Pearland, Texas Criminal Lawyers

Dustan Neyland
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Experienced criminal defense lawyer will fight for you. Free consultation!

I’m an experienced Houston criminal defense lawyer and represent individuals who have been charged with a crime. I will fight for your rights and help you navigate the criminal justice system throughout your case. Read More »
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Amir Tavakkoli
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Texas Criminal Law Lawyer

Amir Tavakkoli, founder of the firm, was the Vice President of his law school class and graduated Summa Cum Laude. His legal and political experiences include working with Judge Kyle Carter in the 125th Harris County... Read More »
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Ahson B. Wali
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Texas Criminal Law Attorney

I am a Houston native who practices criminal defense, family, and immigration law. I have many years of experience handling everything from highly complex to relatively simple matters. I take great pride in being... Read More »
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Tracy McNeill Pullan
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Texas Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience

Ms. Pullan tried over 50 trials as a Prosecutor, ranging from Capital Murder to Class C Misdemeanors. Additionally, she reviewed and investigated thousands of cases on behalf of the State of Texas. After six years of... Read More »
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Brian Russell Cain
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Free consultation, aggressive representation in all types of criminal cases.

I’m an experienced Houston criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases. I provide personal attention, thoughtful guidance, and will fight to protect your rights throughout your case. Read More »
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Jennifer Kahn
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Pearland, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(713) 226-9900 2225 County Road 90, Suite 109
Pearland, TX 77584
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Juvenile and Personal Injury
South Texas College of Law
Attorney Jennifer Kahn is a native Texan who has been an attorney in Houston for over 10 years. Since her graduation from the South Texas College of Law in 2001, she has brought her passion and dedication to helping others to benefit the residents of the Houston area with their personal injury and criminal defense needs. In 2003, she joined husband John Kahn, an attorney with the same compassion and focus for helping clients, and founded The Kahn Law Firm of Houston. When serving as an injury lawyer, Jennifer has helped victims of negligence seek justice for claims of serious injury...
Keith Allen
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Pearland, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(832) 230-0075 7924 W. Broadway, Suite 108
Pearland, TX 77581
Criminal, Appeals, DWI and Juvenile
University of Houston - Main Campus
Keith is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a former First Assistant District Attorney for Brazoria County.
Robyn Rene Griffith
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Pearlnd, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(915) 799-8676 11200 Broadway Street Suite 2743
Pearlnd, TX 77584
Free ConsultationCriminal
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
I have been a lawyer for 20 years, as I was licensed to practice law in November of 1999, and have been a trial attorney for 17 years. I have tried many cases, up to and including Murder. I am very down to earth, compassionate and hardworking. I offer free consultations. I know people work during the weekdays, so I offer after hour and weekend consultations if needed. I am open 24/7 and all calls go directly to my cell phone, which is always with me. You never have to talk to a 3rd party at my law office. I...
John Clayton Caldwell
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Pearland, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(281) 248-2111 1506 E. Broadway
Suite 205
Pearland, TX 77581
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
South Texas College of Law
Clay Caldwell is a former felony prosecutor with the Brazoria County District Attorney’s Office in Angleton Texas. During his 11 year tenure as a prosecutor he tried over 60 cases to a jury, involving some of the most serious offenses, including Murder, Aggravated Assault, Sexual Assault, Felony Drug Possession and Driving While Intoxicated. Clay won more than 95% of those jury trials.
Clay received his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law in Houston in 2004, where he focused his studies on criminal law, criminal procedure and juvenile law while also developing his jury selection and courtroom skills in the...
James Zier
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Pearland, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(281) 485-3377 Texas American Title Building
9330 Broadway, Suite 304
Pearland, TX 77584
Criminal, Business, Consumer and DWI
The Law Office of James Zier, P.C. is a full service law firm representing clients throughout Pearland, the Houston metropolitan area, Texas, and the world. Mr. Zier has broad experience in civil litigation, criminal litigation, and transactional matters.
Jayd Arya Piercy
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Pearland, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(281) 606-1778 4702 West Walnut Street
Pearland, TX 77581
Criminal, Business, Construction and Consumer
Pearland, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(281) 412-3529 4606 W Walnut St
Pearland, TX 77581
Criminal, Estate Planning and Family
Valparaiso University School of Law
Pearland, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(281) 333-5400 11200 Broadway
Suite 2743
Pearland, TX 77584
Criminal, Entertainment & Sports, Estate Planning and Family
St. Mary's University School of Law
Pearland, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(832) 617-8297 5208 Broadway St
Ste 202
Pearland, TX 77581
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Juvenile and Personal Injury
South Texas College of Law
Pearland, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(832) 621-5329 4702 West Walnut
Pearland, TX 77581
Criminal
South Texas College of Law
Jodi H. Kauachi
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Texas Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience

South Texas College Of LawTexas
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Anthony Ray Segura
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Hire a Lawyer with a History of Courtroom Victories in Fort Bend County

You may be surprised to learn most lawyers have little, if any, trial experience. For more than 20 years, Anthony Segura has fought to obtain outstanding results for his clients in the courtrooms of Fort Bend County. Read More »
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Pearland, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(832) 456-7967 11601 Shadow Creek Pkwy
Ste 111-206
Pearland, TX 77584
Criminal and Family
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Pearland, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(281) 485-9674 5208 Broadway St
Ste 200A
Pearland, TX 77581
Criminal, DWI, Divorce and Family
University of Houston Law Center
Pearland, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(281) 606-1778 4702 W Walnut St
Pearland, TX 77581
Criminal, Estate Planning and Family
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Pearland, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(281) 412-4151 7930 Broadway St
Ste 106
Pearland, TX 77581
Criminal, DWI, Maritime and Medical Malpractice
South Texas College of Law
Pearland, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(713) 661-6553 2626 Oday Road
Pearland, TX 77581
Criminal, Appeals, Business and Consumer
South Texas College of Law
Pearland, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(713) 226-9900 2225 County Road 90
Ste 109
Pearland, TX 77584
Criminal and Personal Injury
South Texas College of Law
Pearland, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(713) 400-4950 7924 Broadway St
Ste 108
Pearland, TX 77581
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
South Texas College of Law
Pearland,, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(832) 598-7405 4702 W Walnut
Pearland,, TX 77581
Criminal
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Pearland, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(281) 485-0603 6069 Broadway St
Pearland, TX 77581
Criminal, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Pearland, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(281) 412-3529 4606 W Walnut St
Pearland, TX 77581
Criminal and Family
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Trevor Sharon
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A Criminal Defense Lawyer That Fights for You! Call Now! Dedicated to Results!

I am an experienced and skilled criminal defense attorney. I believe in an aggressive, active approach to defending cases, and have achieved great results! Visit my website to see results. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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Bill Pattillo
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Texas Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience

As a former felony and misdemeanor prosecutor at the Montgomery County Attorney's Office and the former Chief Juvenile Prosecutor at the Montgomery County Attorney's Office, Attorney Bill Pattillo has the experience and... Read More »
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Franklin G. Bynum
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Houston, TX Criminal Law Lawyer
(512) 887-3938 501 North Interstate 35
Houston, TX 77002
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Immigration and White Collar Crime
University of Southern California
Ned Barnett
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Houston, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(713) 222-6767 8441 Gulf Fwy
Ste 210
Houston, TX 77017
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DWI and Domestic Violence
University of Houston Law Center and The University of Texas School of Law
If you have been arrested or are under investigation for a crime, consider contacting a Houston sex crimes defense attorney at The Law Offices of Ned Barnett. The firm was founded by attorney Ned Barnett, a fourth generation lawyer. He has more than 20 years of experience and is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Board Certification indicates that he is one of the few Texas attorneys who has the right to refer to himself as a criminal law specialist. Our firm handles all types of criminal cases, including DWI, sexual assault, computer and...
Israel Garcia Jr
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South Houston, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(713) 943-9537 712 Spencer Highway, Suite 103
South Houston, TX 77587
Criminal, DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Born and raised in Austin, Texas. I now consider myself a Houstonite. I love Houston, would never live anywhere else. I love the outdoors. I play Tennis regularly, watch a lot of College Baseball, Jog regularly. I carry my Tennis Racket and my Tennis shoes everywhere I go! Always up for it!
Joseph Richard Gutheinz Jr.
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Friednswood, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(281) 992-0200 307 South Friendswood Drive, B3
Friednswood, TX 77546
Criminal, DWI, Military and White Collar Crime
South Texas College of Law
Joe Gutheinz is licensed to practice law in ten courts, including the Texas Supreme Court; the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th, 10th and 11th Circuits; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court. He is a former Commissioner on the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, a Former Commissioned Member of the Texas State Council on Sex Offender Treatment and a Former Commissioned Member on the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Advisory Committee on Offenders with Medical and Mental Impairments. As a college instructor, he has taught over 200 graduate and...
Ricardo N. Gonzalez
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Houston, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(713) 429-1971 8876 Gulf Fwy Ste. 420
Houston, TX 77017
Criminal, DWI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
University of Houston Law Center
With over 30 years of experience, Ricardo N. Gonzalez has tried numerous cases to jury verdict. After graduating from the University of Houston Law Center in 1984, Mr. Gonzalez opened up his own law office. He has represented clients involved with many areas of law. Some of these areas include criminal defense, wills, adoptions, juvenile defense, worker’s compensation, wrongful death, social security disability, maritime and jones act law, personal injury, immigration and others. Mr. Gonzalez strives to do the best for his clients. Mr. Gonzalez resides in Houston, Texas, with his wife, Martha, a retired schoolteacher....
Jennifer Lee Carpenter
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Friendswood, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(713) 201-6767 1506 Winding Way, Suite 504
Suite 504
Friendswood, TX 77546
Criminal
J.L. Carpenter has worked both sides of the aisle, prosecuting and defending people facing criminal charges. In addition to gaining trial experience as a prosecutor, Attorney Carpenter has trained under highly skilled defense lawyers. In 2006, J.L. Carpenter worked alongside the Honorable Craig A. Washington in United States v. Tyrone Mapletoft Williams what became known as the truck driver case. In 2008, Lawyer Carpenter also assisted Attorney Chip B. Lewis in the State of Texas v. Timothy Shepherd a highly publicized murder trial in Harris County, Texas. What that means for you as a client is that...
John D Pascoe
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Friendswood, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(713) 829-4317 1414 S. Friendswood Dr., STE 120
https://www.johndpascoe.com
Friendswood, TX 77546
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Florida Coastal School of Law
John D. Pascoe is a licensed to practice in the State of Texas and the in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit. John completed law school and graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in two and half years, from Florida Coastal School of Law. Previous to law school, John attended Texas Christian University (TCU) for his undergraduate degree majoring in English and minoring in History. John D. Pascoe has been actively engaged in several areas of the legal industry.

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U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
State Bar of Texas, Admitted 2013

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American Bar Association
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DaSean A. Jones Esq.
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Houston, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(832) 374-1598 5330 Griggs Road
Box 7
Houston, TX 77021
Criminal, Military and Personal Injury
Texas Southern University
Mr. Jones handles criminal defense and car accidents.

Mr. Jones is also qualified to handle cases in military courts.

Mr. Jones seeks justice on behalf of individuals who may otherwise be "steamrolled" by powerful corporations or the unforgiving criminal justice system.

He leverages life lessons learned from his experience as an Army combat arms officer to overcome legal battles. He has a can-do attitude and lives for a challenge.

He is a decorated Iraqi War veteran. He has tried multiple cases to verdict and works hard to leverage the facts of each case.
Phillip Wayne Morris
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Friendswood, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(281) 992-1600 211 E. Parkwood Avenue, Suite 209
Friendswood, TX 77546
Criminal, Divorce and Family
Brendan Matthew Daly
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Friendswood, TX Criminal Law Attorney
(281) 519-0761 1506 Winding Way Drive, Building 102
Suite 203
Friendswood, TX 77546
Criminal
Herman Martinez
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Texas Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience

Herman Martinez is the leading and founding attorney of The Martinez Law Firm, a criminal defense firm in Houston. With over 20 years of experience, this attorney can be an excellent resource for individuals accused of a... Read More »
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Paul Harty Doyle
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Passionate Criminal Defense Attorney! Outstanding Results! Fighting for Justice!

I am dedicated to protecting the rights and interests of the accused. I provide skilled and aggressive legal representation to fight your DUI charges! Visit my website to see case results. Call now for a consultation. Read More »
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Jonathan Dennis Stephenson
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Houston , TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(832) 930-0559 440 Louisiana Street
Houston , TX 77002
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Jon Stephenson is a trial attorney who will fight for you. Jon is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and licensed to practice in Texas courts as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. His aggressive style as a trial attorney stems from vast prosecution experience with Harris County and from years of defending those faced with criminal charges. His fearless style and aggressive attitude have led to success in courtrooms across the State of Texas.
Samuel R. Cammack III
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Houston, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(713) 224-4444 1001 West Loop S #700
Houston, TX 77027
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Domestic Violence
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• Criminal Attorney for one the State's largest consumer law firms.
• Successfully DEFENDED thousands of cases as a Criminal Defense
• Lawyer in many high profile cases throughout the State of Texas.
• Hired by the State of Oregon to defend Juvenile charged with serious felony offense in Texas.
• Former Felony prosecutor Harrison County, Texas.
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M. Irene Wilson
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Houston , TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(832) 413-5481 700 Gemini St., Suite 250
Houston , TX 77058
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Domestic Violence
Michigan State University School of Law
M. Irene Wilson is a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Houston licensed in state and federal courts. She is an AV Rated Preeminent lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell and is Superb Rated by Avvo Lawyer Rating. She handles felonies and misdemeanors to include aggravated assault, family violence, assault bodily injury, DWI, possession, theft, and more. She offers free consultations.
Eric Joe Benavides
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Houston, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(713) 222-2828 2180 North Loop West Suite 310
Houston, TX 77018
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Domestic Violence
Texas Tech University School of Law
Eric Benavides is a criminal defense attorney in Houston, TX. He is a co-founder of Benavides & Serrano, PLLC. He is a member of the Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, National College of DUI Defense, and is licensed to practice law in the state by the Supreme Court of Texas and federally by the Southern District of Texas.

He is a graduate of the prestigious Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Trial College, and has received continued legal education in every area of criminal law. Mr. Benavides is a proven trial lawyer with multiple...
Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
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Houston, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(281) 684-3500 One City Centre
1021 Main Street, Suite # 1275
Houston, TX 77002
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
South Texas College of Law and University of Oklahoma College of Law
Attorney Tristan LeGrande of LeGrande Law has a track record of success as a criminal defense attorney. Since 2012 attorney LeGrande has been defending clients charged with felonies and misdemeanors all over the state of Texas.

Here at LeGrande Law, we know that when you are accused of a crime it is a very difficult and very important matter. We are dedicated to fighting for our clients’ rights and doing everything possible to achieve the best resolution of our clients’ cases. The formula for our success at LeGrande Law is: an unwavering dedication to our clients, a...
Cory J.H. Crenshaw
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Houston, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(409) 449-5291 2700 Post Oak Blvd
Ste 1120
Houston, TX 77056
Criminal, Business, DWI and Personal Injury
Texas Tech University School of Law
After serving my community as the District Attorney, judge and federal prosecutor for the past 12 years, I am honored to continue my service to the legal profession by representing YOU. The experienced trial lawyers at Crenshaw Law Firm, PLLC, are focused on ensuring that you are protected and receive justice. Please call us today at (409) 449-LAW1 or visit our website www.crenshaw.law
Dane Michael Johnson
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Houston, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(713) 422-2270 1017 Heights Blvd
Houston, TX 77008
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law and DWI
Attorney Dane Johnson is a native Texan who earned his Bachelor of Business Administration and his J.D. from the University of Houston. He graduated from the University of Houston Law Center early and became one of the school’s youngest graduates in 1996. Following law school, Dane worked in the Galveston County District Attorney’s Office and quickly worked his way up to a position as a chief prosecutor in County Court at Law No. One. He completed over 40 jury trials in his first two years as a prosecutor. In 1999, a criminal defense firm was impressed with his performance and...
Robert James Fickman
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Houston, TX Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(713) 655-7400 440 Louisiana St #200
Houston, TX 77002
Criminal and White Collar Crime
Robert J. Fickman is a dedicated Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer. He fights hard for his clients to obtain the best possible results. Robert has defended the accused for more than 35 years. He defends people from all walks of life, both in State and Federal Court. He has successfully defended people on charges ranging from DWI to Murder. He has also successfully defended people in Federal Court on a variety of charges ranging from healthcare fraud to complex drug conspiracy cases.

Robert J. Fickman is a strong and effective lawyer who will fight for you.

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Dustan Neyland
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(713) 972-1100 701 N Post Oak Rd
#425
Houston, TX 77024
Free ConsultationHouston, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DWI and White Collar Crime
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Dustan O. Neyland is a passionate and experienced criminal defense attorney who aggressively fights for the rights of his clients. Dustan is a partner and attorney at Greco Neyland, PC, which represents clients throughout the Houston Metropolitan Area and the State of Texas. Dustan is passionate about making sure the rights of his clients are heard. He believes each person deserves fair treatment, and he works to ensure each client has a fair chance. He represents people in a variety of criminal defense cases, including DWI, drug charges, white collar charges, terrorism charges and weapons offenses. ...
Matt Horak
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Houston, TX Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(713) 225-8000 5300 Memorial Dr #750 A
Houston, TX 77007
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DWI and Domestic Violence
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Call Horak Law if you need a fighter. If the prosecutor does not think your lawyer will fight, you will have wasted your money.

As soon as you have been arrested, your charge is public record and anyone can find it; even if you have not been convicted or found guilty by a jury. You are going to be digging yourself out of a terrible hole right from the beginning.

There is absolutely no one on your side in the criminal justice system EXCEPT your lawyer.

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Michael T. Griffin
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Texas Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience

California Western School of LawTexas and United States District Court, Southern District
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Corey Young
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Texas Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience

After attending both undergraduate and law school at the University of Texas, Corey Young began his legal career as an appellate prosecutor in Montgomery County, Texas. Read More »
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.