Criminal Attorney Scholarship

Sorry the scholarship has been discontinued this year due to new website management. Please check back next year.


In order to apply, applicant must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited college or university. This scholarship will be awarded based our review of your 1,000 word essay.


Answer this question in 1,000 words or less: Why is it important to provide expert legal defense (like a DWI Lawyer) to anyone who is accused of a crime in the United States? Be as specific as possible. The student who submits an answer that is the most thought provoking and innovative will be awarded the scholarship.


This scholarship is a one time award of $750


The deadline to apply for this scholarship is August 31 each year (Fall semester), and December 1 each year (Spring Semester).

A winner will be announced by November 30 each year (Fall Semester), and January 15 each year (Spring Semester).

We will notify the winner by email or a telephone call and will post the winner on our Facebook page and Google + pages.


Please see cancellation message above.

Applicants must mail, a 12 point font, double spaced, printed Word document or Google Doc, 1,000 word or less document titled “The Importance of Criminal Defense Lawyers” to the following address:

The following information must immediately follow your 1,000 word or less essay:

First Name Last Name, Your Phone Number
Your Mailing Address
Your Email Address
Your high school Graduation Date (YYYY.MM.DD)
The college/university you are applying to, have been accepted to, or are currently enrolled in.
Your personal bio in 140 characters or less.

There is no other application necessary. Do not include additional material such as tax returns, bank balances or other information not asked for in the application. PLEASE DO NOT CALL ABOUT THIS SCHOLARSHIP.

If you need to contact us, please do so via the contact form on this webpage, subject header: Scholarship

My Houston Criminal Lawyer

Do not call the law firm asking for more information regarding the scholarship. If you need to contact us, please do so by email using the contact form on this page, subject header: Scholarship