Reno Criminal Defense Lawyer David R. Houston Receives Martindale-Hubbell(R) BV(R) Distinguished(TM) Peer Review Rating(SM)

Reno, NV (Vocus/PRWEB) February 15, 2011

Reno, Nevada attorney David R. Houston has received the prestigious BV(R) Distinguished(TM) Peer Review Rating(SM) from Martindale-Hubbell(R).


David R. Houston has over 30 years of experience and was admitted to practice in Nevada in 1978. He has been recognized as the President of the Northern Nevada Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for the years 1993, 1994 and 1995. As well, he has been named as Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year by the Editorial Staff of the Consumer Business Review for the years 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009. He was further awarded an award for Recognition of Professionalism and Law Practice from the Consumer Business Review as well as a Congress Order of Merit. He has been named Outstanding Mentor from Southwestern University School of Law and possesses a number of different awards by virtue of his law school education, including but not limited to the Dean’s Award, the Order of the Barristers, the Advocacy Honors Board, President of the Northern Nevada Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 1993, 1994 and 1995, among others.


A BV(R) Distinguished(TM) rating recognizes excellence in lawyers with experience. A widely respected mark of achievement, it differentiates a lawyer from his or her competition.


Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of the peer review rating process. The ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories: Legal Ability and General Ethical Standards.


The Legal Ability Rating indicates professional ability in a specific area of practice and is based on five key areas: legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience.


The General Ethical Standards Rating denotes adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence, and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities.


AV(R) Preeminent(TM) and BV(R) Distinguished(TM) are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies.


About the Firm


Mr. Houston’s firm handles legal matters in the following practice areas: criminal and civil trial practice in all State and Federal Courts. He is also licensed in many Federal District Courts, including but not limited to Federal District Courts located in the State of Washington, the State of Kentucky, the State of Ohio, the State of California, as well as the Federal District Courts located in the State of Wisconsin. His practice is multi-dimensional and stretches across the United States.


It has been the policy of this firm since its inception three decades ago to provide clients with not only the best possible legal representation, but sufficient information to allow them to understand and appreciate the complexities of their case. In so doing they believe they impart not only knowledge and comfort as to the problems associated with litigation, but as well allow their clients to be part of the process to the extent their feelings, knowledge and information are not only requested, but considered in high regard. It is their goal to have an advised, educated, intelligent client who is familiar with their case, the complexities of prosecution and/or defense of any specific legal issue. The firm is available for not only personal conferences, but as well telephone appointments in the event the client is not from this jurisdiction.


For more information about the firm, please go to or call 775-786-4188.


Law Office of David R. Houston

432 Court Street, Reno, NV 89501-1725

(775) 786-4188


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