Attorney Profile

David Smith successfully worked for 17 years at the Brazoria County Criminal District Attorney’s Office, gaining valuable insider experience as a felony prosecutor and Chief of the Misdemeanor Division.  David has tried cases such as: murder, burglary of a habitation, aggravated robbery, aggravated sexual assault, theft, assault, harassment, terroristic threat, & DWI.  David knows how a prosecutor thinks and evaluates their cases.

Practice Areas

David Smith practices criminal law and provides zealous criminal defense in cases such as: drug possession, weapon possession, DWI, theft, robbery, burglary, murder, manslaughter, homicide, assault and assault family violence, harassment, terroristic threat, prostitution, intoxication manslaughter, aggravated assault, aggravated robbery, probation revocations, and many more.  Call for a free consultation today!


David Smith practices criminal law in Brazoria, Ft. Bend, and Harris counties.  David Smith Law Firm, PLLC principal office location is in Pearland, Brazoria County, Texas, serving clients in: Alvin, Angleton, Clute, Freeport, Houston, Jones Creek, Lake Jackson, Manvel, Pearland, Richmond, Richwood, Stafford, Sweeny, Sugar Land, Surfside, West Columbia, and more!  Contact Pearland criminal defense attorney David Smith for a free consultation.


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Criminal Law Specialist David Smith

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David Smith is a criminal defense attorney practicing criminal defense in Brazoria County, Fort Bend County, and Harris County.  David is a former Brazoria County prosecutor who gained valuable experience as a felony prosecutor and Chief of the Misdemeanor Division.  David tried over 100 cases to a jury, including some of the most serious offenses in Texas, such as Murder, Burglary of a Habitation, Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Sexual Assault, & Driving While Intoxicated. David knows how prosecutors think and how they review evidence and uses that knowledge for the benefit of his clients.

After completing the prerequisites and successfully passing the rigorous Criminal Law Board Certification exam, David Smith became Board Certified, Criminal Law — Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 2015.

David received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center in 2005, where he excelled at Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure.  During law school, David gained valuable insight into jury selection and courtroom experience while working as one of Harris County’s paid legal interns.

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Practice Areas

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Assault & Assault Family Violence

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Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

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Drug Possession

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Theft, Burglary, Robbery

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Weapons Offenses

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Computer Crimes

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Juvenile Delinquency

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Sexual Assault

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Aggravated Assault

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Intoxication Assault & Intoxication Manslaughter

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Probation Revocation/Adjudication

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Murder, Manslaughter, Homicide

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Expunctions & Non-Disclosures

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Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle

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We are conveniently located in Pearland, Texas next to 288, with quick access from all major cities in Brazoria County, Ft. Bend County and Harris County.  Meetings are by Appointment Only.