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If you or a loved one were accused of drunk driving, and you’re looking to retain an experienced DWI lawyer in the Greater Houston area to represent you in Harris County, Galveston County, or surrounding counties, contact attorney Tad Nelson immediately.

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Attorney Tad A. Nelson is a nationally known charismatic advocate of the people. As a respected attorney & legal mind, he has appeared on CNN and FOX on numerous occasions to share his opinions on the legal issues of the day.

Tad is so much more than just form; Tad’s career is built on substance. The pillars of that substance has been his thirst for knowledge and education which has led to respect gained from his colleagues, and earned from his clients.

There are numerous consequences associated with DWI convictions. You’ll need experienced professional help to beat the charge and/or to avoid the most serious criminal penalties that apply to DWI cases. Contact us or call 281-280-0100 for your case review.

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Why Choose The Law Office of Tad Nelson & Associates?

  • A Reputation For Excellence

    We are known by prosecutors as assertive DWI attorneys who fight for our clients to ensure their rights are protected and that they are treated fairly. Our aggressive approach to drunk driving & DUI cases has led to many favorable results from our clients, from dismissal of the charges to reduced charges and sentences.

  • A Cutting Edge Houston Attorney for DWI Cases

    Houston DWI Attorney Tad A. Nelson has created a very unique 21st century law firm. Finally somebody has combined all the facets of a effect Driving While Intoxicated defense. In the past many firms would offer a keen understanding of law and order, but to complete his firm, Tad Nelson added a very important third piece; SCIENCE.

  • “A STRONG DWI Defense From 3 Fronts”

    In DWI defense litigation, all 3 facets are equally important when it comes to defending clients charged with serious alcohol offenses. When a law firm only offers law and order they are accepting only two-thirds of their responsibility and neglecting that which is most crucial to your ultimate defense; The scientific nature of evidence as the burden of proof carried by the prosecution.

Houston DWI Attorney Tad Nelson

Led by firm founder & Houston DWI attorney Tad Nelson who has more than 27 years of criminal law experience, our team of dedicated DWI defense focused lawyers work hard to reach the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Although we have offices in Houston and Galveston, our main office is in League City which is where we meet most of our Clear Lake and southeast Houston clients.

Even if you think your case is impossible, we might be able to provide a reasonable solution for you. Sometimes, this can involve taking a case to trial where we’re able to articulate our arguments better and can present our case to a jury. As a former assistant district attorney in his first few years as a lawyer, Mr. Nelson provides our team with insights into how to effectively defend our clients against strategies used by prosecuting attorneys in Harris County, Galveston County, and in surrounding jurisdictions.

We May Be Able To Save Your Texas Drivers License!

Once you’re arrested for DWI in Houston the State of Texas will motion to administratively suspend your Texas Driver License in an ALR hearing. If you’re interested in fighting to secure your driving privileges please keep in mind that we’ll only have 15 days from the day of your arrest to request a hearing to fight for your license.

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You Can’t Beat The Ride, But We Can Beat The Charge!

We pride ourselves on being accessible, responsive and, above all else, honest. We will give you a straightforward assessment of your situation, and we’ll always keep you up to date on the progress of your case.

Your Local Houston ACS/CHAL Lawyer-Scientist

We pride ourselves on being accessible, responsive and, above all else, honest. We will give you a straightforward assessment of your situation, and we’ll always keep you up to date on the progress of your case.

You’ll Need A Lawyer That Understands DWI Law, THE SCIENCE, & You!

Masters in Forensic Science

Tad’s hands-on experience in the lab earned Tad the designation of Lawyer-Scientist from the American Chemical Society. At the time, Tad was the 1st in Texas and 4th in the U.S. to receive this outstanding honor. Tad graduated with his Masters in Forensic Science in 2015.

Board Certified® in Criminal Law

Tad earned his Board Certification® in criminal law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (Learn More) in 1996 awarding him the distinction of being one of a small percentage of practicing DWI attorneys in Greater Houston who hold such credentials.

THE SCIENCE IS ALL THAT MATTERS!

Alcohol & You

Avoiding DWI Arrests

Learn about avoiding arrest for DWI in Houston, dealing with police during DWI sweeps, and your rights!

Alcohol Awareness

Our alcohol awareness section includes info related to alcohol & your health, a working BAC Calculator, and more!

Understanding The Legal Climate in Texas

Texas DWI Overview

DWI offenses in the state of Texas can fall under a number of different categories, for a number of different reasons, each of which, have their own delicate set of circumstances. In the Texas DWI Overview section of our website you’ll be able to review information related to serious DWI offenses involving loss of human life, womens’ issues, and more.

If you’re serious about fighting the state’s claim that you were operating a motor vehicle while allegedly intoxicated, few are better suited and best qualified to fight the charge than the Houston DWI attorneys of the Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates. Whether you were arrested in Clear Lake, Galveston, or League City, we have nearby offices and invite you to reach to us by calling 281-280-0100.

Frequently Asked Questions

Entries From Our Blog

  • When Do Police Have to Give You a Miranda Warning Following a DWI Accident?
    Houston-area police will not cut you any slack following an accident where they suspect you were driving drunk. DWI accidents are a serious matter, and police will move quickly to try and preserve what they consider relative evidence. However, police should never take shortcuts when it comes to protecting your constitutional rights, especially in a
  • Can a DWI Accident Send Me to Prison for Life?
    The worst case scenario for any Texas driver is getting into a DWI accident. This is not a situation where you can simply exchange insurance information with the other driver and be on your way. If the police suspect that your intoxication caused an accident–especially one that resulted in personal injury or property damage–you are
  • Dallas Cowboys Player Subjected to field sobriety test
    In this second post regarding the DWI arrest of Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Jay Ratliff, we describe in greater detail the field sobriety test at issue. As Texas readers recall, the responding officer arrived at the scene due to the nighttime motor vehicle collision, and his notes indicate that Ratliff did not show any outward
  • Texas Drunk Driver Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison
    In our last post, we discussed some of the issues Texas lawmakers are debating regarding the penalties for driving while intoxicated. In the face of statistical evidence of the increasing number of DWI crashes — as well as a persistent number of multiple DWI offenders — some believe that a new approach may be in
  • A Weekend Ruined: Getting A DWI
    For those who have never gotten one, a DWI may sound like nothing serious – certainly nothing to ruin a weekend. Those who have been unfortunate enough to be charged with driving while intoxicated know better. Being arrested for drunk driving – or worse, for causing an accident or injury while driving drunk – can
  • How To Check For Warrants in Houston
    A few times per week we get phone calls to our Houston office from people interested in finding out if there is a way to find out if they have a warrant in Harris County, without having to visit the Harris County Sheriff’s Office for obvious reasons. To get more information about how to find
  • MADD Lobbies for Ignition Interlock Company
    Colleen Sheehy-Church, the president of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), recently spoke at a conference sponsored by SmartStart, an ignition interlock company, requesting the use of ignition locks for vehicles of drivers who have been convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI). MADD believes that Texas should change its DWI laws and require that first-time DWI

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The Law Office of Tad Nelson & Associates • 1221 Studewood St • Houston, TX 77008
PHONE: 713-802-1631

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