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Edward A. Mallett - Houston, TX

4306 Yoakum BlvdSuite 400 Houston, TX 77006

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Updated: 06/09/2023

Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer

Overview

Edward Mallett is a native Houstonian and a seventh generation Texan. He is a graduate of Lamar High School, Dartmouth College, and the University of Texas, School of Law. His jobs and scholarships paid for his complete college and law school educations...

Edward Mallett is a native Houstonian and a seventh generation Texan. He is a graduate of Lamar High School, Dartmouth College, and the University of Texas, School of Law. His jobs and scholarships paid for his complete college and law school educations. He has served as President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers and President of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association and, on June 17, 2016, was inducted into the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association’s Hall of Fame. Ed has served as a Special Prosecutor, appointed by the President of the State Bar of Texas. He is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Ed is a Lamar H.S. graduate and returned to Houston after taking the Bar Examination, and has been in private practice ever since. His career in criminal defense started with court appointments. His early successes quickly led to retained cases, including serious felonies in state and federal courts. He is admitted to practice law in all courts in the State of Texas, the State of New York, many Federal Courts of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court.

Ed's academic career also includes attending the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago, ten years on the faculty of the University of Houston School of Law, fifteen years teaching at the National Criminal Defense College and more than 150 publications and presentations on criminal law to bar associations and law students throughout the United States.

About Edward A. Mallett

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

Other Affiliations

  • Foundation for Criminal Justice, 2005 - 2010 (President)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Past President)
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Past President)
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (Past President)
  • American Board of Criminal Lawyers (Fellow)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member)
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Educational Institute (Life Fellow)
  • Houston Bar Foundation (Life Fellow)
  • Texas Bar Foundation (Life Member)
  • National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (Life Member, Legal Committee)

Classes and Seminars

  • Course Director, "Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law", Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2010 - Present
  • Faculty, National Criminal Defense College
  • Faculty, University of Houston, School of Law, 1986 - 1996
  • Course Director, State Bar of Texas, Advanced Criminal Law Course, 1986 - Present
  • Faculty, State Bar of Texas, Advanced Criminal Law Course, 1990 - 2010

Pro Bono Activities

  • Honorable Discharge, United States Army Reserves
  • Vietnam Service Medal

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1970
    J.D.
  • University of Chicago
    Graduate School of Business
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1967
    B.A.

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

Published Works

  • Federal Criminal Rules and Codes, Thomson Reuters Publishing, Author and Editor, 2010 – Present

Office Information

Address

4306 Yoakum BlvdSuite 400 Houston, TX 77006

Fax

  • (713) 228-0321

Office Hours

Open 24 hours

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Edward A. Mallett

Included on the 2022 Texas list


Past Lists

  • 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
  • 2012 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2003 Texas Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Edward A. Mallett on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers, Hall of Fame, 2016
  • Selected for "The Best Lawyers in America", 2010 - Present
  • "Texas Monthly Super Lawyers", 2002 - Present
  • H Houston Magazine's Best Lawyers in Houston, 2005 - Present
  • National Directory of Criminal Lawyers
  • Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers
  • Life Fellow, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Educational Institute
  • Life Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation
  • H-Texas, Houston's Top Lawyers for the People, 2010
  • Avvo Rating 10.0, 2018 - Present
  • Richard "Racehorse" Haynes Lifetime Achievement Award

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