Dick DeGuerin (Houston, Texas)
Dick DeGuerin (Houston, Texas)

Dick DeGuerin

Licensed for 51 years

Practice Area: Criminal Law, Appellate Law, White Collar Crime

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Dick DeGuerin

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Serving Houston, TX view address

Owner at firm DeGuerin Dickson Hennessy & Ward

Serving Houston, TX view address

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Awards AV Preeminent

About Dick DeGuerin

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 Attor...

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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

  • Criminal Law
  • Appellate Law
  • White Collar Crime

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      Credentials

      Position
      Owner
      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
      Additional Payment Information
      Free initial consultation
      Law School Attended
      The University of Texas School of Law
      Class of 1965
      LL.B.
      University Attended
      The University of Texas at Austin
      Class of 1963
      B.A.
      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.
      Certifications
      (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.