Dick DeGuerin

Dick DeGuerin (Houston, Texas)

Dick DeGuerin

Attorney in Houston, TX
Delta Theta Phi. Author: "Border Searches in the Fifth Circuit; Or a Case of Occlusive Trees," Voice for the Defense, Fall, 1974 (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Publication); "The Current Status of Border Search in the Fifth Circuit," For the Defense, Harris County Criminal Lawyer's Association Publications, Fall 1974. Speaker: "Capital Murder in Texas," San Antonio Criminal Law Institute, 1976; "Double Jeopardy," San Antonio Criminal Law Institute, April, 1984; "The War on Crime: A War on the Sixth Amendment," San Antonio Criminal Law Institute, April, 1985. Outstanding Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year, 1994; "Texas' Best Criminal Defense Attorney", Texas Monthly, 1994; "Houston's Most Famous Defense Attorney", RO Magazine, 1995; Attorney of the Year, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, 1999; One of the Top Ten Lawyers in Harris County in the Past 100 Years, Houston Chronicle, 1999; Hall of Fame Award, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2004; Lifetime Achievement Award, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, 2008; Top Attorneys in Texas, Texas Monthly, 2008. Assistant District Attorney, Harris County, Texas, 1965-1968. Associate, Trial Division, Butler, Binion, Rice, Cook & Knapp, 1968-1971; Associate, Foreman & DeGuerin (Percy Foreman and Dick DeGuerin), 1971-1982; Adjunct Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law (Criminal Law), 1969-1970; Adjunct Professor Law, The University of Texas School of Law (Criminal Law), 1994—).
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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Appellate Law
  • White Collar Crime

Overall Client Rating

in Criminal Law
4.8 out of 5.0
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  • Last reviewed on 01/05/11
Posted by a Consumer on 01/05/11
4.8 out of 5.0
He's expensive but good.

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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Admission Details
Admitted in 1965, Texas
1968, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
1971, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
1973, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
1974, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eight Circuit
1979, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit and U.S. District Court, District of Michigan
1983, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
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Law School Attended
The University of Texas School of Law
Class of 1965
University Attended
The University of Texas at Austin
Class of 1963
Birth Information
Born in 1941
Austin, Texas, February 16, 1941
Associations & Memberships
American Bar Association; American Board of Trial Advocates; American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow; American Judicature Society, Charter Member; American Trial Lawyers Association; Bar Association of the Fifty Federal Circuit, Member; The College of Master Advocates of Barristers, Member; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; International Academy of Trial Lawyers; International Society of Barristers; Texas Board of Trial Advocates; Houston Junior (Member, Committees on: Law Day; Award; Criminal Law, 1965-1976) and Houston Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association (Charter Member; Director, 1973-1976); The College of the State Bar of Texas, Member; The Texas Bar Foundation; Harris County Criminal Lawyer's Association (Charter Member; Director, 1976—); Texas Trial Lawyers Association; Houston Trial Lawyers Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
(Board Certified, Criminal Law, Texas Board Of Legal Specialization)
Bar Fellowship
American Bar Foundation; American Board of Criminal Lawyers; American College of Trial Lawyers; Texas Bar Foundation.

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Contact Information

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Firm Address
DeGuerin Dickson Hennessy & Ward
Seventh Floor, The Republic Building, 1018 Preston Avenue,
Houston, TX 77002-1818
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Dick DeGuerin
DeGuerin Dickson Hennessy & Ward
Seventh Floor, The Republic Building, 1018 Preston Avenue,
Houston, TX 77002-1818

DeGuerin Dickson Hennessy & Ward (Houston, Texas)