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Texas Board Certified Criminal Lawyer

Representing Clients Throughout Texas and Federal Courts Nationwide


“Board Certified, 30 Years Experience, AV Rated Preeminent, Super Lawyer, Best Lawyers-Criminal Defense”


Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer John T. Floyd, a board-certified criminal law expert as recognized by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, offers premier legal defense for individuals and businesses facing serious criminal charges. Acknowledged by Best Lawyers: Criminal Defense and Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, and holding an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell, Mr. Floyd diligently represents clients under investigation or charged with criminal offenses in Houston, across Texas, and in Federal Courts Nationwide.


The John T. Floyd Law Firm is located on the 7th Floor of the River Oaks Tower at 3730 Kirby Dr., Ste 750, Houston, Texas 770098.


Legal Representation for Businesses and Individuals Accused of Crimes


Attesting to his reputation as a distinguished criminal defense attorney, Mr. Floyd is consistently recognized as one of Houston’s Top Lawyers in HTexas Magazine, AVVO 10.0 Superb, and Newsweek’s Leading Criminal Defense Attorneys.


Beyond the courtroom, he has been featured on national television and radio programs, such as Fox News, Hannity & Colmes, NPR, and the BBC, showcasing his expertise in criminal law.


As a Board Certified Criminal Lawyer, Mr. Floyd belongs to the elite 7% of expert board-certified lawyers, demonstrating his documented trial experience, positive peer reviews, and successful completion of a rigorous written exam.


John Floyd’s impact extends beyond the courtroom, with over 500 published legal articles on criminal law. His insights have been featured in reputable publications such as the Huffington Post, Texas Monthly, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, and others nationwide. Mr. Floyd’s extensive writings cover topics including prosecutorial and police misconduct, federal criminal law and sentencing, and the severe consequences associated with felony convictions.



Dedicated to Fighting False Allegations and Preventing Wrongful Convictions


In Houston, Mr. Floyd, a dedicated criminal lawyer, has witnessed numerous instances of innocent Americans facing unfounded criminal charges and enduring years of wrongful imprisonment. Committed to defending individuals accused of crimes, he and his team at the John T Floyd Law Firm are staunch advocates for protecting rights and preventing wrongful convictions and incarceration. Our criminal defense attorneys adopt a meticulous approach, leaving no detail unchecked. Through exhaustive investigation and in-depth analysis of case facts and laws, we craft personalized defense strategies.


The boutique-style representation by the John T Floyd Law Firm ensures that each client receives the necessary time and attention for optimal outcomes. Mr. Floyd’s track record showcases successful results in cases deemed challenging by other attorneys. If you need a criminal lawyer in Houston who is relentless in safeguarding your rights and achieving favorable results, trust the expertise of the John T Floyd Law Firm.


The John T Floyd Law Firm is located in the River Oaks Tower at 3730 Kirby Dr., Suite 750, Houston, Texas 77098.  Please feel free to call us at 713-224-0101.


Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer in Houston, Throughout Texas, and Federal Courts Nationwide


John T. Floyd Expert Criminal Defense Lawyer

Providing High Quality, Innovative, and Professional Legal Representation


John T. Floyd, a board-certified criminal law specialist recognized by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, is a distinguished legal expert with 30 years of experience. Rated as Best Lawyers: Criminal Defense and a Super Lawyer by Thomson-Reuters, and achieving AV Preeminent status by Martindale Hubbell, he stands out for peer recognition, professional achievement, legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards.

At the helm of his premier criminal defense litigation firm, Mr. Floyd exclusively focuses on successfully defending individuals and businesses accused of serious crimes. Operating in Houston, throughout Texas, and in Federal Courts across the United States, he takes pride in his extensive experience, determination, and talent, earning national acclaim as an authority in federal and Texas criminal law.


Dedicated to being the best in the courtroom, Mr. Floyd emphasizes the importance of not taking reckless chances regarding your freedom and future. With nearly three decades of experience successfully handling state and federal criminal cases, including difficult and seemingly hopeless ones, he is the experienced, confident, and aggressive criminal defense attorney you need.


To discuss your situation and devise a powerful defense strategy, contact the John T. Floyd Law Firm in Houston. Trust in Mr. Floyd’s expertise to safeguard your rights and achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

John T. Floyd, a distinguished federal criminal defense lawyer in Houston, stands apart from his peers. Unlike many, he has never been a prosecutor or prosecuted a case against an accused individual. Mr. Floyd challenges assumptions, refusing to accept the prosecution’s case theory or assume guilt automatically.


Grounded in the principles of the United States Constitution, he upholds the belief that the government bears the burden of proving its case beyond a reasonable doubt.


Even in the face of unpopular or scandalous high-profile cases, Mr. Floyd steadfastly supports his clients, compelling the government to meet its burden. His track record includes achieving success in cases initially deemed hopeless. Commencing his legal career in 1994 as a criminal defense attorney, he has dedicated the past twenty-nine years to building a successful practice exclusively focused on high-end criminal defense.


The John T. Floyd Law Firm aspires to be the best in the courtroom, maintaining an unwavering reputation for professional excellence. Mr. Floyd’s expertise extends beyond legal circles, as he is a regular expert contributor on national television and radio programs, including Fox News, Hannity & Colmes, NPR, and BBC. Recognized as one of Houston’s Top Lawyers practicing criminal defense since 2008 by HTexas Magazine, Newsweek’s Leading Criminal Defense Attorneys, and rated Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters and AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell, Mr. Floyd has been Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2010. Trust in his unparalleled experience for your federal criminal defense needs in Houston





Facing charges, be it a serious misdemeanor or federal felony, can result in life-altering consequences. Beyond potential incarceration and steep fines, a criminal conviction may tarnish your reputation permanently. The repercussions can also hinder your ability to obtain crucial federal and state licenses required for professional employment or sustaining your business. To shield yourself from these devastating outcomes, it’s imperative to enlist the services of an expert Houston criminal defense attorney.


John T. Floyd stands out as a seasoned professional who has successfully represented clients against a diverse array of federal and state criminal charges. With his expertise, you can trust that your case will receive the dedicated time and attention needed to navigate the complexities of criminal defense, safeguarding your future and reputation.


Representing Businesses and Individuals Accused of Serious Criminal Crimes



If your Houston-based business is facing a criminal or regulatory investigation by prominent authorities like the SEC, FBI, FTC, Texas Attorney General, or Texas State Securities Board, trust the seasoned expertise of John T. Floyd, a leading criminal defense lawyer. Mr. Floyd brings unparalleled experience to navigate your case and secure a favorable outcome. With a commitment to zealous representation within legal and ethical standards, he safeguards your rights, livelihood, and freedom. Choose John T. Floyd for a strategic and dedicated defense against criminal or regulatory charges impacting your business in Houston.


With John T. Floyd at your side, you gain a trusted advocate dedicated to meticulous case investigation to prevent criminal charges or secure a favorable resolution, including the dismissal of charges or successful defense in court.

Whether your business is facing a serious regulatory violation investigation or you are charged with a federal crime in Houston, anywhere in the State of Texas, or a Federal Court Nationwide, reach out to the John T. Floyd Law Firm promptly. Mr. Floyd ensures immediate attention to discussing your situation and strategizing on protecting your freedom, future, and reputation.


Contact John T. Floyd today at 713-224-0101 or via email at for a swift and confidential response, securing the elite criminal defense your high-profile case demands.


Conveniently located in River Oaks at 3730 Kirby Dr., Suite 750, Houston, Texas, 77098.


John T. Floyd is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is respected nationally as one of the leading state and federal criminal law authorities. For over twenty-nine(29) years, he has excelled in providing successful representation to businesses and individual clients in Houston, throughout the State of Texas, and in Federal Courts Nationwide.




John T Floyd travels to all criminal courts in the State of Texas and Federal Courts nationwide.


The John T Floyd Law Firm’s pricipal place of business is located in the River Oaks Tower at 3730 Kirby Dr., Houston, Texas, 77098.  All other locations are by appointment only.


The John T. Floyd Law Firm proudly represents clients charged with serious criminal offenses before all criminal courts in the State of Texas, including the courts in Houston (Harris County), Conroe (Montgomery County), Richmond (Ft. Bend County), Galveston, Angleton (Brazoria County), BeaumontEl PasoCorpus ChristiMidlandWacoDelRioLufkinTexarkanaTylerShermanLubbockBrownsvilleMcAllen AustinSan AntonioDallas, Ft. Worth and all counties in between.


Mr. Floyd also travels to Federal Courts throughout the United States, including the federal courts in Baton Rouge, Alexandria, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe, and Shreveport, Louisiana.