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Paul Schiffer - Houston, TX

5300 Memorial Dr.Suite 750 Houston, TX 77007

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Updated: 10/19/2016

Houston White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer

Overview

Criminal Defense Attorney Houston, Texas

With more than 39 years of experience as a prosecutor and defense attorney, Paul Schiffer is one of Houston's veteran criminal trial lawyers. Satisfied clients and fellow attorneys refer their friends, but he says the greatest compliment he receives is when he's hired by a fellow lawyer.

Schiffer knows the courtroom; and the respect of his adversaries, the judiciary and his colleagues has been forged over a career spent in battle...

Criminal Defense Attorney Houston, Texas

With more than 39 years of experience as a prosecutor and defense attorney, Paul Schiffer is one of Houston's veteran criminal trial lawyers. Satisfied clients and fellow attorneys refer their friends, but he says the greatest compliment he receives is when he's hired by a fellow lawyer.

Schiffer knows the courtroom; and the respect of his adversaries, the judiciary and his colleagues has been forged over a career spent in battle. Schiffer's distinctive courtroom style is an effective blend of innovative trial techniques and charisma.

Thomson Reuters has named him a Texas Super Lawyer in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013. He was named one of Houston's Top Lawyers by H-Texas Monthly Magazine in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013.

About Paul Schiffer

Practice Areas

  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Assault
  • Credit Card Abuse
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime)
  • Drug Crimes
  • DUI/DWI
  • Expunctions/Record Sealing
  • Federal Criminal
  • Juvenile Law
  • Murder
  • Sex Crimes Against Adults
  • Sex Crimes Against Children
  • Theft
  • Medicare / Medicaid Fraud
  • Prescription Fraud / Doctor Shopping
  • Child Pornography

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas

Other Affiliations

  • Harris County Bar Association, 2000 - Present
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association , 1986 - Present
  • National Trial Lawyers Association, 1985 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 1980 - Present

Education

  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas, May, 1975
    J.D.
    Honors: cum laude

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

5300 Memorial Dr.Suite 750 Houston, TX 77007

Fax

  • 713-800-0221

Office Hours

24 Hours

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Paul Schiffer

Included on the 2024 Texas list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Texas Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Paul Schiffer on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Named a Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Named one of Houston's Top Lawyers by H-Texas Magazine 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Top 100 National Trial Lawyers, 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America 2015

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