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M. Irene Wilson

also known as Irene Wilson

About me

Criminal Defense Attorney.  I handle felony and misdemeanor cases including Aggravated Assault, Assault, Criminal Mischief, Dangerous Drugs, Delivery, DWI, Evading Arrest, Family Violence, Falsifying ID, Forgery, Grand Jury Packets, Homicide, Motion to Adjudicate, Pretrial Diversion, Probation Violation, Resisting Arrest, Robbery, Tampering with Government Records, Theft, and Weapons charges.   


I am licensed in state and federal courts and have practiced in Texas since 2001.  I am AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and am a Member of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers which includes only firms with the highest ratings in legal ability and ethical standards.  I have been selected for inclusion in the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers -- an honor reserved exclusively for less than 5 percent of women lawyers who are Rated AV Preeminent.   


My previous experience includes felony criminal postconviction appeals and civil trial defense litigation.  I am fluent in Spanish.   I offer free consultations and my office has freee parking.  


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Domestic Violence: 40%
    14 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    14 years
  3. Violent Crime: 10%
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%
    14 years



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Charles Elwood Soechting Jr.

    I endorse Ms. Wilson's work as a defender of rights. She uses her knowledge and experience to assist her clients and those in need of help. I am always impressed with the way she melds real-world experiences and her education to assist others.


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Contact info

M. Irene Wilson, Attorney at Law

700 Gemini, Suite 250
Houston, TX, 77058


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200108/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2016 Clients' ChoiceAvvo2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top Lawyers Criminal DefenseHoustonia Magazine2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top Lawyers Criminal DefenseHoustonia Magazine2014
Top Lawyers Criminal DefenseHoustonia Magazine2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2013
Client Distinction Award 2013Martindale-Hubbell2013
Texas Top Rated LawyerAmerican Lawyer Media2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Bar Register of Preeminent Women LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers 2012Martindale-Hubbell2012
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2012
Superb RatingAvvo2012
Texas Top Rated Lawyer 2012American Lawyer Media2012
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2009
Dean's ListMichigan State University College of Law2001
Best OralistMichigan State University School of Law2000
Dean's ListMichigan State University2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Criminal Defense AttorneyM. Irene Wilson, Attorney at Law2009 - Present
AssociateMcLeod, Alexander, Powel & Apffel, P.C.2006 - 2009
AssociateGiessel, Barker & Lyman, P.C.2003 - 2005
Assistant Attorney GeneralTexas Attorney General - Post-Conviction Litigation2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Galveston County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
State Bar of Texas Criminal Justice SectionMember2008 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2001 - Present
College of The State Bar of TexasMember2002 - 2011
Journal of Medicine & LawBusiness Editor2000 - 2001
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Texas vs. J.J.Dismissed
Texas vs. W.C.Dismissed
Texas vs. C.O.Dismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Michigan State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Dallas Baptist UniversityCriminal JusticeOther - Bachelors1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Guest Speaker at the Houston Magnet School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice - Courts,Corrections & Service ClassCriminal Defense and The Criminal Justice System2012