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Robert Pelton Criminal Defense Attorney

 

Houston: 713-524-8471 4001 N. Shepherd Dr., Suite 200 Houston, TX 77018

 

Abilene: 325-676-9100 5800 IH 20 East Abilene, TX 79601

 

INDIGENT DEFENSE CERTIFICATION:

– Certified to handle all cases from first chair capital murder to misdemeanor cases (Most recent certification: Dec. 12, 2003 by Harris County Criminal Courts at Law–Office of Court Management)

EXPERIENCE:

1975 – 2010: – The Pelton Law Offices (Houston and Abilene, Texas) – City Attorney, Impact, Texas, 2007-present – Admitted to practice in State and Federal Courts; Federal: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; Southern, Western and Eastern District of Texas – Areas of Practice: All Criminal, D.W.I., Drivers License Suspensions, Felonies, Revocation Proceedings, Parole Board Hearings, Grand Jury Hearings 1974: – Intern: Harris County District Attorneys Office, 185th District Court Assisted in the prosecution of numerous Felony cases. – Intern: Law Office of Jim Skelton – Assisted in the defense of David Owen Brooks, a Defendant in the largest mass murder case in United States history. – Assisted as a special prosecutor in a murder case in Montgomery County and a murder case in Polk County 1972-1974: – Dresser Industries (Houston, Texas) – 2nd in command of the risk management department 1970-1972: – Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company (Houston, Texas) – Honorary Deputy Sheriff in Fort Bend, Texas under former Texas Ranger and current Fort Bend County Sheriff Milton Wright

MILITARY:

1966-1972: E-5, United States Army National Guard, 36th Infantry Division

EDUCATION:

1970: McMurry College, Abilene, Texas – Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – Concentration in management and marketing 1975: South Texas College of Law; Houston, Texas – Juris Doctor – Chief Prosecutor of Honor Court – Justice – Honor Court

PUBLICATIONS:

– Editor, “Docket Call” – Published by H.C.C.L.A. – Assistant Editor, “Docket Call” – Feature Articles Editor, “Voice for the Defense” – Published by T.C.D.L.A. – Assistant Editor, “Annotations” –  South Texas College of Law Magazine – Articles published on: Punishment Options, Grand Jury Defense, Occupational Drivers License, Bond Hearings and Writs, Ethics, Motions for Continuance, Sentencing Options