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Rosario Stornello

Rosario Stornello

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

My Firm is located on the west side of Houston in the Katy area and we handle cases in Harris, Fort Bend, Galevston and all surrounding Counties.

If you are facing the prospect of being accused of a crime, you could
face the most stressful and challenging battle of your life. The
government at every level is a relentless opponent, and when you find
yourself coming under scrutiny from local, state, or federal
prosecutors, you only have one choice in terms of how to react.


You need to fight back aggressively by building a strong defense,
and this is your Constitutional right. Simply sitting and hoping that
the problem will solve itself is exactly the opposite of what you
should do.

As a former prosecutor and now a defense attorney, I have worked on
and have experience handling all kinds of criminal cases from
possession of drugs to DWI to assault and murder and everything in
between. My clients hire a professional with the experience to fight
for their rights and liberty. I negotiate hard with the State and I am
willing and capable of fighting hard at trial. I pride myself that all
of my clients receive an ethical and zealous defense.


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I grew up in Rochester NY and graduated from St. John Fisher College.  I graduated from South Texas College of Law in 1998 and I was admited to the Texas Bar in 1998.  From 1998 -2000 I was an Assistant District Attornet in Henderson County, TX.  Then from 2000-2006 I was an assistant District Attorney in Harris County, TX.  I have run my own law office since 2006.  My law office is in the west Houston / Katy area.

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Languages Spoken: Italian, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    18 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Michael Glynn Busby Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Stornello works tirelessly to get you the results that allow you to win cases. He knows the system, the rules of procedure, and the rules of evidence. He will protect your liberty.

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    Michael Busby Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mekisha Jane Walker

    Rosario Stornello is an excellent attorney. He was my first chief when I worked at the Harris County District Attorney's office. Rosario works relentlessly on his cases to get the right result for his clients. He really knows the system and that makes a big difference for his clients.

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    Mekisha Walker Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Stornello & Correro Law Firm, PLLC

2909 Hillcroft Ave #350
Houston, TX, 77057-5974

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199805/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Italian-American Attorney of the YearItalian Community & Cultural Center2015
Justinian AwardJustinian Society of Lawyers2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founder & PartnerStornello & Correro Law Firm, P.L.L.C2010 - Present
AttorneyStornello Law Firm, P.C.2006 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyHarris County DA Office2000 - 2006
Assistant District AttorneyHenderson County DA Office1998 - 2000

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Harris County Criminal Lawyers Associationmember2006 - Present
Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Lawyers Associationmember2006 - Present
National Italian American Bar AssociationDirector2006 - Present
Houston Bar Associationmember2006 - 2008
Justinian Society of Houston LawyersVice President2005 - Present
State Bar of Texasmember1998 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of texas vs. Luis HernandezNo Bill & Dismissal
State vs. RICHARD CROUTSDismissal
State vs. Julio Melendezreduced to class C Assault $50 fine

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
La Voce ItalianaNew criminal laws in Texas for 20112011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College Of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)JD - Juris Doctor1998
St John Fisher CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CLE lunchCriminal Law CLE2010