The Law Offices of John S. Cossum
Quality Representation, Personal Attention

Experienced, Effective Counsel In Criminal Matters

You are in the midst of a steady career, but stand charged with a criminal offense. Whether a misdemeanor or a felony, you face harsh penalties. There will be steep fines and court fees. There is the possibility of imprisonment. You will have a criminal record, and your reputation — both at work and within your community — is likely to suffer damage. Without firm, experienced legal representation, you will endure the full brunt of the Texas courts.

For more than 30 years, John S. Cossum has assisted residents of downtown Houston and the surrounding area in all manner of criminal law matters. He began his career as a state and federal prosecutor, and also has an extensive and successful background in defense. He knows both sides of the law, has argued at both the state and federal levels and will work rigorously to build the strongest possible case for you.

A Tradition Of Service

Mr. Cossum offers a comprehensive array of criminal law services. In matters of criminal defense, he provides spirited representation. His focus as your attorney is not merely to reduce the charges against you, but to win a full expungement from the courts. In such cases, you will be able to legally state that you were never arrested in the first place.

Mr. Cossum is also skilled in matters that affect individuals and their families. He assists in disputes stemming from custody and asset division, and protects clients from allegations of domestic abuse and abduction. Additionally, he is knowledgeable in criminal commercial litigation matters, and stands ready to protect his clients from embezzlement, fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, and other considerations.

Holding an AV Preeminent®* rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Cossum's peers recognize him as a lawyer who operates at the highest level of professional excellence in his legal knowledge, ethical standards and ability to communicate with clients.

Take Control Of Your Legal Matter Today

Whatever your legal needs, Mr. Cossum is prepared to help. To schedule a consultation, call Mr. Cossum at 281-973-4747, or reach him through his online form.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories — legal ability and ethical standards.

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