Kristin Guiney is a former District Court Judge who is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is also a former chief prosecutor at the Harris County District Attorney's office where she tried virtually every type of crime imaginable, including DWIs, sexual assaults of children, and capital murders. While on the bench Kristin routinely received some of the highest bar poll ratings in Harris County.
During her career, Kristin has tried over 80 cases to verdict as lead counsel. Kristin presently focuses her law practice on criminal defense, where she handles a variety of cases including the relatively simple to the extraordinarily complex. Kristin is a fierce trial lawyer with a reputation as a lethal cross-examiner. She works tirelessly to get the best result possible for her clients given the facts of the case.
Kristin is an alumna of Emory University in Atlanta and received her law degree from the University of Houston Law Center.
Reimagining Incarceration and Reentry, Project Curate, 2016
Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, 2015
Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, 2013, 2014, 2015
Greater Houston Coalition for Justice, 2014
University of Houston Law Center Jury Selection, 2010
National College of District Attorneys Strategic Cross Examination, Faculty - 2008
EDUCATION AND AWARDS
University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2001
Order of Barristers
Emory University, Bachelor of Arts – Political Science, 1997