Attorney Guerra Appointed to Mayor's Criminal Justice System Committee

Posted By Guerra & Farah, PLLC || 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 Houston criminal justice system and identify any policies that need amending. Attorney Guerra and the rest of the esteemed committee will meet on a weekly basis and provide Mayor Turner with policy recommendations as needed.

Mayor Sylvester Turner formerly served the Texas House of Representatives for more than 15 years. He won the election for Mayor of Houston against Bill King last December and, on January 4, 2016, took office. He and his administration are currently in a multi-faceted transition effort following former Mayor Annise Parker's term.

This is not the first time Attorney Guerra's work in the criminal defense arena has garnered him a public appointment. Last year, he was selected as part of a Special Investigative Committee following the death of Sandra Bland. 28-year-old Bland was found dead in Waller County Sheriff's Department jail cell after a routine traffic stop escalated to an arrest.

Attorney Guerra has also been selected for Texas Super Lawyers two consecutive years (2014, 2015). He maintains membership in the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the American Bar Association, among others.

Our firm congratulates Attorney Guerra on yet another prestigious appointment and knows that his prowess in this practice area will continue to make him one of greater Houston's most sought-after legal resources.

If you have been accused of a criminal offense, we invite you to contact us at Guerra & Farah, PLLC today. Our team of trusted and accomplished Houston criminal defense lawyers have an intimate knowledge of our local court system and know what it takes to have the accused's voice heard before the law.

Start exploring your defense options with a proven advocate by your side. Contact us today to request a free case evaluation.

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