Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Harris and Surrounding Counties
David A. Nachtigall is a Houston criminal defense lawyer who represents individuals facing criminal charges in state courts in Houston, Harris County, and surrounding areas including Galveston, Montgomery, Brazoria, Brazos, Liberty, and Chambers counties. David also represents individuals charged with federal offenses statewide.
Experienced Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer
As a former prosecutor, David handled thousands of criminal cases. There is simply no substitute for the type of experience in criminal law that is had be working as a prosecutor. As a criminal defense lawyer, David has helped hundreds of individuals in state and federal courts.
David represents individuals charged with crimes including:
- Domestic Violence and Violation of a Protective Order
- Computer and Online Crimes (breach of computer security, possession of child pornography)
- Drug Crimes (possession and delivery of marijuana, dangerous drugs, or controlled substances)
- Deferred Adjudication and Probation Violations
- Assaultive Offenses
- Shoplifting and Theft
- Felony Violent Crimes (Aggravated Assault, Robbery / Aggravated Robbery, Murder)
- Prostitution and Sexually Oriented Business Violations
- Gun and Other Weapon Offenses
- Sex Offenses (Indecent Exposure, Sexual Assault and Aggravated Sexual Assault, Public Lewdness)
Board Certified Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer
David is Board Certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, the only distinction established by the State Bar of Texas that recognizes an attorney as a specialist in criminal law. Unlike the many “awards” lawyers earn, board certification is certification awarded by the body that governs all lawyers (the State Bar) that a lawyer is an expert in a particular area of law.
David prides himself on availability and accessibility to clients, providing personal and detailed attention to each case, and working tirelessly to achieve the best outcome for the client under any set of circumstances.
As a Houston criminal defense lawyer, David also represents businesses and individuals who have not yet been charged, but are under investigation or may soon be under investigation by a law enforcement agency. Having a qualified and experienced Houston criminal defense lawyer during the investigative phase of a criminal case may be the difference between whether or not charges are filed.
White Collar Crime
As a former white collar prosecutor, David has considerable experience with complex financial crimes including embezzlement, employee theft, insurance fraud, mortgage fraud, healthcare fraud, and securities fraud. David has a deep understanding how these cases are investigated and prosecuted, and the knowledge and experience needed to deconstruct and root-out gaps in the government’s evidence.
Record Clearing and Sealing
For individuals seeking to clear their records, David understands the law and procedure related to petitions for nondisclosure and expunctions. As an experienced criminal defense lawyer, David is able to provide counsel regarding eligibility and procedures for obtaining a nondisclosure or expunction.
For an excellent criminal defense lawyer in Houston, Texas, contact David Nachtigall to schedule a no-cost consultation to discuss your matter.