Houston Criminal Lawyer Jim Sullivan Prompts Questions


Real education begins with a question in the life of the learner. ~Leo Tolstoy, Russian

portrait of Leo Tolstoy

Portrait of Leo Tolstoy. Image via Wikipedia

writer, 19th century

Houston Criminal Lawyer Jim Sullivan prompts questions from individuals accused in criminal and juvenile court.  Some individuals are shocked and bewildered as to why they are charged with any criminal offense, much less the felony or misdemeanor that they are accused of committing.  By carefully going over and over what happened with the accused in precise detail, Jim Sullivan is able to draw out and prompt questions as to what really occurred and offer his legal opinion as to why the person is charged with that particular criminal offense and whether or not their actions or inaction met the elements of that offense.  It is a real, albeit brief and focused, education in the law.  The Texas Penal Code and its application and interpretation to the facts in any particular case requires experience and understanding.  A vast and ever growing collection of appellate court opinions from the Texas Courts of Appeal and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals gives guidance to the legal practitioner in articulating sound legal arguments to educate and persuade the prosecutor to dismiss or reduce the charges, to quash the indictment or to persuade the jury at trial to find the accused not guilty.

Jim Sullivan is Board Certified in Juvenile Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Juvenile Law is different than criminal law (see Juvenile Crime). Note: Among the more than 83,000 active lawyers in Texas, there are only 38 lawyers Board Certified in Juvenile Law in private practice.

Houston Criminal Trial Attorney Jim Sullivan has practiced criminal law since 1994.  If you need a Houston criminal or juvenile lawyer, you can call Jim Sullivan right now at 281-546-6428.

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