Why Hire Rand Mintzer

Specialization in criminal defense law

Why should you hire Rand Mintzer to act as your defense attorney
when you are facing criminal charges?

Rand Mintzer

Rand Mintzer’s entire career is dedicated to defending people who are accused of crimes at the local, state, or federal level. He brings over 35 years of experience to each client he represents. This experience allows him to handle cases of any complexity level. All of his clients benefit from the strong connections and reputation that he has in the legal world.

Once a client signs on for a firm’s representation, many law offices turn cases over to junior attorneys who do not have that much experience. That is not the way Rand does things. He represents each of his clients in person.

Rand has a wide range of practice areas, including:
  • Drug possession
  • Assault
  • Check fraud
  • DWI
  • Credit card abuse

There to help you when you need it most

Personal attention to every detail of your case

Most people facing criminal charges are apprehensive. Rand and his staff understand this. In his
eyes, you are innocent until proven guilty. He is dedicated to representing you to the best of his
ability from start to finish.

Fights for you and your freedom

Clients who go with large law firms are often lost in the shuffle. That is not the case with Rand Mintzer and his staff. Each client is as important as the next one in his eyes. He is well known for detailed preparation before going to court. He believes in keeping his clients up to date on all aspects of their cases. He will bring the best representation to court.

Need proof? View some of Rand’s case results

Criminal Attorney Profile

Rand Mintzer has been an avid long distance runner more than 40 years and a
Houston criminal defense attorney for almost as long which is why he
understands that a criminal case is a marathon and not a sprint. Like a
long distance race, going the distance in a criminal case requires
continuous effort and perseverance fighting for the rights of his
clients from start to finish.


Experienced Criminal Attorney

As a criminal defense lawyer based in Houston Rand has been practicing in Harris County,
Texas and its surrounding counties for more than 35 years

His experience comes from representing people charged with misdemeanors and felonies, including:

Rand is an experienced criminal trial attorney with knowledge of medicine acquired early in his legal career while working for a personal injury law firm.

Rand’s clients benefit from his broad background which gives him a significant advantage in handling certain types of criminal cases.

Rand’s work in the area of personal injury law allows him to put his knowledge to work on behalf of his clients on issues of forensics, accident reconstruction and insurance claims.

Although his practice focuses on criminal defense, Rand accepts a limited number of select personal injury cases.

Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association

Rand Mintzer is a Vice President for the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association for
the 2013-14 year. He was also a part of the Executive Board in 2012-2013 and 2019-2020.

Working Hard for his Clients

Long distance running has instilled in Rand the principles of strength, endurance and determination that he puts to work on behalf of the people he represents.

His clients see it in the effort he puts forth to build a strong defense, challenge the prosecution’s evidence and fighting to protect their rights.

Rand brings a desire and determination to win to every case he handles.


  • South Texas College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1984
  • Arkansas State University, Bachelor of Arts – Social Work & Psychology, 1981

Professional Associations

  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Bar Admissions

  • State of Texas – 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas


Quite often, the evidence brought by the prosecution is vague or conflicting. You need an attorney that understands that fact and who strives to challenge any and all evidence brought forward.

Having spent so many years defending criminal cases, Rand Mintzer knows that investigating all evidence is critical for an effective defense.

Rand’s focus is protecting you and your legal rights throughout the criminal process. With his years of criminal defense work, he can provide you with the best support and representation possible. He will go to battle for your freedom and legal rights.

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