Jerry Michael Acosta

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston, TX

Jerry Michael Acosta & Associates, PLLC
 | 4101 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007
Phone: 713-869-4000
Fax: 713-869-4010
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Family Law (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    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, cybercrimes, 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
    • 40%Criminal Defense
    • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    • 30%Family Law


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

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    Admitted: 2004, Texas

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    • Selected Super Lawyer, Rising Star 2015-2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • Southern District of Texas
    • Member, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
    • Member, Houston Bar Association
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    Office Location for Jerry Michael Acosta

    4101 Washington Ave
    Houston, TX 77007

    Phone: 713-869-4000

    Fax: 713-869-4010

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    Last Updated: 7/24/2020

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