If you live in Texas and need an experienced criminal defense attorney, look no further than Michael J. Brown.
Michael Brown has tried over 150 cases to a jury verdict in state and federal court, as both a prosecutor and a defense attorney. He is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization., Michael Brown has defended clients in a wide variety of federal and state criminal cases, including auto search and seizure, drug crimes, and white collar crimes. His practice is currently centered in west Texas.
Michael Brown’s work in criminal law goes back more than thirty years. Prior to being a criminal defense attorney, he served as an FBI agent, an Assistant U.S. Attorney, and an Assistant District Attorney. These roles gave him insight into crimes ranging from income tax evasion to murder. He has the advantage of knowing how law enforcement approaches federal crimes, and thus the most effective ways to respond.
He has successfully fought for numerous clients who faced harsh penalties because of drug possession. Oftentimes this drug evidence was illegally seized by law enforcement officials during a vehicle search. Michael Brown understands how to challenge illegally seized evidence in court, and in many cases has had evidence dismissed.
Michael Brown has also counseled and fought for clients accused of white collar crimes such as cyber crimes, tax evasion, bank fraud, money laundering, and mail and wire fraud. In the case of cyber crimes, he has stood against FBI attempts to violate people’s privacy in its search for computer intrusion, identity theft, Internet child exploitation, and other crimes.
Michael Brown has worked to ensure that juveniles charged with crimes are given the same constitutional protections as adults. He will seek to have their prosecutions deferred, and if they are not, he will fight for his juvenile clients’ interests from the pre-trial stage to the end.
He has firm knowledge of the 1,700-page Federal Sentencing Guidelines Manual, and has often successfully reduced charges so that his clients didn’t receive harsh and arbitrary sentences for federal crimes.
Finally, Michael Brown has years of experience with federal appeals and other post-conviction relief. He has argued countless appeals before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Writs of Habeas Corpus before Texas federal courts. As a result of his arguments, many convictions have been overturned.
Michael J. Brown is a seasoned, dedicated professional who can help you avoid conviction or fight to have your conviction overturned. If you have been charged with a crime in west Texas, contact him today at 432-687-5157 for a free initial consultation.
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