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John T. Floyd


A Houston Criminal Attorney Backed by a Track Record of Success




Though there are numerous criminal defense attorneys in the Houston area, few of them can claim as many past successes as the legal team at John T. Floyd Law Firm. Mr. Floyd and his legal team have defended countless clients in Texas and federal courts, frequently obtaining favorable results for even the most difficult of cases. John T. Floyd has worked with clients facing all kinds of federal criminal charges, sex crimes and drug offenses, employing aggressive and innovative defense strategies to get their charges reduced or dismissed.


Over the course of his two decades in Texas and federal criminal courts, John T. Floyd has developed connections from all around the state, from judges to law enforcement officials to prosecutors. He knows his way around state and federal courtrooms and is respected across the country for his creative defense strategies and integrity. Mr. Floyd uses his extensive connections to the advantage of his clients, investing all his energy and resources to fight for every advantage.


  • The State of Texas vs. DC

    Sexual Assault, Harris County/Felony Assault Family Member, Galveston County.

    Our Client faced multiple felony charges in several counties from the same plaintiff. Facing serious felony prison sentences, we left no stone unturned. The prosecutors had to give way, and all charges were dismissed.

  • The State of Texas vs. GM

    Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child Under 14, Harris County.

    Our client was a medical student facing horrendous allegations from his troubled, drug-addicted sister. In the end, Mr. Floyd proved that she was not credible in front of the grand jury. (Grand Jury declined to indict).

    No - Billed
  • The State of Texas vs. ML

    Alleged Sex Crime

    Our client was charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child, indecency with a child, and sexual assault of a child. They faced 25 to 99 years, or life, in prison for the continuous sexual abuse of a child charge, 2 to 20 years of prison for the indecency with a child, and the sexual assault of a child charge. Mr. Floyd tried the case before a jury, and they deadlocked. Mistrial. Following the mistrial, the state offered deferred adjudication probation, which was refused by the client, who Mr. Floyd believed was not guilty.  The state dismissed all charges prior to the second trial.

  • The State of Texas vs. LC

    Sex Crime

    Our client was charged with three counts of indecency with a child and one count of burglary of a habitation for the purpose of committing a sex crime. They faced 2 to 20 years in prison for each count of indecency with a child and 5 to 99 years or life for the burglary charge.  Mr. Floyd took the case to trial, resulting in a hung jury. The court granted a mistrial. The State offered a 5 year period of deferred adjudication afterward.

  • The State of Texas vs. KR

    Felony Murder

    Client facing life in prison, he received 10 years probation in case involving three child victims. Two other cases of murder dismissed.

    Reduced Sentence/
  • The State of Texas vs. JR

    Aggravated Assault Family Member

    Client was involved in an altercation with his better half that resulted in allegations of a belt and scissors being used in ways they were not necessarily intended.  The allegations were shown to be untrustworthy and the case was dismissed.  Client was facing felony prison time that would have been enhanced due to his prior record.  If convicted, prison was imminent.

  • The State of Texas vs. JU

    Aggravated Assault Against a Public Servant

    Aggravated Assault Against a Public Servant. All charges were dropped, and the case was dismissed.

  • The State of Texas vs. JD

    Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

    A good Samaritan intervened in a car burglary and stabbed the burglary suspect in the back.  Our client struck the good Samaritan on the head with a firearm, not realizing that the good Samaritan was trying to detain the burglary suspect.  The District Attorney handling the matter refused to do the right thing and dismiss the matter until we pushed the case to trial.  Knowing that we would not back down, she finally relented with a dismissal.  Our client was on probation for felony possession of marijuana so a plea or conviction of any kind would have certainly resulted in significant prison time.

  • The State of Texas vs. GC

    Murder, Harris County

    Client charged with killing victim in alcohol-fueled drug deal gone bad.  He faced life in prison.  After preparing for trial and arguing a pre-trial motion to dismiss, our client was offered probation on the lesser charge of Aggravated Assault Serious Bodily Injury.

    Reduced Sentence
  • The State of Texas vs. JB

    Felony Possession of Marijuana

    Felony Possession of Marijuana. Houston criminal defense lawyer John T. Floyd got all charges dropped, and the case dismissed.