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Doug Murphy

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Doug Murphy has represented everyone from CEOs, doctors, nurses, lawyers, judges, professional athletes, prosecutors, police officers, truck drivers, and scores of good, hard-working people for all types of criminal allegations. Every client is important no matter where they come from. Doug understands that his client's family and future are at risk when they are charged with a crime. Being charged with a crime is stressful, intimidating, and embarrassing. Doug approaches every case in a straightforward and honest manner, with compassion and concern for the client first and foremost in his mind. He is passionate and dedicated to helping those who have been accused of a crime in Texas fight their charges.

Texas Criminal Defense & DWI Representation

When you are in the courtroom, you want the best lawyer advocating on your behalf with the necessary knowledge and experience along with a proven track record to help you obtain the best possible results. Doug is dedicated to his clients as he is to the legal profession. Doug doesn't just practice law, he is a leader in the law. Doug not only uses his experience and skills in helping his clients, but he also shares his experience and knowledge with other lawyers at over 100 continuing legal education seminars throughout Texas and the United States. Doug serves on the Board of Regents for the National College for DUI Defense and as President of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association. Doug previously served on the board of directors for the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, where he has received numerous TCDLA President's Awards for his leadership.

Doug Murphy is one of only two Texas lawyers who are Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and also Board Certified in DWI Defense by the National College for DUI Defense, accredited by the American Bar Association and the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Doug has extensive experience defending clients in a wide array of criminal cases, including, but not limited to:

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Doug Murphy has honed his skills in criminal defense and currently brings 20 years of experience in the courtroom. Murphy has represented clients across all walks of life, and he treats each client with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Outside of the courtroom, Murphy actively participates in several associations and organizations that advocate and contribute to the advancement of criminal defense. He currently serves as President of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, and also as a Regent for the National College for DUI Defense. Doug previously served two terms on the board of directors and as co-chair of the DWI Committee with the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Murphy has been recognized in the US News & World Report list of the Best Lawyers in America by Woodward White for his successes. He was also named as a Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters in Texas Monthly. He was also awarded The Sharon Levine Unsung Hero Award by the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association for his hand in exposing the flaws in the Houston Police Department Breath Alcohol Testing vans, which led to their being decommissioned.

Doug knows that this is a difficult time and that you are scared of what the future may hold. Contact veteran and decorated attorney Doug Murphy for Board Certified experienced and dedicated defense for criminal charges in Texas. Criminal charges can be incredibly stressful and damaging to a person's reputation. Doug understands what is at stake, and provides an aggressive, diligent, and focused approach to each client to obtain the best possible outcome.

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