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

  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Appellate Law


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in Criminal Law
4.8 out of 5.0

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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 Associ... More


    (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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    Office Information
    Dick DeGuerin
    Seventh Floor, The Republic Building 1018 Preston Avenue,
    Houston, TX 77002-1818


    DeGuerin Dickson Hennessy & Ward (Houston, Texas)

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