BOARD CERTIFIED BY THE NATIONAL COLLEGE FOR DUI DEFENSE-1999
BOARD OF REGENTS- 1995-2003
DEAN OF THE NATIONAL COLLEGE FOR DUI DEFENSE- 2002-2003
Amicus/Research Committee, Diversity Committee, Website Committee, Long Range Planning
J. Gary Trichter is the senior lawyer with the Houston & Bandera, Texas Law Firm of Trichter & LeGrand, P.C. Known as “The Cowboy Lawyer”, he has been in practice for approximately 35 years and represents clients throughout Texas. Gary is co-author of the two-volume treatise entitled Texas Drunk Driving Law (4th Edition) and is author of over forty journal articles ranging from DWI, grand jury, drug couriers, aviation, to the Star-Spangled Banner. Gary is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been voted by his peers the past 14 years as a Texas Monthly Magazine “Super Lawyer” and been listed as one of The Best Lawyers in America, for 2008, 2010, 2013, and 2015. He is also “Board Certified” as a DWI Specialist. This rating comes from the National College for DUI Defense whose rating has been approved by both the American Bar Association and Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Gary is Founder and Past-President of Texas DWI Lawyers (formerly Texas DWI Defense Lawyers Association), past President of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and past Dean and Regent for the National College for DUI Defense. He is a former Director and former DWI co-chair for the DWI Committee for the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and past chairman of NACDL’s Drunk Driving Committee.