Jerry Michael Acosta

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Houston, Texas

Jerry Michael Acosta & Associates, PLLC
Jerry Michael Acosta
Jerry Michael Acosta & Associates, PLLC

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Family Law, DUI-DWI; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2004

Education: South Texas College of Law Houston

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

Jerry Michael Acosta & Associates, PLLC

2180 N Loop W
Suite 520
Houston, TX 77018 Visit website


Attorney Jerry Michael Acosta is the founder of Jerry Michael Acosta & Associates PLLC in Houston, Texas. Mr. Acosta practices criminal law with a focus in juvenile law, handling matters as simple as trespass to as complicated as capital murder. He has over two decades of experience. He serves a broad range of clients throughout the Houston region and across the state of Texas.

Mr. Acosta develops close, personal relationships with his clients and understands the devastating impact of a criminal charge or accusation. He is dedicated to fighting for the rights of his clients and attaining justice.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Acosta has defended clients in nearly every type of criminal proceeding. He has experience with cases involving juveniles, homicides, sexual offenses and white collar crimes. He handles federal crimes and criminal appeals, as well as various misdemeanors and felonies.

In addition to running Jerry Michael Acosta & Associates PLLC, Mr. Acosta enjoys being an active member of his legal community. He is a member of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, the Houston Bar Association, the Mexican-American Bar Association, and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. He uses these memberships to develop his legal knowledge and experience and form strong professional relationships with other members of the legal community. Additionally, Mr. Acosta was recently appointed to serve the City of Houston as a Municipal Court Associate Judge. 

Mr. Acosta is a native Houstonian and is a proud graduate of St. Thomas High School. He obtained a bachelor’s degree from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He went on to earn his law degree from South Texas College of Law. He received his license to practice law in 2004. He holds an active license before all Texas state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. 

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Family Law, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

Focus areas

Adoption, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Law, Custody & Visitation, DUI/DWI, Domestic Violence, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Law, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations

  • 60% Criminal Defense
  • 30% Family Law
  • 10% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI

First Admitted: 2004, Texas

Professional Webpage:

  • Selected Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2015-2016, Super Lawyers
  • Selected to Super Lawyers 2017-2023, Super Lawyers
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Member, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Member, Houston Bar Association

Office location for Jerry Michael Acosta

2180 N Loop W
Suite 520
Houston, TX 77018

Phone: 713-869-4000


7 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

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