M. Irene Wilson

M. Irene Wilson Attorney at Law
700 Gemini
Suite 250
Houston, TX 77058
(832) 413-5481

Ms. Wilson’s interest in criminal law prompted her to major in criminal justice at Dallas Baptist University where some of her professors were experienced law enforcement professionals and criminologists.  After graduating from college, Ms. Wilson worked as a probation officer in Dallas and volunteered as a mentor at the Dallas County Youth Center before earning her law degree.

Ms. Wilson has been licensed in Texas since 2001.  She has experience in civil and criminal defense litigation.  After graduating from law school, Ms. Wilson was an Assistant Attorney General at the Office of Texas Attorney General.  She litigated complex federal criminal appeals ranging from parole to robbery and murder and practiced throughout the State of Texas.  As a civil lawyer, Ms. Wilson was an associate attorney at two mid-size Houston area law firms and litigated serious bodily injury and death cases.

Ms. Wilson formed her criminal defense practice in 2009.  Ms. Wilson has successfully defended the accused in both felony and misdemeanor cases.

Ms. Wilson has been peer-reviewed by members of the bar and the judiciary, and she has achieved an AV Preeminent rating – the highest possible rating for a lawyer in both legal ability and ethical standards.  Ms. Wilson is rated Superb by AVVO.

Areas of Practice

State Criminal Defense
Aggravated Assault
Assault Bodily Injury
Assault Family Member
Dangerous Drugs
Evading Arrest
Failure to Identify
Felonies and Misdemeanors
Drug Crimes
Reckless Driving
Resisting Arrest


State Bar of Texas, November 2001

U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2002

U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2002

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2002


Michigan State University College of Law (J.D., 2001)

Dallas Baptist University, (B.A.S., Criminal Justice, 1994)

Legal Experience

M. Irene Wilson, Attorney at Law, 2009-Present

Associate, McLeod Alexander Powel & Apffel, 2006-2009

Associate, Geisel, Barker Lyman, 2003-2005

Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Texas Attorney General, 2002-2003

Professional Rating

AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell

Superb, AVVO Lawyer Rating


AV Preeminent Lawyer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Superb Lawyer Rating, AVVO Lawyer Rating

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell

Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell

Top Lawyers Houstonia Magazine


State Bar of Texas

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association

Galveston Criminal Defense Bar Association

The National Trial Lawyers Association

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


Member, Houston Junior League

Member, Girl Scouts of the USA

Member, St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church

Member, PTA Brookwood Elementary

Speaker, High School for Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement