Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston
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Houston Criminal Defense Attorney

Trusted Legal Counsel for Misdemeanor & Felony Defendants

Being charged with a crime is a difficult situation to handle for anyone. Depending on your circumstances, you may be aware of an investigation prior to arrest or it may come as a surprise. In either case, don’t answer any questions that are presented at the time of your arrest. Instead, ask for your attorney. A qualified Houston criminal defense attorney who is familiar with the laws will be the best asset you have to fight against a charge.

Samuel M. Gardner is a Houston-based attorney whose practice is dedicated to criminal defense. Whether you face a misdemeanor or felony, Mr. Gardner is dedicated to providing his clients with tireless legal representation to ensure their rights are protected.

Schedule your FREE consultation with our Houston criminal defense attorney immediately!

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  • Accused of Assault Family Member

  • Accused of Possession of Prescription Drug by Fraud and Felony Evading

  • Accused of Possession of Controlled Substance Less Than 1 Gram

  • Accused of Assault Bodily Injury

  • Charged with Murder

    Not Guilty
  • Accused of Forgery Government Financial Instrument

  • Accused of Possession of a Controlled Substance 28-200g

  • Accused of Felony Evading Arrest

    Jury Trial / Not Guilty
  • Accused of Theft $1500 – $20,000

  • Felony Theft

    Case No Billed
  • Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

    Jury Trial / Not Guilty
  • Accused of Possession of Marijuana 4 oz. – 5 lbs.

  • Accused of Assault Family Member

    Jury Trial / Mistrial / Dismissed
  • Accused of Possession of a Prohibited Weapon

  • Accused of Possession of Controlled Substance Less Than 1 Gram


Awards & Associations

  • Avvo 8.9
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association Badge
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Avvo Client's Choice

An Attorney You Can Count On

Samuel M. Gardner distinguishes himself as an attorney by fighting for his clients at all costs and working tirelessly for their cause. He ensures that all his clients feel comfortable reaching out to him or his team so that they can have an open dialogue. Understanding is the key to making sure a client can make the most informed decisions, and Mr. Gardner is personally available to clients so they understand all aspects of a case before it progresses. His history of successful dismissals includes misdemeanors and felonies of all kinds.
  • Personable

    I take the time to personally get to know all my clients. Every client case is different and should be handled accordingly.

  • Professional

    Pleading is a last resort, my primary goal is to get my clients case dismissed. Being prepared for all potential issues has led to many acquittals.

  • Dedicated

    The impact and potential consequences of my client's legal situation is something I take very seriously for every client.

  • Transparent

    I always look to provide the best legal advice while also being realistic about the chances for a successful outcome.

  • From the initial phone call to the end everything went well.

    “I paid him and he delivered.”


  • This man genuinely cared about the outcome of my case.

    “He guided me and fought my case with confidence then eventually the case was dismissed!”

    Albert G.

  • Sam is always dressed sharply, very cordial, and really understands people. I will always keep Mr. Gardner on retainer, in case I have any problems. THANK YOU SAM!

    “Mr. Gardner was always on time, straightforward, and down to earth. When the DA decided they wanted to push forward, Sam believed that we had a shot to win. The case came, and I did everything Mr. Gardner told me to do.”

    Previous Client

  • He was affordable, professional & prompt.

    “I highly recommend him as your attorney”

    J. S.

  • Really cares about his client!

    “Great reasonable lawyer.”

    Heather F.

  • I hired Mr.Gardner before and was VERY PLEASED.


    R. O. L.

  • Mr. Gardner was absolutely professional and kept me informed throughout my case.

    “I am very pleased with my results and would definitely recommend him again!”

    Previous Client

  • He was very quick and on point at all times keeping the jury in this case up to date with the facts and laws. Highly recommended!!!!

    “Mr. Gardner did an extraordinary job. He was very quick and on point at all times keeping the jury in this case up to date with the facts and laws.”

    Previous Client

  • I can not thank Samuel enough, and would definitely recommend his services.

    “I can not thank Samuel enough, and would definitely recommend his services.”


  • He is straight up with you an always willing to answer whatever questions you have.

    “Honest.. Always shows up an will let you know if he is running late.”

    Christopher M.

Samuel M. Gardner Attorney At Law

1004 Prairie Street, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77002

Phone: (713) 489-2358

Regular Hours
  • Monday - Friday 7:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday By Appointment
Attorney Samuel M. Gardner

“I truly view my role with my client as attorney and counselor. Often clients come to my office with more going on than just their criminal case. I try to be sensitive and supportive to those issues while offering legal advice.”

- Samuel M. Gardner
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