Former Prosecutor and Retired Judge


With over 35 years of award-winning experience in criminal justice, Retired Harris County trial judge Jay Karahan is your Board Certified first choice for consultation and representation when faced with a criminal matter. Jay Karahan is Board Certified in Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Government prosecution and law enforcement are relentless opponents with vast resources. Facing life-altering penalties is a stressful and unnerving experience. When your future is at stake, having a proven team in your corner should be your number one priority. Who will you bring to the fight?

Extensive big picture experience with aggressive, ethical advocacy to give you the best possible defense.

Why trust Jay Karahan Law?

  • Former State and award-winning Federal prosecutor who knows how the government investigates and prosecutes crimes
  • More than 35 years criminal law experience
  • Retired award-winning criminal trial judge with extensive courthouse knowledge
  • Former Fortune 100 corporate litigator, compliance counsel and consultant who understands boardroom and share holder concerns

The Process

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Confidentially meet with Jay
for an initial case analysis.

Hire the Firm

A clear, simple written contract
will establish a working relationship.

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Investigation, evidence discovery and trial preparation.

Jay Karahan Law

We believe that everyone deserves the best defense possible. The 6th amendment to the US Constitution requires the effective assistance of counsel in criminal cases. That’s why we often staff cases with other prominent attorneys and experts to provide the best team for your individual needs. Whether you are facing local misdemeanor or complex federal felony charges, your case will be handled with excellence, diligence, and zealous advocacy. When your entire future is on the line, we have the resources to effectively handle your case.

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1221 Studewood St
Houston, TX 77008

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