Richard Gregory DeToto, Attorney
Attorney Richard DeToto is a former Harris County prosecutor, former chief prosecutor in misdemeanor courts, and has a background of supervising and training younger prosecutors for the County. As a former associate of a nationally recognized DWI defense firm, DeToto has attended and participated in HPD DWI Task Force training on field sobriety tests and rode along with HPD DWI Task Force Officers while on patrol. He has tried over 100 jury trial as a prosecutor and defense lawyer, tried numerous complex federal criminal white collar cases, and handled federal criminal cases all over the state of Texas including Houston, San Antonio, Laredo and Alpine.
Recently, Mr. DeToto represented an individual targeted in the biggest single undercover investigation in the United States regarding dog fighting by the Texas Department of Public Safety. Mr. DeToto's client was implicated in over 25 instances of illegal dog fighting in a nationwide and national dog fighting ring. At the end of the day, the client was only sentenced to 6 months in the Harris County Jail. The story is chronicled in the August 2009 edition of Texas Monthly Magazine.
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