Grant M. Scheiner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston, TX

Scheiner Law Group, P.C.
 | 2211 Norfolk, Suite 735
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: 713-783-8998
Fax: 866-798-9854
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%)
Attorney Profile

Grant Scheiner is one of the top criminal defense attorneys in Texas. He is Managing Attorney of Scheiner Law Group, P.C. in Houston. Mr. Scheiner is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has been named a "Super Lawyer" in the categories of Criminal Defense, DWI defense and federal white collar defense. H-Texas Magazine has named Mr. Scheiner one of "Houston's Top Lawyers" every year since 2006. The National Trial Lawyers Association lists Mr. Scheiner as one of the "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" in Texas. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Scheiner Law Group, P.C. one of the Top DUI/DWI law firms in Tier II Houston Metro.

Mr. Scheiner is a frequent author, course director and lecturer for continuing legal education programs. He is also on the annual faculty of the Texas Criminal Trial College in Huntsville, Texas. Mr. Scheiner is co-author of the Thomson-Reuters (West) publication, "Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases," 2012 ed.

Mr. Scheiner is a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Voluntary Sustaining member and Officer of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Board Member of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Former Chair of the Computer and Technology Section of the State Bar of Texas, Former Chair of the Criminal Defense Lawyers Project (which provides continuing legal education for attorneys who represent indigent clients), Fellow of the College of the State Bar of Texas and an active member of numerous other legal associations and organizations. For more information, please visit Scheiner Law Group, P.C.'s website at http://www.scheinerlaw.com .

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (40%)

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%)

Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2019

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About Grant Scheiner

Admitted: 1992, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.scheinerlaw.com/legal-team/grant-scheiner/

Honors/Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, BestLawyers.com, 2016
  • Texas Super Lawyer, 2015
  • Texas Super Lawyer, 2009
  • First-Place Honors in Law Center Mock Trial, Moot Court and Negotiation Competitions, University of Houston Law Center
  • Texas Super Lawyer, 2010
  • Texas Super Lawyer, 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America, BestLawyers.com, 2013
  • Best DUI / DWI Law Firm - Tier II Houston Metro, U.S. News & World Report, 2016
  • Award for Excellence - Winner of Distinction, Better Business Bureau (BBB), 2017. One of only several law firms (and the only criminal law firm) in Greater Houston to win award for outstanding service to clients., Award for Excellence - Winner of Distinction, Better Business Bureau, 2017
  • Texas Super Lawyer, 2016
  • "Certificate of Merit" from the State Bar of Texas
  • Member of the National Mock Trial Team, University of Houston Law Center
  • Texas Super Lawyer, 2011
  • Best Lawyers in America, BestLawyers.com, 2014
  • Best DUI / DWI Law Firm - Tier II Houston Metro, U.S. News & World Report, 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America, BestLawyers.com, 2015
  • Best DUI / DWI Law Firm - Tier II Houston Metro, U.S. News & World Report (Woodward/White), 2017
  • Houston's Top Lawyers, H Texas Magazine; Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas, National Trial Lawyers Association; Houston's Top Lawyers for the People, H Texas Magazine; Presidential Award, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (multiple years); Outstanding Member, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association; Certificate of Merit, President - State Bar of Texas.
  • Named HCCLA's Outstanding Member of the Year
  • Order of the Barristers, University of Houston Law Center
  • Best Lawyers in America, BestLawyers.com, 2012
  • Texas Super Lawyer, 2013
  • Best DUI / DWI Law Firm - Tier II Houston Metro, U.S. News & World Report, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified - Criminal Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Life Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Former Chair, Computer and Technology Section - State Bar of Texas
  • Large Section Representative to State Bar of Texas Board of Directors, 2013
  • Fellow, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Former Board Member of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (HCCLA)
  • Large Section Representative to State Bar of Texas Board of Directors, 2015
  • Voluntary Sustaining Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Officer and Executive Committee Member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA)
  • Large Section Representative to State Bar of Texas Board of Directors, 2014

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Faculty - Texas Criminal Trial College, 2019
  • Faculty - Texas Criminal Trial College, 2015
  • Faculty - Texas Criminal Trial College, 2018
  • Faculty - Texas Criminal Trial College, 2017
  • Faculty - Texas Trial Lawyers College, 2010
  • Faculty - Texas Trial Lawyers College, 2012
  • Faculty - Texas Criminal Trial College, 2014
  • Faculty - Texas Trial Lawyers College, 2011
  • Certified Practitioner and Instructor of Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, by the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration and the International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Faculty - Texas Criminal Trial College, 2013
  • Faculty - Texas Criminal Trial College, 2016
  • Faculty - Texas Trial Lawyers College, 2009
  • Faculty - Texas Trial Lawyers College, 2008

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Frequent Author, Course Director and Lecturer
  • Co-Author of "Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases", 2012 ed., published by West, a Thomson Reuters business

Representative Clients:

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Avvo.com Attorney Rating: 10.0/10 Superb.
  • Top DWI Law Firm - U.S. News & World Report (Tier II DUI/DWI Houston Metro), 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas - The National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lexis-Nexis / Martindale-Hubbell Peer-Review Attorney Rating - AV Preeminent

Educational Background:

  • Trinity University, San Antonio, B.A., Communication (Emphasis in Broadcast Journalism), 1986
  • Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College - Wyoming, 2011
  • University of Houston Law Center, Juris Doctorate, 1992

Industry Groups

  • College Of The State Bar Of Texas (Fellow)
  • Criminal Defense Lawyers Project (Board Member
  • Former Chair)
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (Former Board Member)
  • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member)
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Bar Of Texas (Former Chair - Computer & Technology Committee)
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Former Executive Board Member)
  • Texas District & County Attorneys Association
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Office Location for Grant M. Scheiner

2211 Norfolk
Suite 735
Houston, TX 77098

Phone: 713-783-8998

Fax: 866-798-9854

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Last Updated: 7/2/2019

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