Houston Burglary Lawyer James Sullivan Fights for his Clients

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James (Jim) Sullivan is an experienced Houston Criminal Defense Attorney. For over 20 years, Sullivan has successfully fought the government in Jury Trials on behalf of clients in criminal and juvenile courts.

James Sullivan attended the Trial Lawyers College founded by Legendary lawyer Gerry Spence and was invited to join The National Trial Lawyers organization. Sullivan has a proven record of defending people from all walks of life, faiths and countries in courts throughout Texas.


James Sullivan has a good reputation in the legal community.  Sullivan is humbled by fine lawyers who endorse him on AVVO. He is also very grateful for clients who write testimonials on his behalf. Most of his business comes from referrals from past clients and other lawyers, although it is not necessary to have a referral for him to defend you.  Anyone can call James Sullivan to represent them.

The law practice of James Sullivan is devoted solely to criminal and juvenile defense.  Sullivan has tried many cases in the Harris county criminal and juvenile courthouses. Approximately half of his cases involve criminal charges while the other half involves juvenile charges.

Contact Attorney James Sullivan

If you are under investigation or have been charged with a crime or delinquency, call Houston criminal defense attorney James Sullivan to discuss your case.

James Sullivan generally tries to answer his own phone so that you can speak to an attorney directly. He wants to hear from you and to help you. Call him right now. Don’t go to court alone. To schedule an appointment or to discuss your case, call 281-546-6428.


Texas Penal Code, Section 30.02 – Burglary

        (a) A person commits an offense if, without the effective consent of the owner, the person:
                (1) enters a habitation, or a building (or any portion of a building) not then open to the public, with intent to commit a felony, theft, or an assault; or
                (2) remains concealed, with intent to commit a felony, theft, or an assault, in a building or habitation; or
                (3) enters a building or habitation and commits or attempts to commit a felony, theft, or an assault.
        (b) For purposes of this section, “enter” means to intrude:
                (1) any part of the body; or
                (2) any physical object connected with the body.
        (c) Except as provided in Subsection (d), an offense under this section is a:
                (1) state jail felony if committed in a building other than a habitation; or
                (2) felony of the second degree if committed in a habitation.
        (d) An offense under this section is a felony of the first degree if:
                (1) the premises are a habitation; and
                (2) any party to the offense entered the habitation with intent to commit a felony other than felony theft or committed or attempted to commit a felony other than felony theft.

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