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Johnny D. Houston Jr.

About me

If you want to put yourself in the best position possible, call me about your DUI or criminal matter today!  


I have a small firm, comprised of two attorneys, and two support staff.  We do not take every case that walks in the door, ensuring that we have the time to work on each and every case that we accept.  If I represent you, be assured that you will obtain the best possible outcome.


Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
    24 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    26 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    24 years
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 10%
    20 years



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

24 total 

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  • Myrlene Rose Marsa

    Mr. Houston brings a common sense, along with considerable legal expertise, to his representation of clients. This skill, along with his vast experience in criminal defense, nets good results for his clients.


    Myrlene Marsa Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Meredith Mochel Ziebold

    Johnny Houston is an excellent lawyer. Through his skill and integrity, he obtains great results for civil and criminal clients.


    Meredith Ziebold DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

Law Offices of Johnny D. Houston, Jr.

3417 Dayton Blvd.
707 Georgia Ave Ste 402
Chattanooga, TN, 37415


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199011/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Judge AwardCourt Watchers2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Criminal Court JudgeCity of Red Bank2006 - Present
OwnerHouston and Associates1993 - Present
JudgeRed Bank2000 - 2013
AttorneyHanzelik and Houston1991 - 1993
AssociateStophel & Stophel1989 - 1991
Law ClerkShelby County Criminal Court1988 - 1989
Law ClerkGerber, Gerber & Agee1987 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chattanooga Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2006 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2003 - Present
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1993 - Present
Red Bank Chamber of CommercePresident1991 - 1992
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1990 - Present
Lookout Mountain Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Chattanooga Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. NicholsonNOT GUILTY!
State v. McClainNOT GUILTY!
State v. TudorsNOT GUILTY!
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawJuris DoctorJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of TennesseePhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tennessee Association for Professional Bail AgentsEthics2013
2013 Continuing EducationProfessionalism2013
Tennessee Association of Professional Bail AgentsProfessionalism and Ethics2012
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersRecent Developments in Tennessee Criminal Law2009