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TexasJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Galveston County, Texas

In the juvenile justice system in Galveston County, Texas, the primary goal is to rehabilitate the child or teenager.


The juvenile justice system also protects the public. Important differences exist between the criminal justice system in adult courts and juvenile courts.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for a juvenile court case in or around Galveston County, Texas, consider the attorney's training and experience with these types of cases.


Attorneys often provide a free consultation and charge a flat rate for attorney fees and costs for juvenile delinquency and criminal defense cases.


Many of the top juvenile defense attorneys in the United States belong to the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC). Created in 1999, NJDC supports criminal defense attorneys who represent children in juvenile court. In 2005, the National Juvenile Defender Center separated from the American Bar Association (ABA) to become an independent organization.


NJDC gives juvenile defense attorneys a platform to exchange information, build partnerships, improve advocacy skills and participate in the national debate over juvenile justice.


The mission of the NJDC is to "promote justice for all children by ensuring excellence in juvenile defense." Learn more about the NJDC.

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Tad A Nelson

Tad A Nelson
The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates
1919 Sealy St
Galveston, TX 77550
Licensed for 30 years, Tad A Nelson is a Drug Crimes and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley ... read more >

William Arthur Agnew Jr

William Arthur Agnew Jr
Agnew Law Firm
2415 Market St.
Galveston, TX 77550
Licensed for 25 years, William Arthur Agnew Jr is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer... read more >

Amber Renee Spurlock

Amber Renee Spurlock
Tad Nelson & Associates
820 E Main St
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 14 years, Amber Renee Spurlock is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

J.L. Carpenter

J.L. Carpenter
JL Carpenter Law & Associates
1506 Winding Way Bldg 108 Ste 506
Friendswood, TX 77546
Licensed for 21 years, J.L. Carpenter is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas South... read more >

Khalil Isam Saman

Khalil Isam Saman
The Saman Law Firm
2201 Market Street 806
Houston, TX 77550
Licensed for 12 years, Khalil Isam Saman is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Wesley Benton Sullivant

Wesley Benton Sullivant
Benton Sullivant Law Office
2724 61st St 1B
Galveston, TX 77551
Licensed for 24 years, Wesley Benton Sullivant is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Marcus Justin Fleming

Marcus Justin Fleming
Fleming Law Firm
3027 Marina Bay Suite 207
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 29 years, Marcus Justin Fleming is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Nicholas John Saranto

Nicholas John Saranto
Saranto Law
2600 South Shore Blvd Suite 300
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 4 years, Nicholas John Saranto is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texa... read more >

Ian Michael Kuecker

Ian Michael Kuecker
Law Office of Ian Michael Kuecker, PLLC
2600 South Shore Blvd. 355
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 10 years, Ian Michael Kuecker is a Family Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Susan Elizabeth Criss

Susan Elizabeth Criss
Criss & Rousseau Law Firm L.L.P.
719 59th St
Galveston, TX 77551
Licensed for 35 years, Susan Elizabeth Criss is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Mark J Kelly

Mark J Kelly
PO Box 3988
Galveston, TX 77552
Licensed for 36 years, Mark J Kelly is a Estate and Probate Law and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Winston Earle Cochran Jr

Winston Earle Cochran Jr
PO Box 2945
League City, TX 77574
Licensed for 42 years, Winston Earle Cochran Jr is a Criminal Defense and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended The University of Texa... read more >

Maurice Najer

Maurice Najer
Maurice Najer
3027 Marina Bay Dr Ste 108
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 45 years, Maurice Najer is a Juvenile Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas South... read more >

David Paul Walker

David Paul Walker
Law Offices of David P. Walker, P.C.
1919 Sealy Ave
Galveston, TX 77550
Licensed for 47 years, David Paul Walker is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Kathleen L Marx-sharp

Kathleen L Marx-sharp
Marx-Sharp Law Office
P.O.Box 1694
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 34 years, Kathleen L Marx-sharp is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Cente... read more >

Michael J Guarino II

Michael J Guarino II
Law Office of Mike Guarino
P.O. Box 1078 Ste 101
Galveston, TX 77550
Licensed for 47 years, Michael J Guarino II is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Miles Moore Whittington

Miles Moore Whittington
Law Office of Miles M. Whittington, Sr
1919 Sealy Ave
Galveston, TX 77550
Licensed for 42 years, Miles Moore Whittington is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Daniel Allen Krieger

Daniel Allen Krieger
Krieger & Tillinger
215 E Galveston St
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 12 years, Daniel Allen Krieger is a DUI / DWI and Local Government Law lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Sharon Kay Meier

Sharon Kay Meier
Sharon K. Meier, Attorney At Law
314 Farm to Market 517 Rd W
Dickinson, TX 77539
Licensed for 38 years, Sharon Kay Meier is a Administrative Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Joseph Richard Gutheinz Jr

Joseph Richard Gutheinz Jr
Gutheinz Law Firm LLP
307 S Friendswood Dr B3
Friendswood, TX 77546
Licensed for 24 years, Joseph Richard Gutheinz Jr is a Criminal Defense and Local Government Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of... read more >

John A Ellisor Jr

John A Ellisor Jr
122nd District Court
600 59th St Ste 4304
Galveston, TX 77551
Licensed for 36 years, John A Ellisor Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern Univers... read more >

Thomas Matthew Heermans

Thomas Matthew Heermans
Heermans Law Firm
2206 Avenue K
Galveston, TX 77550
Licensed for 12 years, Thomas Matthew Heermans is a Seal or Expunge Criminal Record and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College o... read more >

Christine L Mangle

Christine L Mangle
Attorney at Law
1506 Winding Way Dr Ste 208
Friendswood, TX 77546
Licensed for 27 years, Christine L Mangle is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Salvador Edward Faus

Salvador Edward Faus
Faus Law Firm
711 59th St
Galveston, TX 77551
Licensed for 28 years, Salvador Edward Faus is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Jonathan Arash Zendeh Del

Jonathan Arash Zendeh Del
Zendeh Del & Associates, P.L.L.C.
1813 61st St Ste 101
Galveston, TX 77551
Licensed for 11 years, Jonathan Arash Zendeh Del is a Real Estate Law and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended Oklahoma City Universi... read more >

Lynette K Briggs

Lynette K Briggs
Law office of Lynette Briggs
PO Box 46 7917 Hwy 6 Ste 46
Hitchcock, TX 77563
Licensed for 21 years, Lynette K Briggs is a Criminal Defense and Motor Vehicle Accidents lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of L... read more >

Haley Suzanne Sloss

Haley Suzanne Sloss
Law Office of Haley Sloss
2404 FM 517 Rd E
Dickinson, TX 77539
Licensed for 15 years, Haley Suzanne Sloss is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University Schoo... read more >

Charles S Brack

Charles S Brack
The Law Office of Charles S. Brack
2013 Laguna Harbor Cove Blvd
Bolivar Peninsula, TX 77650
Licensed for 41 years, Charles S Brack is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Donnie Dalton Quintanilla

Donnie Dalton Quintanilla
Doyle Law Firm
6710 Stewart Rd Ste 300
Galveston, TX 77551
Licensed for 18 years, Donnie Dalton Quintanilla is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law -... read more >

Shauna Berardinelli Correia

Shauna Berardinelli Correia
Shauna Berardinelli Correia, Attorney at Law
1700 FM 517 Rd E Ste B
Dickinson, TX 77539
Licensed for 29 years, Shauna Berardinelli Correia is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's Universi... read more >

Roberto Torres

Roberto Torres
Torres Law Firm
1009 44th St
Galveston, TX 77550
Licensed for 37 years, Roberto Torres is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Michael John Gutheinz

Michael John Gutheinz
Gutheinz Law Firm, LLP
307 S Friendswood Dr B3
Friendswood, TX 77546
Licensed for 15 years, Michael John Gutheinz is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of La... read more >

Patricia A Cantu

Patricia A Cantu
Cantu Law Firm, P.C.
305 21st St Ste 254
Galveston, TX 77550
Licensed for 21 years, Patricia A Cantu is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of La... read more >

Greg Neal Russell

Greg Neal Russell
Attorney At Law
711 59th St
Galveston, TX 77551
Licensed for 29 years, Greg Neal Russell is a Criminal Defense and Domestic Violence lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of La... read more >

Kevin Christopher Rekoff

Kevin Christopher Rekoff
Kevin C Rekoff
710 19th St
Galveston, TX 77550
Licensed for 33 years, Kevin Christopher Rekoff is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Dominic John Merino

Dominic John Merino
Attorney At Law
2600 South Shore Blvd Ste 300
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 25 years, Dominic John Merino is a Bankruptcy and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Phillip Wayne Morris

Phillip Wayne Morris
MORRIS & RICHMOND LAW FIRM
211 E Parkwood Dr Ste 104
Friendswood, TX 77546
Licensed for 18 years, Phillip Wayne Morris is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Kathryn Bradfield Lanan

Kathryn Bradfield Lanan
Law offices of Kathryn Bradfield Lanan
2404 FM 517 Rd E
Dickinson, TX 77539
Licensed for 29 years, Kathryn Bradfield Lanan is a Criminal Defense and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of ... read more >

Edward Andrew Rose Jr

Edward Andrew Rose Jr
Edward A. Rose, Jr., Attorney at Law, P.C.
3027 Marina Bay Dr Ste 208
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 9 years, Edward Andrew Rose Jr is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western Sierra Law School... read more >

Scott Joel Markowitz

Scott Joel Markowitz
Markowitz Law
2951 Marina Bay Dr Ste 130-350
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 29 years, Scott Joel Markowitz is a Estate and Probate Law and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended University of Houston Law C... read more >

Zachary Scott Maloney

Zachary Scott Maloney
Maloney & Parks, L.L.P.
2925 Gulf Fwy S Ste B # 295
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 20 years, Zachary Scott Maloney is a Criminal Appellate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall S... read more >

Marcela Ortiz-taing

Marcela Ortiz-taing
Ortiz-Taing Law Firm, P.C.
2203 St Christopher Ave
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 22 years, Marcela Ortiz-taing is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law C... read more >

Abel Pena Ortiz II

Abel Pena Ortiz II
Moore & Ortiz, PC
1917 61st St
Galveston, TX 77551
Licensed for 15 years, Abel Pena Ortiz II is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Lawrence M Tylka

Lawrence M Tylka
Tylka Law Center
1104 E Main St
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 37 years, Lawrence M Tylka is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of Law... read more >

Diane Duesler Clark

Diane Duesler Clark
Law Office of Diane Clark
3027 Marina Bay Dr Ste 108
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 37 years, Diane Duesler Clark is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Rachel Ann Dragony

Rachel Ann Dragony
The Dragony Law Firm
609 Bradford Ave Ste 207
Kemah, TX 77565
Licensed for 17 years, Rachel Ann Dragony is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School... read more >

Eric Richard Little

Eric Richard Little
Law Office of Eric R. Little
219 Texas Ave
Bacliff, TX 77518
Licensed for 20 years, Eric Richard Little is a Criminal Appellate Law and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas Scho... read more >

Shirley Christianna Nallie-courtney

Shirley Christianna Nallie-courtney
1971
P.O. Box 1973
Friendswood, TX 77549
Licensed for 23 years, Shirley Christianna Nallie-courtney is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended South Texas College o... read more >

Tot Kim Le

Tot Kim Le
Law Firm of Tot Kim Le
PO Box 16707
Galveston, TX
Licensed for 21 years, Tot Kim Le is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern University... read more >

Anthony Ray Smith

Anthony Ray Smith
Law Office of Anthony Ray Smith, PLLC
215 E Galveston St
League City, TX 77573
Licensed for 7 years, Anthony Ray Smith is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >
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Juvenile Defense Specialty Areas

Board Certification

National Association of Counsel for Children - NACC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as child welfare law specialists and works to improve the quality of legal representation of children in dependency, juvenile delinquency, and family law cases.



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.


Galveston County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

The GCCDLA provides support and educational opportunities to criminal defense attorneys in Galveston County, TX, and the surrounding areas. Attorneys in GCCDLA fight to protect clients charged with a crime in the local, state, and federal courts. Many of the top criminal defense attorney in Galveston, TX, belong to this trusted organization.


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