THE LAW OFFICE OF
JAMES R. MAKIN, P.C.
Board Certified in Criminal Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
“The Right of the people…Shall not be violated…”
IV AMENDMENT, US CONSTITUTION“
“In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.”
James Makin represents citizens for all criminal offenses. Every citizen accused of a criminal offense should actively pursue all avenues of legal remedies and only make fully-informed and knowledgeable decisions.
Mr. Makin has negotiated thousands of cases and picked over 500 juries in his 40 plus years of experience. He represents all citizens accused of crimes in State and Federal Court in a three-county area (Jefferson, Hardin & Orange)
The Law Office of James R. Makin has successfully represented clients in every court in Southeast Texas for over 40 years. James is Board Certified in Criminal Law and specializes in criminal defense including misdemeanors and felonies in all courts both state and federal.
To quote James: “I believe the most important duty of a criminal Defense Attorney is to be a good communicator. You must be able to fully explain to the client, to negotiate with the prosecutor and most importantly, tell the client’s story to a jury. Yes, you have to know the law, be prepared and fully see the total picture of all actions and consequences, but if you don’t communicate, then it is all wasted. My staff and I place this communication as a number one priority.”
James has been a criminal defense attorney for over 40 years, and in his present location for over 27 years. He has handled thousands of cases in State and Federal courts in Jefferson, Hardin, and Orange counties.
James is a husband, father of four children and grandfather of ten. He was raised in Beaumont and is actively involved in the community.
CHOOSE AN ATTORNEY WITH A PROVEN TRACK RECORD
Litigation of the Death Penalty is the ultimate test of an attorney and his staff. Mr. Makin has been involved as lead defense attorney in
26 Death Penalty cases, of which 2 are on death row & 1 executed.
After many years of defending Death penalty cases, Mr. Makin has retired from handling death penalty cases.
No matter what your opinion is on the Death Penalty, experience and qualifications should be foremost in choosing an attorney. Mr. Makin has that experience and qualifications.