Robert Pelton

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  • 4001 N. Shepherd Drive, Suite 118, Houston, TX 77018-5510
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  • Robert Pelton, with offices in Houston and Abilene, has been practicing law for over 35 years. He is the appointed City Attorney of Impact, Texas, an honorary deputy Sheriff with the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office, and is the current Chair of the ethics committee for the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association and the Harris County Criminal Lawyer's Association. Robert Pelton is rated AV Preeminent and has been recognized as H-Texas magazine's top lawyer.
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Recognitions: Has achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell; Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers; Named by H-Texas Magazine as one of Houston's Best Criminal Defense Lawyer (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010); Named by H-Texas Magazine as one of Houston's "Top Lawyer for the People" (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010); Marquis Who's Who - American Law, 2010; Marquis Who's Who in America, 2010; Cambridge Who's Who, 2010; Member - College of State Bar: (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008); Personal Lawyer for Marvin Zindler (31 Years); Marvin's Angel. Editor, Docket Call - Published by H.C.C.L.A. Assistant Editor, Docket Call. Featured Articles Editor, Voice for the Defense - Published by T.C.D.L.A. Assistant Editor, Annotations, South Texas College of Law Magazine Articles Published on: Oybusgment Options; Grand Jury Defense; Occupational Drivers License; Bond Hearings and Writs; Ethics; Motions for Continuance; Sentencing Options. Lecturer: Houston Bar Association; Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association; Stuart Kinard D.W.I. Course 1996 - 1998; Texas Independent Bar Association; Criminal Law Institute. Indigent Defense Certification: Certified to handle all cases from first chair capital murder to misdemeanor cases. Intern: Harris County District Attorneys Office, 185th District Court Assisted in the prosecution of numerous Felony cases, 1974; Law Office of Jim Skelton, Houston, Texas, 1974. Assisted in the defense of David Owen Brooks, a Defendant in the largest mass murder case in United States History. Assisted as a special prosecutor in the murder case in Montgomery County and murder case in Polk County. Dresser Industries, Houston, Texas, 1972-1974, 2nd Command of the risk management department. Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, Houston, Texas, 1970-1972. Honorary Deputy Sheriff in Fort Bend, Texas under former Texas Ranger and current Fort Bend County Sheriff Milton Wright. The Pelton Law Office, Offices in Houston and Abilene, Texas. City Attorney, Impact, Texas, 2007—. President - Community Service Option Program, 1984-1985.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Criminal Law
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Driver License Suspensions
  • Felonies
  • Revocation Proceedings
  • Parole Board Hearings
  • Grand Jury Hearings

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
713-489-6554  Phone
713-697-5903  Fax
University Attended:
McMurry University, B.B.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; 1975, Texas
Houston Bar Association; Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (Past President, 1984-1985); Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; Texas Independent Association (Past Speaker); National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; Criminal Law Institute.
E-5, United States National Guard, 36th Infantry Division, 1966-1972
Birth Information:
January 25, 1946
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