Texas DWI Attorney Profile
Douglas W. Atkinson
Doug Atkinson is a native Texan who has lived in Montgomery County since 1976. He attended The University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University, and graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelors Degree in Speech Communication in 1994. He continued his education at South Texas College of Law where he was President of the Student Bar Association and received the highest grade in both Criminal Procedure and Criminal Trial Advocacy. He was awarded his law degree from South Texas College of Law in 1998.
Immediately upon graduating law school, Doug began his criminal law practice in Conroe, Texas. Since 1998, Doug has focused his legal career on DWI, BWI, and DUI cases as well as defending those charged with a broad spectrum of criminal offenses.
Criminal Defense Training
Doug has helped hundreds of clients who face the challenges of a DWI or alcohol related arrest. He has successfully defended his clients charged with DWI through jury acquittals, motions hearings, including clients with high breath test, blood test, and vehicular accidents.
Texas DWI Attorney Doug Atkinson has attended numerous DWI legal
seminars across Texas and is a member of several National and Texas
professional organizations committed to defending citizens charged with
Driving While Intoxicated.
If you or someone you know needs an experienced DWI attorney call the offices of Doug Atkinson at (936)760-0303.
An Attorney With Proven Results
Montgomery County DWI Lawyer Doug Atkinson has successfully defended hundreds of clients charged with intoxication offenses. Many of these cases were ones that “you can’t win” including high blood and breath alcohol test cases. However, by utilizing his years of experience and training to evaluate each case with a fine toothed comb, Doug is able to find ways to defend cases that look undefendable at first glance. While most attorneys plea hard cases Doug fights every case.
An Attorney With Specialized Association Memberships
Doug Atkinson believes it is important to belong to organizations dedicated to DWI and criminal defense. Doug is a member of several of those organizations including:
- National College for DUI Defense
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
- Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA)
- Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA)
- College of the State Bar of Texas
- State Bar of Texas
- Montgomery County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
- Montgomery County Bar Association
- Harris County
Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Conroe DWI Lawyer Doug Atkinson is a member of each of these associations and attends annual seminars presented by them. Furthermore, Doug is an invited member of the prestigious College of the State Bar demonstrating his dedication to excellence in the practice of law through extensive continuing legal education.
An Attorney Who Focuses On DWI And DUI Defense
It is critical to hire an attorney who specializes in a particular area of law. An attorney who practices in many areas of law, but who also handles civil law may be less effective than one who specializes in criminal defense. Since 1998, Doug Atkinson has focused his practice on Criminal Defense and more specifically on DWI and DUI defense. By concentrating on DWI defense, Doug is able to hone his knowledge and abilities to successfully defend those charged with DWI, BWI and DUI.
An Attorney Who Works Locally
It is very important for an attorney to work locally and to have ties to the community.
Doug Atkinson has lived in Montgomery County since 1976. He works along side community leaders in local community charities and civic organizations. Specifically, Doug is a member of the Conroe Noon Lions Club and The Montgomery County Committee on Aging dba The Friendship Center to give back to his community. Since starting his criminal defense practice in 1998, Doug has focused his work in the courts of South East Texas.
Doug Atkinson is familiar with the courts’ rules and policies and has a good rapport with court personnel. His knowledge of both the rules as well as relationships with personnel can only benefit the client.
An Attorney Who Communicates With His Clients
It is important to work with an attorney that communicates with you and keeps you informed about your case. Montgomery County Texas DWI Attorney Doug Atkinson and his staff will always communicate with you. Doug realizes the stresses that affect those charged with DWI and will work hard to be honest with you and give you the information you need to make good decisions.
An Attorney who is Recommended by other Lawyers
Clients who are pleased with the outcome with their case will recommend their lawyer to friends and family. Additionally, other lawyers may also recommend an attorney. Montgomery County DWI Lawyer Doug Atkinson has had the privilege of being recommended by numerous former clients, fellow attorneys, and members of the law enforcement community.