Dick DeGuerin

Dick DeGuerin: Attorney with DeGuerin Dickson & Ward
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  • Seventh Floor, The Republic Building, 1018 Preston Avenue, Houston, TX 77002-1818
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Delta Theta Phi. Author: "Border Searches in the Fifth Circuit; Or a Case of Occlusive Trees," Voice for the Defense, Fall, 1974 (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Publication); "The Current Status of Border Search in the Fifth Circuit," For the Defense, Harris County Criminal Lawyer's Association Publications, Fall 1974. Speaker: "Capital Murder in Texas," San Antonio Criminal Law Institute, 1976; "Double Jeopardy," San Antonio Criminal Law Institute, April, 1984; "The War on Crime: A War on the Sixth Amendment," San Antonio Criminal Law Institute, April, 1985. Outstanding Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year, 1994; "Texas' Best Criminal Defense Attorney", Texas Monthly, 1994; "Houston's Most Famous Defense Attorney", RO Magazine, 1995; Attorney of the Year, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, 1999; One of the Top Ten Lawyers in Harris County in the Past 100 Years, Houston Chronicle, 1999; Hall of Fame Award, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2004; Lifetime Achievement Award, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, 2008; Top Attorneys in Texas, Texas Monthly, 2008. Assistant District Attorney, Harris County, Texas, 1965-1968. Associate, Trial Division, Butler, Binion, Rice, Cook & Knapp, 1968-1971; Associate, Foreman & DeGuerin (Percy Foreman and Dick DeGuerin), 1971-1982; Adjunct Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law (Criminal Law), 1969-1970; Adjunct Professor Law, The University of Texas School of Law (Criminal Law), 1994—).

American Bar Foundation; American Board of Criminal Lawyers; American College of Trial Lawyers; Texas Bar Foundation.

(Board Certified, Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Criminal Law
  • Appellate Law
  • White Collar Crime

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
713-223-5959  Phone
713-223-9231  Fax
University Attended:
The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1963
Law School Attended:
The University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1965
Year of First admission:
1965, Texas; 1968, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 1971, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 1973, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; 1974, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eight Circuit; 1979, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit and U.S. District Court, District of Michigan; 1983, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
American Bar Association; American Board of Trial Advocates; American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow; American Judicature Society, Charter Member; American Trial Lawyers Association; Bar Association of the Fifty Federal Circuit, Member; The College of Master Advocates of Barristers, Member; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; International Academy of Trial Lawyers; International Society of Barristers; Texas Board of Trial Advocates; Houston Junior (Member, Committees on: Law Day; Award; Criminal Law, 1965-1976) and Houston Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association (Charter Member; Director, 1973-1976); The College of the State Bar of Texas, Member; The Texas Bar Foundation; Harris County Criminal Lawyer's Association (Charter Member; Director, 1976—); Texas Trial Lawyers Association; Houston Trial Lawyers Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Birth Information:
Austin, Texas, February 16, 1941
(Board Certified, Criminal Law, Texas Board Of Legal Specialization)
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      Houston, TX 77002-1818

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