Case Results

Doug Murphy has personally defended over 4000 criminal charges throughout his career ranging from DWI, intoxication assault, to white collar accusations.  Many of those cases 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:

  • 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

  • Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer

    Client is a 27 year veteran pilot with a major airline.  Client was at a club with his wife and friends watching a friend perform.  After a scuffle ensued, a Harris County Deputy grabbed our client from behind.  Our client threw the Harris County Sheriffs Department Deputy to the ground not know... 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 DWI with a child passenger – Case Dismissed

    Client was arrested by Seabrook Police Department for speeding.  Client had taken his valid prescription medication, and officers believed he was intoxicated due to his prescription medication.  Most people do not realize that, in Texas, a person can be accused of being intoxicated (not having th... Read On

  • Intoxication Assault - .24 Blood Test – Felony Reduced to a Misdemeanor DWI

    Client arrested by Montgomery County Sheriffs Department after an accident totaling his BMW.  Another person involved in the accident sustained a broken arm.  Client was facing 2-10 years in TDC.  Case reduced to misdemeanor DWI-1st, and client did not sustain a felony conviction allowing him to... Read On

  • Felony DWI - .27 Blood Test - Jury Trial - Hung Jury - Reduced to Misdemeanor

    DWI-3rd offense.  Client due to employment could not sustain a felony conviction.  Client drove off the road and hit a tree in a head on collision.  Client voluntarily complied with all field sobriety exercises, answered all police questions, and provided a blood sample.  After a 4 day trial in M... Read On

  • Felony DWI-3rd Offense - .24 Blood Test - Case Dismissed

    Client was arrested for felony DWI-3rd offense after being accused of failing to maintain a single lane of traffic.  We challenged evidence in a motion to suppress hearing.  Judge granted motion to suppress.  Case dismissed.  Client gave up alcohol and is doing well, and has not had a drink since... Read On

  • Felony Possession of a Weapon on Campus – Case Dismissed

    Student accused of possessing a weapon in his vehicle parking in his high school parking lot.  We were able to demonstrate the weapons were used for hunting purposes only.  Case dismissed. Read On

  • Felony DWI – Case Dismissed

    High school coach on verge of retirement was arrested for Felony DWI – 3rd offense by Texas Department of Public Safety.  The school district suspended him from teaching while the case was pending.  Before the case was dismissed, we were able to convince the school district to allow him return to... Read On

  • Theft – Case Dismissed

    Houston Fire Department fire fighter was accused  of stealing from Home Depot.  Case dismissed. Read On

  • DWI – 2nd offense - .19 Breath Test – Not Guilty

    Client was stopped in her neighborhood for not coming to a complete stop at a stop sign by Friendswood Police Department.  Client admitted to drinking earlier in the evening, and was just returning from a convenience store to buy cigarettes after an argument with her husband.  Client was stopped ... Read On

  • Felony Injury to Elderly – Case Dismissed

    Young man accused of injuring an elderly person.  Case dismissed and expunged from his record. Read On

  • Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance – Case Dismissed

    Student accused of possessing cocaine in his car at his high school.  The cocaine in his car was detected by the Houston Independent School District Police with the use of a drug sniffing dog.  We were able to demonstrate to the district court judge that the search was illegally conducted, and th... 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

  • .24 Blood Test - Motion to Suppress Granted - Case Dismissed

    Client was stopped for allegedly impeding traffic by Houston Police Department DWI Task Force.  Officer gave testified at ALR hearing to one version, the officer testified to another version at the hearing, and the officer had a 3rd version in his offense report.  The judge did not find the offic... Read On

  • Federal Probation Revocation due to DWI – Case Dismissed

    Client was on federal probation when he was arrested for DWI by Harris County Constables Office, Precinct 1.  Was able to get DWI case dismissed.  The United States Attorneys office along with the United States Probation Office filed a motion to revoke his federal probation due to the arrest.  ... Read On

  • Murder – Case no billed by Grand Jury

    Client accused of murder when he was in a Houston poker club when two armed men tried to rob him.  We were able to demonstrate client acted in self-defense in the shooting.  The Grand jury agreed, and refused to accept any charges. Read On

  • Felony DWI with a child passenger – Case Dismissed

    Client was arrested by Seabrook Police Department for speeding.  Client had taken his valid prescription medication, and officers believed he was intoxicated due to his prescription medication.  Most people do not realize that, in Texas, a person can be accused of being intoxicated (not having th... Read On

  • Intoxication Assault - Motion to Suppress Granted - Case Dismissed

    Incredibly unfortunate and tragic accident where my client was driving and hit a motorcyclist causing severe bodily injury.  She was charged with intoxication assault due to her prescription medications she was taking for many debilitating ailments.  Judge granted our motion to suppress the urine... Read On

  • Assault – Case Dismissed

    Client accused of fighting with co-worker.  Set the case for trial.  Convinced the prosecutor the complaining witness was actually the aggressor who started the fight.  Case dismissed with jury in the hallway. Read On

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