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Proven Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer Stands Up for the Accused in Harris County

Experienced Texas attorney fights for your rights

When you’re faced with criminal charges or find yourself under investigation for possible criminal acts, retaining a criminal defense lawyer you can trust should be your top priority. With more than 45 years of legal experience, David R. Bires can be that lawyer for you. My Houston law firm is dedicated to defending the rights of Texans accused of crimes in Harris County, in both federal and state courts. I work diligently to achieve the best outcome possible for each client, whether that’s an outright dismissal, an acquittal, reduced charges, or alternative sentencing. No matter what charge you face, you deserve knowledgeable advice and strong advocacy, and that’s what I’m here to provide.

What sets my Houston law firm apart?

From being charged with felonies to misdemeanors to juvenile crimes, clients trust me to handle their legal problem for my:

  • Reputation for excellence — I’m proud to say that I have earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®  for high ethical standards and professional ability. I am also board certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and I’ve been named to the Texas Super Lawyers list since 2003.
  • Success in high-stakes cases — I consistently achieve positive outcomes, including acquittals and dismissals, in significant cases involving murder, drug conspiracies and more.
  • Aggressive advocacy — I aggressively pursue justice for my clients, fighting against overly zealous prosecutors and working to ensure that your rights are respected at every turn.

My services are tailored specifically to your needs, and you can expect to develop a close relationship with me as your case progresses. I’ll make sure you stay informed and aware of what’s happening with your case and seek your input as often as possible.

Proven advocate provides a powerful defense against a variety of crimes

My Houston-based practice represents Texans charged with a wide range of crimes:

  • Violent crimes — I have extensive trial experience in cases involving homicide, assault and battery, robbery, weapons-related offenses, manslaughter and other violent crimes.
  • Sex crimes — I’ll work to preserve your reputation and freedom if you are accused of a sex crime such as rape, sexual assault, child sex offenses, or prostitution.
  • White collar crimes — You can rely on my experience if you’ve been accused of embezzlement, fraud, insider trading, identity theft or other white collar crimes.
  • Drug crimes — From handling low-level marijuana offenses to major drug conspiracies, I have represented clients in a wide range of drug crime cases over my career.

In addition to handling state criminal charges, I provide skilled defense representation to clients charged with federal crimes. Whatever charges you face, I’m ready to fight for your rights in the criminal justice system.

Contact a Harris County criminal defense attorney today

If you’ve been accused of a violent crime, drug offense, or any other crime in Texas, Houston lawyer David R. Bires provides skilled, experienced defense representation. Arrange your initial consultation by calling 713-714-1921 or contacting my firm online. The sooner you retain a lawyer, the sooner your defense can take shape.

  • David R. Bires
    David R. Bires


Recent Successes

  • 2018, Nueces County, aggravated sexual assault of a child, dismissed
  • 2018, Harris County, murder reduced to manslaughter, ten (10) years probation
  • 2017, Harris County, murder, dismissed 
  • 2016, Midland County, three (3) counts indecency with child, jury trial, not guilty
  • 2013, Harris County, Texas, capital murder, dismissed

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