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Conscientious, Understanding, Tenacious

The law firm of Melvin Houston & Associates provides comprehensive legal representation to both business entities and individuals. Our areas of practice include personal injury law, business law, commercial litigation, family law, criminal defense and employment law.

We are committed to providing exemplary legal services to our clients. Regardless of the size of the business or the financial status of the individual, we endeavor to give each client the attention, respect and dignity they deserve from a legal advisor. Our goal is to build a good quality relationship with each client and provide experience, skill, knowledge and personalized attention to each client’s case. We take the time to learn and understand the details of your legal matter so we can provide you with our best legal advice and help you obtain the outcome you desire.


We pride ourselves in being conscientious, understanding and tenacious. Conscientious when it comes to evaluating legal matters for our clients and making determinations regarding the best legal course of action to take in seeking the most favorable resolution. Understanding when the personal or financial resources of a client are insufficient to aggressively pursue the course of action most desired, and by respecting the anxieties and concerns a client may have regarding the potential outcome of their case. Tenacious when it comes to aggressively representing our individual or business clients in a litigation matter; we provide a tough, serious, no-nonsense approach in pursuing the best interests of our clients.

The law firm’s managing partner is Melvin Houston who has more than 15 years of experience in handling a wide variety of business and litigation matters in both state and federal courts in Texas and across the country. Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Houston was an attorney at Fulbright & Jaworski, L.P. He is a U.S. Veteran who served nine years of honorable service in the United States Air Force. Mr. Houston’s educational accomplishments include a LLM law degree from Georgetown University Law School, a juris doctorate degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, a master’s degree in Public Administration from Midwestern University and a bachelor of science degree in Business from Wayland Baptist University.