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The Criminal Lawyers of Houston at The Manginello Law Firm, PLLC provide legal services around the state of Texas and nationwide and has helped thousands of individuals, families and businesses. Our criminal lawyers' experience and commitment ensures that each client receives knowledgeable and diligent representation across all our practice areas.

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We are members of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas and our firm is accredited by the Better Business Bureau of Texas in recognition of our business integrity and quality services.

For effective legal representation in a friendly, casual, family style environment, contact The Manginello Law Firm, PLLC at 713-528-9070 or toll free at 866-395-2667.

  • Ralph P. Manginello


    Houston,Texas
    Telephone: 866-988-2111
    (Toll Free): 713-528-9070
    Fax: 713-529-4998

     

    Ralph Manginello was born in New York, but has been a lifelong resident of the state of Texas. He is a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin, where he received a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Public Relations. He received his Jurisprudence Doctorate from the South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas.

    His areas of practice include personal injury, workers' compensation, maritime law, wrongful termination, oil/gas royalty disputes, bad faith insurance claims, and criminal defense. Mr. Manginello has extensive trial experience and has successfully litigated a number of cases to jury verdicts.

    In addition to his duties at the firm, Mr. Manginello is also heavily involved in Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Houston. He also donates to local charities in the area performs pro bono work on a yearly basis.

    Mr. Manginello is a member of the Houston Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Italian Lawyers, and the Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas.

    Mr. Manginello is licensed and admitted to practice law in the State of Texas, as well as before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

    Areas of Practice:
    Personal Injury
    Workers' Compensation
    Maritime Law
    Wrongful Termination
    Oil/Gas Royalty Disputes
    Bad Faith Insurance Claims
    Criminal Defense
    Bar Admissions:
    Texas, 1998
    U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2002
    Education:
    South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 1998
    J.D.
    University of Texas, Austin, Texas,
    B.J.
    Major:  Journalism/Public Relations

    Professional Associations and Memberships:
    Houston Bar Association
    Member

    State Bar of Texas
    Member

    Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    Member

    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    Member

    National Association of Italian Lawyers
    Member

    Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas

    Pro Bono Activities:
    Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Houston

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  • John Butler


    Houston, Texas Of Counsel
    Telephone: 866-988-2111
    (Toll Free) 713-528-9070
    Fax: 713-529-4998

    John Butler is of counsel at The Manginello Law Firm, PLLC.  He was born in Ohio and moved to Texas after graduating from the University of Cincinnati, where he received a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Mathematics.  He received his Jurisprudence Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law in 1992.  He has concentrated on criminal defense since graduation, and is board certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Mr. Butler has extensive trial and appellate experience and has successfully tried scores of cases to jury verdicts.  

    Mr. Butler is licensed to appear in all state and federal courts in Texas, as well as the federal Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans and the United States Supreme Court.  Mr. Butler is a member of the Austin Bar Association, the College of State Bar of Texas, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (and a past director), and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. 

    Areas of Practice:
    Criminal Defense
    Certification/Specialties:
    Board Certified - Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

    Professional Associations and Memberships:
    Austin Bar Association

    College of State Bar of Texas

    Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

    Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (and a past Director)

    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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