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Johnny D. Houston Jr.
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Johnny Houston’s Legal Cases

12 total


  • State v. Ste---s

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Jul 06, 2016
    Outcome:
    Charges Dismissed
    Description:
    Difficult case. Virtually unwinnable. Client ran car off road and left the scene. Arrested at home within 45 minutes at house. Blood result was .18. Johnny was able to have the blood result suppressed and later proved that the arrest was unlawful. All charges DISMISSED!
  • State v. Ha.....n

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Jun 27, 2016
    Outcome:
    Amended to Reckless Driving!
    Description:
    DUI charge. Client was driving erratically. Pulled over and did poorly on all FST's. Blood was taken and later found to be over .08. Conviction would have placed Defendant's job in jeopardy.
  • State v. M**s

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Apr 18, 2016
    Outcome:
    Incredible!! One outright dismissal and the other was amended to reckless driving. NO JAIL TIME!
    Description:
    Client faced two DUIs. One DUI was previously dismissed but was re-filed. Client was not arrested on that case until more than 5 years later when he received ANOTHER DUI. Two separate cases-one in General Sessions and one in Criminal Court. The criminal court case would have bridged back to other DUIs which could have resulted in a lengthy jail sentence. Client would have lost his job and future.
  • Car wreck

    Practice Area:
    Car accident
    Date:
    Apr 01, 2016
    Outcome:
    Settled for ONE MILLION DOLLARS!
    Description:
    Client was with law enforcement and rear-ended while on the job.
  • Sate v. V..

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2014
    Outcome:
    Reduction
    Description:
    Client arrested for DUI. One car accident and car was not drivable. Arrested on scene after failing field sobriety tests.
  • Incredible outcome!

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Sep 24, 2013
    Outcome:
    Charge reduced to a non-DUI with NO license revocation
    Description:
    Client who blew .16 plead guilty with ANOTHER ATTORNEY. Had second thoughts and came to see me. Was able to have his guilty plea set aside and then set the case for trial. Had two technical defenses that the other attorney just did not have the expertise to recognize. On the eve of trial, prosecutor offered a reduction.
  • State v. F****r

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    May 22, 2012
    Outcome:
    Amended to Reckless Driving and saved client's job!
    Description:
    DUI case. Client had a high-profile job. One-vehicle wreck with overturned vehicle. Breath result was well over limit.
  • State v. McClain

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Feb 09, 2012
    Outcome:
    NOT GUILTY!
    Description:
    Client charged with second offense DUI. No chemical test. Offer was to plead guilty to second offense. Client might have lost job and would have done a minimum of 45 days in jail.
  • State v. Edwards

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Feb 02, 2012
    Outcome:
    Reduced to reckless driving
    Description:
    Older client charged with DUI. Performed poorly on all FSTs. Charged by task force officer.
  • State v. Kyle

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Aug 09, 2011
    Outcome:
    DISMISSED!
    Description:
    Client charged with DUI by consent. Bad facts, PLUS client would have lost job if convicted.