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  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
    18 years, 4 thousand cases
  2. Juvenile: 25%
    18 years, 2 thousand cases
  3. Family: 5%
    11 years, 200 cases



Fixed (always), Retainer (sometimes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

12 total 

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  • Robert James Fickman

    Joanne Musick is a past president of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association. I do not know one single person who has contributed more toward the criminal defense bar and the fight to improve the criminal justice system in Harris County. Joanne has a powerful personality, a gifted intellect and a determination that make her an outstanding criminal defense lawyer. Joanne is held in high regard by the Defense Bar because she Has consistently demonstrated her fidelity to the Constitution and her dedication to her clients.


    Robert Fickman Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • James Gary Sullivan

    I endorse this lawyer. Joanne is an outstanding defense attorney. She is very knowledgeable and an excellent trial lawyer. Any client would be fortunate to have her as their attorney.


    James Sullivan Juvenile Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Musick & Musick, LLP

397 N. Sam Houston Pkwy E.
Suite 325
Houston, TX, 77060


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199801/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified - Criminal LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2010
Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Star 2009SuperLawyer2009
Lawyer of the YearHarris County Criminal Lawyers Association2008
Member of the YearN/A2007
Presidents AwardN/A2007
Juvenile Board CertificationTexas Board of Legal Specialization2005
Member of the YearN/A2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMusick & Musick LLP2003 - Present
AttorneyJoAnne Musick, attorney2003 - 2003
Assistant District AttorneyHarris County District Attorney's Office1998 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationPresident2015 - 2016
Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationPresident-Elect2014 - 2015
Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationPresident2009 - 2010
Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationPresident-Elect2008 - 2009
Houston Bar Association, Criminal Law and Procedure SectionChair2008 - 2009
Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Texas Board of Legal SpecializationJuvenile Exam Commission2006 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Texas Board of Legal Specializationcertified - Juvenile Law2005 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2004 - Present
Texas District and County Attorneys AssociationAlumni Member2003 - Present
HBA - Criminal Law & Procedure SectionChair-Elect2003 - Present
Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationBoard Member, VP, President Elect, President, Past President2003 - Present
Texas District and County Attorneys AssociationMember1998 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. PittsNOT GUILTY
State v. PyronNOT GUILTY
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Defender, (Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association)Editor2015
The Defender, (Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association)Editor2014
The Defender, (Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association)Editor2013
The Defender, (Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association)Editor2012
The Defender, (Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association)Editor2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Sam Houston State UniversityAccountingOther - Bachelors1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Juvenile Law Nuts & BoltsDispositions and Modifications2008
Defending JuvenilesOverview - Adjudication, Disposition, Modification2008
TCDLA Defending JuvenilesJuvenile Dispositions and Modifications2007
TCDLA Juvenile Law SeminarJuvenile Dispositions and Modifications2006
In-House CLEMRPs and MAJs2001
In-House CLEFelony Court - Role & Responsibilites2000