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When you need a tough defender on your side, you can count on Attorney Billy Skinner to fight for you every step of the way. For many years, those accused of crimes in and around Houston have called upon Attorney Billy Skinner to help them defend their rights, their reputation and their freedom. As the founding attorney of Billy Skinner & Associates, Attorney Skinner displays a desire to help those in need and a genuine passion for criminal defense and advocacy. This means that you can count on Houston Criminal Attorney Skinner to provide you with 24/7 legal guidance and protection.


What sets Attorney Skinner in a league of his own? Not only does he practice criminal defense exclusively, but Attorney Skinner shows sincere care for each client he takes on. As a recipient of attorney-ranking service Avvo’s Clients’ Choice Award in 2012, Attorney Skinner is frequently recognized in the local and legal communities for his unrivaled level of personal involvement and dedication. His firm encourages families and individuals throughout Houston to reach out to a Houston criminal defense lawyer who truly cares about helping them through these tough times, and you can have confidence entrusting your case to Billy Skinner & Associates.


Regardless of whether you have been accused of a misdemeanor or felony offense, the penalties for any criminal conviction can last for many years or even your entire lifetime. When you call Billy Skinner & Associates for a confidential consultation, you will learn about your legal options and the ways that Attorney Skinner can protect your rights and your freedom. You should never underestimate the serious nature of criminal charges, and taking swift action to enlist the help of a legal professional is the best way to avoid a conviction. Contact the firm today to gain a better understanding of your charges!


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Katy Jo Muncie

    Billy is a smart and dedicated criminal defense attorney. He is a great problem solver and handles himself well under pressure. He is an impassioned advocate for criminal justice and I highly recommend him.


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  • Mana Yegani

    Billy Skinner is a great lawyer with a wealth of knowledge in criminal matters. He is dedicated and genuinely cares about his clients. He leaves no stone unturned. He is definitely someone you want on your side.I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

Billy Skinner & Associates

712 Main Street
Suite 2450
Houston, TX, 77002


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200707/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBilly Skinner & Associates2009 - Present
AttorneyRusty Hardin & Associates2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Billy Skinner & AssociatesWill I Have to Go to Jail for a DWI?2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawN/AN/AN/A