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I am a former Navy officer, with both active and Reserve service, now retired.  I handle all manner of trial, appellate, and post-conviction matters at the state and federal level, including complex white collar and drug cases.  I have been fortunate enough to have been the recent President of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, and am a Director of the Fort Bend County Criminal Lawyers Association.  


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    21 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • K. D. Fine

    Pat McCann is one of the foremost authorities on appellate and post-conviction remedies in Texas. He is also a fantastic trial lawyer. He is one of the most knowledgable lawyers I know. And his dedication to the rule of law, generally, and justice for his clients, specifically, should be something we all strive for.


    K. D. Fine Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Robert James Fickman

    Pat McCann is a fine lawyer. Pat takes on the Toughest cases that no other lawyer would touch. Pat is dedicated to his clients and to the Constitution. He's also tough and moral. He will stand his ground no matter what. I have fought side by side with Pat and he always gives his all. Pat's dedication to the Defense bar is well-known. Pat helped create special courts to address the needs of our veterans. He is a fine lawyer and a gentleman.


    Robert Fickman Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of Patrick F. Mccann

909 Texas Ave
Suite 205
Houston, TX, 77002


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199508/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
LawyerLaw Offices of Patrick F. McCann2008 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mental Health Defenders Advisory BoardChair2010 - Present
Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationDirector2007 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Legal Aid and Defenders Association.MemberN/A
Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationPresident2007 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Buntion v. QuartermanHabeas relief granted on capital murder; appealed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Harris County Criminal Defenders Association (HCCLA) DefenderMotions for New Trial - A second chance for just sentencing2008
Harris County Criminal Defenders Association (HCCLA) DefenderAppellate Checklists2007
Harris County Criminal Defenders Association (HCCLA) DefenderFifteen Steps to your first habeas writ2007
Harris County Criminal Defenders Association (HCCLA) DefenderWhat the heck is a motion in arrest of judgment?2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Boston CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Handling DNA motionsRule 64 -DNA Motion Checklists2008
Don Davis SeminarPractice in a shoebox -How to survive disruptions2007