Houston Criminal Lawyer Adamo & Adamo Law Firm.

Just because you are charged with a crime, does not mean you are guilty of that crime. With over 50 years of combined criminal law experience the criminal defense attorneys at the Adamo & Adamo Law Firm have achieved an unprecedented 40% dismissal or not guilty rate. We understand the effect criminal accusations can have on your livelihood. We understand the potential consequences from a criminal conviction. Our lawyers provide solutions to problems and work relentlessly to ensure your future is protected. Don’t just take it from us, read our criminal defense reviews and testimonials, and see what former clients have to say. We look forward to becoming your trusted Houston criminal lawyer. Contact our criminal defense firm now for the best possible outcome.

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Sam Adamo Sr. – Criminal Lawyer – Houston

2018 Recipient of the Criminal Defense Lawyer “Lifetime Achievement” Award as presented by HCCLA.

Sam Adamo Sr. a Houston criminal lawyer was licensed to practice law in 1968.  He served five years at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office trying all cases from DWI’s to Capital Murders.  He was ultimately given the honor of starting up the White Collar Special Crimes Division and remained at the top of this division until he left in 1976 to start his own criminal defense practice.

Focusing entirely on criminal law, Sam Sr. was one of the early attorneys recognized and board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a Houston criminal lawyer.  He has obtained dismissals and not guilty’s in every type of criminal case, and has continued to remain one of the most sought after criminal defense attorneys in Texas.  He has represented individuals, corporations, and even the Police Union over the course of his career.

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Legal Education

  • J.D., 1968 – South Texas College of Law
  • B.A., 1964 – Saint Louis University
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Sam Adamo Jr. – Criminal Lawyer – Houston

2018 Recipient of one of Houston’s Top Lawyers as recognized by Houstonia Magazine.

Sam Adamo Jr. was licensed to practice in 2007.  Following family tradition, he immediately joined the Adamo & Adamo Law Firm as a Houston criminal lawyer. Since joining the practice, he has amassed an impressive list of honors, awards, and achievements.  With his addition to the Adamo & Adamo Law Firm,  U.S. News and World Report tabbed the criminal defense firm one of the nations best. He has had criminal defense related articles published by the Texas State Bar, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. He has also been a keynote speaker at various legal related events across Texas.

Sam Jr. has obtained dismissal and not guilty’s in all types of criminal cases and has received specific DWI training in the administration of field sobriety tests, Intoxilyzer5000 and Intoxilyzer9000 (breath tests), and Gas Chromotagraphy (blood tests). Recognized as an up-and-coming criminal lawyer, Sam knows what it takes to obtain the best possible outcome for his clients.

Sam is also one of the few Texas cannabis attorneys carving out a niche practice representing businesses and ensuring compliance in Texas Cannabis, cannabidiol (CBD) marijuana and industrial hemp.

Criminal Defense Honors:

Attorney’s Organizations

  • National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trial Attorney Association
  • Houston Trial Attorney Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association – Founding Member

Criminal Defense Lawyer Licenses

  • State of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas

Legal Education

  • J.D., 2006 – South Texas College of Law
  • B.A., 2002 – University of San Diego

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