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Nico LaHood

Nico LaHood SuperLawyer: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011Nico LaHood, a former magistrate judge, burst onto the San Antonio legal scene in 2003 by winning his first 24 trials in a row. Nico has been featured regularly as a top lawyer in S.A. Scene magazine Best Lawyers List. Nico has also reinforced his reputation as one of San Antonio’s premier lawyers.

Nico LaHood - Honored as SA Scenes Best AttorneysDWI Attorney and Criminal Defense Lawyer Nico LaHood is a certified Drug Recognition Expert (DRE)and is trained to identify drug impaired drivers to help fight your DWI ticket or drug charge in Bexar County. DWI and DUI Attorney Nico LaHood is also certified by theNational Highway Traffic Safety Association dedicated to driving safety, vehicle safety, federal and state laws and regulations to help put those state and federal laws to work for you and not against you.  As a member of theNational College of DUI Defense, attorney Nico LaHood specializes in defending your rights against the state if you should ever be faced with a DWI ticket.

Nico has dedicated his entire career to protecting the rights of clients in criminal defense cases such as probation violations, parole violations, possession of marijuana or other controlled substances, manslaughter or involuntary manslaughter charges in Bexar County, among others. Nico is dedicated to defending your rights when accused of a crime in Bexar County.  In addition to his private practice, he was unanimously appointed by the Bexar County District Judges as a Magistrate Judge for Bexar County and has also been selected as a special prosecutor for Bexar, Wilson, Medina, and Karnes counties.

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Courtrooms often crowd with other defense attorneys and prosecutors anxious to observe Nico deliver closing arguments on behalf of his clients. However, it is at a trial’s earliest stage that Nico’s greatest strength emerges: jury selection. Using a mix of skill and instinct, he has a proven track record of choosing jurors best suited for his clients.

Mr. LaHood is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, a Board Member of the San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and theAssociation of Trial Lawyers of America. He earned his undergraduate degree in finance from St. Mary’s University and his J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law. Mr. LaHood is a native San Antonian committed to upholding justice and serving the community that has given so much to him.