Houston’s Criminal Law Resource

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Why I was a Bad Prosecutor

One of the benefits that my clients have is that I have a reference point when it comes to dealing with prosecutors. I was an Assistant District Attorney for 5 years, which included stints as a Chief in County Court and several years in the District Courts where I ultimately handled the most serious…

The Unfounded Accusation

When Ezekiel Elliott was accused recently of domestic violence, my bullshit meter started ringing. I’ve spoken on the topic of Domestic Violence and family assault before, but examples keep surfacing that proves my point. We, the collective society, have created an atmosphere of victimization that makes it far too easy to accuse and convict individuals of…

The End of the Defense Attorney

I had to upgrade my computer last year. I went to the most powerful Mac Pro available, and added an external four terabytes. I didn’t have a choice but to spend the money. I needed the video editing capabilities that only a monster processer would provide. Thanks to technology, the time is fast approaching…

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Drug Crimes and Rehab

I’m a criminal lawyer. My clients go to drug and alcohol rehab all the time. Candidly, most of the time they do so in order to avoid a harsher sentence. The rest of the time they are motivated to go because a family member pushes them in. Almost never have I been asked by a…

MOEP is Bullsh***!

For those of you who don’t know what an Magistrates Order of Emergency Protection (MOEP) is, its an order from a Judge prohibiting an accused from, among other things, going near the residence or place of business of an alleged victim of family violence. I know it seems like a reasonable order, if one…

Walking on Bail Tightrope

About ten years ago, it was substantially easier to get through a setting at the criminal courthouse. The majority of times a client will need to reset his case. I never do anything on a case until I know substantially more than the prosecution does about the facts of the allegation, and this requires an…