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Gary Tabakman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston, TX

Law Office of Gary Tabakman, PLLC
3515 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77004
Phone: 713-526-6300
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Appellate
Attorney Profile

The founder of the Law Office of Gary Tabakman, PLLC, Gary Tabakman focuses his practice exclusively on criminal defense matters. Located in Houston, Texas, he provides effective advocacy for residents of the greater metropolitan area. Admitted to practice before all Texas state courts since 2011, Mr. Tabakman is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Texas. He has also appeared pro hac vice in other jurisdictions.

Mr. Tabakman's client base is made up of people who have been accused by the state or federal government of having committed misdemeanor or felony offenses. His state defense experience has encompassed cases involving driving under the influence of alcohol, assault, sex crimes, homicide, burglary, prostitution and drug possession. On the federal level, Mr. Tabakman has handled charges of white collar crimes such as embezzlement, money laundering, and mail, bank and Medicare fraud. Other federal matters that he has worked on have included kidnapping, weapons violations, drug trafficking, alleged violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act and internet child pornography. He has been able to obtain positive results for his clients, whether through dismissals, acquittals, the negotiation of favorable plea agreements with the prosecution, or successful state and federal appeals.

Mr. Tabakman also helps clients regain their suspended drivers' licenses, and he assists people who have been previously convicted to have their records sealed or expunged. His experience has also included writs of habeas corpus. Mr. Tabakman majored in political science at the University of Houston and received a bachelor's degree in 2006. He then went on to attend South Texas College of Law Houston, and he clerked for an area law firm before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2011.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Appellate
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Parole, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Appeals


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

About Gary Tabakman

First Admitted: 2011, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyers, 2019 Texas Rising Stars

Educational Background

  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 2006

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2011
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Office Location for Gary Tabakman

3515 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77004

Phone: 713-526-6300

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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