ATTORNEY PROFILE

Steven J. Lieberman is a native Houstonian who has practiced law in Texas for more than 25 years. Most of his career he has been affiliated with the prominent criminal defense firm of Bires and Schaffer.

Steven J. Lieberman is board ceritfied in criminal appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Board ceritification is a recognition of an attorney’s expertise which is awarded to only ten percent of all attorneys licensed in the State of Texas.

Steven J. Lieberman has been either lead or associate counsel in more than 200 appeals and post-conviction cases. He has filed appellate briefs in ten of the fourteen Texas Courts of Appeals and in the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Steven J. Lieberman has filed appellate briefs in the Fifth, Sixth, Ninth, and Eleventh Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals. He has argued many cases in the Fifth Circuit and in the Ninth Circuit.

Steven J. Lieberman is licensed by the United States Supreme Court and has filed multiple petitions with the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. He is counsel of record on more than 15 published opinions that are now part of Texas and federal law.

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PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

PRACTICE AREAS

CRIMINAL APPEALS

Although not a prerequisite to filing an appeal, some errors can be raised in a motion for new trial filed in the trial court after conviction. If hired in a timely manner, a lawyer can file a motion for new trial. The motion for new trial must be filed no later than 30 days after the court imposes sentence.

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POST-TRIAL MOTIONS IN STATE COURT

Although not a prerequisite to filing an appeal, some errors can be raised in a motion for new trial filed in the trial court after conviction. If hired in a timely manner, a lawyer can file a motion for new trial. The motion for new trial must be filed no later than 30 days after the court imposes sentence.

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POST-CONVICTION WRITS

If the direct appeal of your conviction or sentence has not been successful, you may be able to seek a new trial by filing an application for a post-conviction writ of habeas corpus. A Texas writ is referred to as an 11.07, 11.071, 11.072, or 11.09 writ. A federal writ is known as a 2254 or 2255 writ.

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DIRECT APPEALS

A defendant has a right to appeal a conviction and/or sentence in state and federal cases. In Texas there are two reviewing courts: the Court of Appeals (the intermediate appellate court) and the Court of Criminal Appeals (the highest court). In federal cases in Texas

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PROSTITUTION  AND SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESS DEFENSE

Steven J. Lieberman has vast experience defending vice related criminal cases. For his entire career, Attorney Steven J. Lieberman has successfully defended individuals charged with public lewdness,

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PAROLE

Steven J. Lieberman has effectively represented clients in the parole review process. He serves and counsels clients and their families with the various aspects of the parole review process.

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EXPERTISE

Steven J. Lieberman has over 25 years of criminal law experience. He has practiced throughout the State of Texas and in federal courts across the nation. He has vast experience in all areas of criminal law but specializes in post-conviction cases, including sentencings, motions for new trial, criminal appeals, post-conviction writs of habeas corpus, and parole. Steven J. Lieberman will personally handle the briefing and argument of your appeal or post-conviction proceeding. Unlike many lawyers who claim to handle criminal appeals and post-conviction writs, Steven J. Lieberman will not delegate your important case to a junior associate or, even worse, a paralegal or law student. Contact experienced attorney Steven J. Lieberman to effectively challenge your conviction on appeal or by habeas corpus.

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