Galveston DWI Attorney

Mark J. Kelly

Attorney Mark J. Kelly:

  • Former Assistant Criminal District Attorney for Galveston County.
  • Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
  • Twenty-nine (29) years experience in criminal law.


B.B.A.-Finance, Texas A&M University, 1979
J.D.-University of Houston, December 1984

Professional Certifications

Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1995

Professional Memberships

State Bar of Texas
Galveston County Bar Association, (Director 2000-2007)
National College for DUI Defense
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyer Association
Galveston County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, (President Elect 2010-11, President 2011-12)

Admitted To Practice In The Following Jurisdictions

State of Texas
United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit-New Orleans

Employment History

Assistant Criminal District Attorney – 1985-89
Chief of the Appellate Section-1988-89
Mills, Shirley, Eckel & Bassett-1989-93
Solo Practitioner-1993-present