The Law Offices of Erik M. Locascio, PLLC

Fearless Criminal Defense Attorney

Some of the Cases We Handle

Misdemeanor Defense

Possession of Controlled Substance
Possession of Marijuana
Assault Family Member
Driving While License Invalid
Criminal Mischief
Criminal Trespass
Disorderly Conduct
Unlawful Restraint
Violation of Protective Order

Felony Defense

Felony DWI
Felony Theft
Aggravated Assault
Felon in Possession of Firearm
Aggravated Robbery
Burglary of a Habitation
Assault Family Member 2nd
Child Endangerment
Possession with Intent to Deliver
Injury to Elderly
Sex Offender Cases

Other Matters

Felony and Misdemeanor Probation Revocation
Pretrial Diversions
Occupational Drivers License
Traffic Tickets
Motions for New Trial
Habeas Writs
Criminal Appeals
Bond Hearings

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About the Firm

You Want a Former Prosecutor and Zealous Advocate On Your Side

Erik M. Locascio, criminal defense lawyer and principal attorney of the Law Offices of Erik M. Locascio in Katy, Texas, brings the skills and experience of a former felony prosecutor for the Harris County District Attorney’s Office to assist you if you or someone you know is accused of a crime. Being a former prosecutor allows him to uniquely understand how the State and the criminal justice system work, and he will leverage those skills to protect your rights.

Whether you need a DWI attorney or a criminal law attorney, Erik M. Locascio will fight for you! Erik has handled hundreds of cases, both misdemeanors and felonies, from initial filing to plea bargain, trial, or dismissal, as well as hearings before judges and Class C misdemeanors and traffic violations. Being charged with a crime can be a frustrating and scary time, and you shouldn’t have to navigate the system alone. Don’t hesitate to hire an attorney to zealously advocate for you against the long arm of the State.

Contact Erik M. Locascio today for a free one-hour consultation, at 832-913-5036, or by emailing him at You can also set up a free consultation through the Contact Us section below.

Attorney Bio

Erik M. Locascio

Owner and Principal Attorney
Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of Houston Criminal Defense Practice Clinic

Originally from California, Erik M. Locascio moved to the Houston area in 1997, where he attended Clements High School in Sugar Land. After graduating, he attended The University of Texas at Austin, graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. Erik then began law school at the University of Houston Law Center, eventually graduating in May of 2011.

After studying for and taking the Texas bar exam, Erik was admitted to practice law in November of 2011. In 2012, Erik accepted a prosecutor position at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, where he handled hundreds of cases, both misdemeanors and felonies, from initial filing to resolution--plea bargain, dismissal, or trial. Erik sat first chair on numerous criminal trials, including DWIs, assaults, thefts, and drug cases. He also is skilled in handling hearings before judges, including suppression hearings, revocation hearings, and punishment hearings.

Erik is currently approved for 2nd and 3rd degree felony appointed cases in Harris County, as well as 3rd degree appointed cases in Fort Bend County. These approvals were obtained after a long application process, proof of jury trials and relevant experience, and the passing of written exams.

Beginning in Fall 2018, Erik will be teaching and directing the Criminal Defense Practice Clinic at the University of Houston Law Center.

Erik formed The Law Offices of Erik M. Locascio to lend his skills, experience, and dogged persistence of justice to citizens in need in the Harris County area.

Admitted: Texas, 2011
J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2011
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2007
Member, Texas Bar College
Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
Member, Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
Member, Houston Bar Association
Member, Fort Bend County Bar Association

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