James Sullivan cares about his clients and gets proven results. He frequently counsels with clients at his office for hours at a time. He listens to their concerns, answers all of their questions and discusses legal strategies. He also explains how a criminal conviction could affect them, how to avoid having a conviction on their record, and how to get on the right path for a successful life. Because Jim Sullivan understands that people need to honor work and family commitments, he offers evening, weekend and same day appointments along with free parking.
Sugar Land Criminal Lawyer James Sullivan seeks real solutions to his clients' legal problems. Sullivan fights for his clients with the goal to get the case dismissed or won at trial. When that is not possible or probable, he fights to prevent his client from receiving a conviction or incarceration, such as with pretrial diversion, deferred adjudication or regular probation.
If you are charged with a felony offense, James Sullivan may be able to get your case no billed (dismissed) by the grand jury, but you have to hire a defense attorney before or right after your first court setting. If your felony case is dismissed by the grand jury, you may be able to get your criminal record expunged right away. Many of Sullivan's clients have been able to do this within a few months of being arrested.
Attorney James Sullivan generally tries to answer his own phone so that you can speak to an attorney directly. He wants to hear from you and to help you. Call him. Don’t go to court alone. To schedule an appointment or to discuss your case, call 281-546-6428.
BOARD CERTIFIED IN JUVENILE LAW
Sugar Land Juvenile Attorney James Sullivan is Board Certified in Juvenile Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Juvenile law is different than criminal law. Note: Among the more than 83,000 active lawyers in Texas, there are only 68 lawyers Board Certified in Juvenile Law in Texas.
"As an attorney myself, when concerns arose over an incident involving my son, I knew the extreme importance of finding an attorney who is Board Certified in juvenile law. Board Certified lawyers are highly specialized - enough that the State recognizes them for their expertise. My search led me to Jim Sullivan and I cannot thank him enough. He is extremely well-versed in this highly specialized area of law, kind, compassionate and non-judgmental. He spent a great deal of time understanding the incident involving my son and providing us guidance. Thankfully, it appears that this will turn out to only be a "learning opportunity" for my son but, I have Jim's number in my phone and will call him immediately if the need arises." ~Concerned Mom (Yahoo Directory Review)
Sugar Land Defense Attorney James Sullivan speaks conversational Spanish, having studied Journalism, Latin American and Asian Studies at Baylor University, a nationally ranked Christian school. He graduated with honors in 1990. He then lived in Mexico City and traveled throughout Mexico prior to entering law school. In 1993, he graduated from South Texas College of Law. He and his wife Araceli have been married over 30 years and have two children. They are devout Christians and worship at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church. James Sullivan is also an Eagle Scout.
MORE THAN 3,000 CLIENTS REPRESENTED – TRIAL SUCCESSES
Attorney James Sullivan has personally represented more than 3,000 criminal and juvenile clients in Texas courts on cases ranging from minor misdemeanor juvenile offenses to felony family violence. There are many strategies to deal with criminal cases, from persuading a grand jury to dismiss felony charges, getting charges reduced or trying the case to a jury. Sullivan has used all these strategies successfully. Each individual’s case is different and no one can guarantee the outcome of any case.
Sullivan cares for his clients and is appreciative of those who were thoughtful and took the time to send him a note of gratitude.
"As an attorney, Jim Sullivan is low profile, down to earth, insightful, and most importantly, effective. I had met with other attorneys that presented a tough and flashy image and claimed to be the best in town, but I chose Jim because I trusted his integrity, capability and sincerity to do his best in representing me in the criminal case (theft) that was charged against me. I was proven to have made a sound judgment - Jim had my case totally dismissed without a trial setting, two months after the charge was made against me. From what I have observed, Jim does not just apply a standard formula to a case and then proceed in the legal system’s 'production line.' Instead, he thinks outside the box and he catches details that are critical to properly define the nature of an event and he goes on to break through a seemingly impossible situation. Jim is a very good attorney, a good man and a true blessing." ~Kay, Houston, Texas (Yahoo Directory Review)
CRIMINAL LAW FIRM – AFFORDABLE LEGAL SERVICES
James Sullivan and Associates offer a full range of affordable legal services in criminal and juvenile defense, ranging from representation in court on all juvenile and criminal cases and sealing or expunging records for qualified people.
"We, as criminal defense lawyers, are forced to deal with some of the lowest people on earth, people who have no sense of right and wrong, people who will lie in court to get what they want, people who do not care who gets hurt in the process. It is our job - our sworn duty - as criminal defense lawyers, to protect our clients from those people." ~Cynthia Roseberry
"The wisdom of our sages and the blood of our heroes has been devoted to the attainment of trial by jury. It should be the creed of our political faith." ~Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States in his First Inaugural Address (1801)
Attorney Nancy Botts has been licensed since 1988 and obtained her B.A. from USTA and J.D. from the University of Houston. She concentrates on criminal law and family law and handles all kinds of cases in these areas. As a criminal defense attorney, Nancy Botts' main interest is in the areas of search and seizure law and drug defense. She has good results in drug defense cases. Other Houston criminal lawyers have consulted her for years about these subjects. She aggressively defends all felony and misdemeanor drug possession and drug delivery cases. She has successfully fought possession and delivery of controlled substance cases for amounts ranging from less than one gram to several kilograms.
As a family law attorney, Nancy Botts has good results in child custody and divorce cases. She also has a strong commitment to offering each client the best possible representation.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Arson, Assault, Bank Burglary, Computer Crime, Cruelty to Animals, Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, Drug Defense, Drug Possession, Drug Delivery, Evading, Felony, Fraud, Indecency iwth a Child, Insurance Fraud, Harassment, Homicide, Manslaughter, Misdemeanor, Online Solicitation of a Minor, Prostitution, Probation Violation, Record Sealing, Record Expungement, Robbery, Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault of a Child, Shoplifting, Theft, White Collar Crime, and all Juvenile Crime, Juvenile Certification, Juvenile Record Sealing and Juvenile Sex Offenses.
Our Houston criminal lawyers defend clients charged with crimes in district courts and county criminal courts, including domestic violence (assault of a family member), drug possession or drug delivery, violent crimes, and juvenile delinquency.