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Felony and Misdemeanor Drug Crimes

Accused of a Drug Crime? Your Freedom is at Stake.

Houston, Texas, Drug Charges Defense Lawyer

After being charged with a misdemeanor or felony drug charge, there is more at stake than fighting to stay out of jail. Having a conviction on your record can ruin your personal reputation and destroy your career and opportunities for other employment. A conviction can also impact whether you are qualified for government programs, including student loans. Even a misdemeanor conviction will also mean losing your driver's license, regardless of your age.


Nearly 25 years of Trial Experience in Handling Drug Crime Defense Cases

Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

At the Law Office of Joseph Salhab, we use our experience and reputation for integrity to seek the lowest possible impact for your drug charges. In many cases, this will mean finding alternatives to drug possession charges and making sure that overzealous prosecutors do not elevate misdemeanor charges into a felony charge of possession with intent to deliver/distribute. Attorney Joseph Salhab is a former prosecutor who understands the pressure that assistant district attorneys are under to seek a conviction. We know their strategies and we know how to prepare the strongest defense possible. If a jury trial is necessary to fight for your acquittal, you can rely on our courtroom experience. We have a successful record of helping people get the best possible outcome for narcotics offenses in state and federal court.

Passionate Criminal Defense

Contact us if you have been charged with a drug offense or if you are under investigation for:

  • Marijuana possession
  • Cocaine possession with intent to distribute
  • Methamphetamine possession and trafficking, meth lab operation
  • Illegal cultivation and manufacturing
  • Illegal possession or sale of prescription drugs
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Federal drug charges, interstate trafficking, conspiracy to distribute

A drug charge case often comes down to the evidence the prosecutors have against you. But did they get the evidence legally? Successfully fighting illegal searches and seizures often makes the difference in a drug case. Attorney Joseph Salhab has extensive experience in protecting the Fourth Amendment rights of our clients.

Contact our offices to schedule a free consultation.

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The Law Office of Joseph Salhab represents individuals charged with misdemeanor and felony offenses in the Greater Houston Area and communities throughout southeast Texas. From our offices in Houston, Texas, we represent residents of Greater Houston, Galveston, Webster, Pasadena, Baytown, Sugar Land, Missouri City, Richmond, Rosenberg, Conroe, Katy, Alvin, Pearland, Fort Bend County, Harris County, Galveston County, Montgomery County, Brazoria County, Walker County, Navarro County, Waller County, Lee County, Austin County, Bastrop County, Travis County, Kerr County, Jefferson County, and Chambers County.