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  • The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys (AIOCLA) recently recognized Attorney Juan L. Guerra, Jr. with a 10 Best Attorney Client Satisfaction Award. The rest of us at Guerra & Farah, PLLC are proud of Attorney Guerra’s achievements in the legal field, which stem from his dedication to client satisfaction, as well as obtaining successful verdicts. Many lawyers can accomplish high ...
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  • Guerra & Farah Defend Client in Dismissed Federal Drug Charge Case

    || 6-Jun-2017

    Guerra & Farah, PLLC and our team of Houston criminal defense attorneys is proud to be able to announce that we have secured a significant win for a client recently. Our client – who will remain unnamed for privacy reasons – was charged with conspiracy to possess and distribute 12 kilograms of methamphetamines. The charges are severe enough to be considered federal drug crimes and ...
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  • Houston PD Pushes for Automatically Activated Body Cams

    || 21-Dec-2016

    In an effort to increase transparency within the police department, the Houston Police Department is pushing for reform to change body cameras so the device begins recording sooner. Earlier in the summer, police officers’ body cams caught footage of an armed man being shot and killed – but the cameras did not begin filming the incident until after the man had been shot. Skeptics ...
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  • Ford Recalls 680k Vehicles for Seat Belt Defect

    || 2-Dec-2016

    The Ford Motor Company has announced a major recall of over 680,000 vehicles due to a defect with their front safety belts. The company states that the front seatbelts may not hold people in a crash due to the heat generated when the seatbelt pre-tensioner engages. As a result, the system may fail, causing serious injury during an accident. To date, Ford has been made aware of two injuries as a ...
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  • Attorney Juan L. Guerra, Jr. Selected for 2016 Texas Super Lawyers

    || 6-Oct-2016

    Guerra & Farah, PLLC is pleased to announce that partner Juan L. Guerra, Jr. has been selected for the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list. This year marks the third consecutive year that he has been chosen for this prestigious industry honor. Each year, Super Lawyers uses its patented selection process to identify and recognize the most trusted and accomplished legal counselors in every state. ...
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  • Why Choose Guerra & Farah, PLLC for Your Injury Case?

    || 22-Jun-2016

    No one expects to be struck with a sudden injury due to an accident caused by someone else. Whether it be on the road, in public, or even in their own homes, dangerous accidents can greatly interrupt the lives of injury victims and even inflict lasting effects. In the aftermath, these victims and their families are faced with uncertain realities: how much will their medical treatment cost? Will ...
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  • Attorney George Farah Wins 10 Best Under 40 Award

    || 16-Jun-2016

    The American Institutue of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA) recently recognized Attorney George Farah with a 10 Best Under 40 Award. This honor goes to legal professionals who achieve unparalleled success and have done so purely for the benefit of the client. AIOPIA is a third-party rating system that operates on an invite-only basis and aims to help clients throughout the United States select ...
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  • Attorney Juan L. Guerra, Jr. Secures Acquittal in 1982 Cold Case

    || 31-May-2016

    Guerra & Farah PLLC is proud to announce that attorney Juan L. Guerra, Jr. has successfully secured an acquittal for a client facing murder allegations. He and co-chair Leira Moreno Gracia's exhaustive investigation into the evidence and careful cross-examination of a key witness made a critical difference in this decades-old cold case. Case Background The incident, a shooting death, ...
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  • The Law Offices of Guerra & Farah, PLLC is happy to announce that attorney Juan L. Guerra, Jr. , along with co-counsel Alan Macias, has successfully secured another not guilty verdict on behalf of one of our clients. The client stood accused of indecent exposure. The alleged incident occurred at a gas station while the client has parked at a pump. Two witnesses testified that, while at the ...
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  • Attorney Geoffrey A. Borschow Selected for Super Lawyers Rising Stars

    || 7-Mar-2016

    Our firm is proud to announce that yet another member of our team has been honored by Super Lawyers this year. For his outstanding work in the personal injury arena, attorney Geoffrey A. Borschow has been selected for the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers has become one of the legal industry's most relied-upon legal directories. For years, the organization has pointed ...
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  • Attorney Milad Farah Selected for Super Lawyers Rising Stars

    || 3-Mar-2016

    Guerra & Farah, PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Milad Kaissar Farah has been selected for the Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. 2016 marks the first year he has been chosen for this prestigious industry honor. Super Lawyers is a legal directory that, every year, recognizes attorneys throughout the country that meet the very highest standards in quality, service, and integrity. ...
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  • Attorney Juan L. Guerra, Jr. Secures Acquittal, Probation in Felony Case

    || 26-Feb-2016

    Guerra & Farah, PLLC is happy to announce that yet another successful result has been secured on behalf of one of our criminal defense clients. Due to the stellar work by attorney Juan L. Guerra Jr. our client—who faced two felony assault charges—will now only serve a brief period of probation. Our client, a 70-year-old male, stood accused of Aggravated Assault Against a Police ...
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  • Attorney Guerra Secures Not Guilty Verdict For Client

    || 27-Jan-2016

    The Law Office of Guerra & Farah, PLLC is extremely pleased with the successful results we were able to obtain for our client. The client had been a police officer in McAllen for 16 years, and was facing two very serious charges of alien smuggling. Working with co-counsel Armando Marroquin, Attorney Juan L. Guerra, Jr. was able to convince the jury that our client was betrayed by a friend, and ...
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  • Attorney Guerra Appointed to Mayor's Criminal Justice System Committee

    || 15-Jan-2016

    Guerra & Farah, PLLC is proud to announce that Attorney Juan Guerra has been included in the list of final appointees to the Criminal Justice System Committee for Mayor Sylvester Turner's Transition. The appointment was announced Friday, January 15, 2016, by Transition Co-Chair Bill Baldwin. The purpose of the committee is to assist Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner acclimate himself to the ...
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  • Harris County Announces New Diversion Programs

    || 8-Jan-2016

    This week, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson has announced the establishment of new pretrial diversion programs. As reported by Chron, the new programs will focus on those suspected of shoplifting, drug possession, and other non-violent charges. Last May, the MacArthur Foundation bestowed $150,000 to Harris County to conduct new research on how to improve its criminal justice system. ...
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  • Happy New Year from Guerra & Farah, PLLC

    || 6-Jan-2016

    The legal team at Guerra & Farah, PLLC would like to wish everyone in our El Paso and Houston communities a Happy New Year. Attorneys Juan L. Guerra, Jr., George K. Farah, and the rest of our team look forward to working with new clients in the coming year and securing them and their families the results and resolution they deserve. In 2015, our team helped countless clients navigate their ...
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  • Guerra & Farah, PLLC is proud to announce that Attorney Juan L. Guerra Jr. has been selected for the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list. This marks the second consecutive year that Attorney Guerra has been chosen for this honor. Super Lawyers is one of the most widely-recognized attorney rating services in the legal industry. They use a patented, multi-staged selection process that includes peer ...
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  • Following the controversial suicide of Sandra Bland, the public is still faced with more questions than answers. Now, a special investigative committee has been formed to look into the practices of the Waller County Sheriff's Department that jailed her. Our own Attorney Juan L. Guerra, Jr has been selected for this committee and will lend his insights and efforts to the investigation. On July ...
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  • Guerra & Farah, PLLC is happy to announce that it has secured two decisive victories on behalf of its clients this month. In both a drug case and a juvenile sex crime case, our firm brought much-needed clarity to the charges in question and ensured that justice was provided for our clients. On July 14, 2015, our client appeared in court for possession of controlled substance. He had been a ...
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  • What Should I Do After a Texas DWI Arrest?

    || 14-Jul-2015

    You were out a dinner with a few friends and on the drive home, see the blue and red sirens of a police officer stopping your vehicle for going a few miles over the posted speed limit. You roll down your window, and when the officer asks if you have had anything to drink tonight, you mention that you had wine a few hours ago with your meal, but you have consumed water since then and feel fine. ...
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  • Affirmative Defenses Against Smuggling Noncitizens

    || 13-Jul-2015

    Under United States federal law, it is illegal for someone that is not a citizen of the United States or a valid visa holder to enter the country. No matter if the accused was performing a criminal act or helping a beloved family member, the broad privisions outlined in the law can find the alleged helper facing severe criminal charges. Were you helping a friend or family member and accused of ...
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  • Southeast and Central Texas are currently reeling from a massive Memorial weekend storm system that has caused extensive flooding, tornadoes, and other adverse weather conditions. At least five in Texas have died, a dozen more are missing, and hundreds of homes have been flooded or swept away. The legal team at Guerra & Farah, PLLC would like to offer our sincerest condolences to all victims ...
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  • Attorney George Farah Named on Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

    || 18-Mar-2015

    Every year, Super Lawyers® selects a group of premiere, up-and-coming lawyers who, in their short time practicing law, have already displayed an uncommon standard of excellence for their Rising Stars℠ list. Guerra & Farah, PLLC is proud to announce that Founding Attorney George Farah has been named in the newest 2015 edition of the list. Super Lawyers® employs a stringent and patented ...
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  • Harris County Grand Juries Cleared Officers in All Shootings in 2014

    || 7-Jan-2015

    During recent months our country has followed a number of headline-making cases in which law enforcement officers involved in fatal shootings were cleared of all wrongdoing by grand juries. Harris County, TX was no different; 47 officer shooting cases were brought forth in 2014, and local grand juries cleared the officers in every case. Notably, in August 2014 a Harris County grand jury decided ...
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  • Judge Grants Mistrial in Client's Murder Case

    || 24-Dec-2014

    Guerra & Farah, PLLC is proud to announce that we have obtained a mistrial in our client's murder case. In 2012 the man was arrested and charged with committing murder in 1982, based on one witness's allegations. During the 30 years that this murder case was pending, our client was living, working, and raising a family in La Mesa, TX. He became a temporary legal resident in 1988 and ...
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