David Mitcham, Attorney at Law - Criminal Law
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Harris County Criminal Defense Attorneys

Experienced Houston Criminal Defense Lawyers

If you have been accused of a crime, you need a skilled attorney on your side. At David Mitcham, Attorney at Law, in Houston, Texas, we have three decades of experience in criminal defense. We will help you fight to protect your freedom and defend your Constitutional rights.

Founding attorney David Mitcham has handled thousands of criminal defense cases, and has served as lead counsel in more than 200 criminal jury trials. He knows what it takes to be successful at trial and is proud of his track record, which includes many, many acquittals. A former prosecutor in Harris County, he understands the law from the prosecutor's perspective and can use that experience to develop a defensive strategy for your case.

Among his credentials, he has been Board-Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1985.

Whatever charges you may be facing, you can rely on us for aggressive representation. Contact us to discuss your case.

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Our firm handles all types of state criminal defense cases, from misdemeanors to felonies.

We can help you with cases involving:

  • DWI and driver's license suspension or revocation
  • Possession, cultivation or distribution of drugs
  • Theft-related crimes, including car theft, arson, burglary, trespass, and other property charges
  • Prohibited weapons
  • Domestic violence, intoxication assault and other forms of assault
  • Resisting or evading arrest
  • Probation violations, motions to revoke probation, and early termination of probation
  • Sealing of records (Expungements)
  • Medical fraud, credit card abuse, insurance fraud, and other white collar crime
  • Sex crimes (Child pornography, sexual assault)
  • Armed robbery, rape, murder and other violent crimes

Pursuit of Justice

With extensive experience in dealing with criminal investigations, we know what to look for at crime scenes and what questions to ask witnesses. We will pursue all sources of information, and we may utilize forensic experts to assist us as we build your defense.

We are committed to our clients, and you can trust that we will do everything in our power to defend you or your loved ones.

For a consultation with an experienced lawyer, contact our offices in downtown Houston. We are located four blocks south of the Harris County Courthouse in the Great Southwest Building. Phone calls are answered 24 hours a day at 713-222-1616.

Practicing Criminal Defense Law For
Over 25 Years

Board Certified, in Criminal Law by The Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1985

Born in Brown County, Texas, raised in Houston,educated in the public schools; S.P Waltrip HighSchool, graduating class of 1969

B.A., J.D., U.T., Austin - Licensed May 28, 1979

Assistant District Attorney of Harris County Texas, 1980-1984

President - Harris County Criminal Lawyers
Association, 1988-1989

Radio Personality - "The Rock Lawyer" featured on KLOL-FM's "The Moby Show," spring 1989

Ranked among the Top 12 Criminal Defense Lawyers in a poll of local judges and prosecutors conducted and reported by the Houston Chronicle: "The Best Defense - Colleagues polled on Top Attorneys," March 27, 1994

Recognized by The Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association with the 2001 Attorney of the Year Award for Dedication to the Principals and Ideas of American Justice.

Selected as a Texas Monthly magazine "Superlawyer," 2003 and 2004

Designated as a "Top Lawyer in Houston 2004" and a "Top Lawyer for the People 2005" by H Texas magazine

Lead counsel in more than two hundred jury trials in the Harris County Criminal Courthouse