Why Hire Us

Why Paul Darrow?

At the Darrow Law Firm we understand that you have many options when it comes to hiring a criminal defense attorney in Houston, Galveston, and the surrounding communities. Paul Darrow, founder of the Darrow Law Firm, is a former Assistant District Attorney who strives to go the extra mile with all of his clients.  He is a former DWI prosecutor and a former sexual assault prosecutor that handled hundreds of child molestation charges.  He has a reputation for being a fighter, and he treats each client as if they were a member of his own family.  Paul went to law school because he genuinely wanted to help people.  His love of individual liberty led him to criminal law.  He attended the number one trial advocacy law school in the nation. He won the school’s intramural moot court tournament his second year of law school and was a member of their national moot court team.

Paul also has a reputation for being a professional.  At the Darrow Law Firm phone calls are returned within one business day.  Paul’s law practice philosophy is to keep a smaller number of clients so that they can get all of his personal attention. He believes that thorough communication with his clients is key to a successful attorney-client relationship. Well informed clients get better results in their cases.

Paul wants to be the best criminal defense lawyer in Houston. The best at communicating with his clients, and the best at getting exceptional results for his clients.  We approach each case as though it will go to trial, not be a quick plea bargain.  We strive first and foremost to keep a conviction off of your record.  That can be achieved through a dismissal or an acquittal. Keeping our clients out of jail and their records clean is our first priority.  This is done with a thorough pre-trial investigation, meticulous attention to details, keeping up with the most current trends in the law, and never taking the pressure off the State. As a teenager Paul was an Eagle Scout and lives the motto, “Be Prepared.”

Paul typically far exceeds the amount of continuing education the State Bar requires of attorneys, and all of his continuing education is focused on criminal defense.  Paul only handles criminal cases with a focus on DWI, DUI, drug charges, and sexual assault offenses.  Paul believes it is better to be great in one area of the law that mediocre in numerous ones.