Joe Vinas is a Houston-based attorney who has focused his practice on criminal law for over 15 years. Beginning his career at the Harris County DA’s Office in 2002, Joe handled thousands of criminal cases ranging from small misdemeanors up to capital murder cases. In 2009, Joe Vinas became a felony chief prosecutor and handled all capital murder cases and cases involving child fatalities and supervised two other felony prosecutors. In 2010, Joe began to instruct various criminal law subjects at the Houston Police Academy. In three years of teaching, Joe instructed over 500 future police officers subjects such as the Texas Penal Code, the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, and Arrest, Search, and Seizure.
In January 2013, Joe Vinas left the Harris County DA’s Office to become one of the founding members of Vinas & Graham, PLLC. Since then, Joe and his firm have defended hundreds of people accused with virtually every type of state and federal crime across Texas. In 2014, Joe joined a very exclusive group of lawyers when he became Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal specialization.
Joe Vinas currently represents clients in State and Federal courts across Texas. For more information, visit www.houstoncriminalfirm.com or call the office at (713) 229-9992.