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Houston Criminal Defense Attorneys

Defending Against a Wide Variety of Criminal Charges

In Harris County, and throughout Texas, criminal convictions carry serious consequences. Whether you were in the wrong place at the wrong time or you simply feel you made a mistake, it can cost you thousands in fines, years behind bars, or even your life depending on the charges. At David Mitcham, Attorney at Law, we are dedicated to helping you protect your freedom. We aggressively defend clients in Houston, Texas, and the surrounding areas.

David Mitcham has three decades of experience in criminal law, his sole practice area. We also have extensive knowledge of Texas law and the Harris County criminal justice system.

Founding attorney David Mitcham has a lengthy background in criminal defense. Board-Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1985, he has handled thousands of criminal defense cases and has served as lead counsel in more than 200 criminal jury trials.

Contact us to discuss your case with an experienced Houston area lawyer.

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We handle all types of state criminal defense cases, from misdemeanors to felonies. Whatever type of charges you may be facing, you can rely on us to provide a thorough and aggressive defense to charges including:


  • Driving with a suspended license
  • Intoxicated manslaughter
  • Intoxicated assault


  • Domestic violence
  • Child abuse
  • Aggravated assault
  • Burglary and assault

Drug Offenses

  • Possession
  • Cultivation
  • Delivery
  • Prescription fraud
  • Drugs in a school zone
  • Drug-related weapons charges

Sex Offenses

  • Sexual assault
  • Child pornography
  • Online solicitation
  • Prostitution
  • Rape

Theft and Property Crimes

  • Robbery
  • Car theft
  • Credit card theft
  • Misappropriation of fiduciary funds
  • Shoplifting
  • Trespass
  • Arson

White Collar Crime

  • Forgery
  • Medical fraud
  • Insurance fraud
  • Money laundering

Probation issues

  • Probation violations
  • Motions to revoke probation
  • Early termination of probation

Violent crime

  • Kidnapping
  • Armed robbery
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Manslaughter

Resisting or Evading Arrest

Sealing of Records

  • Expungements
  • Non-disclosures

A strong defense begins with a strong investigation. From visiting the crime scene to working with forensic experts, we will make every effort to gather information that could help your case. You can rely on us to interview potential witnesses and pursue other leads.

For a free consultation about your case, contact us today.