Skip to content

Looking for an experienced Houston DWI Attorney?

Contact The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates Immediately!

Schedule Your Consultation

We’ll Start on Your Defense Today!

Know Your Rights!

Knowing Your Rights Helps Your Case!

Our Criminal Defense Experience is Geared Towards DWI Cases

Get To Know Attorney Tad Nelson

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.

Attorney Tad Nelson on FOX

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.

The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates, Houston DWI Attorneys

By The Numbers

Years of Experience

Percentage of DWI Cases

Percentage of Happy Clients

Why Choose The Law Office of Tad Nelson & Associates?

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.

Free DWI Case Review

Atty. Tad Nelson will personally review your case.

Texas Drivers' Rights!

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.


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

  • New Test Targets Kids at High Risk for Underage Drinking
    Texas readers may be interested to learn that researchers have developed a new personality-based aimed at identifying kids at high risk for underage drinking. The preliminary results appear promising, and may help reduce underage drinking and its accompanying problems, such as drinking and driving. Called the Teacher-Delivered Personality-Targeted Interventions for Substance Misuse, the test was
  • Tad Nelson and AssociatesStopping Drunk Drivers Via Telephone Tips
    Many Houston DWI arrests begin with a call to 911 or the Department of Public Safety’s motorists helpline. A driver notices another car is making wide turns, swerving across the road, or even driving off the road entirely. The astute driver suspects there may be a drunk driver at the wheel, so she pulls over
  • Galveston based lawyer for DWI defense matters.The “At Your Service” Galveston, TX DWI Lawyer Scientist
    Although attorney Tad Nelson is known nationally as a result of his many appearances on Fox News, Hannity and Colmes, and other national media outlets due to him being one of the few in his field with scientific credentials, he was also born and raised on Galveston Island and takes pride when he gets an
  • Tad Nelson and AssociatesTexas Lawmaker Applauded, Despite DWI Arrest
    Today’s post is a follow-up regarding the arrest of Texas state Rep. Naomi Gonzalez for driving while intoxicated. The 34-year-old lawmaker recently apologized to her peers on the floor of the Texas house. Gonzalez stated that she made a mistake, asked for understanding, and pledged that nothing similar would ever happen again. Her peers responded
  • What to Know About Medications and DWIs
    Were you recently charged with a DWI in Houston for driving on a medication? It is critical to begin working on your defense as soon as possible. We know how frustrating and angering it can be to be accused of driving while impaired after running an errand in your car after taking a prescription medication,
  • Tad Nelson and AssociatesWhat to Do If You’re Pulled Over by Police
    Nobody likes seeing flashing police sirens while they are driving on the highway. But if you are pulled over by a police officer, it is important to remain calm and understand your constitutional and legal rights. While you should always be respectful and truthful when dealing with the police, you are under no obligation to
  • Tad Nelson and AssociatesIs Public Intoxication the Same Thing as an Open Container Violation?
    Texas liquor laws are often confusing for many residents. Behavior that seems harmless enough can easily land you in hot water with a police officer looking to issue a citation. That is why it is important for everyone to understand what the law does–and does not–allow when it comes to alcohol and public places. One

Contact Our DWI Defense Team

Sidebar Contact Form
You are missing the BWS Captcha plugin
Houston, TX

If you’re interested in meeting with us at our Houston office location, the map, phone number and driving directions are below. Thank you from The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates.

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

Houston • Galveston • Clear Lake • League City

Site Managed By VizTV Media Services