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Mario Madrid

also known as Mario Madrid

About me

Mario Madrid is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and limits his practice exclusively to criminal law. 


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 55%
    20 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    20 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Federal Crime: 20%
    20 years



Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

15 total 

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  • Joseph Manuel Ruiz

    Mario is an exceptional trial lawyer that won't back down from any case. He has not only taken on but won cases that many other lawyers would consider hopeless. Anyone charged with a serious crime should not hesitate to hire Mario Madrid to represent them.


    Joseph Ruiz DUI and DWI Attorney
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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Mario. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
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Contact info

Madrid Law

440 Louisiana St Ste 1225
Houston, TX, 77002


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199608/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
The College of the State Bar of TexasThe State Bar of Texas2011
Qualified Counsel in Death Penalty CasesSecond Administrative Judicial Region of Texas2011
Top Houston Criminal LawyersH Texas Magazine2011
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing CertificationPlatt and Associates2011
Texas Board of Legal SpecializationState Bar of Texas2010
Numerous Not Guilty VerdictsJury Trials2010
Numerous Not Guilty VerdictsJury Trials2009
Numerous Not Guilty VerdictsJury Trials2008
FinalistNational Environmental Negotiaions Competition1995
FinalistABA Regional Negotiation Competition1994
Best Speaker AwardLeroy Jeffers Moot Court Competition1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerMadrid Law2011 - Present
Associate JudgeCity of Houston Municipal Court2008 - Present
PartnerMadrid Martinez & Associates1999 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyGalveston County District Attorney's Office1996 - 1998
MediatorCenter for Legal Responsibility1994 - 1996
Law ClerkMoriarity and Madigan1994 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice SectionN/A2010 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationN/A2009 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Municipal Judges SectionN/A2008 - Present
Southern District of TexasN/A1999 - Present
State Bar of TexasN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Texas v. A.MDismissed
State of Texas v. K.WDismissed
State of Texas v. Z.O.Dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Houston Criminal Law JournalChanges In DWI Laws2011
Houston Criminal Law JournalTexas DWI Surcharges2011
Houston Criminal Law JournalDefending Sexual Assault Cases2011
Houston Criminal Law JournalPut Your Best Foot Forward2011
Houston Criminal Law JournalCan You Get A Fair Jury in Harris County?2010
Houston Criminal Law JournalCommunicate With Your Attorney2010
Houston Criminal Law JournalHouston Man Freed After 27 Years2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawLawDoctorate of Juris Prudence1996
University of HoustonHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Nuts and Bolts of Criminal LawDefending A Drug Charge2010