David R. Houston

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Biography

David R. Houston, Esq. is the founding member of the Law Office of David R. Houston, established three decades ago. With experience protecting clients’ rights in Nevada courts and in other jurisdictions where necessary, David Houston dedicates himself to resolving your legal problems as efficiently and practically as possible. Based in Reno, Nevada, he travels throughout the United States as needed by clients.

David Houston has been interviewed on national radio shows, including Howard Stern, Rusty Humphrey’s, Geraldo Rivera, Larry King, Greta Van Susteren, Nancy Grace, CBS 48 Hours and Dateline NBC. He created and moderates the NBC Show, “Lawyers, Guns and Money,” a weekly political and pertinent issue talk show. Guests have included governors, senators and Chief Justices of the Supreme Court, among other community leaders.

Awards

Southwestern University School of Law – outstanding mentor 1996-1997
Champion Chevrolet Case Dismissed – April 26th, 1994
1997 Alice Maxwell E.S. Odyssey of the Mind Team
The Editorial Staff of the Consumer Business Review Recognizes David Houston Attorney - Excellence in Criminal Defense
The Editorial Staff of the Consumer Business Review Recognizes David Houston Attorney for Professionalism in Law Practice
The Editorial Staff of the Consumer Business Review Recognize David Houston – Holding the Highest Standard in Criminal Law Representation
The Editorial Staff of the Consumer Business Review Recognize David Houston – Reno’s Premiere Defense Attorney
The Editorial Staff of the Consumer Business Review Recognizes David Houston as Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Attorney of the Year 1996-1999
The Editorial Staff of the Consumer Business Review Recognizes David Houston as Criminal Defense Attorney of the Year 2005-2006, 2008-2015
The Editorial Staff of the Consumer Business Review Recognizes David Houston as Trial Attorney of the Year 2016
Northern Nevada Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – In honor of and with great appreciation for service rendered as president for the year 1993 gratefully recognize David R. Houston, ESQ.
Northern Nevada Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – In honor of and with great appreciation for service rendered as president for the year 1994 gratefully recognize David R. Houston, ESQ.
Northern Nevada Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – In honor of and with great appreciation for service rendered as president for the year 1995 gratefully recognize David R. Houston, ESQ.
Top 50 DUI Attorney- State of Nevada 2014
The Global Directory of Who’s Who Honors David R. Houston, ESQ. – The recipient named above is included in the 2014 Global Directory of Who’s Who in recognition of hard work, dedication, perseverance and for demonstrating leadership and achievement in their occupation, industry or profession
The Global Directory of Who’s Who Honors David R. Houston, ESQ. – Top Lawyer Lifetime Member in recognition of hard work, dedication and contributions to the legal profession
The American Society of Legal Advocates certifies that David R. Houston has met our standards of excellence and been selected as a Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyer in the State of Nevada for the year of 2014
The American Society of Legal Advocates certifies that David R. Houston has met our standards of excellence and been selected as a Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyer in the State of Nevada for the year of 2015
Nevada Justice Association – Certificate of Membership – David R. Houston, ESQ. 2013-2016
10 Best 2016 Client Satisfaction American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys – David Houston 2016 Client Satisfaction Award
Top Attorneys of North America – this is to certify that David R. Houston has been recognized and distinguished as a Top Attorney in North America by the Who’s Who Directories 2015-2016
As Published in Reno News & Review – Best of Northern Nevada 2016
Other recognition

Creator and moderator of the NBC show, “Lawyers, Guns and Money,” a weekly political and pertinent issue talk show. Guests have included governors, senators and Chief Justices of the Supreme Court, among other community leaders.
Commentator on Arts and Entertainment Network City Confidential
Guest host on legal issues for radio talk shows. Featured on NBC Dateline and CBS 48 Hours. Guest on Greta Van Susteren, Geraldo Rivera, Nancy Grace and Larry King Live.
Published opinion column regarding Reno/Gazette Journal (see attached page regarding newspaper publications and articles). Performance as Counsel has been chronicled in Gentleman's Quarterly and three non-fiction books discussing the cases and Mr. Houston's performance as the attorney involved in the defense.
Invited commentator of a number of cable news network talk shows and continues to represent clients nationally.
Interviewed by "E" Network for an E True Hollywood Story and featured on True TV and Court TV.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Criminal Trial Practice
  • Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
888-824-1322  Phone
775-786-5573  Fax
www.davidhoustonlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Nevada, B.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
California Western School of Law, J.D., 1978
Year of First admission:
1978
Admission:
1978, Nevada; 1981, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1988, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; 1997, Colorado; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court of Wisconsin; U.S. District Court of Washington; U.S. District Court of Ohio; U.S. District Court of Kentucky
Memberships:
State Bar of Nevada; The Colorado Bar Association; Nevada Trial Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; Northern Nevada Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (President, 1990, 1991, 1992).
Birth Information:
Matthews, Virginia, June 4, 1952
ISLN:
906355983
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
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  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.4/5.0
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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    Client Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
    • 100% (1 recommendation)
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      5.0/5.0
    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 08/14/10 in Criminal Law.

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