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TexasCriminal Appellate Law Lawyers in Harris County, Texas

An appeal involves briefing issues for a higher court to review. Appellate attorneys in Harris County, Texas may also make an oral argument to the judge or judges deciding the appeal.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for an appellate case, keep in mind that strict timelines often apply to appeals.


Most criminal appellate attorneys in Harris County, Texas charge flat fees for direct appeals and post conviction cases.


Many of the top appellate attorneys devote a significant portion of their practice to this niche area of the law.


Appellate law in the criminal justice system also includes federal habeas petitions and post-conviction motions for illegal sentences, ineffective assistance of counsel or prosecutorial misconduct.


Many of the top criminal appellate lawyers in the United States belong to The Council of Appellate Lawyers. The CAL is the first and only national appellate bench-bar organization.

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Matt Horak

Matt Horak
Horak Law
1790 Hughes Landing Blvd #400
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Call 713-225-8000
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Matt Horak
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Matt Horak
Member
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Harris County Criminal Lawyer's Association
Matt Horak
Member
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Matt Horak
Member
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National College for DUI Defense
Matt Horak
Member

Matt Horak has been practicing criminal law in Texas for more than a decade. He began his career as a former Assistant District Attorney for... read more >

Brian A Benken

Brian A Benken
Benken Law
3515 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77004
Call 713-223-4051
Licensed private investigator and esteemed criminal defense attorney serving Harris County.... read more >
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Harris County Criminal Lawyer's Association
Brian A Benken
Member

Terri R Zimmermann

Terri R Zimmermann
Zimmermann Lavine & Zimmermann, P.C.
770 S Post Oak Ln Ste 620
Houston, TX 77056
Licensed for 29 years, Terri R Zimmermann is a Sex Crimes and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended Georgetown University Law Center... read more >

Edward A Mallett

Edward A Mallett
Mallett Saper Berg, LLP
4306 Yoakum Blvd Suite 400
Houston, TX 77006
Licensed for 51 years, Edward A Mallett is a White Collar Crime and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of ... read more >

Doug Murphy

Doug Murphy
Doug Murphy Law Firm, P.C.
902 Heights Boulevard
Houston, TX 77008
Licensed for 22 years, Doug Murphy is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern... read more >

W Troy McKinney

W Troy McKinney
Schneider & McKinney, P.C.
440 Louisiana St Ste 800
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 35 years, W Troy McKinney is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Mark Ryan Thiessen

Mark Ryan Thiessen
Thiessen Law Firm
1221 Studewood
Houston, TX 77008
Licensed for 18 years, Mark Ryan Thiessen is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Richard Keith Oliver

Richard Keith Oliver
Rick Oliver Attorney at Law
1221 Studewood St Ste 205
Houston, TX 77008
Licensed for 14 years, Richard Keith Oliver is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Stanley G Schneider

Stanley G Schneider
Schneider & McKinney, P.C.
440 Louisiana St Ste 800
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 47 years, Stanley G Schneider is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended St. Mary's University Schoo... read more >

Tad A Nelson

Tad A Nelson
The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates
1221 Studewood St
Houston, TX 77008
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 >

Catherine G Burnett

Catherine G Burnett
South Texas College of Law Houston
1303 San Jacinto St
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 45 years, Catherine G Burnett is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas Sch... read more >

Grant Matthew Scheiner

Grant Matthew Scheiner
Scheiner Law Group, P.C.
2211 Norfolk St Suite 735
Houston, TX 77098
Licensed for 29 years, Grant Matthew Scheiner is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Carmen Mae Roe

Carmen Mae Roe
Carmen Roe Law Firm
440 Louisiana St Ste 900
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 16 years, Carmen Mae Roe is a Criminal Defense and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School of ... read more >

Douglas M Durham

Douglas M Durham
Law Office of Doug Durham
2800 Post Oak Blvd Ste 4100
Houston, TX 77056
Licensed for 41 years, Douglas M Durham is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Robert S Wicoff

Robert S Wicoff
1201 Franklin St Rm 13
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 38 years, Robert S Wicoff is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Cente... read more >

Neal Andrew Davis

Neal Andrew Davis
Neal Davis Law Firm, PLLC
1545 Heights Blvd Suite 700
Houston, TX 77008
Licensed for 22 years, Neal Andrew Davis is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Allen C Isbell

Allen C Isbell
2016 Main St STE 110
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 48 years, Allen C Isbell is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Wayne T Hill

Wayne T Hill
Hill Law Firm
4615 Southwest Fwy #600
Houston, TX 77027
Licensed for 43 years, Wayne T Hill is a Juvenile Defense and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

James Gary Sullivan

James Gary Sullivan
James Sullivan and Associates
12345 Jones Rd., Suite 288
Houston, TX 77070
Licensed for 27 years, James Gary Sullivan is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Greg Gladden

Greg Gladden
Law Office of Greg Gladden
3017 Houston Avenue
Houston, TX 77009
Licensed for 43 years, Greg Gladden is a Criminal Defense and Civil Rights lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Sout... read more >

Mark W Bennett

Mark W Bennett
Bennett & Bennett, Houston Criminal Defense Lawyers
917 Franklin St FL 4
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 26 years, Mark W Bennett is a Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Mark Morasch

Mark Morasch
Mark Morasch, Attorney at Law
2777 Allen Parkway 10th Floor
Houston, TX 77019
Licensed for 25 years, Mark Morasch is a DUI / DWI and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended Oklahoma City University School of Law... read more >

Paul C Looney

Paul C Looney
Looney & Conrad, P.C.
11767 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77079
Licensed for 31 years, Paul C Looney is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Dick Deguerin

Dick Deguerin
DeGuerin & Dickson
1018 Preston St Fl 7
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 56 years, Dick Deguerin is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Daniel Lazarine

Daniel Lazarine
The Law Office of Daniel Lazarine, PLLC
440 Louisiana St Suite 200
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 11 years, Daniel Lazarine is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Robert O W Pelton

Robert O W Pelton
Pelton Law Offices
4001 N Shepherd Dr Suite 110
Houston, TX 77018
Licensed for 46 years, Robert O W Pelton is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Ricardo N Gonzalez

Ricardo N Gonzalez
The Gonzalez Law Group, PLLC
8876 Gulf Freeway #420
Houston, TX 77017
Licensed for 36 years, Ricardo N Gonzalez is a Criminal Defense and Wrongful Death lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Randolph Lee "Randy" Schaffer Jr

Randolph Lee
Randy Schaffer, P.C.
1021 Main St Ste 1440
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 48 years, Randolph Lee "Randy" Schaffer Jr is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University... read more >

Mario Madrid

Mario Madrid
Madrid Law Firm
440 Louisiana St 1225
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 25 years, Mario Madrid is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Israel B Garcia Jr

Israel B Garcia Jr
Israel B. Garcia, Jr., Attorney
1515 S/Sgt. Macario Garcia Dr
Houston, TX 77011
Licensed for 28 years, Israel B Garcia Jr is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas ... read more >

Robert W. Eutsler

Robert W. Eutsler
Eutsler Law Firm
9219 Katy Fwy Ste 220
Houston, TX 77024
Licensed for 47 years, Robert W. Eutsler is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Paul Matthew Morgan

Paul Matthew Morgan
Paul Morgan Law Office, PLLC
5100 Westheimer Rd #223
Houston, TX 77056
Licensed for 7 years, Paul Matthew Morgan is a DUI / DWI and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Ralph Ramiro Martinez

Ralph Ramiro Martinez
Martinez & Martinez, Attorneys at Law
2900 Woodridge Dr Ste 202
Houston, TX 77087
Licensed for 40 years, Ralph Ramiro Martinez is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Georgetown University Law... read more >

James Richard Butler

James Richard Butler
Butler Law Firm
11500 Northwest Freeway Suite 400
Houston, TX 77092
Licensed for 28 years, James Richard Butler is a DUI / DWI and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Samuel Eduardo Serrano

Samuel Eduardo Serrano
SERRANO LAW FIRM PLLC
2180 N Loop W Ste 310
Houston, TX 77018
Licensed for 15 years, Samuel Eduardo Serrano is a Immigration Law and Natural Resources / Oil and Gas lawyer who attended Texas Tech Unive... read more >

Clay S Conrad

Clay S Conrad
Looney & Conrad, P.C.
11767 Katy Freeway Suite 740
Houston, TX 77079
Licensed for 25 years, Clay S Conrad is a Criminal Appellate Law and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of L... read more >

David A Breston

David A Breston
Law Office of David A. Breston
405 Main Street Suite 1050
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 24 years, David A Breston is a DUI / DWI and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Dustan Orlando Neyland

Dustan Orlando Neyland
Greco Neyland, PC
900 Rockmead Dr.
Kingwood, TX 77339
Licensed for 9 years, Dustan Orlando Neyland is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Oklahoma City University School of Law... read more >

Christian Carl Samuelson

Christian Carl Samuelson
The Samuelson Law Firm
955 Gemini St
Houston, TX 77058
Licensed for 24 years, Christian Carl Samuelson is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Eric J. Benavides

Eric J. Benavides
Benavides & Serrano, PLLC
2180 North Loop West STE: 310
Houston, TX 77018
Licensed for 13 years, Eric J. Benavides is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Joshua S Hill

Joshua S Hill
4615 SouthWest Fwy Suite 600
Houston, TX 77027
Licensed for 16 years, Joshua S Hill is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

George McCall "Mac" Secrest Jr

George McCall
Bennett & Secrest PLLC
1545 Heights Blvd Ste 800
Houston, TX 77008
Licensed for 44 years, George McCall "Mac" Secrest Jr is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended St. Mary's University Sc... read more >

Cory Krueger

Cory Krueger
Hensley Krueger LLP
2211 Norfolk St Suite 211
Houston, TX 77098
Licensed for 15 years, Cory Krueger is a Probate and Estate Planning lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

John Brice Carroll

John Brice Carroll
Jack B. Carroll & Associates
1419 Franklin St
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 31 years, John Brice Carroll is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Shamim Ebrahimi

Shamim Ebrahimi
The Law Practice of Shamim Ebrahimi
440 Louisiana St. #800
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 10 years, Shamim Ebrahimi is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer... read more >

Ned William Barnett

Ned William Barnett
The Law Offices of Ned Barnett
8441 Gulf Fwy Ste 210
Houston, TX 77017
Licensed for 34 years, Ned William Barnett is a Sex Crimes and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Sean Robert Evans

Sean Robert Evans
Evans & Powell, PLLC.
430 Heights Blvd
Houston, TX 77007
Licensed for 4 years, Sean Robert Evans is a DUI / DWI and Appellate Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Alma Garcia-Rivera

Alma Garcia-Rivera
The David A. Breston Law Office
405 Main Street, Suite 1050
Houston, TX 77002
Licensed for 10 years, Alma Garcia-Rivera is a Immigration Law and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Christopher Matthew Buckalew

Christopher Matthew Buckalew
Looney & Conrad, P.C.
11767 Katy Freeway Suite #740
Houston, TX 77079
Licensed for 8 years, Christopher Matthew Buckalew is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Texas Wesleyan University... read more >

Matthew David Sharp

Matthew David Sharp
The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp
1221 Studewood St
Houston, TX 77008
Licensed for 15 years, Matthew David Sharp is a DUI / DWI and Seal or Expunge Criminal Record lawyer who attended St. Mary's University Sch... read more >
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The HCCLA was established in 1970 to support criminal defense attorneys practicing in Houston and Harris County, TX. Today the organization has grown to more than 400 members. The Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association provides networking opportunities and quality CLE seminars to its members. Many of the top local attorneys fighting to defend clients on misdemeanor and felony charges throughout Harris County, Texas, belong to this respected organization.


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