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, prostitution, promotion of prostitution, sexually oriented business violations, gambling offenses, liquor violations, and massage establishment violations.

In the past 20 years, Houston area law enforcement agencies have been relentless in targeting the adult entertainment industry and its employees. Houston Criminal Attorneys Steven J. Lieberman and James R. Butler have been at the forefront in defending prostitution and sexually oriented business violations. They have successfully challenged application of the City of Houston ordinance regulating sexually oriented businesses. In the published opinions Flores v. State, 33 S.W.3d 907 (Tex. App. – Houston [14th Dist.] 2000)  and Thompson v. State, 44 S.W.3d 141 (Tex. App.  – Houston [14th Dist.] 2001), Steven J. Lieberman and James R. Butler obtained rulings from the Court of Appeals making it more difficult for the government to obtain convictions for violating the City of Houston ordinance. Steven J. Lieberman and James R. Butler were successful in forcing the City of Houston to disclose the Standard Operating Procedures governing the Houston Police Department Vice Division, thus aiding their aggressive defense of vice related charges.

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