Case Results

Doug Murphy has personally defended over 4000 criminal charges throughout his career ranging from DWI, intoxication assault, intoxication manslaughter and federal white collar corporate investigations.  Many of those cases never resulted in a case being filed, or resulted in not guilty verdicts, dismissals, or reductions of charges.  Texas attorneys are ethically prohibited from making any guarantee, but below are just a few examples of Doug Murphy's extraordinary results in the courtroom and/or working behind the scenes to benefit his clients:

  • 8th DWI Arrest - Felony DWI Dismissed

    Client was arrested North of Houston in a county known for notorious punishment in DWI cases.  It was his 8th DWI arrest in his life.  Client had unfortunately been to prison before for his previous felony DWI.  Doug Murphy required treatment for the client to get his personal life back on track.... Read On

  • .17 Breath Test - Jury Trial - Not Guilty

    DWI first offense.  Client was alleged to have been speeding 98 mph in 65 mph zone on Katy Freeway.  Houston Police Department DWI Task Force officer made the stop.  Client voluntarily complied with all field sobriety exercises, answered all police questions, and provided a breath sample.  It was... Read On

  • Felony Assault of a Family Member -- Impeding Breathing

    Client was charged and indicted for felony assault of a family member because of an allegation of impeding breathing.  We investigated the case and presented facts to the District Attorney's office.  We were ultimately able to get the felony case dismissed.  Client is a distinguished military vet... Read On

  • Criminally Negligent Homicide - Jury Trial - Not Guilty

    In a tragic and extremely unfortunate accident where a lady lost her life, Client was quickly found not guilty of felony criminally negligent homicide after a 3 day trial in Victoria County, Texas.   Read On

  • Felony Intoxication Assault – Montgomery County - Dismissed

    Client crashed into a school bus full of students. Unfortunately there were several injuries. Client was also hospitalized because of the severity of the crash. Officers observed signs of intoxication on Client and determined that he was intoxicated after their investigation. We were able to demonstrate that Client was not intoxicated and case was ultimately dismissed without any probation or classes. Read On

  • Felony DWI 3rd– Brazoria County - Dismissed

    Client was coming back from an afternoon at the golf course when he was stopped.  Client denied consuming any alcohol but Client smelled like alcohol and there were open containers inside his vehicle.  Client failed the field sobriety tests and blew over the legal limit.   Client was charged as a... Read On

  • Failure to Stop and Give Information – Harris County - Dismissed

    Client was pulling out of his neighborhood and struck another vehicle, causing hundreds of dollars in damage.  The other vehicle followed client to his house and police arrived.  Client admitted to hitting the other vehicle and causing damage.  Case dismissed. Read On

  • Felony Evading with a Motor Vehicle – Case Dismissed

    Client had just purchased new sports car that was outfitted by Hennessey Motor Sports.  Harris County Sheriffs Department deputy activated lights to stop client for speeding.  Client tried to outrun the officers in his brand new sports car when he lost control of the vehicle and ended up crashi... Read On

  • DWI-2nd - .21 blood test - Motion to Suppress Granted - Case Dismissed

    DWI-2nd with a commercial drivers license.  Judge granted our motion to suppress.  State appealed.  We won the appeal.  Case was later dismissed and expunged. Read On

  • DWI-2nd - 0.199 Breath Test - Harris County - Dismissed

    Officer observed client speeding 20 miles per hour over the limit coming from the Houston Rodeo.  The officer approached client's car and saw that client appeared intoxicated.  There was vomit inside client's vehicle.  Client failed the field sobriety tests.  After the tests, client urinated next... Read On

  • DWI – Harris County - Dismissed

    Client was stopped for alleged speeding and for driving in every lane but hers.  Officers observed Client to exhibit the classic signs of intoxication.  Client showed nearly all the clues on the sobriety tests.  Case dismissed. Read On

  • Failure to Stop and Give Information – Harris County - No Charges Filed

    Client crashed his car into multiple vehicles parked on a street near a bar.  Client was later identified as the driver of the vehicle.  We investigated case and worked with police officers.  No charges filed. Read On

  • DWI-2nd - Harris County - Dismissed

    Client stopped for speeding nearly 20 miles over the speed limit.  The police officer observed Client to show signs of intoxication.  Client admitted to six beers before driving but refused to cooperate with field sobriety tests.  Police obtained a warrant for Client's blood.  High blood test of ... Read On

  • Felony Assault of a Security Officer – Harris County - Dismissed

    Accountant Client was asked to leave a club after consuming too much alcohol.  After being escorted out, client attempted to return to the club and was stopped by security. Client was on video hitting the security officer in the throat and the pushing the security guard, causing pain. Case was di... Read On

  • DWI-1st - Harris County - Dismissed

    Client was stopped by private security guard.  Client is a police officer.  Client was arrested for DWI.  Was able to get DWI dismissed after investigating stop showed illegal citizen's arrest and also that Client was not intoxicated.  Case dismissed and Client is back to work for his police depa... Read On

  • DWI – .10 breath test - Harris County - Dismissed

    Out-of-State Resident Client was stopped for jumping a curb and stopped his car in the middle of the intersection when pulled over by police.  Client had red eyes, slurred speech, and smelled like alcohol.  Client failed the sobriety tests.  0.10 breath test.  Case dismissed. Read On

  • Felony Aggravated Assault of a Family Member and Deadly Conduct – Harris County - Dismissed

    Police were called to Tow Truck Driver Client's house after client's wife called to report a shooting.  Client admitted to shooting the truck with a .40 cal pistol when his wife attempted to leave after an argument.  We were able to demonstrate there was no assault and client was trying to preven... Read On

  • DWI-1st .197 Blood Test - Harris County - Dismissed

    Engineer Client was found sleeping in car in a moving lane of traffic.  Client alleged to have failed all sobriety tests and later had a .197 blood test.  We were to get get case dismissed after diligent investigation showing reasonable doubt. Read On

  • DWI-1st .167 Blood Test - Harris County - Dismissed

    0.167 Blood Test – Accountant Client was observed by police speeding over 20 miles per hour over the speed limit and swerving in an out of her lane.  Client admitted to four drinks and officers observed multiple signs of intoxication. Client failed all sobriety tests.  Case dismissed. Read On

  • DWI-2nd -- .18 Breath Test -- Not Guilty

    Client was stopped by Houston Police Department DWI Task Force Officer after allegedly running red light in downtown Houston.  HPD Officer DWI Task Force officer told client on camera that he had it on camera.  No video was ever produced that he in fact did run the red light to corroborate the HP... Read On

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Doug Murphy Law Firm, P.C.
902 Heights Blvd.
Houston, TX 77008
713-583-0205 (fax)