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Doug Murphy

Doug Murphy


DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense Lawyer
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Doug Murphy Law Firm, P.C.
Houston, TX

About Doug Murphy

Attorney Biography

Houston Press named Doug the "Drinking Driver’s Best Friend". DWI & Criminal Law Board Certified Specialist, awarded as Best Lawyers in Amercia, and Texas Super Lawyer. Nationally recognized legal seminar lecturer, and author of numerous published legal articles. In 2009, Doug was appointed Regent of the National College for DUI Defense. That same year he was also appointed co-chair of the DWI Committee with the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, in addition to serving two consecutive terms on the Board of Directors for TCDLA from 2006-2012. Doug is board certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and also in DUI/DWI Defense by the National College for DUI Defense, which is approved by the American Bar Association and the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Doug was selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America. Doug was also selected by his peers to be AV Preeminent-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Doug has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star by Texas Monthly magazine every year since the recognition began in 2004, and also as a Texas Super Lawyer. Doug was awarded the 2012 Sharon Levine Unsung Hero Lawyer of the Year Award by the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association for his efforts in exposing the flaws in the Houston Police Departments BAT (breath alcohol testing) vans. Doug was also recognized as a Top Lawyer for the People by H-Texas magazine, and as top DWI lawyer by Houstonia magazine.


Practice Areas

 
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving (32%)
 
Criminal Defense (27%)
 
Business Law (12%)
 
Drug Crimes (10%)
 
White Collar Crime (7%)
 
Domestic Violence (5%)
 
Federal Crimes (4%)
 
Sex Crimes (3%)
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Résumé - Doug Murphy

Bar Licenses

Texas State Bar
Texas
Member in Good Standing
1999

Work Experience

Doug Murphy Law Firm, P.C.
1999

Education

Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern Univer
Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern Univer
Juris Doctor
1999

Specialty Certifications

Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified Specialist
Criminal Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
2007

National College for DUI Defense
Board Certified Specialist
DUI Defense Law
National College for DUI Defense

Associations

National College for DUI Defense
Sustaining Member,
Regent
National College for DUI Defense

Harris County Criminal Lawyer's Association
Member
Harris County Criminal Lawyer's Association

Awards & Recognitions

Texas Super Lawyers
Texas Monthly
2016

Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
2016

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Federal Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District and Bankruptcy Court - Southern District of Texas

United States Supreme Court

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Doug Murphy
Doug Murphy Law Firm, P.C.
402 Main St., 4th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
www.dougmurphylaw.com
Office: 713-229-8333
Fax: 713-583-0205

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Bar Membership Information

Texas Bar Membership -

Doug Murphy - Membership information with The State Bar of Texas - Find more information about Doug Murphy on The State Bar of Texas website including status and disciplinary history.


Specialty Certification Information

DUI Defense Law Certification -

NCDD Board Certification in DUI Defense Law - The NCDD is the only organization in the country that is recognized by the ABA to grant specialty or board certification for DUI Defense Law.


Specialty Certifications

Specialty Certification Information -

Doug Murphy - Profile with the Texas Board of Legal Specialization - Find more information about Doug Murphy's board certification on the TBLS website.


Nonprofit Organizations

National College for DUI Defense, Inc. -

The NCDD is the largest non-profit, professional organization of criminal defense attorneys focused specifically on defending DUI / DWI and drunk driving related criminal charges throughout the United States and Canada.



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