A Former Prosecutor And Criminal Law Expert

Mr. Downey has appeared on Court TV, MSNBC’s The Abrams Report with Dan Abrams and Catherine Crier Live. Look for Mr. Downey as an occasional guest legal commentator on several Houston television networks.

Experience With More Than 100 Trials

At the Downey Law Firm, our attorney is a former prosecutor and has tried more than 100 cases to verdict before juries in State and Federal courts. We have represented clients facing a a broad range of criminal charges including white collar offenses, fraud, conspiracy, money laundering, narcotics offenses, internet crimes, intoxication offenses, DWIs and sex crimes.

June 2024, Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law Seminar

2024 Speech and Paper:

“Picking as Skeptical Jury In A Short Amount of Time”

July 2023, State Bar of Texas Advanced Criminal Law Seminar

2023 Speech and Paper:

“Case Law for the Trial Briefcase”

November 2022, Harris County Public Defender’s Office

2022 Speech and Paper:

“Ten Cases for the Trial Briefcase”

May 2019, Harris County Public Defender’s Office

2019 Speech

“Picking a Skeptical Jury”

October 2018, University of Texas School of Law

2018 Speech

“Picking a Skeptical Jury”

A Skillful Defense

Our firm understands how to prepare for and succeed in a criminal trial. We regularly use our network of experts and investigators to provide our clients with the resources they need to fight their case, whether they are facing a complex federal lawsuit or a misdemeanor charge. Whether we are handling your federal criminal case or a DWI offense, we provide skillful representation and a vigorous defense for your charges. Read more about our lawyer here: Christopher Downey

Under Investigation?

Our attorney can help. We routinely represent individuals and companies faced with governmental investigations into alleged acts of misconduct. We have represented corporations, executives and employees under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, United States Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other government agencies.

In other cases, we have acted as advisers to individuals and companies seeking consultations to determine beforehand whether their future actions may run afoul of any existing criminal laws.

A Victim Of Criminal Misconduct?

Our attorney also represents individuals and companies seeking assistance in determining whether they have been the victims of criminal misconduct. For such clients, we conduct and supervise investigations into alleged acts of wrongdoing. Additionally, we assist our clients in presenting their complaints to the appropriate law enforcement agencies for further investigation or prosecution.

Contact Us

Speak with an experienced trial lawyer who will aggressively protect your rights and work to clear your name. Call 713-651-0400 or tell us about your case via our contact form, and we will get in touch as soon as possible. We can meet you at the jail if needed, or you are welcome to attend a consultation at our Houston office.