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Attorney Profile John C. Caldwell "Clay"

John "Clay" Caldwell Criminal Defense Lawyer

Clay Caldwell is a former felony prosecutor with the Brazoria County District Attorney’s Office in Angleton, TX. During his 11 year tenure as a prosecutor, he tried over 60 cases to a jury. These cases involved some of the most serious offenses, including Murder, Aggravated Assault, Sexual Assault, Felony Drug Possession and Driving While Intoxicated. Clay won more than 95% of those jury trials.

Clay received his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law in Houston in 2004, where he focused his studies on criminal law, criminal procedure and juvenile law while also developing his jury selection and courtroom skills in the school’s advocacy programs.

Clay has returned to his law school Alma Mater to serve as a guest lecturer on effective jury selection. During his time at South Texas College of Law, Clay received the American Jurisprudence Award for the highest grade in his Criminal Procedure and Marital Property classes.

Clay also has a Master of Public Administration degree (2001) and a Bachelor of Arts degree (1999) from Texas A&M Corpus Christi. As a senior at Texas A&M Corpus Christi Clay was elected Student Body President and served on the Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board for the Texas A&M System Chancellor.

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Clay is currently licensed to practice law in the State of Texas for all State Courts and in the United States Courts for the Southern District of Texas. Clay’s practice area includes all State level criminal charges in Brazoria County, Galveston County and Harris County.

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Katie has been with the law office since 2018. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, traveling, and reading. Katie is our detail oriented and efficient organizer. At the law office you will find her filing motions, going through discovery, and handling our case system.

“Do your homework, because Katie’s homework will already be done”


Alyssa has been with the law office since the beginning of 2020. She has her paralegal certification from University of Houston Downtown and an additional certification in legal writing. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, learning new things, and listen or watching anything crime related. At the law office you will find her calendaring all settings, communicating with clients about upcoming court, and managing day to day operations.

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