“Ms. Secrest is a hardworking attorney who is not
afraid to fight for her clients... She is meticulous,
dedicated, and a pleasure to work with."
Allison Secrest is a Houston criminal defense attorney who represents citizens accused of felony and misdemeanor crimes in state and federal courts. Committing her entire practice to criminal law, she is both well-respected and well-known in the Houston community for her dedication to her cases and for achieving the best possible results for her clients.
As a former felony, misdemeanor and juvenile prosecutor at the Harris County District Attorney's Office, Allison understands the seriousness of an accusation and the impact that a criminal conviction can have on a person's life and the life of his or her family. Allison takes her duty as a criminal defense lawyer to heart; defending people's rights and helping them navigate through such frightening and often troubling waters is a tremendous responsibility that she takes very seriously. While prosecuting cases in the Family Criminal Law Division of the district attorney's office, Allison gained valuable experience trying domestic violence and other family assault-related offenses. She has extensive jury trial experience with all kinds of offenses, including:
Allison also assists clients with expunctions and petitions for nondisclosure.
Having worked on both sides, she understands how law enforcement officers conduct their investigations, and how prosecutors evaluate and prioritize their cases. She understands the real "value" of any given case from the state's perspective. Recognized for her good communication skills, she keeps her clients well-informed, every step of the way, as to the strengths and weaknesses of their case, and the advantages and disadvantages of a plea bargain or a trial. Allison believes that hard work, preparation and "out working" her opponent is the key to successfully defending a criminal accusation and achieving the best possible result for her clients.
Contact Allison Secrest, P.C., today at 713-322-6713 to discuss your case with a skilled Texas criminal defense attorney.