My one and only goal is to get you the BEST outcome for your circumstance. Being charged with a crime is frightening. Don’t face it alone. I believe everyone deserves a second chance. My job is to defend YOU.

– Attorney Matthew D. Sharp
Click to call Matt

Criminal Attorney Matthew D. Sharp

The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp is a criminal law practice built on the founding goal of achieving positive results for Texas clients.

Mr. Sharp offers clients professional, tireless, and versatile representation in all types of criminal cases.

The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp strives to provide effective and efficient solutions using the most timely and rigorous professional standards. He has the experience to handle complex legal issues. He will work to earn and keep your trust.

Time is important when facing criminal charges. Contact Matthew Sharp today to receive the defense and legal help you need.

Time is important when facing criminal charges.
Contact Matthew Sharp to receive the defense and legal help you need 

Attorney Profile

As principal at The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp, Matthew D. Sharp is dedicated to serving clients in the greater Houston area and throughout the state of Texas. He focuses his practice of law in the area of criminal law. He accepts a wide variety of cases, including DWI charges, theft and property crimes, drug-related charges, weapons, white collar crimes, assault/battery, prostitution crimes, sex crimes defense, federal defense and other criminal cases.

Mr. Sharp graduated with his Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas at Austin and went on to earn his Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s University of Law in San Antonio. During law school, he was awarded the prestigious Pro Bono Service Award. Before opening his own firm, Mr. Sharp was an associate attorney at David S. Sprecher & Associates and at Rene Gonzalez & Associates. He also served as a Law Clerk for Edward L. Piña & Associates.

These professional experiences serve Mr. Sharp and his clients well. He gained invaluable courtroom experience. He developed strong working relationships with many judges and other legal professionals. He also increased his Spanish language proficiency in order to assist clients that do not speak English.

With over 12 years of experience in the legal field, Mr. Sharp dedicates his entire practice to criminal law. He is admitted to practice law in the state of Texas. Recognized for his legal skills and ethics, Mr. Sharp has earned an “Excellent” Avvo rating.

In addition to volunteering his legal skills to the local community in Houston, Mr. Sharp is a member of the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association.

Mr. Sharp knows the importance of listening to his clients. He takes the time to understand each of his clients’ needs because the client’s future may be at stake. He offers dedicated legal counsel to ensure his clients’ rights and freedom are vigorously protected.

With deep experience as a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Sharp understands that some people are arrested despite their innocence. He believes everyone deserves a second chance.


  • Associate Attorney, David S. Sprecher & Associates, Sept 2007 – Present
  • Associate Attorney, Rene Gonzalez & Associates, Mar 2007 – Aug 2007
  • Law Clerk, Edward L. Piña & Associates, Feb 2005- Jun 2005


  • Juris Doctorate, St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

Memberships and Affiliations

  • The State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas


  • Pro Bono Service Award, St. Mary’s University School of Law

Have you or someone you know been charged with a crime?

Take just a couple minutes to fill out the form below and schedule your free consultation with Matthew Sharp.