About The Firm
At Trichter & Murphy, PC, is home to three of only four DWI Specialist Lawyers in Texas. Our Texas DWI lawyers understand the enormous impact a DWI or DUI arrest can have on your reputation and your life. With so much on the line, you want the best chance of preserving your good name and getting your life back to normal. And that’s where we come in.
Trichter & Murphy combines expert, aggressive criminal defense with caring, understanding legal counsel. This winning combination gives clients peace of mind that their case is in the hands of an expert Houston, Texas DWI attorneys. We were founded by nationally renowned Houston DWI lawyer, J. Gary Trichter, a DWI Specialist and leader in Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) defense and Driving Under the Influence (DUI). Since 1980, he has defended Texans concerned with preserving their valuable reputations. In fact, Gary co-authored the textbook Texas Drunk Driving Law, and has authored or co-authored 46 legal and aviation articles.
His partner, Doug Murphy, is also a DWI Specialist and is recognized as one of the leading DWI lawyers in Texas. Together, they have spoken at more than 300 seminars on criminal defense and DWI. They have taught lawyers, judges and prosecutors about numerous aspects of the law, particularly DWI. Read more about Doug’s vast experience as a Houston DWI attorney
Texas DWI Specialist
As two of only four DWI Specialists criminal defense attorneys in Texas, Gary and Doug have earned the designation because they are board certified DWI/DUI Defense Attorneys by the National College for DUI Defense – the sole entity approved by the American Bar Association to bestow the qualification – in Texas, the Texas Bar Association has no DWI board certification, but it does recognize the ABA DWI board certification. There are only four Texas attorneys with this certification and two of the are Gary Trichter and Doug Murphy.
Trichter & Murphy can help you if you’ve been charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence (DUI), boating while intoxicated (BWI), and administrative license revocation (ALR) hearings. We practice in Anahuac, Angleton, Austin, Bandera, Bastrop, Beaumont, Boerne, Brenham, Bryan/College Station, Conroe, Dallas, Fort Worth, Fredericksburg, Galveston, Hempstead, Houston, Huntsville, Kerrville, Orange, Richmond, Seguin and San Antonio. It also has an office in the Texas Hill Country in Bandera and has “of counsel” offices in Austin, Dallas and San Antonio.
Trichter & Murphy are skilled, seasoned, and knowledgeable in DWI, DUI, BWI and ALR matters. We are also equally skilled in intoxication manslaughter, intoxication assault and other criminal prosecutions. Call us to speak with one of our Houston DUI and DWI lawyers.