Criminal Defense That's Texas Strong

A Father-And-Son Law Firm That's Served Fort Bend County for More Than 37 Years.

Lawyers in Richmond, TX

Highly Qualified Attorneys to Protect Your Rights

At The Law Office of Larry P. McDougal, our legal team of Texas criminal defense attorneys are dedicated to helping those who have been charged with any kind of crime. We use our skills and extensive background to protect your rights, your interests, and your future. Criminal defense is very much driven by a client’s own choices. The quality of the decisions you make will depend on the quality of the legal advice you get. The most important choice you make can be hiring the right Texas criminal defense attorney.

We can help you answer tough questions like:

  • Should I plead guilty to a DWI or take my case to trial?
  • Should I fight juvenile charges or hope my child is “scared straight?”

Our father-and-son law firm has served Fort Bend County for more than 37 years. We work closely with you to make sure you understand your rights, your responsibilities, your risks, and your opportunities. Whether you opt for a negotiated resolution or your day in court, it will be an informed decision backed by experienced representation. Visit our criminal lawyer reviews to see why clients choose our Texas law firm when they need the best criminal defense attorney in Texas.

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About Our Father & Son Team

In-Depth Experience for Your Defense

Larry McDougal Sr. won the President’s Award from the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association in 2009. He was elected to the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas in 2012 and was the President-Elect for 2019-2020. Attorney McDougal teaches legal ethics to lawyers around the state. His statewide reputation is based on his legacy of achieving outstanding results for his clients. Larry McDougal Sr. has the trial skills and experience necessary to back up a strong negotiating position for his clients’ cases.

Larry McDougal Jr. started working at the firm in 2006 as a legal assistant. He received his license to practice law in Texas in 2010. Since then he has been elected to the board of directors for the Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, as well as the Fort Bend County Bar Association. He was also nominated to the State Bar Grievance Panel. Due to his success in the courtroom and the effort dedicated to his cases, Larry was selected for inclusion on the 2016 list of Rising Stars℠. He has been included every year since.

Our Background in Law Enforcement Works for You

Larry P. McDougal Sr. previously served as a police officer, a deputy sheriff, a prosecutor, and a municipal judge. His extensive insight into police procedure and the other side of the criminal justice system have made him an effective defender of the accused. He draws on that experience to confront allegations and hold law enforcement accountable. He knows how to challenge physical evidence and forensics, witness accounts, traffic stops, search warrants, and all facets of the prosecution’s case. Larry P. McDougal Sr. uses his experience as a former police officer, deputy sheriff, and prosecuting attorney to your advantage.

We Defend Adults & Juveniles on All Charges

From drug possession and drunk driving, to sex offenses and domestic assault, we understand the high stakes you are facing. Beyond the possibility of jail, we pay attention to the possible repercussions for employment, licenses, gun rights, parental rights, and other aspects of your life and your future. Additionally, our firm handles personal injury matters, fighting for the full and fair compensation you need after you’ve been injured due to the negligent actions of others.

We will steer you right and stand by you, all the way through trial when necessary. Read how we’ve helped others then call (281) 823-9377 for a free, confidential consultation with a Texas criminal defense attorney.

  • Above and Beyond!

    “I called their office for my husband after he found himself needing representation. I explained in detail what we were up against, Larry Jr didn't hesitate to help my husband with his case. I love ...”

    - Carol, 2022
  • Fantastic Lawyer, As well as the McDougals and Staff

    “I don't even know where to begin. I researched lawyers in the area and settled on a name I had heard of, "McDougal." The office assigned David Green to our case. From the get-go they were at our beck ...”

    - Randall, 2022
  • Fantastic attorney and super helpful..!!

    “David is a straight talking, informative and dedicated lawyer for his clients! He is extremely communicative, very knowledgeable about the law, friendly and easy to talk to. His experience as a police ...”

    - Catherine, 2022
  • I would have no reservation with hiring Larry to represent me or a loved one in a criminal matter.

    “Larry is an outstanding criminal defense attorney who also gives back to his community. I would have no reservation with hiring Larry to represent me or a loved one in a criminal matter.”

    - Lee K., 2013
  • He did an amazing job for me and I would recommend him to anyone

    “Mr. McDougal Jr. is the best attorney in the world. He did an amazing job for me and I would recommend him to anyone.”

    - Douglas C., 2017

Hire the Right Attorney

What Makes Us Stand Apart?
  • A Respected Father & Son Legal Team
  • Larry McDougal Sr. is President-Elect of The Texas State Bar
  • We're Not Afraid to Go to Trial If Necessary
  • Over 37 Years of Collective Experience

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