Client Testimonials
  • "I have known Ms. Orr for over a decade and she is an excellent criminal defense attorney with high ethical standards." by Peer Attorney Read More
  • "The best of the best above all the rest. Accept no substitutes." by Richard R. Read More
  • "They are next level on intelligence and understanding. My full respect to these attorneys." by Amber R. Read More
  • "I was so fortunate and privileged to have Mr. Goldstein in my corner. You will find none better." by Stephen Read More
  • "GGH has no equal in Texas or elsewhere. Cynthia Orr and Gerry Goldstein don't just defend their clients, they make law. I've watched them over the years take impossible cases and win." by Debra I. Read More

Attorney Carin D. Groh


carin attorney goldstein orr san antonio

Carin D. Groh, CPA, JD, MBA, comes to criminal law practice with over 30 years of experience in accounting, financial reporting, and tax compliance. She possesses substantial government auditing experience.

While serving in the United States Army and the Air Force National Guard, Carin obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from La Verne University in 2002. She obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic San Luis Obispo in 2004.  Carin became a licensed Certified Public Accountant in 2008 in Florida and continues to maintain licensure in the State of Texas.

In 2004, she accepted a position with the Office of Inspector General, Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Audit.  Several years later, she transitioned to the Department of Defense, Defense Contract Audit Agency, where she led award-winning teams auditing government contracts of Fortune 500 companies.  During this time, she established and managed all aspects of operations for several small companies, providing experience working through all phases of a small business, from startup to dissolution.

In 2022, Carin received her Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law. During her time at St. Mary’s, she received the Dean’s Award and an Advocacy and Litigation Award for participation on St. Mary’s highly ranked National Team. She represented St. Mary’s as the inaugural fellow for the American Bar Association’s Consortium on Police Practices. She completed the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section’s initial Criminal Justice Practice Ready Clinic. Additionally, she held board positions on The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race and Social Justice and the Board of Advocates.

Carin decided to practice criminal law to uphold the Constitutionally guaranteed right to counsel that all people charged by the government with a crime deserve.  While in law school, she spent a year as a Student Attorney in the St. Mary’s Criminal Law Clinic at the Center for Legal and Social Justice. She participated in numerous pro bono services earning membership in the Texas Bar Pro Bono College, a member since her first year in law school.

Carin began her legal career as a law clerk at Goldstein & Orr. She has worked on complex legal issues, including writs of certiorari, writs of habeas corpus, sentencing memorandums, and requests for compassionate release. She is a member of the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Lawyers Guild, the Federal Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

She is admitted to practice in the State of Texas, the Western and Southern U.S. District Courts of Texas, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.



(210) 226-1463
  1. Attorneys
  2. Results
  3. Contact