State and Federal Criminal Appeals

    Call 713-526-6300 to Talk to an
    Appellate Attorney

    Based in Houston, the Hochglaube & DeBorde Law Firm handles criminal appeals, writs of habeas corpus and motions for a new trial throughout the Fifth Circuit, the Southern District of Texas, the Court of Appeals, the Court of Criminal Appeals for the State of Texas.

    Nicole DeBorde has nearly 20 years legal experience which includes more than eight years as a prosecutor at the district attorney's office. Ms. DeBorde has handled hundreds of criminal trials, countless motions, and has experience with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and appeared before various Courts of Appeals. Ms. DeBorde has successfully argued before the highest criminal court in the state of Texas, the Court of Criminal Appeals.

    Ms. DeBorde's reputation for preparation and dedication has earned her praise from the legal community, as well as national prominence as a legal analyst for:

    • Fox News

    • CNN

    • MSNBC (including the O'Reilly Factor)

    Ms. DeBorde has also been named one of Houston's top lawyers by several distinguished magazines, including H Magazine. For additional information about our law firm or the benefits of retaining our legal services, please visit our firm overview page.

    Experienced Texas and Fifth Circuit Criminal Appeals Lawyer

    Our firm has substantial experience in state and federal appellate courts handling criminal appeals. Our appellate practice includes the following:

    • Reviewing your court record

    • Filing state or federal appeals

    • Preparing briefs, writs and petitions

    • Arguing before the Fifth Circuit, state appellate court, or the US or the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

    • Motion for a new trial

    • State and federal writs

    • Petitions for discretionary review

    We are also available to act as your "appellate counsel" during your criminal trial to help you preserve your record during your trial. If you would like us to review your criminal trial record, or discuss the appeals process with an experienced Texas appellate attorney, please contact us online or call 713-526-6300 to schedule a free consultation. We are also available to assist other defense attorneys with their client's appeal.

    Se Habla Español - Located in the Niels Esperson Building - For a Free Initial Consultation and Evaluation Please Call Us at 713-526-6300.

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