Attorney Sean Buckley

Professional Qualifications
  • University of Texas School of Law (J.D. 1999)
  • Auburn University (B.A., 1996, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Kappa Phi)
  • Member, American Mensa
  • Member, National Eagle Scout Association
  • Recipient, Texas House of Representatives’ Distinguished Service Award (2003)
  • Lead Author, O’Connor’s Federal Criminal Rules & Codes (Since 2010)
Experience and Results

A modern protégé of famed trial lawyer Dick DeGuerin, Sean Buckley entered the world of high-stakes litigation through the criminal law arena, where he maintains an active practice defending serious and complex criminal cases. With over two decades of courtroom experience, Buckley’s practice has expanded into civil trial law representing plaintiffs in business, tort, and commercial litigation, qui tam whistleblower litigation, and Section 1983 civil rights litigation.

Sean Buckley maintains relationships of trust with local, regional, and national media, and engages those relationships to promote his clients’ interests. Buckley’s success has been profiled in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Slate, Houston Magazine, The Houston Chronicle, The Dallas Morning News, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Austin American-Statesman, and numerous televised networks including CNN, CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX.

Buckley is a native Houstonian and invests in the city’s future. He serves on the board of the Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce and works with philanthropic efforts relating to coastal conservation efforts along the upper Texas Gulf Coast.