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Gregory J. Houlton

    Gregory J. Houlton is a former lead prosecutor with the Harris County District Attorney’s office where he had served as District Court Chief responsible for supervising a team that handles more than 1,000 criminal cases at any given time.

    During his tenure as an Assistant District Attorney, he tried more than 50 jury trials including capital murders, murders, adult and child sexual assaults, aggravated robberies, large quantity drug possession cases, and DWIs.

    He gained proficiency in all phases of criminal prosecutions including the drafting of grand jury subpoenas, drafting motions and court orders, drafting search warrants, making complex filing decisions, grand jury case presentations, handling pre-trial hearings, plea negotiations, and trials.

    Prior to joining the HCDA, Greg was a summer law clerk at The Welscher Law Firm in Houston where he worked in civil litigation in all areas from conducting initial client interviews to drafting and editing both an Appellant and Appellee brief in a dual-appeal.

    He served as an intern with The First Court of Appeals, was an account manager with The MedLeh Group and served as a Legislative Aide with the State of Texas where he performed detailed bill analysis used for recommendation of the Senator’s vote during the 78th legislative session.

    Greg received his J.D. from the South Texas College of Law where he graduated in the top 10% Cum Laude, Order of the Lytae. He also holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Marketing with a minor in International Studies from the University of Houston where he also played football for the University of Houston Cougars.

    Trial Experience

    Capital murders, murders, adult and child sexual assaults, aggravated robberies, large quantity drug possession cases, and DWIs

    Training & Teaching

    April 2015, attended TDCAA-Homicide School
    June 2013, attended NDAA- Career Prosecutor School
    April 2013, taught at TDCAA Annual update- The nuts and bolts of jury selection
    July 2009, attended TDCAA- Prosecutor Trial skills course


    J.D., South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, December 2008

    Achievements: Top 10%, Cum Laude, Order of the Lytae

    B.S., University of Houston, Houston, Texas, May 2003

    Business Marketing with a minor in International Studies

    Activities: Collegiate football player for The University of Houston.


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    Texas DWI Questions

    • What is a DWI 3rd or more and the potential punishment?
    • What is a felony DWI?
    • What is DWI 2nd and the potential punishment?
    • How long will a DWI arrest or a DWI conviction in Texas stay on my record? How will it affect my automobile insurance rates?
    • What is an administrative license revocation (ALR), and why is it important to have an ALR hearing?
    • What are the penalties for a DWI in Texas?
    • What is DUI and its potential punishment?
    • What is DWI and its potential punishment?


    According to the State of Texas, a DWI third offense is when an individual is arrested for DWI and has previously been convicted two times of DWI. If you are convicted of a third DWI, this third-degree felony can result in A fine up to $10,000 Betwe ...

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    Felony DWI in Texas charges are very serious and can have a major impact on your life beyond just the punishment stated. A felony conviction can disqualify you from voting, obtaining certain jobs, renting certain apartments, and owning a firearm. T ...

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    DWI 2nd is a serious charge. According to the State of Texas, a DWI 2nd charge is when you are arrested for DWI and have previously been convicted once of driving while intoxicated. There is no limit to how old your previous conviction may be in orde ...

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    A DWI conviction produces a permanent record. It is also important to note that a DWI probation, which is also a final conviction, will remain permanently on your criminal record. If, however, your DWI conviction case results in a dismissal, then the ...

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    The best reason to request an administrative license revocation hearing or ALR hearing, first and foremost, is to try to save your driver’s license. The ALR Program is “a civil administrative process unrelated to criminal court proceedings, i ...

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    THE PENALTIES FOR DWI IN TEXAS ARE: The First-Offense penalties for DWI conviction with less than a .15 BAC includes the possibility of a fine not to exceed $2,000.00 and/or a jail sentence from 3 days to 180 days, and a driver’s license suspensio ...

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    Before 1983, DUI meant driving under the influence of drugs or narcotics, but now it only pertains to minors. In Texas, it is never permissible for minors to have any alcohol in their body and drive. DUI punishment as a result of a charge does not re ...

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    DWI is a criminal offense which prohibits you from operating a motor vehicle in a public place while “intoxicated” is defined as having lost the normal use of either mental or physical faculties, or having a .08 alcohol level in either your breat ...

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    Past Results from actual DWI clients

    Television reporter with spouse was in a one-car accident after hitting a tree. .20 BAC — Case Dismissed


    President of brokerage firm was arrested driving home after a meeting with colleagues. Registered a .19 blood test. - Not Guilty.


    Business owner was arrested for DWI while driving home after company birthday party. - Not Guilty.


    College student was arrested for DWI on beach over spring break. Failed blood test. - Not Guilty.