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Matt Horak

Matt Horak


Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law
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Horak Law
The Woodlands, TX
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Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Matt Horak
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
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Member
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National College for DUI Defense
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Member
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
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Member,
Legal Committee
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Harris County Criminal Lawyer's Association
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About Matt Horak

Attorney Biography

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 Harris County and later went on to open his own practice dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals accused of DUI, misdemeanor and/or felony crimes in and around the Greater Houston area. His experience on both sides of the trial process has helped expand his knowledge of the law.

Before earning his Juris Doctorate of Law from the University of Houston Law Center in 2003, Matt Horak attended Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, where he received a Bachelor of Arts with Honors as well as earned acknowledgment on the prestigious Dean's List. Before that, Matt Horak also attended the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee with a focus on European Studies.

During law school, Matt Horak contributed to the University of Houston Health Law Journal from 2002 to 2003. In 2003, Matt Horak was admitted to the Texas Bar. Later in 2006, he was also admitted to the U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, Federal Court Bar. Now, with his office located conveniently inside the loop near the Montrose area, Houston criminal defense lawyer, Matt Horak helps hundreds of Houstonians fight criminal charges accused against them.

When Matt Horak is not relentlessly working to defend one of his clients, he's challenging himself outside of the courtroom as well. Aside from protecting the rights of his clients, Matt Horak is committed to enhancing his perspective and knowledge of the law. He has been involved in several legal associations such as the Houston Bar Association, Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and N.W. Harris County Bar Association. Matt Horak also trains and competes in numerous intense athletic competitions such as Ironman competitions, Marathons and Triathlons across the nation. He also enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.


Practice Areas

 
Federal Crimes (12%)
 
Juvenile Defense (12%)
 
Domestic Violence (12%)
 
Seal or Expunge Criminal Record (12%)
 
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving (8%)
 
Sex Crimes (8%)
 
Personal Injury (6%)
 
Criminal Defense (5%)
 
Drug Crimes (4%)
 
Marijuana Defense (4%)
 
Theft Crimes (4%)
 
Probation Violations (4%)
 
Criminal Appellate Law (3%)
 
Firearm and Weapon Charges (3%)
 
White Collar Crime (3%)
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Résumé - Matt Horak

Bar Licenses

Texas State Bar
Texas
Member in Good Standing
2003

Work Experience

Horak Law
Horak Law
Owner at Matt Horak, Attorney at Law, PLLC
2006

Assistant District Attorney Harris County District
20032006

Assistant at Law Offices of Terry Yates
20022003

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Education

University of Houston Law Center
University of Houston Law Center
Juris Doctor
2003

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi
B.A.
1999

University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
1996

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Specialty Certifications

Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified Specialist
Criminal Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
2014

Associations

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Member,
Legal Committee
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
2014

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Member
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

National College for DUI Defense
Member
National College for DUI Defense

NORML Criminal Defense Section
NORML Criminal Defense Section

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


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Federal Court Admissions

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

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Contact Matt Horak

Matt Horak
Horak Law
1790 Hughes Landing Blvd #400
The Woodlands, TX 77380
www.matthoraklaw.com
Office: 713-225-8000
Fax: 832-932-1626

Secondary Address:
5300 Memorial Dr #750 A
Houston, TX 77007

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Bar Membership Information

Texas Bar Membership -

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


Specialty Certifications

Specialty Certification Information -

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


Nonprofit Organizations

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.


National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws NLC -

More than 350 criminal defense attorneys belong to the NORML National Legal Committee (NLC). Members of the NORML NLC include many prominent criminal defense lawyers who are dedicated to ending prohibition of marijuana through education, legal reform and activism. Attorneys focused on other practice areas also belong to the organization.


NLC members are listed on the NORML website, are eligible for the NLC e-mail discussion group, receive the weekly email press release, and NORML News.


The NORML website also maintains its own


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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