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Joseph Manuel Ruiz

Joseph Manuel Ruiz

Law Office of Joseph Ruiz, PLLC
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence ...
  • Texas
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Reviewed by Mark Ryan Thiessen January 6, 2020
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Joseph is a hungry lawyer that is going after it. This isn't just a job for him, it's a career.
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Summary

I've obtained dismissals on over 500 criminal cases and 1st chaired over 335 jury trials, obtaining hundreds of NOT GUILTY verdicts. After working on my craft at a large law firm for nearly a decade, I founded my own boutique DWI and criminal defense law firm, taking on fewer clients in order to form closer attorney-client relationships. I take pride in providing personalized, responsive customer service and obtaining the best outcomes possible for my clients. If you or a loved one are caught in the unfortunate position of being prosecuted for alleged criminal wrongdoing, call me today for a free consultation. Put my trial experience and reputation with judges and prosecutors to work for you. Visit my website at www.josephruizlaw.com or reach me directly at 281-300-8695 to begin your defense today.

Practice Areas
    DUI & DWI
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Areas
  • License Suspension Hearings
  • Expunctions & Non-disclosures
Video Chat and Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    I offer free 1-hour in-person consultations or Face time consultations if travelling to the office is not practical.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24046770
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Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Member/Trial Lawyer
Law Office of Joseph Ruiz, PLLC
- Current
Owner and trial lawyer.
Associate Attorney
Sullo & Sullo, LLP
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Criminal Law Trials
Associate Attorney
The Fredrickson Law Firm
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Family Law
Associate Attorney
Emmons & Jackson, PC
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Commercial Litigation
Education
St. Mary's University School of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Vanderbilt University
B.A. (2001) | Psychology
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Honors: Dean's List
Activities: Prison Project, Habitat for Humanity
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Awards
Top Lawyers
Houstonia Magazine
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
Top Lawyers
Houstonia Magazine
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
Top Lawyers
Houstonia Magazine
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
Top Lawyers
Houstonia Magazine
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Association
Attorney of the Year
Sullo & Sullo, LLP
Professional Associations
National Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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College of the State Bar of Texas
Member
- Current
Activities: Complete at least 50 hours of continuing legal education annually.
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Attend national seminars in the area of DWI defense.
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Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Texas  # 24046770
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Persuading Jurors to Accept a Disconnect Defense
The Defender and The Voice
Less is More: Simplicity & Reasonable Doubt
The Defender
Prostitution Trial Tactics
The Defender
Speaking Engagements
Persuading Jurors to Accept a Disconnect Defense, 17th Top Gun DWI, Houston
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Advanced Trial Tactics, 12th Annual Rene Gonzalez Practical Skills Seminar, Houston
Municipal Justice Bar Association of Texas
Reasonable Doubt TV Show, Houston
Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
Winning Trial Tactics, Monthly Seminar, Houston
Municipal Justice Bar Association of Texas
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Law Office of Joseph Ruiz, PLLC
733 E 12th 1/2 St
Houston, TX 77008
Telephone: (281) 300-8695
Cell: (281) 300-8695
Fax: (281) 754-4103
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Saturday Consultations by Appointment Only
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