4001 N. Shepherd Drive, Suite 118
Houston, Texas 77018
Phone (713) 524-8471
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5800 IH 20 East
Abilene, Texas 79601
Phone (325) 676-9100

 

 









 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
ROBERT PELTON, LAWYER

Experience:

1975 - 2010:

The Pelton Law Office

  Offices in Houston and Abilene, Texas
   
 

City Attorney, Impact, Texas, 2007-present

   
  Admitted to practice in State and Federal Courts - Federal: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; Southern, Western and Eastern District of Texas.
   
  Areas of Practice: All Criminal, D.W.I., Drivers License Suspensions, Felonies, Revocation Proceedings, Parole Board Hearings, Grand Jury Hearings
   
1974: Intern: Harris County District Attorneys Office, 185th District Court Assisted in the prosecution of numerous Felony cases.
   
 

Intern: Law Office of Jim Skelton
Houston, Texas

Assisted in the defense of David Owen Brooks, a Defendant in the largest  mass murder case in United States history.

   
 

Assisted as a specia prosecutor in a murder case in Montgomery County and murder case in Polk County

   
1972-1974:

Dresser Industries
Houston, Texas
2nd in command of the risk management department

   
1970-1972:

Fireman's Fund Insurance Company
Houston, Texas

   
  Honorary Deputy Sheriff in Fort Bend, Texas under former Texas Ranger and current Fort Bend County Sheriff Milton Wright
   

Military:

 
1966-1972: E-5, United States Army National Guard, 36th Infantry Division
   
Education:  
1970:

McMurry College, Abilene, Texas
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Concentration in management & marketing

   
1975:

South Texas College of Law; Houston, Texas
Juris Doctor
Chief Prosecutor of Honor Court
Justice - Honor Court

   

Publications:

 
 

Editor, Docket Call - Published by H.C.C.L.A.
Assistant Editor, Docket Call
Feature Articles Editor, Voice for the Defense - Published by T.C.D.L.A.
Assistant Editor, Annotations, South Texas College of Law Magazine
Articles published on:

  1. Punishment Options
  2. Grand Jury Defense
  3. Occupational Drivers License
  4. Bond Hearings and Writs
  5. Ethics
  6. Motions for Continuance
  7. Sentencing Options
   

Memberships and Associations:

Member:

Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (President '84-'85)
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Houston Bar Association
Criminal Law Institute
President - Community Service Option Program '84-'85

   
Faculty: Criminal Trial Advocacy College, Huntsville 1975-1995
   

Lecturer:

 
 

Houston Bar Association
Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Stuart Kinard D.W.I. Course 1996-98.
Texas Independent Bar Association
Criminal Law Institute

   

Recognitions:

 
  • Martindale Hubbell: A.V. rated
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Named by H-Texas Magazine as one of Houston's Best Criminal Defense Lawyer 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09 , 2010
  • Named by H-Texas Magazine as one of Houston's "Top Lawyer for the People" 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 2010
  • Marquis Who's Who - American Law, 2010
  • Marquis Who's Who in America, 2010
  • Cambridge Who's Who, 2010
  • Member - College of State Bar: 05, 06, 07, 08
  • Personal Lawyer for Marvin Zindler (31 years)
  • Marvin's Angel
  • Founder and Chairman of the Ethics Committee for the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA) & the Harris County Criminal Lawyer�s Association (HCCLA)
 

Indigent Defense Certification:
Certified to handle all cases from first chair capital murder to misdemeanor cases

 
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