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About Monks Law Firm

Houston criminal + traffic violation defense attorneys
Houston Criminal Attorneys
Our tenacious criminal lawyers will fight your case until the end.

Mike and Pat Monks practice law just blocks away from where they went to high school together. They're Houston natives who pride themselves on community involvement, accessible legal services, and honest guidance.

We've been practicing law for 40 years and have tried more than 1,000 Class C jury trials. Our dedication to the law and extensive legal experience enabled us to become leaders in the Houston legal community. Our team comprises an associate judge, chief prosecutor in multiple cities, and the Bar Association president. We speak internationally on law, most recently in Berlin.

Everyone deserves a fair trial. We meet with our clients in person, using straightforward language to explain their case and their options. Our mission is to provide honest advice to well-informed clients.

When you're facing legal challenges, Monks Law Firm is here to provide friendly, experienced help. We're a compassionate resource, from criminal charges to traffic tickets, probate, and wills. Need legal help in Houston? Just contact us.


Our team
Meet the Monks Law Firm team.

We're brothers who grew up in Houston. We love this community and the people in it––that's why we believe everyone deserves a fair trial with expert legal counsel at their side.

  • Mike Monks
    Attorney

    Mike Monks was licensed to practice Texas law in 1982 by the Supreme Court. He’s a native Houstonian who has secured over 2500 not guilty verdicts and dismissals during that time.

    Mike works in Harris and surrounding counties and has been a prosecutor in the City of Southside Place since 2010.

    In 2020 he received the Veteran’s Court Service Award and was appointed as Veteran’s Counsel for the Harris County Misdemeanor Veteran’s Court.

  • Pat Monks
    Attorney

    Pat dedicated himself to becoming a lawyer in college, joining with Mike to launch their legal practice. He's also the current associate judge in the cities of Manvel and Arcola and the city prosecuter of Taylor Lake Village.

    Pat is passionate about Transportation Law in the State of Texas. He remains active in the traffic lawyers of Texas and testifies to the state legislature to fight for the rights of Texas citizens.

    As part of a family-run business, Pat focuses on delivering reliable legal services for Houston families in need.

Expert criminal attorneys in Houston
We're a relentless advocate for our clients in criminal and traffic court.