Neal has consistently ranked among the top criminal attorneys in the United States, including being named one of the ten best criminal defense lawyers in Texas. Neal has consistently ranked among the best criminal attorneys in Texas. He worked for over ten years with legendary criminal lawyer Dick DeGuerin, with whom Neal still occasionally co-counsels on cases. Neal is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. By the time he was just 40 years old: he had argued twice before the Court of Criminal Appeals (Texas' highest criminal court); national news media magazines had covered two of his jury trials; and he was the lead lawyer in a landmark United States Supreme Court case.
Neal is committed to providing his clients unrivaled personal attention. He chooses to represent a small number of clients because he prefers to have hands-on contact with every aspect of each case. He understands how stressful, frightening and foreign the legal process can be for clients. If a matter is urgent for the client, it's urgent for Neal.
Neal has a proven history of outstanding results. He has handled all types of criminal problems in federal and state courts across Texas, including Harris County, Montgomery County, Fort Bend County, and Jefferson County. He has often favorably resolved cases without publicity or charges being filed. He's particularly proud of his record of dismissals.