Criminal Law

There is no better way to gain the experience necessary to fully represent clients in the courtroom than to go to court and go often.

When James Horwitz first began practicing law in 1977, he discovered that the best and quickest way to get into a courtroom was through the representation of clients accused of criminal wrongdoing.

James S. Horwitz, P.C., as a necessary component to its general practice of representing businesses, also practices criminal defense law in Texas. We have over 33 years of courtroom experience, and specialize in all criminal and DWI matters. When our clients decide to retain our services, they can be confident that they have hired a knowledgeable, distinguished, and tenacious legal team that will place every effort into helping them avoid a criminal conviction and keep them out of custody.

We are able to provide our clients with the resources, advocacy, and legal advice they need to be successful both in and out of court.

Need our help?

If you’ve been charged with a criminal offense/felony and need representation, we can help.

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The clients of James S. Horwitz, P.C. are guaranteed that a senior lawyer will litigate their case in court!

We do not hire or train new lawyers or associates to litigate our clients’ cases in criminal court. With the advent of internet legal marketing, many online referral sources lead possible clients to having consultations with non-lawyers, or to the hiring of a law firm that has inexperienced attorneys performing the legal work.

Before you invest in a criminal defense lawyer in Texas find out which lawyer will represent you in court, and get it in writing. You have the right to know who will be your or your loved one’s criminal defense lawyer beforehand.

We are aggressive criminal defense lawyers in and out of court. James S. Horwitz, P.C. is often involved in our clients’ cases from the very beginning. In some cases, we are able to take action before charges are filed by prosecutors to protect our clients long-term interests and well-being. We understand that a criminal accusation, even without credible evidence, can tarnish a person’s reputation and community standing. That is why getting involved immediately and conducting an investigation before charges are filed is a priority in our criminal defense efforts.

Criminal Defense Practice Areas

James S. Horwitz, P.C. has successfully handled a vast array of criminal cases involving:

  • DWI,
  • Sex Crimes,
  • White Collar Crimes,
  • Drug Crimes,
  • Violent Crimes,
  • Domestic Violence,
  • Juvenile Crimes,
  • and different kinds of Theft Crimes.

James S. Horwitz, P.C. also represents clients who have been charged with property crimes, hit & run, and probation violations.

Additionally, we are able to help clients with their

  • warrant,
  • DMV suspension,
  • non-disclosure and
  • expungement matters

From class C misdemeanors to capital offenses, James S. Horwitz, P.C. has vigorously defended its clients bringing to bear on each case the experience and sound judgment that only decades of hard work can produce.

We promise 100% confidentiality. James S. Horwitz, P.C. is fully prepared to undertake your or your loved one’s case today. When we work with our clients, we do everything possible to make sure that they receive the attention, resources, and dedicated legal counsel that they deserve.

If you, an employee of yours, or a family member has been charged with a criminal offense, call James S. Horwitz, P.C. at (713) 521-0373. We are available 24/7. Our knowledgeable legal team can evaluate your case and advise you of all your legal options.

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.