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Musick & Musick LLP

February 24, 2009 09:00 ET

Harris County Criminal Lawyers' Association Elect JoAnne Musick as President

Partner in Houston Criminal Law Firm to Take Office in May

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - February 24, 2009) - Houston criminal defense attorney JoAnne Musick continues to combine her career as a respected member of the Texas legal industry with her commitment to public service. As a partner in the Harris County Criminal Law firm, Musick & Musick, LLP, she has established herself as a leading criminal law and Houston juvenile law attorney and will take the role of president of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers' Association (HCCLA) in May.

Currently the president-elect and immediate past vice-president of HCCLA, Musick, who has practiced law for the past eleven years, supports their mission to assist, support, and protect the criminal defense practitioner in the defense of citizens and their constitutional rights. Members of the HCCLA are also committed to educating the general public on all the aspects of the criminal justice system.

"It is an honor for me to uphold the standards of the legal system as an officer of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers' Association," said Musick. "My father, Earl, served Houston as a police officer before becoming an attorney specializing in criminal law. Protecting the rights of the citizens of our community has always been a major priority for me."

Musick received her degree from South Texas College of Law and has been a licensed attorney in the State of Texas since 1998. She is Board Certified in Juvenile Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has also tried criminal, Houston DWI/DUI cases, sexual assault, forgery, robbery and divorce and custody cases. Musick earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Sam Houston State University in 1991, which was instrumental in her ability to defend clients charged with embezzlement, including white-collar crime and theft.

About Musick & Musick, LLP

Musick & Musick, LLP, is a full service firm with specialization in criminal, juvenile, and family law. In addition to partners Earl and JoAnne Musick, attorneys Amanda Downing and John Denholm are experienced trial lawyers. They place a high priority in spending quality time with each client and offer valuable legal information on their website, www.MusickLawOffice.com.

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