Crimes
  • Family Violence
  • Theft and White Collar Crimes
  • Weapons Offenses
  • Child Abuse
  • Eligibility for an Expunction
  • Sex Crimes
  • Probation Violation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
972-845-5054  Phone
(972) 846-4857  Phone
(972) 369-0532  Fax
University Attended:
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, B.S., Aviation, Business, cum laude, 1997
Law School Attended:
St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D., 2000
Year of First Admission:
2000, Texas
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