Criminal Defense Attorney
Houston, Texas
Attorney Profile

Attorney Sylvia Escobedo is committed to providing you with aggressive and effective legal representation. 

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(713) 574-6730

A native Texan, Sylvia Escobedo was born and raised in Houston. She graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1992 with a Bachelors of Business Administration, a Bachelors Degree in Political Science, and a minor in Latin American Studies.  She then earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from The University of Texas School of Law in 1995 where she was also decorated with the honor of admission to the Order of Barristers in recognition for her litigation and advocacy skills. After passing the bar exam in the Summer of 1995, Ms. Escobedo soon joined the Harris County District Attorney's Office as an Assistant District Attorney.  As an ADA, Ms. Escobedo gained a wealth of trial experience, having tried over a hundred jury trials. She earned a reputation for being a tough, skilled and talented trial attorney.  While at the DA's Office, she handled all types of criminal cases, including:  capital murder, murder, manslaughter, criminal negligent homicide, aggravated robbery, sexual assault, child abuse, drug possession and delivery, burglary, theft, unauthorized use of motor vehicle, evading arrest, driving while intoxicated, prostitution.  She learned the system inside and out.  Ms. Escobedo was a felony district court chief for many years before deciding to go into private practice as a criminal defense attorney. 

Ms. Escobedo believed that in starting her own practice, she could be more effective in helping people deal with a variety of legal issues. As a criminal defense attorney, Ms. Escobedo has been highly successful in obtaining numerous dismissals and sentence reductions for her clients.  She has proven the innocence of clients who were wrongly accused.  Ms. Escobedo knows the law, the issues, the courts, the judges, and the prosecutors. She knows how to work the system to obtain the best possible outcome for her clients. 

Areas of practice include:  all felonies, misdemeanors, DWI, juvenile and CPS cases.   

Ms. Escobedo is active in a number of professional organizations including the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, and the Houston Bar Association. 

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