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Texas Criminal Defense Attorney

Houston DWI Lawyer Billy SkinnerBilly Skinner’s dedication to his clients and multifaceted approach to DWI defense makes him one of the most effective DWI attorneys in the Houston area. Billy is willing to listen and openly discuss concerns and defense strategies with his clients. This allows him to take a unique client-based perspective that other criminal defense attorneys often ignore. Mr. Skinner’s availability and compassion for his clients’ needs helps reduce the anxiety that comes with being charged with DWI and other alcohol related offenses.


Billy hails from Longview, Texas and earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. He began his professional career in marketing and eventually moved to Houston in order to attend the South Texas College of Law.

While in law school, Billy was an intern with the District Attorney’s office of Harris County. During his final year at law school, the Harris County D.A. selected Billy to help with several high profile cases such as the prosecution of the Andrea Yates, who was accused of drowning her children.


Following his graduation from law school, Billy worked for famous Houston attorney Rusty Hardin. Working with Rusty Hardin & Associates afforded Billy the unique and invaluable experience of handling complicated criminal and civil cases.

After leaving Rusty Hardin & Associates, Billy again worked for the District Attorney. As an Assistant District Attorney, Billy honed his trial skills and established himself as a prosecutor who would not back down from Houston’s most elite defense attorneys.

In 2009, Billy left the D.A.’s office for private practice and formed the Law Office of Billy Skinner. Since opening his firm, Billy has realized his passion for defending clients and provides top-notch defense services for people from all walks of life.

When he’s not protecting the rights of Houston citizens, Billy enjoys spending time with his wife, Kari, and his sons, Will and Cale.

Contact Houston DWI Attorney Billy Skinner Today

If you’ve been arrested and charged with a DWI related offense in Houston, it’s important that you speak with an attorney as quickly as possible. Whether you call our office first or call our office last, just give us a call. We won’t try to sell you anything or scare you into hiring our firm. Just a free, straightforward review of your case.

Call (713) 600-7777 or contact us today.