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Individually Handling Each Case

Texas State and Federal Criminal Defense

If you are facing a criminal investigation by a state or federal law enforcement agency or if you have been formally charged of criminal activity at either the state or federal level, you may be facing one of the most difficult challenges of your life. Whether you are an individual or a business entity, a criminal conviction can severely impact your future, involving heavy financial penalties, incarceration, probation, and other court-mandated actions. At such a difficult time in your life, you should not stint on the quality of the legal representation you seek. The character of such representation can have a major impact on the outcome of your case and your future.

At the Downey Law Firm, you can expect to have and will have the utmost professionalism addressed to your legal problem. Our firm will handle your case on an individual basis, representing your best interests to the fullest extent of the law. Each Texas criminal defense attorney at the firm is experienced, thoroughly knowledgeable, and pledged to provide you with the highest level of legal service. Our credentials, industry acknowledgements, and client testimonials all attest to the quality and high standards that we employ on your behalf.

Experienced Legal Representation

Our attorneys have tried over 100 cases in Texas courts. This experience has given us the practical experience and knowhow needed to fully address any criminal charge, whether it is a misdemeanor DWI or a complicated federal case involving various charges. We use a full range of legal resources to ensure that your case is fully investigated, addressed, and prepared. Moreover, our firm has developed and maintains a strong working relationship with judges, prosecutors, law enforcement, and fellow members of the defense. These professional relationships will all work in your favor.

We take on all criminal cases with an eye toward obtaining a dismissal of all charges. Our attorneys also take the time to educate you as the nature of the charges you face and the ramifications of any outcome that may occur. We have successfully defended clients accused of a broad range of criminal offenses, including virtually all forms of misdemeanors and felonies. Our firm is known for its vigorous criminal defense work and advocacy throughout Texas and the United States.

Professional Memberships
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Texas Criminal Justice Section
  • National College of DUI Defense
Professional Positions
  • Instructor, DWI "Top Gun" School , Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

  • Faculty, State Bar of Texas Annual Advanced Criminal Law Seminar

  • Co-Chairman, Houston Police Department Crime Laboratory Serology Investigation Panel

  • Author, Instructing the Jury, 2012 State Bar of Texas Annual Advanced Criminal Law Seminar

  • Author, Subpoenaing Big Brother, 2010 TCDLA Annual Top Gun Seminar

  • Author, Picking a Skeptical Jury in A Short Amount of Time, 2008 TCDLA Annual Top Gun Seminar

  • Former Felony Prosecutor, Harris County District Attorney's Office

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Address: The Downey Building, 2814 Hamilton Street, Houston, Texas 77004

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