Sam Adamo, Sr.

3200 Travis St. 4th Floor
Houston, TX 77006

Sam Adamo Sr. a Houston criminal lawyer was licensed to practice law in 1968.  He served five years at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office trying all cases from DWI’s to Capital Murders.  He was ultimately given the honor of starting up the White Collar Special Crimes Division and remained at the top of this division until he left in 1976 to start his own criminal defense practice.

Focusing entirely on criminal law, Sam Sr. was one of the early attorneys recognized and board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a Houston criminal lawyer.  He has obtained dismissals and not guilty’s in every type of criminal case, and has continued to remain one of the most sought after criminal defense attorneysin Texas.  He has represented individuals, corporations, and even the Police Union over the course of his career.
  • Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist
  • Texas Board of Specialization
  • Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law & Procedure - San Jacinto College
  • Former Harris County, Texas Prosecutor
  • Life Time Achievement Award -Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Criminal Defense Honors:

Attorney’s Organizations

Criminal Defense Lawyer Licenses

Legal Education

  • J.D., 1968 – South Texas College of Law
  • B.A., 1964 – Saint Louis University