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Criminal Appeals

Seasoned Criminal Appeal Attorney Adept at Appealing Criminal Convictions in Reno, NV

Nearly every conviction is possible to appeal

Just because the jury reaches a verdict does not have to mean it is final. At the Law Office of David R. Houston, we commit to helping you reduce or dismiss charges directed against you at the initial trial and, if necessary, on appeal. Often, courts commit procedural error, jury follows improper instructions or evidence is improperly allowed in trial. Recognized by our peers for our professionalism and practical skills in Nevada courts, we are dedicated to aggressively litigating your criminal law issues, from just after arrest to the final appeal necessary to obtain a favorable judgment.

Handling appeals defended by another attorney

If you are unhappy with a judgment you received or are not satisfied with your attorney, our criminal appeals lawyer is experienced with taking over criminal cases after judgment and appealing the conviction. In an appeal, the trial record is reviewed and analyzed to assess what issues can be argued. An appeal can be filed when the trial involved has:

  • Judicial error
  • Jury error
  • Attorney error

A different skill set and a great deal of experience is crucial to recognize appealable issues with a worthwhile chance of success. With more than 30 years of such experience, David Houston has an insightful advantage in identifying trial errors that may be appealed.

A “one-stop” shop – a skilled criminal trial litigator and appellate advocate

If you have not yet selected an attorney to represent you in trial, it is important to understand the advantage in selecting a lawyer in Reno, NV who can represent you at both the trial and appellate levels. It is easier and less stressful for you if the same attorney litigates your case at the trial and appellate level, and it is more effective to work with someone familiar with your case from the beginning. When David Houston litigates in court as your criminal law lawyer, he presents cases with the perspective of both a trial and appellate lawyer, knowing when to preserve issues during trial for a possible appeal.

Providing quality criminal appeals representation

If you or a family member was convicted of a crime, you may have the right to appeal the conviction. Call the Law Office of David R. Houston to reassess your legal position and the possibility of appeal at 888-907-3384 or contact us online. Our office is located in downtown Reno for your convenience. When leaving your details, please provide as much information as possible so we can be prepared for our first meeting.

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