More Than 25 Years Of Criminal Defense Experience
If you are facing any type of criminal offense charge or are subject to a criminal investigation by state or federal law enforcement, you need an experienced defense attorney. Your future is at risk, in terms of incarceration in jail or a state or federal prison, heavy fines, and other court-mandated penalties.
For a person convicted of a criminal offense, the consequences can be dire. Your criminal history can be viewed by future employers, landlords, state licensing agencies, educational institutions, and members of the public. A criminal conviction can have lifelong ramifications in your personal and professional life.
Fighting the negative consequences of criminal charges should be your top priority. You can obtain legal advice, guidance and representation at both the state and federal levels from our attorney at The Downey Law Firm.
Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist
Mr. Downey has been Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2004. In addition, our attorney is a former prosecutor, which adds additional depth to his more than 25 years of experience working with criminal law.
Our attorney has been named a “Top Lawyer in Houston” by H Texas Magazine from 2009 to the present. He has also been selected for inclusion in the Texas “Super Lawyers” list, a Thomson Reuters rating service published in Texas Monthly Magazine from 2012 to present.
Our firm knows what it takes to create an effective criminal defense strategy, and takes an aggressive approach with every case. We work toward obtaining a dismissal or a reduction in charges or penalties. We are skilled in the courtroom and understand the dynamics of our local courts, from the judges and their clerks to the prosecutors and police officers who testify.
Former Felony Prosecutor
Our founding attorney is a former assistant chief felony prosecutor. As a prosecutor, he developed the legal strategies used to prosecute individuals. We use this understanding to know how to effectively challenge prosecution cases, question the credibility of their witnesses and work for the exclusion of evidence. We know how the loss of a single witness or evidence can lead to a reduction in charges or a dismissal of the case.