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LESLIE LEGRAND

RECOGNIZED HOUSTON DWI LAWYER

Leslie LeGrand, a partner, is a Houston DWI lawyer and native Houstonian who was born into the legal profession. In 1937, his grandfather began the LeGrand Family tradition of practicing law in Texas Courts, which he continued until he traded in his bar card for a cloth collar. In addition to Leslie’s father, Leslie and his two sisters, along with four cousins, are members of the State Bar of Texas. Interestingly, at age 15 Leslie defended his first accused citizen as part of Harris County’s teen Court. 

Since then, he is a five time Super Lawyers  (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019) by Thompson Reuters Service and he been has recognized four times as a Rising Star (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014). He is board-certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) and has lectured at numerous DWI seminars. Leslie was also recognized as one of the “10 Best in Client Satisfaction” by the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys (2015). Leslie is a member of the National College of DUI Defense, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association. Leslie’s experience as a Harris County prosecutor, coupled with his above successes, makes him one of the most sought-after Houston DWI defense attorneys.

 

Jeanette Huezo

Legal Assistant to Leslie LeGrand

Jeanette Huezo

LESLIE LEGRAND EXPERIENCE

Before joining Trichter & LeGrand, PC, as a Houston DWI lawyer Leslie LeGrand was an Assistant District Attorney prosecuting misdemeanors and felonies at the Harris County District Attorneys Office. He has also served as Assistant District Attorney, Juvenile Prosecutor, 315th District Court, and Chief Misdemeanor Prosecutor in County Criminal Court as well as Misdemeanor Prosecutor, Texas. As an assistant District Attorney he has tried a wide variety of cases at both the felony and the misdemeanor levels, including juvenile matters, murder, aggravated sexual assault, aggravated assault, aggravated robbery, intoxication assault, intoxication manslaughter, and DUI/DWI.

Admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2002, Leslie joined the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Associations, the Houston Bar Association, the Texas Young Lawyers Association and the National College For DUI Defense.  

Leslie is motivated to provide the best possible defense to all his clients whereby he can return them to society without the blemish of the arrest affecting their future. In every case Leslie not only looks for a way to get the case dismissed or to have a not guilty verdict, but also, how to get the whole episode sealed from the public or expunged (having all the records erased or destroyed).

 

BAR LEADERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS

  • State Bar of Texas (2002-Present)
  • National College of DUI Defense (NCDD)
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA)
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (HCCLA)
  • Houston Bar Association (HBA)
  • Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization Texas Criminal Defense

COURTROOM EXPERIENCE

  • Driving While Intoxicated (felony and misdemeanor)
  • Intoxication Manslaughter
  • Intoxication Assault
  • DWI With Child
  • Driving Under The Influence
  • Boating While Intoxicated
  • Possession of Controlled Substances
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Capital Murder
  • Murder
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault
  • Aggravated Robbery
  • Robbery
  • Theft
  • Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
  • Sexual Assault

SEIMINARS

  • 2019 Mastering Scientific Evidence,trial participant, New Orleans Louisiana
  • 2018 Mastering Scientific Evidence, trial participant, New Orleans Louisiana
  • 2013: Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (LACDL), DWI Seminar, Drug Recognition Experts
  • January 24, 2013: Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Understanding Breath Testing
  • March 22, 2012: Houston Bar Association, DWI – What You Need to Know for Your Clients
  • August 2011: TCDLA Trial Tactics – The Art of War: Winning Breath Test Trial Tactics
  • May 2011: Brazoria County Bar Association, Choosing a Breath Test Defense
  • February 2007: Austin, Texas; TDCAA Prosecutor Skills Course, Faculty Advisor
  • November 2005: University of Houston Evening Law Students Association, Guest Speaker

RELATED LEGAL EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant District Attorney, Felony Prosecutor, Harris County, Texas 176th Criminal District Court (2004-05); 182nd Criminal District Court (2005); 230th District Court (2006) and the 351st Criminal District (2006-07): Represented the State of Texas as her prosecutor in all levels of felony trial including Murders, Aggravated Sexual Assaults, Aggravated Robberies and Intoxication Manslaughter
  • Assistant District Attorney, Juvenile Prosecutor 315th District Court (2005): Responsible for making recommendations and conducting certification hearings on all types of felony crime
  • Chief Misdemeanor Prosecutor County Criminal Court at Law 11 (2005) and County Criminal Court at Law 13 (2006): Responsible for supervising new ADA’s in trial and made sentencing recommendations on all misdemeanor cases
  • Misdemeanor Prosecutor County Criminal Court at Law 5 (2003); County Criminal Court at Law 3 (2003); County Criminal Court at Law 11 (2004); County Criminal Court at Law 8 (2004) and County Criminal Court at Law 9 (2004): Represented the State of Texas in all types of Misdemeanor cases with a heavy emphasis on DWI

LESLIE LEGRAND EDUCATION

LEGAL

  • Vermont College of Law - South Royalton, Vermont
  • Juris Doctorate (2002)

PRELEGAL

  • University of Houston
  • Bachelor of Arts (1999) Center of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Oxford, England

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