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Skilled Reno, NV Criminal Defense Law Firm Protecting Your Rights

Effectively resolving legal issues in Washoe County

Our firm can best be described as a criminal defense law firm that focuses on trial. All trial matters include aggressive representation, whether for criminal defense or other legal issues. The Law Office of David R. Houston believes in its clients and attempts to make them as comfortable as possible in understanding the system, while alleviating some of the stress associated with litigation rigors. Involvement with our firm is a life changing experience. Our job as your attorney consists of providing you with the highest possible degree of comfort. We utilize a high degree of competence that allows clients confidence in their counsel. Knowledge in the system and practicing through three decades translates to the experience and wisdom necessary to navigate the criminal justice system, while setting precedence in the court system in general. While no lawyer can guarantee a certain result on any case, The Law Office of David R. Houston guarantees its best possible representation.

With more than 30 years of experience as successful criminal trial litigators in Reno, Nevada courts, the attorney at the Law Office of David R. Houston possesses the right background and skill set to efficiently bring your legal issue to a quick conclusion.

Our criminal law focus areas include:

  • Forgery
  • Habeas corpus petitions
  • Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Murder
  • Parole and probation issues
  • Post-conviction remedies
  • Illegal re-entry issues regarding immigration
  • Sexual abuse
  • Sexual assault
  • Theft
  • Traffic violations
  • Recovering personal injury regarding to accidents and worker’s compensation
  • Medical malpractice


David R. Houston, Esq.

David Houston, the firm’s sole practitioner, was the recognized President of the Northern Nevada Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in 1993, 1994 and 1995. The editorial staff at the Consumer Business and Review named him Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year in 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009. The Consumer Business Review awarded him a Recognition of Professionalism and Law Practice and a Congress Order of Merit. Southwestern University School of Law named him Outstanding Mentor, and he possesses a number of different awards by virtue of his law school education, including the Dean’s Award, the Order of the Barristers and the Advocacy Honors Board.

Speak with a qualified criminal defense lawyer in Washoe County

For a fierce criminal defense litigator in Reno, Nevada, contact the Law Office of David R. Houston to discuss your legal problem today. Call us at 888-907-3384 or contact us online to schedule an appointment. Our office is conveniently located in downtown Reno.

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  • Reno Office
    432 Court Street Reno
    Reno, Nevada 89501
    Phone: 888-907-3384
    Fax: 775-786-5573