LIBERTY, TEXAS AND LIBERTY COUNTY CRIMINAL LAWYERS


LIBERTY, TEXAS & LIBERTY COUNTY CRIMINAL LAWYERS

Liberty Criminal Trial Lawyers Fighting for Your Rights, Freedom and Future

James (Jim) Sullivan is an experienced Liberty Criminal Defense Attorney. For over 20 years, Sullivan has successfully fought the government in Jury Trials on behalf of clients in criminal and juvenile courts.

James Sullivan attended the Trial Lawyers College founded by Legendary lawyer Gerry Spence and was invited to join The National Trial Lawyers organization. Sullivan has a proven record of defending people from all walks of life, faiths and countries in courts throughout Texas.

Defending Your Freedom

James Sullivan chose to become a criminal lawyer.  It was not by accident.  Fighting the government and defending people come natural to him—he was born into a diverse, dynamic family of conservative Baptists and liberal social activists.  Unlike many colleagues who practice criminal law, Sullivan has never prosecuted anyone and never will.  That is not him.  His entire career is devoted to defending people accused of crimes and delinquencies.

Proven Results

James Sullivan gets results (see Case Results).  Over the past 20 years, Sullivan has defended more than 3,000 people charged with every kind of criminal and juvenile case, including murder, aggravated robbery, drug cases, sex offenses, domestic assault and DWI.

Philosophy

James Sullivan practices criminal law with a simple philosophy.  If a client says he is not guilty, and if the prosecutor will not dismiss the charge, then Sullivan advises his client that they should fight the case at a jury trial.  Unlike many other attorneys, Sullivan does not try to convince an innocent person to plead guilty.  Instead, Sullivan fights for his clients’ freedom and reputation (see Trial Case Results).

Cares About His Clients

James Sullivan cares about his adult and juvenile clients and is concerned about their future.  He frequently counsels with clients at his office for hours at a time. He listens to their concerns, answers all of their questions and discusses legal strategies. He also explains how a criminal conviction could affect them and how to get on the right path for a successful life. Because Sullivan understands that people need to honor work and family commitments, he offers afternoon, early evening and same day appointments along with free parking.

Reputation

NTL-top-100-memberJames Sullivan has a good reputation in the legal community.  Sullivan is humbled by fine lawyers who endorse him on AVVO. He is also very grateful for clients who write testimonials on his behalf. Most of his business comes from referrals from past clients and other lawyers, although it is not necessary to have a referral for him to defend you.  Anyone can call Sullivan to represent them.

I cannot thank you enough for your help with my case in Montgomery county. It was a very serious accusation against me. My teenage nephew falsely accused me of molesting him. You took our initial call on a weekend and assured us then that everything would turn out fine. You explained that it was very important for a good attorney to get involved before indictment because you believed a good defense attorney could get the case no billed (dismissed) by the grand jury. And, that’s exactly what you did. You are very talented and professional at what you do. I cannot thank you enough for standing beside me, believing in me and and most importantly, your confidence. You are truly a super lawyer. ~K.M., Dallas (AVVO review)

The law practice of James Sullivan is devoted solely to criminal and juvenile defense. Sullivan has tried many cases in Texas criminal and juvenile courthouses. Approximately half of his cases involve criminal charges while the other half involves juvenile charges.

Contact Attorney James Sullivan

If you are under investigation or have been charged with a crime or delinquency, call Liberty County criminal defense attorney James Sullivan to discuss your case.

Sullivan generally tries to answer his own phone so that you can speak to an attorney directly. He wants to hear from you and to help you. Call him right now. Don’t go to court alone. To schedule an appointment or to discuss your case, call (281) 546-6428 right now.

Grand Jury Defense

If you are charged with a felony offense, James Sullivan may be able to get your case no billed (dismissed) by the grand jury, but you need to hire him before or soon after your first court setting (see Grand Jury).  If your felony case is dismissed by the grand jury, you have the immediate right to get your criminal record expunged.  Many of Sullivan’s clients have been able to do this within a few months of being arrested.

Board Certified in Juvenile Law

Liberty County Juvenile Attorney James Sullivan is Board Certified in Juvenile Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Juvenile law is different than criminal law (see Juvenile Crime). Note: Among the more than 83,000 active lawyers in Texas, there are only 38 lawyers Board Certified in Juvenile Law in private practice.

As an attorney myself, when concerns arose over an incident involving my son, I knew the extreme importance of finding an attorney who is Board Certified in juvenile law. Board Certified lawyers are highly specialized – enough that the State recognizes them for their expertise. My search led me to James Sullivan and I cannot thank him enough. He is extremely well-versed in this highly specialized area of law, kind, compassionate and non-judgmental. He spent a great deal of time understanding the incident involving my son and providing us guidance. Thankfully, it appears that this will turn out to only be a “learning opportunity” for my son but, I have his number in my phone and will call him immediately if the need arises. ~Concerned Mom

Bilingual

James Sullivan is fluent in Spanish and English, having studied Journalism, Latin American and Asian Studies at Baylor University, a nationally ranked Christian school.  He graduated with honors in 1990. He then lived in Mexico City and traveled throughout Mexico prior to entering law school. In 1993, he graduated from South Texas College of Law. He and his wife Araceli have been married over 20 years and have two children. They worship at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church. Sullivan is also an Eagle Scout.

NANCY BOTTS

Associate Attorney Nancy Botts has been licensed since 1988 and obtained her law degree from the University of Houston. As a criminal defense attorney, Nancy Botts’ main interest is in the areas of search and seizure law and drug defense. Botts has good results in drug defense cases. Other Houston criminal lawyers have consulted her for years about these subjects. Botts aggressively defends all felony and misdemeanor drug possession and drug delivery cases. Botts has successfully fought possession and delivery of controlled substance cases for amounts ranging from less than one gram to several kilograms. Botts has also represented numerous people on child sex abuse cases.  Botts also has a strong commitment to offering each client the best possible representation.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Robbery, Arson, Assault, Assault by Impeding Breathing, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Auto Theft, Burglary, Child Abuse, Child Porn Possession, Computer Crime, Credit Card Abuse, Cruelty to Animals, Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, Drug Defense, Drug Possession, Drug Delivery, Employee Theft / Embezzlement, Evading, Felony, Fraud, Grand Jury, Indecency with a Child, Insurance Fraud, Harassment, Homicide, Identity Theft, Insurance Fraud, Manslaughter, Misdemeanor, Online Solicitation of a Minor, Prostitution, Probation Violation, Record Sealing (Non-Disclosure), Record Expungement (Expunction), Robbery, Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault of a Child, Shoplifting, Theft, White Collar Crime, and all Juvenile Crime, Juvenile Certification, Juvenile Record Sealing and Juvenile Sex Offenses.

 

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LIBERTY COUNTY CRIMINAL COURT INFORMATION

Liberty County Court-At-Law

Judge Thomas Chambers

1923 Sam Houston
Rm. 222
Liberty, Texas 77575
Phone: 936-336-4662

Court Coordinator

Tiffany Slankard
Phone: 936-336-4662
Fax: 936-334-8177

District Courts:

253rd District Court
Liberty and Chambers Counties
The Honorable Chap B. Cain, III
Liberty County Office:
1923 Sam Houston
Rm. 223 (Second Floor of Liberty County Courthouse)
Liberty, Texas 77575
Phone: 936-336-4668
Fax: 936-336-4640Chambers County Office:
407 South Main Street (Auxiliary Courtroom)
Anahuac, Texas 77514
Phone: 409-267-8244
Fax: 409-267-8224
Court Staff and Information
Court Coordinator
Nan Bagwell
Phone: 936-336-4668 – Liberty County
Fax: 936-334-8175 – Liberty County
Phone: 409-267-8255 – Chambers County
Fax: 409-267-8224 – Chambers County
Mailing Address:
253rd District Court
1923 Sam Houston, Room 223
Liberty, TX 77575
Court Reporter
Jo Anne Horn, CSR, RPR, CRR
Phone: 936-334-3210
Fax: 936-334-8175
Mailing Address:
253rd District Court
1923 Sam Houston, Room 223
Liberty, TX 77575
75th District Court
The Honorable Mark Morefield
1923 Sam Houston
Rm. 304
(Third Floor of Liberty County Courthouse)
Liberty, Texas 77575
Phone: 936-336-4678
Fax: 936-336-4640
Court Staff and Information
Court Coordinator
Peggy Thrasher
Phone: 936-336-4678
Fax: 936-334-8980
Mailing Address:
75th District Court
1923 Sam Houston, Room 304
Liberty, TX 77575
Court Reporter
Clifton Smith, CSR, RPR, CRR
Phone: 936-336-4679
Fax: 936-334-8980
Mailing Address:
75th District Court
1923 Sam Houston, Room 304
Liberty, TX 77575
LIBERTY COUNTY ATTORNEY
WESLEY HINCH
1923 Sam Houston, Suite 202
P.O. Box 9127
Liberty, Texas 77575
Phone: 936-336-4650
Fax : 936-336-4568
District Attorney
Michael R. “Mike” Little
P.O. Box 4008
1923 Sam Houston, Suite 112
Liberty, Texas 77575
Phone: 936-336-4609
Phone: 936-336-4610
Fax : 936-336-4644
(Voice mail activated after hours)
County Clerk
Paulette Shivers Williams
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 369
Liberty, Texas 77575Physical Address:
1923 Sam Houston
Liberty, Texas 77575
Phone: 936-336-4670
Fax : 936-334-8174
District Clerk
Donna G. Brown
1923 Sam Houston
Rm. 115
Liberty, Texas 77575
Phone: 936-336-4686
County Sheriff
Henry Patterson
2400 Beaumont Ave.
Liberty, TX 77575
(936) 336-4500
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LIBERTY COUNTY CRIMINAL LAWYERS

Serving clients throughout Texas, including Houston, Galveston, Angleton, Pearland, Alvin, Sugar Land, Bellville, Clear Lake, Conroe, Pasadena, La Grange, La Porte, Missouri City, Texas City, Friendswood, Richmond, Rosenberg, Corpus Christi, Brownsville, San Antonio, Laredo, El Paso, El Campo, Austin, San Marcos, Dallas, Denton, Plano, Lubbock, Midland, Anahuac, Beaumont, Hempstead, Huntsville, Liberty, The Woodlands, Humble, Tomball, League City, Bellaire, Deer Park, and Katy and other communities in Austin County, Brazoria County, Chambers County, Colorado County, Fayette County, Fort Bend County, Galveston County, Harris County, Jefferson County, Liberty County, Montgomery County, Waller County, Walker County and Wharton County.

 

 

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