Criminal Defense Lawyer
Houston Criminal Lawyer – Brett Podolsky
A criminal conviction can change your life forever. If you have been arrested and accused of committing a crime, your life and your freedom are at stake. Choosing the right Houston criminal defense attorney to represent you is one of the most important decisions you may ever make. Criminal defense lawyer Brett A. Podolsky has built a reputation of vigorously and aggressively defending those accused of violating state or federal criminal laws.
Houston criminal defense lawyer Brett A. Podolsky is a former prosecutor for the State of Texas. He uses his years of criminal trial experience and knowledge of the criminal laws to advise and defend people accused of criminal conduct including, but not limited to:
Drug law violations
Drinking and driving/DWI
Assault and battery
Homicide, murder and manslaughter
Fraud and white collar crimes
Guns and weapons charges and ATF crimes
Theft and burglary
Arson and property crimes
Probation and parole violations
Board Certified in Criminal Law
Brett Podolsky is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Only 7,000 out of 70,000 attorneys licensed to practice in Texas have earned this designation. This ensures that Brett Podolsky has the highest commitment to excellence so you can feel confident that you have the best lawyer to handle your type of case.
You can read more about what an attorney must do to become board certified from the TBLS website:
“The Board Certification process is rigorous and thorough with stringent, ongoing requirements after initial certification. In brief, an applicant must:
- Have been in practice a minimum of five years with three years of substantial involvement in an area of law,
- Complete TBLS-approved Continuing Legal Education course requirements,
- Furnish at least 10 qualified, vetted references,
- Provide extensive, relevant experience documentation and
- Pass a comprehensive, daylong, specialty area examination.”
Consequences of a Criminal Conviction
If you are convicted of committing a crime, the judge has various sentencing options to impose, including the following:
- Community service
- House arrest
At the Law Office of Brett A. Podolsky we understand that the life-altering consequences of a criminal conviction can go beyond the sentence imposed by the judge. Through years of training and experience, Brett A. Podolsky knows the effects of a criminal record can include:
- Loss of employment
- Difficulty finding housing
- Embarrassment for family and loved ones
- Inability to qualify for education assistance
- Loss of professional licenses, such as real estate associates and brokers
Houston criminal attorney Brett A. Podolsky knows that being arrested, placed in handcuffs and held in a cell can be a frightening and unsettling experience. He understands that you are concerned about your future, your family and your freedom. Giving you honest, straightforward answers to your questions, keeping you informed of developments in your case and being available when you need to talk to him is how Brett A. Podolsky eases his clients’ concerns.
Aggressive Houston Criminal Defense
As soon as he is hired to defend you, Houston defense attorney Brett A. Podolsky begins evaluating the evidence to develop an aggressive defense strategy that will exploit any weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. He uses his extensive trial experience and the knowledge he gained as a prosecutor to challenge the introduction of evidence, including statements you may have made to law enforcement agents.
At the Law Office of Brett A. Podolsky the time and effort we spend investigating the facts, researching the law and developing your defense strategy will show you that you chose the right criminal defense lawyer in Houston to defend your rights and fight for your freedom.
If you need a Houston criminal lawyer, contact Brett A. Podolsky at 713-227-0087.