Sam Adamo


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Sam Adamo is a criminal law specialist and is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His practice includes defense and trial of complex Federal White Collar Crime cases including but not limited to Real Estate Fraud, Medicare/Medicaid Fraud and the Corrupt Practices Act. All Federal and State Felonies and Misdemeanors.


As a former prosecutor and defense attorney Sam Adamo has tried hundreds of criminal cases in the last 37 years. Sam Adamo obtained a B.A. in Political Science at Saint Louis University in 1964 and his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas in 1968. During his first five years of practice Sam Adamo was a top prosecutor in the Harris County District Attorney’s office where he learned the art of trying criminal cases. At the District Attorney’s office Sam Adamo engaged in all types of prosecutions from the most serious felonies including Capital Murder to misdemeanors such as Driving While Intoxicated. He completed his career at the District Attorney’s office in the Special Crimes White Collar Fraud section.

In 1976, Sam Adamo entered private practice. He was Board Certification as a Criminal Law Specialist from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 1991. His successful practice has included defending person’s accused of Federal and State crimes. Sam Adamo has obtained dismissals and not guilty jury and judge verdicts in all types of criminal cases including but not limited to Murder, Robbery, Sexual Assault, Drug Conspiracy, White Collar Fraud, Medicare/ Medicaid fraud, D.W.I., Theft and many others.

Sam Adamo is a former Vice President of the Harris County Criminal Attorney’s Association and a Life Member of the Texas and National Association of Criminal Attorney’s Associations. He is recognized among his peers as one of Houston’s best criminal trial lawyers. When the Houston Chronicle newspaper conducted a poll of Harris County Judges asking whom they would hire if they needed a criminal defense attorney, Sam Adamo was at the top of the list. Martindale-Hubbell attorney listing has awarded its prestigious A/V rating. The rating is based upon polling of Houston attorneys and signifies that Sam Adamo has the highest legal and moral qualities and abilities in the practice of law among his peers.

Sam Adamo has appeared on radio talk shows as a legal expert and lectured at legal seminars on a broad range of legal issues.


Sam Adamo is admitted to practice and is in good standing in the State of Texas, The Southern District of Texas, The Western District of Texas, The Eastern District of Texas, The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Sam Adamo is a member of theTexas Bar Association, the Houston Bar Association and member and former officer of the Harris County Criminal Attorney’s Association. Mr. Adamo is also a Life Member of both, the Texas Criminal Lawyers Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.


It is the goal of the Law Office of Sam Adamo to provide quality, competent and ethical legal representation to all our clients with the object of obtaining the best possible verdict for our clients.