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TexasCriminal Defense Lawyers in Fort Bend County, Texas

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Fort Bend County, Texas, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Fort Bend County, Texas should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Larry P McDougal

Larry P McDougal
Law Office of Larry P. McDougal
809 Houston St
Richmond, TX 77469
Licensed for 31 years, Larry P McDougal is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Patricia Fortney Sedita

Patricia Fortney Sedita
Attorney at Law
1 Sugar Creek Center Blvd Ste 1045
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 28 years, Patricia Fortney Sedita is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

David William Kiatta

David William Kiatta
Attorney at Law
345 Commerce Green Blvd Ste 200
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 31 years, David William Kiatta is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Antonio 'tony Balderas' Balderas Jr

Antonio 'tony Balderas' Balderas Jr
Antonio Balderas Jr Attorney at Law
10701 Corporate Dr Ste 185
Stafford, TX 77477
Licensed for 47 years, Antonio 'tony Balderas' Balderas Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texa... read more >

Lorretta Owen

Lorretta Owen
1117 Farm to Market 359 STE 200
Richmond, TX 77406
Licensed for 33 years, Lorretta Owen is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Claire Morneau Andresen

Claire Morneau Andresen
301 Jackson St Rm. 101
Richmond, TX 77469
Licensed for 10 years, Claire Morneau Andresen is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Washington and Lee University... read more >

Jeffrey Thomas Strange

Jeffrey Thomas Strange
Attorney at Law
19901 Southwest Fwy
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Licensed for 31 years, Jeffrey Thomas Strange is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Rosario Stornello

Rosario Stornello
The Stornello Law Firm, P.C.
19901 Southwest Fwy Ste 216
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Licensed for 23 years, Rosario Stornello is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Jason David Lawrence

Jason David Lawrence
Lawrence Law Firm, PLLC
695 Industrial Blvd #100
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 8 years, Jason David Lawrence is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Rebekah Ann Kratochvil

Rebekah Ann Kratochvil
910 Sugar Mountain Ct
Sugar Land, TX 77498
Licensed for 11 years, Rebekah Ann Kratochvil is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Shawn Moody Mcdonald

Shawn Moody Mcdonald
Smith | McDonald | Bolin
77 Sugar Creek Center Blvd Ste 230
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 20 years, Shawn Moody Mcdonald is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University Scho... read more >

Pheobe S Smith

Pheobe S Smith
Smith | McDonald | Bolin, Criminal Trial Lawyers
77 Sugar Creek Center Blvd Ste 230
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 27 years, Pheobe S Smith is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Sout... read more >

Frank J. Vendt, Jr

Frank J. Vendt, Jr
The Vendt Law Firm, P.L.L.C.
1104 Thompson Road
Richmond, TX 77469
Licensed for 9 years, Frank J. Vendt, Jr is a Family Law and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Southern University Law Center... read more >

Michael William Elliott

Michael William Elliott
1207 3rd St
Rosenberg, TX 77471
Licensed for 29 years, Michael William Elliott is a Real Estate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Lee Duane Cox

Lee Duane Cox
Lee D. Cox, Lawyer PLLC
201 S 11th St
Richmond, TX 77469
Licensed for 27 years, Lee Duane Cox is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Chabli Simone Hall

Chabli Simone Hall
Law Office of C.S. Hall,PLLC
12808 W Airport Blvd 275e
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 14 years, Chabli Simone Hall is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas S... read more >

Elan S Levy

Elan S Levy
Law Office of Elan Levy
1 Sugar Creek Center Blvd # 1045
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 14 years, Elan S Levy is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Hattie Sewell Shannon

Hattie Sewell Shannon
PO Box 66
Katy, TX 77492
Licensed for 44 years, Hattie Sewell Shannon is a Criminal Defense and Seal or Expunge Criminal Record lawyer who attended University of Wa... read more >

Anthony R Segura

Anthony R Segura
Anthony R. Segura, DWI & Criminal Defense Attorney
77 Sugar Creek Center Boulevard Suite #565
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Anthony R Segura is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Kevin Bradley Stryker

Kevin Bradley Stryker
Stryker Law Firm
Sugar Creek Center Blvd Suite 100
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 19 years, Kevin Bradley Stryker is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Francisco R Yeverino

Francisco R Yeverino
Law Office of Frank Yeverino
1119 Oak Creek Dr
Richmond, TX 77469
Licensed for 26 years, Francisco R Yeverino is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Jeremy B Ducote

Jeremy B Ducote
The Love DuCote Law Firm LLC
1650 Hwy 6 Ste 420
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 23 years, Jeremy B Ducote is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Anthony Ray Segura

Anthony Ray Segura
345 Commerce Green Blvd Ste 200
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 27 years, Anthony Ray Segura is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Deborah Loraine Cook

Deborah Loraine Cook
Law Office of Deborah L. Cook, PLLC
PO Box 105
Richmond, TX
Licensed for 11 years, Deborah Loraine Cook is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Jeffrey Wayne Carter

Jeffrey Wayne Carter
Law Office of Jeffrey W Carter
935 Eldridge Rd Ste 363
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 15 years, Jeffrey Wayne Carter is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Rosendo Ross Torres

Rosendo Ross Torres
Law Office of Ross Torres
P.O. Box 18213 935 Eldridge Rd Eldridge Rd
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 14 years, Rosendo Ross Torres is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Paul Cedillo Jr

Paul Cedillo Jr
CEDILLO LAW FIRM
2319 Avenue H
Rosenberg, TX 77471
Licensed for 49 years, Paul Cedillo Jr is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Roxie Fredette Roll

Roxie Fredette Roll
12114 Meadowdale Dr
Stafford, TX 77477
Licensed for 23 years, Roxie Fredette Roll is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas A&M University School of Law... read more >

Donald W Bankston

Donald W Bankston
268 District Court
509 S 5th St
Richmond, TX 77469
Licensed for 48 years, Donald W Bankston is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Steven Greenlee

Steven Greenlee
solo practioner
4303 Whippoorwill Cir
Missouri City, TX 77459
Licensed for 41 years, Steven Greenlee is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Michigan Law School - University of Michigan... read more >

Bret Steven Kisluk

Bret Steven Kisluk
The Kisluk Law Firm
7838 US-90 ALT Ste B
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 34 years, Bret Steven Kisluk is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Susan Elizabeth Bourgeois

Susan Elizabeth Bourgeois
Law Office of Susan E. Bourgeois
19901 Southwest Fwy
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Licensed for 22 years, Susan Elizabeth Bourgeois is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Don A Hecker

Don A Hecker
200 US-90 ALT suite b
Richmond, TX 77469
Licensed for 50 years, Don A Hecker is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Gerald C Moton

Gerald C Moton
7411 Saxon Hill Ln
Richmond, TX 77407
Licensed for 36 years, Gerald C Moton is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Northwestern University School of Law... read more >

Gilberto Rodriguez

Gilberto Rodriguez
PO Box 156
Stafford, TX 77497
Licensed for 26 years, Gilberto Rodriguez is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern Univer... read more >

Karey Elizabeth Sopchak

Karey Elizabeth Sopchak
1422 Eugene Heimann Cir
Richmond, TX 77469
Licensed for 4 years, Karey Elizabeth Sopchak is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Ramon J Villagomez

Ramon J Villagomez
33903 Pecan Hill Dr
Brookshire, TX 77423
Licensed for 48 years, Ramon J Villagomez is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Eduardo Jesus Franco

Eduardo Jesus Franco
Law Office of Eduardo J. Franco
11444 FM 361 Rd
Richmond, TX 77469
Licensed for 15 years, Eduardo Jesus Franco is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texa... read more >

Adam Wayne Capetillo

Adam Wayne Capetillo
Capetillo Law Firm
345 Commerce Green Blvd Ste 200
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 8 years, Adam Wayne Capetillo is a DUI / DWI and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Dean Patrick Zand

Dean Patrick Zand
905 Front St
Richmond, TX 77469
Licensed for 12 years, Dean Patrick Zand is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer... read more >

Atwood R Mcandrew III

Atwood R Mcandrew III
Atwood McAndrew
PO Box 871
Rosenberg, TX 77471
Licensed for 37 years, Atwood R Mcandrew III is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Sam W Dick

Sam W Dick
law office of Sam W Dick
1 Sugar Creek Center Blvd Ste 1045
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 47 years, Sam W Dick is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Leslie Foster

Leslie Foster
The Foster Law Firm
7838 US-90 ALT
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 25 years, Leslie Foster is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Kenneth David Cager

Kenneth David Cager
19901 Southwest Fwy Ste 130
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Licensed for 22 years, Kenneth David Cager is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Southern University Law Center... read more >

Mandy Goldman Miller

Mandy Goldman Miller
2910 Commercial Center Blvd Ste 103-201
Katy, TX 77494
Licensed for 15 years, Mandy Goldman Miller is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended Paul M. Hebert Law Center - Louisiana... read more >

Vikram Vij

Vikram Vij
The Law Office of Vikram Vij, PLLC
54 Sugar Creek Center Blvd STE 200
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 12 years, Vikram Vij is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Larry Prater Mcdougal Jr

Larry Prater Mcdougal Jr
Law Office of Larry P. McDougal
809 Houston St
Richmond, TX 77469
Licensed for 11 years, Larry Prater Mcdougal Jr is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Jamie Jordan Zand

Jamie Jordan Zand
Jamie Jordan, PLLC
345 Commerce Green Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 12 years, Jamie Jordan Zand is a Family Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Lisa Marie Gonzalez

Lisa Marie Gonzalez
905 Front St
Richmond, TX 77469
Licensed for 13 years, Lisa Marie Gonzalez is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law -... read more >

John Michael Threadgill

John Michael Threadgill
14090 Southwest Fwy Ste 300
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Licensed for 21 years, John Michael Threadgill is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Cen... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Certification

TBLS Board Certification in Criminal Law - The Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) certifies lawyers as specialists in Criminal Law if they have substantial experience, involvement, competence, and training in this specialty area of practice.


The TBLS defines the term "criminal law" to include "misdemeanor and felony crimes, arrest, detention, plea bargains, jury and non-jury trials (for individuals 17 years of age or older)."



Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

TCDLA has a proud history of supporting and educating criminal defense lawyers in the the state while advocating for the rights of the accused. Many of the top criminal defense attorneys in Texas are active within this organization.


Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Attorneys Association

FBCCDAA is a non-profit organization that provides support and educational opportunities to criminal defense attorneys in Richmond, TX, and Fort Bend County. Many of the top local criminal defense attorneys have been elected to leadership roles within this respected organization.


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