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I've been practicing criminal defense for 23 years and I'm board certified by the Texas Board of legal specialization in Criminal Defense. I love Criminal Defense and feel lucky to have picked it as the area of law to practice.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
  2. Sex Crime: 5%
  3. Expungement: 5%

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  • John Shannon Davis

    Jack is well-respected in the criminal defense community because he cares about his clients and gets results. Jack know the law and knows people--two things that lead to success in getting the best result for a client. I recommend him highly!


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Contact info

Jack B Carroll

1419 Franklin St
Houston, TX, 77002


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199008/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Houston's top criminal attorneyHoustonia Magazine2015
Top 5 go to lawyersTexas Lawyer Magazine2012
Board CertifiedTexas Board of Legal Specialization1995
Top 10%Texas Bar top 5% bar exam results1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Criminal legal internBennett and Secrest1989 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationBoard of DirectorsN/A
Asian American Bar Association of HoustonN/AN/A
Houston Northwest Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Houston County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Aggravated sexual of a childNot Guilty
MurderNot Guilty
Double Intoxicated ManslaughterNot Guilty in two separate trials
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Publication nameTitleDate
Texas monthlyHigh society stilleto murder houston2014
20/20Stilletto murder in houston2014
Inside editionHigh heel murder of university professor2014
Texas Lawyers MonthlyWhy I like practicing criminal law2013
Texas lawyerWinning cases the old fashioned way2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of St. ThomasPsychology/PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
University of Nevada-RenoApplied MathematicsBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
South Texas College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Wes appellate updateVoice dire2014
Weds appellate updateAna Trujillo stiletto murder case2014
Advance criminal seminarMurder defense2014
Criminal Defense Lawyers ClubCriminal Defense2007
Weds appellate updateCcp and 27.05 collater estoppel and double jeopardy2006
Weds appellate updateGiving a prosecuter her first not guilty in 71 felony trials2002