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Criminal & DWI Defense
in Texas
 Attorney Jim Medley Holds a Master’s Degree in Forensic Toxicology with Over 
1,000 Case Dismissals & Reductions

Houston DWI Attorney

Vigorously Defending You Against DWI Charges

Jim Medley DWI Defense Lawyer has a primary law office located in Houston, TX. Attorney Jim Medley has defended people from DWI charges for over 21 years. As a Houston defense lawyer, Jim Medley has extensive experience defending first time DWI cases, 2nd misdemeanor DWI, 3d or more DWI, DWI with Child Passenger, and felony DWI. Simply being arrested in Harris county does not mean the police legally collected sufficient evidence to overcome dismissal of the charge. Jim Medley has successfully achieved dismissals, not guilty verdicts, and reduced charges in over 1,000 DWI arrests.

Jim Medley’s history of success in Houston criminal defense started well before he became a DWI defense lawyer. Jim was a Texas police officer for over 10 years. He has trained police officers and has been a police academy instructor in DWI arrest procedures. He has been a professor of Criminal Justice and has testified as an expert witness on police DWI arrest procedures. Jim has dissected thousands of police arrests and investigations and has found errors leading to dismissals in many cases.

Jim Medley will closely examine any police investigation looking for legal, procedural, or forensic weaknesses. Schedule a free consultation by calling us at 713-766-1711 or contacting us online.

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Meet Your Attorney

Experience You Can Trust
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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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A Defense Attorney with a Wealth of Experience

Attorney Jim Medley is one of the only DWI attorneys in the country with a Master of Science degree in Forensic Toxicology. Almost every Harris county DWI arrest involves the work of chemists who work for the police. Whether your case involves a blood draw or a breath test, there is particular forensic documentation that must be properly maintained in order for a measurement of alcohol concentration to be admissible in court. Only specifically trained Houston DWI lawyers have the proper background in science to question the admissibility of blood or breath alcohol level lab results. Attorney Medley is uniquely qualified in this area of DWI defense.

Attorney Medley knows that every police arrest does not involve mistakes by officers or insufficient evidence. Some Harris county criminal cases involve strong evidence that was obtained lawfully. These cases require careful counseling and skillful negotiation skills that only experienced Houston DWI lawyers have. In these situations, Jim relies on his over 20 years of experience talking to judges and prosecutors about creative ways charges can be resolved with dismissal or reduction even when the evidence is unquestionable.

Testimonials from Clients

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    I had a great experience with Jim.

    “Jim Medley did a great job handling my case. He was able to get my case dismissed. I would most definitely recommend him to anyone in need of a lawyer.”

    - Jenn C.
    He got my felony dropped to a misdemeanor.

    “They said he is the best when it comes to dismissals and good dispositions and that is exactly what he did.”

    - Ced A.
    He answered all of my questions and concerns.

    “This was my first time in trouble with the law I was so scared and nervous that I really didn't know what to expect. After meeting Mr. Medley I felt comfortable he was very knowledgeable and attentive towards me.”

    - Keisha M.
    If you are In trouble, use him. He is worth it!

    “I highly recommend Jim and Misty because he knows his stuff and he will do his best to get the best verdict possible.”

    - Tiffany A.
    Jim Medley and his staff are nothing short of AMAZING!!

    “If you are in need of a Criminal Defense attorney, you WILL NOT go wrong by hiring Jim and his staff. I would recommend him to anybody I know!”

    - Jim D.

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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