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State v. P.T.

Harris #7

8/8/19

Attorney: Mark Thiessen

DWI 2nd. .342 BLOOD TEST NOT GUILTY!!! This was an interesting one. Car was pulled over doing 95 in a 60. In the almost 3 minutes that it took the officer to approach the driver’s window, my client and the driver switched seats. So my client was sitting in the driver’s seat drunk as a skunk when the officer came to the window. Client couldn’t even figure out how to open the door to get out for the officer. Client told them the entire time that he switched seats and wasn’t the driver but he wasn’t believed because his prior 2004 DWI. The police just thought they had a slam dunk DWI fall in their lap. Thank God for dash and body cams! While the officer was writing a ticket and not looking, the jury was able to see the brake lights and car movement on the video. The jury got all the evidence and got to hear how the real driver had warrants and a suspended license. Basically, my client thought he was doing his friend a favor and switched seats so his friend wouldn’t get busted with the warrants. My client thought he was just get a speeding ticket. Common sense prevailed the day and the jury followed the law that the State did not prove client was driving beyond a reasonable doubt. I stipulated to every element but driving. Stipulated to all the evidence: videos, blood test, pictures, etc. I was honest with the jury from voir dire and told them this was a case based solely on driving. The client was in the driver’s seat but not the driver. He made a stupid mistake trying to help a buddy. Thank you to the jury for following the law and holding the State to their burden. Thanks to my second chair, Lantz Clinton, for working the case up and his invaluable insight. Client learned his lesson to never get behind the wheel and “take a speeding ticket” when you are 4.5x the legal limit. No good deed goes unpunished, but being wasted behind the wheel doesn’t mean you drove it there.
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Our Houston DWI Attorneys always fight our hardest. We tell the truth about your DWI or DUI case, and facts take precedence over promises. We hold honesty and virtue in highest regard and it is the foundation of ensuring your DWI or criminal case ends with a satisfying, positive outcome.

When you get a DWI, DUI or other criminal charge in Harris County, your life is changed, no matter the verdict. At Thiessen Law Firm, you will be represented by a Houston DWI lawyer who will ensure you’re able to continue on with the life you want. You’ll never feel forced into taking a deal that you don’t want, or accepting terms you don’t fully understand. Mark Thiessen is recognized as an ACS CHAL Lawyer-Scientist for his efforts to understand the science and technology behind DWI testing. This investment in his education and training provides clients with the knowledge needed to fight for their rights effectively and fairly.

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I would HIGHLY recommend hiring Mark Thiessen as your attorney for any criminal case that you have received in the Harris County area. He is extremely knowledgeable of the court system and what actions can be taken pre-trial in order to have the best outcome at your court date. I was put on probation for a DWI a year previous to hiring Mark as my attorney. I failed to complete the requirements in order to get off of probation. My probation was revoked and sent back to the courts. That’s when I hired Mark. He told me to go complete the rest of the requirements for probation and get myself a court date. When we got to court he persuaded the judge not only to dismiss my probation, but dismiss it successfully. In court he made small talk with the judge and prosecutor which told me that he knew them and had a good relationship with them. Which was not the case for other attorneys that went in front of this judge. Again you can’t go wrong hiring Mark. He is great attorney and great person.

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I chose Mark Thiessen to represent me in a DUI / DWI case and it was the best selection/decision that I could have made. I found out about Mark through Internet search and reached out to him and his office. Upon meeting with Mark – I immediately knew that he was the right lawyer/attorney to represent me and give me the best opportunity to win my case. Mark is an expert attorney with a work ethic that is second to none. He is always available. He is a master of his craft and will give you the best opportunity to win your case. He will be prepared and he will do everything to ensure your case is won. He will actually be more knowledgable on the aspects of law, facts of the case, than the individuals that have accused you of your offense. He was highly successful in my case, even despite some of the alleged facts not being in my favor. We won the case and all charges were dropped. Thanks Mark!

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DWI Client

The BEST Attorney in Harris County and Probably One of the Best in the Nation

Mark Thiessen is by far the BEST attorney in Harris County and probably one of the best in the nation. His firm is extremely polite and professional. Mark and his staff were always there for me when I had questions or concerns. He was able to get my DWI dismissed in Harris County which is a huge relief. I would highly recommend Mark for any DWI or drug related case.

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If You Want a GREAT Lawyer, Mark Thiessen is Your Man

I found Mark Thiessen through several of my friends. I was having serious issues with the lawyer I had at the time. He kept telling me I was going to jail when I had done nothing. He did not believe me, and I believe he was gonna have me put in jail and not fight for my innocence. From the moment I met Mark Thiessen, I knew he was going to do everything for me to keep me from that horrid jail. I was not allowed to leave my county. He drove all the way up to The Woodlands to meet me at Starbucks to speak on my case. He got all the charges against me dropped within minutes. He’s truly the best lawyer. He has a lot of respect from his piers including the judge that actually told me I was very lucky to have such a great lawyer. And trust me, I know I was lucky to have found him, and that is the gods honest truth. If you want a GREAT lawyer, Mark Thiessen is your man.

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