Williamson County, Texas Criminal and Juvenile Defense Lawyer

The End/New Beginning

To my previously dedicated readers, I feel I owe you an explanation of the status of this page.  I closed my criminal defense practice in October of 2014. I am no longer handling any criminal defense cases and thus no longer marketing my services as such.

As of November 3, 2014, I have returned to the Williamson County District Attorneys Office as the appellate prosecutor.  In that role, I  represent the State and citizens of Williamson County on all post-conviction matters (such as direct appeals and writs of habeas corpus).  In addition, I provide advice and support to the trial prosecutors on legal issues as they arise in trial.  I also provide advice regarding the law applicable to matters handled by the DA’s office in a variety of situations as necessary.

Over time I will try to make changes to this site to reflect the change in my employment.  I do not intend to abandon this site however.  Instead, I intend to use this space to provide information and analysis on developments in Texas criminal law, especially as it relates to appellate courts handling criminal matters.

Why am I converting my blog in this manner? While handling various appellate matters both as a defense attorney and now as a prosecutor I have sought to accumulate a set of blogs to bookmark and resources to which I might refer regarding Texas criminal appellate matters.  While I have found several blogs and resources about criminal law general,and several blogs about civil appellate law, I have found a decided lack of blogs addressing Texas criminal appeals.  That is the purpose to which I will put this space.

I don’t know yet at what pace I will update this blog other than as I find developments worth sharing.  I hope in time other attorneys practicing criminal law will find the contents here useful.


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John C. Prezas is a Harvard Law School graduate and criminal defense attorney in Georgetown, Texas. John worked as both a felony and a misdemeanor prosecutor for six years in Williamson County, Texas. John is also a writer and lecturer on the subjects of criminal law and criminal appellate law.
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