Why Hire Jim Medley Criminal & DUI/DWI Defense in Texas and Colorado

Why Hire Jim Medley?

Over 25 Years of Experience in Criminal Justice

If you were recently arrested on DWI charges, you’re probably very concerned about fines, incarceration and the potential for incurring a permanent criminal record, all of which can affect your job, your livelihood, your auto insurance premiums and your future. Texas is renowned for being one of the harshest states in the nation when it comes to criminal sentencing and penalties, so your future hinges on retaining an experienced and skilled Houston DWI attorney.

Jim Medley and Misty Thomas

When facing DWI charges and an aggressive prosecutor, you’re going to need an attorney who has focused his practice on DWI defense such as Jim Medley. What sets Medley apart from other DWI lawyers in the Houston area? He has more than 25 years of experience in the field of criminal justice.

He began his career working in the trenches as a police officer for more than 12 years, giving him a unique perspective into law enforcement’s methodology and techniques. He has trained and supervised law enforcement officers, and he has served a professor of criminal law and criminal justice. With his real-world experience combined with his education and experience as an instructor and professor, he is viewed as a triple threat by his peers and is a formidable adversary in the courtroom.

Just a Few Reasons to Hire Jim Medley

Medley is a member and graduate of the National College for DUI Defense, which trains DUI defense attorneys in the understanding of the scientific and legal processes of DUI. Issues addressed in the training include search and seizure, due process, illegal interrogation, denial of counsel and evidentiary issues. The legal issues that impact a DUI case include various scientific areas of expertise such as anatomy, biology, chemistry and toxicology.

Skilled DUI defense lawyers must have a working understanding of the operation of breath-testing equipment and the instruments utilized by forensic laboratories. With Medley’s master’s degree in forensic toxicology, you can be confident that your DWI case is in highly capable hands.

If you or someone you love has been arrested for DWI in Houston, you should contact the Jim Medley Defense Lawyer. as soon as possible. With more than 25 years of experience in the field of criminal justice and with his esteemed credentials, you are working with a true professional. When facing criminal charges that can significantly impact your future, there is no reason why you should hire someone with lesser qualifications and experience, because you deserve the best.

Testimonials from Clients

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  • I highly recommend attorney Jim Medley to anyone who needs legal, criminal advice, or his expertise.

    “My experience with attorney Jim Medley was very professional and his staff was very friendly. His wonderful staff made sure my son and I felt comfortable at his office, and I was kept informed of my son's case.”

    - Anselmo M.
  • I’m very glad I was recommended to Jim Medley.

    “After discussing my case with Jim Medley I felt very comfortable and confident about my current situation and he told me that I had nothing to worry about.”

    - Nick A.
  • My case was dismissed with his help and I would like to recommend him and his services.

    “He is very knowledgeable in his field and keeps you well informed through out the process to the very end. He was always available easily reachable and his office staff are super supportive, especially Misty and a joy to work with.”

    - Toni M.
  • I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Mr. Jim Medley for your legal needs.

    “I can honestly say he WILL go out his way for his clients as well as work with any situation that may come.”

    - Happy Client
  • I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Mr. Jim Medley for your legal needs.

    “Very professional and knowledgeable. I can honestly say he WILL go out his way for his clients as well as work with any situation that may come. Very honest and direct.”

    - Marcus M.

Case Results

Our Verdicts Speak for Themselves
  • Dismissed 2nd DWI


  • Dismissed 2nd DWI


  • Dismissed Aggravated Assault


  • Dismissed Aggravated Assault w/ Deadly Weapon


  • No Billed Aggravated Assault w/ Deadly Weapon


  • Dismissed Aggravated Assault w/ Deadly Weapon



Meet Your Attorney

Master’s Degrees in Criminal Justice, Education, & Forensic Toxicology
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    Jim Medley

    Attorney & Founder

    Houston Attorney Attorney Jim Medley started building his expertise in the justice system over 30 years ago. He started working as a police officer in the early 1990's. By the mid 90's, he was training and supervising police officers in DWI/ DUI arrests. Jim completed his first master of science degree from Sam Houston State University in 1996. By the age of 35, Jim had three masters degrees and a doctorate degree in Law from the University of Houston. Attorney Medley now has over 20 years ...
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Experience You Can Trust

Why Hire Jim Medley?
  • Over 10 Years' Experience as a Police Officer
  • Masters Degree in Criminal Justice & Forensic Toxicology
  • Over 30 Years of Experience in the Justice System
  • Hundreds of DWI/DUI Cases Dismissed
  • Instructor of Police Sobriety Tests & Former Police Academy Instructor
  • Professor of Criminal Law

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