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Our Defense Attorney in Houston, TX Takes All Types of Cases

At Rucker Law, we believe the best defense stems from experience on both sides of the courtroom. Our lawyer, Wes Rucker, spent time as both a prosecutor and defense attorney in Houston, TX. This experience gives him valuable insight into the court system, allowing him to build a better defense for your case. Whether you are facing a DUI charge, a misdemeanor or felony charge, or you have been accused of a white collar crime, homicide, or sexual assault, our legal team is ready to provide the legal representation you need. We treat every client with the care and understanding they deserve. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help or schedule a free case review.

Wes Rucker

White-Collar Crimes and Investigations

As a student at Columbia University in New York City, Wes Rucker worked at a law firm that handled white collar cases. It was here that his interest in finance grew, and he decided to become an attorney. He later went on to serve as an assistant district attorney in the Identity Theft Division and District Court Chief in the White Collar Crimes section. He has experience assisting clients who have been charged with or are being investigated for financial or business infractions. He has also helped clients identify fraud and financial crimes within their own businesses.

DWI & Manslaughter

As a former prosecutor, Wes has experience on both sides of DUI cases, and honed his skills further with his experience at the legendary Gary Trichter firm. He helped to establish the Intoxication Crimes Division with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office.

Sexual Assault

Even the accusation of sexual assault can be a devastating blow to your lifestyle and career. Wes and the team at Rucker Law believe everyone is entitled to due process and a vigorous defense, no matter what the allegations. We’ll help you defend yourself in court.


Wes represents clients charged with all ranges of homicide. He even has extensive experience leading capital murder investigations to gather evidence and provide proof in court. As a Felony Chief in the Major Offender’s Division, he worked closely with homicide detectives from the local Houston area, as well as throughout the state and the country.

All Misdemeanor Offenses

As an experienced defense attorney, Wes can handle all manner of possession, theft, and other misdemeanor cases. He'll provide legal representation to get your favorable outcome.

All Felony Offenses

With experience as a felony district court chief, Wes has prosecuted felony cases ranging from check fraud to aggravated robbery. He also oversaw other prosecutors, teaching them how to investigate and litigate felony crimes. When he represents you, Wes leverages this experience spent on both sides of the courtroom to develop the best defense for you.

Criminal Investigation Consultant

Wes and the team at Rucker Law are here to help businesses investigate misconduct within their own companies. He has assisted hospitals, oil and gas companies, and individuals in ensuring they are compliant with all government reporting and regulation.

Police Misconduct

During his time as a prosecutor, Wes gained experience in investigating and litigating cases that involve police misconduct. He can help you if you feel you’ve been a victim of this type of misconduct.

Drug Cases

If you've been wrongfully accused of a drug-related charge, Wes and the team at Rucker Law is here to provide assistance. We represent many individuals charged with drug crimes, helping them defend themselves in court.

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