Christopher J. Downey

Christopher J. Downey

Violent Crime Lawyer

Houston, TX





No Misconduct



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About Me

Mr. Downey was born in Canton, Massachusetts. He attended Noble and Greenough School in Dedham Massachusetts. He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and earned his law degree from Southern Methodist Universitys Dedman School of Law. While a student in law school, Mr. Downey was chosen to become one of a select group of students to compete in national events as a member of the...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Excellent well informed attorney

Posted by: Tymeka over 1 year ago.

Christopher Downey is a very knowledgebale well informed attorney, he returns his phones calls in a reasonable time , he works around your schedule...

The Best God Sent

Posted by: Espinoza/ mother of client about 2 years ago.

Where do I start I read about Chris six years ago when 1 of my son's got into a problem that seemed impossiable to get help on , I Contacted him for...
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Tyrone Cedric Moncriffe
Tyrone Moncriffe

Houston, TX

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.chris is one of the best lawyers in the state. He is a warrior and fights with everything he has for his clients. He is highly...
Kelley Lyn Andrews
Kelley Andrews

Houston, TX

Almost 4 years ago

Relationship: Co-worker

I began working for Chris Downey in law school. It was immediately apparent that he was unusually bright and unusually tough. Chris is not above...
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1993 License Status: Eligible To Practice In Texas for the state of Texas.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/25/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1999 – present

The Downey Law Firm, PC


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1993 JD in Law

Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law


Showing 1 of 9 awards

2014 Texas Super Lawyer

Texas Monthly Magazine


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1993- present Member

State Bar of Texas

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Showing 2 of 6 publications

2014 "Jury Selection in Texas State Courts" by Lewis Dickson & Christopher Downey

TCDLA Rusty Duncan Seminar

2013 "Instructing the Jury"

State Bar of Texas, 39th Annual Advanced Criminal Law Seminar

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 11 occasions

2014 "Jury Selection: Cutting the Bum Cards"

at Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law Seminar

2014 "Picking a Skeptical Jury"

at Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association

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