Houston Criminal Defense Attorneys

Do You Need a Referral to a Qualified Criminal Defense Attorney?

Don’t Wait – Contact us today by calling (713) 237-9429 or or by filling out the form on the right.

The Houston Lawyer Referral Service assists more than 125,000 people each year with legal matters in the Texas counties of Harris, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, and Montgomery.

If you’ve been charged with a crime, finding and hiring the right criminal defense lawyer can mean the difference between being free with your good name intact and incarceration. Besides losing your freedom, a criminal conviction can affect your future job opportunities, in some instances, your right to vote or more.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, don’t leave the selection process to chance. We will make sure that the criminal defense lawyer to whom we refer you is experienced and is qualified to advise and represent you in your criminal matter.

More about different types of criminal cases:

Criminal Law

Misdemeanor cases, traffic violations, license suspensions, juvenile proceedings, expunctions, parole violations and municipal ordinance violations.

Criminal Appeals

Appeals to trial court decisions involving criminal cases.

Criminal Federal Law

Federal criminal matters.

Criminal State Felony Law

Texas felony matters.

Driving While Intoxicated (Dwi)

Issues related to the criminal charge of driving while intoxicated.

Contact Us. We Can Help.

The Houston Lawyer Referral Service is a non-profit public service sponsored by ten local Bar Associations and we can help you find a Personal Injury Lawyer who is right for you.

Our friendly, highly trained staff of referral counselors is standing by to help at (713) 237-9429 . You can also fill out the form on the right to request a referral right now.


Every attorney on our service is screened and must meet specific requirements. Our attorneys average 17 years of experience.


Houston Lawyer Referral Service provides free referrals. Our attorneys provide an initial 30-minute office consultation for a reduced fee of $20. We also offer bilingual staff and attorneys, reduced fee attorneys for income-eligible individuals, a 24-hour attorney on call, and referrals to social service agencies.


Houston Lawyer Referral Service is certified by the State Bar of Texas under Article 320d, Revised Civil Statutes, Certificate Number 9305. We are one of only ten percent of referral programs nationwide meeting the strict standards of the American Bar Association.


Houston Lawyer Referral Service is a non-profit community service that was established in 1958. We are sponsored by the Houston Bar Association and nine other local bar associations.

To start your referral, call (713) 237-9429 or (800) 289-4577 or fill out the form on the right.