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• 35+ years of criminal defense experience handling 1,000’s of felony and misdemeanor cases in State and Federal courts in South Mississippi, including:
>Bond settings and reduction,
> Preliminary and definition hearings,
>Bench and jury trial,
motorcycle accident. He sustained serious injuries and was permanently
paralyzed from the waist down.
Determined to finish what he started, Davis returned to law school six months after his injury and earned his Juris Doctor degree in 1993 from the LSU Law School in Baton Rouge Louisiana.
After passing the Louisiana and Texas bar exams, he accepted a position with Taylor and Cire in Houston, Texas. Davis practiced law with well-known Houston trial lawyer Rob Taylor for seven years and then opened his...
In the majority of cases, Alan can negotiate very favorable settlements with prosecutors where charges get reduced or dismissed. Alan has even convinced prosecutors to dismiss a second-degree murder case. But if necessary, Alan is always prepared to fight zealously for...
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