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TexasCriminal Appellate Law Lawyers in Houston County, Texas

An appeal involves briefing issues for a higher court to review. Appellate attorneys in Houston 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 Houston 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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William R Pemberton

William R Pemberton
William R. Pemberton, P.C.
PO Box 1112
Crockett, TX 75835
Licensed for 49 years, William R Pemberton is a Criminal Appellate Law and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas Scho... read more >

Joe Edgar Griffith Jr

Joe Edgar Griffith Jr
Griffith & Griffith, P.C.
514 E Houston Ave
Crockett, TX 75835
Licensed for 29 years, Joe Edgar Griffith Jr is a Estate and Probate Law and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Elaine Berkeley

Elaine Berkeley
Griffith & Griffith, P.C.
514 E Houston Ave
Crockett, TX 75835
Licensed for 19 years, Elaine Berkeley is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

David E Cervantes

David E Cervantes
David E. Cervantes, PC
404 S 8th St
Crockett, TX 75835
Licensed for 24 years, David E Cervantes is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Utah S.J. Q... read more >

Julie C Howell

Julie C Howell
PO Box 1173
Crockett, TX 75835
Licensed for 39 years, Julie C Howell is a Family Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

Christopher Grier

Christopher Grier
Attorney at Law
PO Box 225
Grapeland, TX 75844
Licensed for 21 years, Christopher Grier is a Estate and Probate Law and Business Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >
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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.


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