Verified Attorney
« Back to search results
28000061
http://lawyers.norml.org/

Matt Horak

713-225-8000
Matthew Patrick Horak
Horak Law
1790 Hughes Landing Blvd #400
The Woodlands, TX 77380
www.matthoraklaw.com
Phone: 713-225-8000
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Matt Horak

Member,
Legal Committee

NORML Criminal Defense Section

NORML Criminal Defense Section

Matt Horak

About Matt Horak

Matt Horak has been practicing criminal law in Texas for more than a decade. He began his career as a former Assistant District Attorney for Harris County and later went on to open his own practice dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals accused of DUI, misdemeanor and/or felony crimes in and around the Greater Houston area. His experience on both sides of the trial process has helped ex... read more »

Biography

Matt Horak has been practicing criminal law in Texas for more than a decade. He began his career as a former Assistant District Attorney for Harris County and later went on to open his own practice dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals accused of DUI, misdemeanor and/or felony crimes in and around the Greater Houston area. His experience on both sides of the trial process has helped expand his knowledge of the law.

Before earning his Juris Doctorate of Law from the University of Houston Law Center in 2003, Matt Horak attended Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, where he received a Bachelor of Arts with Honors as well as earned acknowledgment on the prestigious Dean's List.  Before that, Matt Horak also attended the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee with a focus on European Studies.

During law school, Matt Horak contributed to the University of Houston Health Law Journal from 2002 to 2003. In 2003, Matt Horak was admitted to the Texas Bar. Later in 2006, he was also admitted to the U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, Federal Court Bar. Now, with his office located conveniently inside the loop near the Montrose area, Houston criminal defense lawyer, Matt Horak helps hundreds of Houstonians fight criminal charges accused against them.

When Matt Horak is not relentlessly working to defend one of his clients, he's challenging himself outside of the courtroom as well. Aside from protecting the rights of his clients, Matt Horak is committed to enhancing his perspective and knowledge of the law.  He has been involved in several legal associations such as the Houston Bar Association, Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and N.W. Harris County Bar Association. Matt Horak also trains and competes in numerous intense athletic competitions such as Ironman competitions, Marathons and Triathlons across the nation. He also enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.

Map & Directions

Get Directions

Contact Information

Matt Horak -
Horak Law
1790 Hughes Landing Blvd #400
The Woodlands, TX 77380
www.matthoraklaw.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 713-225-8000
  • Fax: 832-932-1626

Secondary Address:

5300 Memorial Dr #750 A
Houston, TX 77007

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Criminal Defense8.00%
Federal Crimes8.00%
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving7.00%
Drug Crimes7.00%
Marijuana Defense7.00%
Juvenile Defense7.00%
Domestic Violence7.00%
Criminal Appellate Law7.00%
Seal or Expunge Criminal Record7.00%
Firearm and Weapon Charges7.00%
Theft Crimes7.00%
White Collar Crime7.00%
Probation Violations7.00%
Sex Crimes7.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Texas Member in Good Standing 2003

Work Experience

Position Duration
Owner at Matt Horak, Attorney at Law, PLLC 2006 – present
Assistant District Attorney Harris County District 20032006
Assistant at Law Offices of Terry Yates 20022003

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
University of Houston Law Center Law Juris Doctor 2003
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi European History B.A. 1999
University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee European History 1996

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Member,
Legal Committee
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2014 – present
Lifetime Member Houston NORML present
Member National College for DUI Defense present
NORML Criminal Defense Section present
Member Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association present

Specialty Certifications

Certification Specialty Accredited Organization Year
Board Certified Specialist Criminal Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization 2014

Awards and Recognitions

Recognition Granting Organization Year
Board Certified in Criminal Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization 2014

Send an Email to Matt Horak

If your situation is urgent, consider calling this attorney instead of sending an email:

Phone: 713-225-8000

Send Message

Sending an email to this lawyer through an online form does not create an attorney-client relationship. Such a relationship is not established until an official agreement is reached with a lawyer regarding terms of representation. Please don't send a message containing any time-sensitive or confidential information regarding your case via this form.

Publications and Articles

Texas DWI Arrest Procedure, Statutes, and Penalties

Published October 2011

Publisher: http://ezinearticles.com

This article discusses the Texas DWI Process punishments and sentencing for the several different types of DWI crimes in Texas and what a person accused of a DWI in Texas should expect after an arrest.

Texas Domestic Violence Penalties and Protective Orders

Published October 2011

Publisher: http://ezinearticles.com

This article covers the Texas domestic violence process, punishments and sentencing for domestic violence crimes in Texas and what a person accused of domestic violence in Texas should expect after an arrest.

Violation of Probation: Classification and Repercussions

Published 2001

Publisher: http://ezinearticles.com

This article covers the violation of probation process in Texas, punishments and sentencing for violation of probation crimes in Texas and what a person accused of violation of probation in Texas should expect after an arrest.

How Alcohol Absorption Affects a DUI

Published 2001

Publisher: http://ezinearticles.com

This article covers how the body absorbs alcohol and why body alcohol absorption is a major factor in a DUI conviction.