Houston Criminal Defense Attorney: Neal Davis

A Criminal Defense Attorney Who Cares About Your Rights

A highly experienced and skilled criminal defense law firm in Houston, dedicated to defending the rights of people in difficult situations throughout Harris County, Texas.

According to the principles of the American criminal justice system, defendants are "innocent until proven guilty". Unfortunately, the reality is that innocents often suffer when prosecutors, law enforcement officers and the media forget that everyone has a right to a fair trial.

The Neal Davis Law Firm defends the rights of individuals charged with sex crimes, sexual assault, Title IX campus sexual assault, child solicitation, child pornography, child molestation, fraud, white collar fraud, healthcare fraud, shoplifting and other criminal charges.

Houston defense attorney Neal Davis and his skilled legal team focus on in criminal law, serving all of Harris County, Montgomery County (Conroe) and Fort Bend County (Richmond).

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Criminal Cases We Take

The Neal Davis Law Firm in Houston, Texas has successfully represented clients in a wide range of criminal defense, felony and misdemeanor cases, including:

Sex Crimes

Sex offenses, such as prostitution and child sex crimes that include indecency with a child, sexual assault of a child, and aggravated sexual assault of a child, are all felonies. Punishments range in severity depending on the specifics of the charge, but include prison terms ranging from 2 years to life in prison, and fines up to $10,000. Read more...

Online Solicitation

Being charged with online solicitation of a minor can be a terrifying and stressful. This charge occurs when a person at least 17 years old uses electronic means to ask a minor to meet them, with the intent of engaging in sexual behavior. A “minor” is someone the defendant believes is under 17 years old. Read more...


Theft occurs when someone unlawfully takes or receives another person’s property. It’s a broad offense, covering anything from passing a bad check to shoplifting, theft of services, or complex white-collar fraud. Conviction can have far-reaching consequences including hefty fines, jail time and damage to a person’s reputation. Read more...

Drug Possession

State and Federal drug crimes include possession and "trafficking" (manufacture or transport). In Texas, possession means intentionally having a controlled substance. A person is guilty of manufacturing or delivering drugs if they knowingly make or carry drugs, or possess drugs with intent to deliver. Read more...

Child Pornography

Child pornography includes State crimes of possessing or promoting child pornography and federal crimes of possessing, receiving, or distributing child pornography. An important distinction is that federal law does not require the depiction of sex, only that the content is sexually suggestive. All are considered felonies. Read more...


DWI is driving a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of at least .08% or losing normal use of faculties after using alcohol or drugs. Two DWIs can lead to a felony charge, with serious penalties including prison time. Judges fear being portrayed as “soft on crime,” and are strict when it comes to intoxication offenses. Read more...

Assault and Family Violence

In Texas, the main offense for domestic or family violence is assault, which is when someone knowingly or recklessly causes another person bodily injury—defined as “pain…or any impairment of physical condition.” Prosecutors are aggressive in these cases and do not dismiss them unless a defense attorney convinces them the case cannot be proven. Read more...

White Collar Crimes

Non-violent financial crimes committed by business professionals are known as a “white-collar-crime.” Charges can include embezzlement, fraud, tax evasion, counterfeiting, identity theft and racketeering, and can be brought forth in State or federal court – depending on which has jurisdiction and the seriousness of the offense. Read more...

Homicide/Murder Defense

Finding a criminal defense team with the expertise needed to position a homicide case for success is critical. A defense attorney must understand the specific evidentiary rules that apply and keep abreast of complex, changing case law in order to know how to properly investigate and prepare the defense strategy. We can help. Read more...

What You Can Expect When Working with the Neal Davis Law Firm

Recognized Qualifications. The Neal Davis Law Firm is highly rated and recognized by a number of prestigious industry organizations, including The Best Lawyers in America (2015-2022), Best Law Firms by U.S. News (2017-2019), Texas Super Lawyers (2011-2019) AV Rated Attorney by Martindale Hubbell (2015), 10/10 Superb AVVO Rated Attorney (2013-2019), and more.

Extensive Experience. With over 20 years of experience practicing criminal law, Neal Davis knows what it takes to successfully defend a case. He has defended his clients in all types of legal matters, including arguing before the Texas Court of Appeals and acting as lead counsel before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Extraordinary Results. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of success when seeking a favorable outcome for each case. This strong personal commitment, along with our close communication with prosecutors, judges and juries, has resulted in countless successful case outcomes before going to trial and earned our firm respect in the Texas court system.

Unbeatable Availability. At the Neal Davis Law Firm, we understand that we serve the people of Houston and Harris County first and foremost, which is why we are available for 24/7 assistance to discuss the details of your case. And if we take on your case, you can be rest assured that we will be available to you at any time.

Personal Attention. We practice great care when undertaking a case to ensure that each person receives the respect, discretion and vigorous defense they deserve.

Hiring a Good Criminal Defense Attorney

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Truly Compassionate Attorneys

"Neal's team was amazing. Not only did they take the time and listen to my every fear, they gave me the comfort and reassurance I needed as well as put up with my constant emails every time the fear struck again. I was never ignored, and I never had to call more than once for answers or advice. Truly compassionate attorneys here! They grabbed my case by the head and I have no doubt their proactive actions saved me. If you are in need of a criminal attorney, you have definitely come to the right place!"

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Quick Facts About Attorney Neal Davis

  • Neal is a native Houstonian and graduate of the University of Texas School of Law in Austin.

  • He is married and has two young children.

  • Because of Neal's outstanding reputation, fellow attorneys often refer clients to him, and he is frequently hired to substitute for counsel.

  • He spent a decade working with legendary criminal lawyer Dick DeGuerin.

  • Apart from spending time in his legal office and in the courtroom defending his clients, Neal enjoys being with his family and lecturing on criminal law. He has published numerous legal articles, and is often called on by the media for expert commentary.

Learn more about Neal

Looking for an experienced criminal defense attorney in Houston and Harris County?

We wish you the best for your situation. Our lawyers are highly experienced and aggressive. Discuss your case with the Neal Davis Law Firm today and ensure your right to a fair trial.

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Have you or a loved one been seriously injured or killed in an accident?
On top of his criminal defense law practice, Neal Davis also handles certain civil matters relating to Texas personal injury cases. In particular, he focuses on helping secure rightful compensation for victims of a catastrophic accidentsemi-truck accidenttraumatic brain injurywrongful death or any other devastating and debilitating injury. Contact Neal Davis to learn more.

Board Certified, Criminal Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization (2009-2021), AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell (2015), and listed as a Best Lawyer in America (2015-2022)
Neal quickly won my case!!


He doesn't give up, no matter what you're up against


They were very responsive and their actions saved me