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Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer

After being charged with a crime, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney who will protect your rights and advocate for you in court. Without our help, you could easily be caught off-guard by little-known laws and be forced to face harsh penalties. In these situations, having a license to practice law is not enough. You need a lawyer with years of experience who knows how to secure the best possible outcome on your behalf.

Our firm was established by former Chief Prosecutor and former State District Court Judge, E.R. (Ned) Turnbull. With this experience, he is uniquely equipped to successfully navigate the complexities involved in the criminal defense process.


Our Houston criminal defense lawyers handle a wide variety of criminal cases and are equipped to handle the most severe felony charges. Mr. Turnbull has tried more than 100 felony jury trials and thousands of court proceedings. With this extensive experience, we know how to develop and implement the most effective defense strategies.

Whether you have been accused of DWI, drug crime, sex crime, white collar crime, violent crime, or some other offense, we are prepared to challenge the accusations brought against you and fight for a reduction of charges or a dismissal.


If you are facing a DWI charge, there are likely a variety of defenses available to you. Unfortunately, police offers do not prioritize your best interests, and may not recognize or respect your constitutional rights. When investigating your case, our team will take into consideration a variety of factors. Was the Breathalyzer device properly calibrated when you were tested for blood alcohol content? Did the arresting officer observe legal search protocols? Our Houston criminal defense attorneys can find the answers to these questions and use them to your benefit.


The penalties for possession, manufacture, sale, or distribution of illegal drugs can be severe. Our legal team can ensure that your side of the story is heard and that you are not treated more harshly than you deserve. For example, you may not have been aware that you were “in possession” of a drug, or in other situations, the discovered quantity may not be enough to warrant the charges brought against you.


Sex crime allegations can bring devastating consequences to the accused. Unfortunately, many of these accusations are inaccurate or altogether false. If you have been accused of sexual abuse, rape, prostitution or solicitation, child pornography, or another related offense, we will not back down from defending you. We know how to present compelling arguments in your favor, and can perhaps call into question the evidence brought against you.


We can defend you against violent crime charges, such as weapons charges, kidnapping, sexual assault, manslaughter or murder, domestic violence, and more. The laws surrounding these crimes are numerous and complicated, often rising to the level of felony. Our knowledgeable criminal defense attorneys in Houston know how to wade through all the complexity and how to persuade the prosecutor, judge, and the jury.


Our capable legal team has represented thousands of people, including those charged with the most serious crimes. What separates us from other criminal defense attorneys is our level of care and tenacity when it comes to protecting your rights. We take our responsibility to defend justice seriously, even if it means a hard fight to secure a favorable outcome.

We keep our clients informed during the entire process. When evaluating your case, our lawyers draw on their experience and skill to identify the strengths and weaknesses of your case. They also collaborate with investigators and experts to ensure we take a comprehensive approach.



Do not wait to put our experienced team on your side.

All consultations are free and confidential.

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