What We Do

HOLISTIC DEFENSE SERVICES

The MAC Office is committed to zealous, client-centered, and community-oriented representation. Each client’s needs are supported by a dedicated legal team to build the best possible outcome for their case.

  • IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY
    • Serves as a resource and expert for all matters related to clients with immigration consequences. 
    • Keeps our MAC-appointed attorneys apprised of legislative changes and emerging issues in the field of immigration law. 

  • CHIEF INVESTIGATOR
    • Ensures that appropriate resources are available for investigation and case preparation.
    • Host trainings related to investigative defense services including but not limited to collecting/preserving evidence and locating/interviewing witnesses.

  • SOCIAL WORKERS
    • Assists attorneys with connecting clients to available social, housing, and community services in order to help reduce the collateral consequences of the criminal case lifecycle.

  • COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT & RECRUITING SPECIALIST
    • Assists MAC-appointed attorneys with participatory defense representation and connecting MAC-appointed attorneys to community resources and organizations that advance a client’s narrative or theory within a case.

TRIALS & TRAINING SERVICES

The MAC Office is committed to providing MAC-appointed attorneys with case coordination, client resources, litigation support, and skill development for their appointed cases.

  • RESOURCE ATTORNEYS
    • Serve as the primary liaisons on behalf of MAC-appointed attorneys between the MAC Office and the individual criminal district courts and/or county courts at law.
    • Assist MAC-appointed attorneys with trainings/CLEs and problem resolution in discovery, litigation, and trial issues. 
    • Monitor and ensure attorney compliance with MAC requirements and expectations associated with appointment.

  • CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION (CLEs)
    • The MAC Office will organize free Continuing Legal Education for MAC-appointed attorneys.
    • Please let us know if you have suggestions, comments, or questions related to CLEs by clicking on this link.

  • SATELLITE OFFICES
      • Within the MAC Office and for MAC-appointed attorneys on their appointed cases only.
      • In walking distance to all Harris County Courthouses.
      • Limited availability and by reservation only.
        • To make a reservation, call the MAC Office (832-927-3949) between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on weekdays, excluding county holidays.