Nicole Wignall Deborde

Nicole Wignall Deborde

  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law, Juvenile Law
  • Texas
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Summary

I practice criminal defense in both state and federal court throughout Texas state courts and in federal courts all over the United States. I handle all criminal cases from misdemeanors to serious and complicated felonies at both the trial court level and post conviction. We handle trial cases, appeals, writs and parole. As a former prosecutor, I can offer valuable insight and an aggressive defense.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
5th Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • French
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Assistant District Attorney
Harris County District Attorneys Office
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DeBorde served as an Assistant District Attorney in a variety of positions including felony division trial prosecutor, child abuse, public integrity division prosecutor and division chief and handled cases from the most basic misdemeanor to the most serious felonies including murder, fraud and sexual assault.
Education
University Of Houston
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Awards
Lawyer of the Year: Criminal Defense
US News and World Reports Best Lawyers
Super Lawyer
Texas Super Lawyers
Super Lawyer
Texas Super Lawyers
Super Lawyer
Texas Super Lawyers
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Texas Super Lawyers
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Texas Super Lawyers
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Texas Super Lawyers
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Texas Super Lawyers
Super Lawyer
Texas Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Texas Super Lawyers
Presidents Award
Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers
Professional Associations
Houston Bar Association
Past Chair - Criminal Law and Procedure Section
Current
International Bar Association
Member
- Current
Criminal Defense Lawyers Project
Board Member
- Current
Activities: Board Member and Speaker
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Board Member, White Collar Committee Member
- Current
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Strike Force Chair, LEI Member and Former Board Member
- Current
Activities: Strike Course Co-Chair, former Board Member, frequent speaker
Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
Past President
- Current
American Inns of Court
Member
- Current
Texas State Bar # 00787344
Member
- Current
Speaking Engagements
Pre-Indictment Investigations, Advanced Criminal Law, Houston
Texas Bar Association
Cross Examining the Snitch, Rusty Duncan, San Antonio
TDCLA
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
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Contact & Map
712 Main Street, Suite 2400
Houston, TX 77002
USA
Telephone: (713) 526-6300