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Doug Murphy
Doug Murphy is a nationally recognized legal seminar lecturer, and author of numerous published legal articles. Doug currently serves on the Board of Regent for the National College for DUI Defense, and also as President-Elect for the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association. Doug previously served as co-chair of the DWI Committee with the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, in addition to serving two consecutive terms on the Board of Directors for TCDLA . Doug is board certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and also in DUI/DWI Defense by the National College for DUI Defense, which is approved by the American Bar Association and the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Doug was selected by his peers to be recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America, U.S News & World Report; is AV Preeminent-Rated® by Martindale-Hubbell; recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star by Texas Monthly magazine every year since the recognition began in 2004, and also as a Texas Super Lawyer. In 2012, Doug was awarded the Sharon Levine Unsung Hero Lawyer of the Year Award by the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association for his efforts in exposing the flaws—and eliminating—the Houston Police Departments BAT (breath alcohol testing) vans. Doug was also recognized as a Top Lawyer for the People by H-Texas magazine, and was referred to as the “Drinking Driver’s Best Friend” by the Houston Press.

Firm: Doug Murphy Law Firm, P.C.

Areas of Practice: DWI

Address: 402 Main St., 4th Floor Houston, Texas 77002

Phone: 713-229-8333

Fax: 713-583-0205

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If you would like to contact the author, please visit: http://www.dougmurphylaw.com


Avoiding a BWI/BUI Arrest on Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend begins the boating season throughout the United States.  Enjoying warmer weather with friends and family on beautiful waterways combined with drinking alcohol is an American pastime.  It is not illegal in most states to consume alcohol while driving a boat.  Boaters need to be responsible to ensure that their Memorial Day cheer does not put a dent in their career.  Law enforcement announced increased BWI and BUI enforcement nationwide.  Law enforcement stop boaters for water safety checks without ... Read More »

Texas passes bill to fight wrongful convictions

A Bill to Bolster the Fight on Wrongful Convictions Clinton Bamberger lost the most important case of his career, but most legal experts consider that 1963 United States Supreme Court decision a crucial victory for criminal justice. Enlarge This Image Callie Ricmond for The Texas Tribune Michael Morton was jailed for years before his exoneration.   “Everybody thinks I won it,” said Mr. Bamberger, 87, now a professor emeritus of law at the University of Maryland. He represented John L. ... Read More »