Monique C. Sparks
Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston, TX
Monique C. Sparks is the attorney behind The Sparks Law Firm. She founded her firm, a practice led by women since 2008, with a vision to offer honest, unparalleled and authentic legal services to individuals in Houston, Texas, who are accused of criminal charges. With a thorough understanding of the local courts and the criminal justice system, she is able to effectively address her clients’ cases and get them through them.
Whether a felony or misdemeanor charges, Ms. Sparks understands how stressful and petrifying the experience can be. She starts investigating the case as soon as possible and helps her clients make critical decisions to move forward with confidence. Over her career spanning 16-plus years, she has handled a variety of state and federal cases involving assault, weapons offenses, traffic charges, DUI, sex crimes, domestic violence, theft, fraud, white collar crimes, drug crimes, parole reviews and revocations, criminal appeals and Habeas Corpus.
Born in Kansas and raised in Missouri City, Texas, Ms. Sparks graduated from Dillard University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in political science and government in 2003. She then attended Thurgood Marshall School of law to earn a Juris Doctor in 2006. She is licensed to practice in Texas (2006), the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.
When it comes to investing in herself, Ms. Sparks makes every effort possible to improve her skills and knowledge. She regularly attends many trial advocacy programs across the United States to develop and refine her litigation skills.
Active in her legal community, Ms. Sparks is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Houston Lawyers Association and the Texas Bar College. She also volunteers to offer pro bono services to those in need by being part of several organizations. She is the co-chair of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association – Diversity, Justice, and Inclusion Committee; a board member of Old Spanish Trail/Alameda Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ); and the co-founder of the Houston Protest Defense Team.
- 100%Criminal Defense
Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence
- Super Lawyers: 2022
About Monique C. Sparks
First Admitted: 2006, Texas
Professional Webpage: https://www.thesparkslawfirm.com/team/team-monique-sparks
- State Bar of Texas, United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, Western District of Michigan, United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
- State Bar College of Texas
- Houston Lawyers Association
- National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
- Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Associate
- The Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College
- Bachelor Of Arts, Political Science, Dillard University
Last Updated: 5/15/2022