Innocent people get accused, charged, even convicted all the time. Hundreds of wrongful convictions have proven that you can't just hope that the truth will set you or your loved one free. To have a fair chance, you need a criminal defense lawyer willing to fight for you, someone who knows the law and the system, someone who will listen and investigate.
With 30+ years of combined legal experience, the Law Office of Mike Howard has learned that great outcomes come from focusing on each individual client as a human being, not a defendant. We have a track record of success - not guilty verdicts at trial, dismissals, and favorable plea agreements.
In the past 5 years alone, we’ve helped hundreds of our clients avoid jail or prison and gotten 65 cases dismissed!
Named “Best in Dallas” by D Magazine, 2016 - 2019
Named a "Rising Star" by Texas Monthly/Super Lawyers Magazine.
A perfect 10.0 rating on AVVO and a perfect 5.0 Star Rating on Google.
Frequently Asked Questions
Many lawyers don’t freely share information with people looking for a lawyer, focusing instead on a hard sell and empty promises about what they can or will do for you. That is not who we are. When you come to us we want to make sure you fully understand your situation and your legal options. We have put together a series of informational videos on our YouTube channel that answer common questions about specific types of cases, your legal rights, and what to expect when you or someone you care about face a criminal charge.
It takes a team of dedicated professionals to provide excellent legal representation and as well as top-notch customer service. Trish Hudson is our criminal defense paralegal. After our receptionists, she is the first person to whom people looking for a lawyer speak. Trish performs our initial client intake, gathering information about a potential clients’ cases and explaining basic information, and assists Mr. Howard with case/trial preparation. With over 30 years of criminal law experience working both as a paralegal and as a court coordinator in a Dallas County criminal court, Trish has a wealth of knowledge and experience. Kelsey Carbary is our administrative assistant. Kelsey assists Mr. Howard and file maintenance and client support. We also utilize a dedicated team of private investigators to uncover the facts and get to the truth in our cases. Finally, we rely on expert witnesses such as psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and other content area experts to make sure our clients have the absolute best team possible.
Choosing the Right Lawyer
Not sure how to go about finding the right lawyer for you? Dallas criminal defense lawyer Mike Howard has written a free eBook that will walk you through what you need to know to pick the lawyer that will best suit your needs. Simply fill out the form below and click submit, then you'll be able to download the free eBook (no obligation!).
One of the great things about the Law Office of Mike Howard is our caring staff. Our entire team - including our phone receptionists, our experienced criminal defense paralegal, our highly experienced investigators and experts, and Mr. Howard himself - is working together for you.
We are located at 3010 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1200, Dallas, Texas 75234.
Parking is available in the parking garage and the parking lot attached to the building.