Aggressive Houston Criminal Defense and DWI Lawyer

Areas of PracticePractice Overview

As an established Houston criminal defense lawyer, Matthew Gallagher can provide expert legal representation against a wide range of charges and offenses. His knowledge and expertise in Texas law can make him a valuable ally in your criminal or DWI defense. Matthew Gallagher’s primary legal practice areas include, but are not limited to, the following categories:

If you or someone you know has been arrested or criminally charged with any of the above offenses, or any other offense, Matthew Gallagher can provide the most effective legal representation and can mount a strong defense against those charges.

DWI Defense

DWI charges can result in the loss of your driving privileges, serious fines, and even jail time. By retaining the services of Houston DWI attorney Matthew Gallagher, you are hiring someone who will fight for you to obtain a dismissal, an acquittal at trial, or if the circumstances necessitate it work to obtain the most favorable plea bargain possible on your behalf.

Criminal Defense Proceedings

If you have been charged with a criminal offense, you need the best legal defense possible to help win your case at trial or to achieve a dismissal before trial proceedings begin. As an aggressive Houston criminal defense attorney, Matthew Gallagher has the experience and in-depth knowledge needed to defend your case effectively and achieve the best possible outcome for your criminal case.


Most people agree that there are at least two sides to any story. Matthew Gallagher can ensure that your side is heard and that you are able to mount the best possible defense if you have been accused of assault in the state of Texas.

Drug Offenses

Whether you have been arrested for possession of a small amount of marijuana, on suspicion of drug trafficking, or possession with intent to sell, you need the best Houston drug lawyer to ensure that your legal rights are protected before and during your day in court. Matthew Gallagher will work on your behalf to explore every avenue of defense and to ensure the you receive the best possible outcome for your drug-related charges.


Burglary, robbery, and theft charges may be classified as felonies or misdemeanors in the state of Texas depending on the items allegedly stolen and the other circumstances of the offense in question. If you have been arrested on suspicion of any type of theft, Houston criminal attorney Matthew Gallagher can provide you with solid legal representation for your case.

Non-DWI Vehicular Crimes

Vehicular manslaughter is one of the most serious non-DWI vehicular crimes and is charged as a felony in the state of Texas. Law enforcement officials may charge you with this offense if you were involved in an accident in which your negligence is considered to have caused the death of another individual. Matthew Gallagher is knowledgeable about both DWI and non-DWI vehicular charges and will fight to protect your driving privileges and legal rights in these proceedings.

Domestic Violence

If you have been charged in relation to domestic violence, contacting a qualified attorney immediately may be your best chance for protecting your legal rights and avoiding significant penalties. By enlisting the help of Matthew Gallagher, the domestic abuse allegations or charges against you will be vigorously defended against.


Matthew Gallagher can help guide you through the legal and procedural hurdles one may face when seeking to have past arrests and/or charges sealed or expunged from your record.  Successfully having an arrest or charge sealed or expunged can allow you to enjoy a greater degree of freedom and reduce the effects of past mistakes in many aspects of your life such as your ability to secure gainful employment or to improve your current living situation, to name a few.

If you have legal problems that require expert help and representation, Matthew Gallagher can help with the knowledge and experience you need to achieve a positive outcome for your case.