Experienced Criminal Defense Team


Grant M. Scheiner

(713) 807-9700
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  • Board Certified – Criminal Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
  • Houston’s Top Lawyers – H-Texas Magazine, 2006-present.
  • Texas Super Lawyer – Thomson Reuters service, 2009-present.
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of Texas – National Trial Lawyers Association, 2007-present.
  • Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College Graduate – Dubois, Wyoming – September 2011.
Grant M. Scheiner is a Texas criminal defense attorney and the principal attorney of Scheiner Law Group, P.C. He is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and he has owned his own private practice since 1995. Mr. Scheiner has extensive trial experience, and he is consistently ranked among the top defense attorneys in Texas by many publications and organizations such as the National Trial Lawyers Association and Texas Super Lawyers Magazine. Read More

José A. Ceja

(713) 807-9700
(713) 226-9393 – Español
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  • Former felony prosecutor.
  • Licensed in Arizona and Texas.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.
Jose Ceja is a former felony prosecutor from Tucson, Arizona and an associate of Scheiner Law Group, P.C. since 2010. During his time as a prosecutor, Mr. Ceja has first-chaired over 25 jury trials and successfully briefed and argued a case in front of the full nine-member panel of the Arizona Supreme Court. He has considerable experience working as a sexual assault lawyer, and in 2012 alone Mr. Ceja successfully obtained two grand jury “no bills” for clients facing sexual assault charges. Read More

Will Vaughn

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Will Vaughn was born and raised in Cypress, Texas. After graduating from Houston Christian High School, he attended Emory University in Atlanta and played two seasons on the varsity baseball team. Mr. Vaughn completed his undergraduate degree at Texas A&M University, where he studied History and Philosophy and graduated Cum Laude. Read More

Claudia Hipps

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Claudia Hipps was born in Toluca, Mexico. She grew up in Los Angeles, California and moved to Houston in 1995. Ms. Hipps graduated from the High School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice in Houston in 2003. She graduated cum laude from the University of Houston in 2014, where she obtained a Bachelor in Arts in Psychology, with a minor in Spanish. Although Spanish is her first language, she elected to minor in Spanish, in an effort to formalize her communication skills to better assist Spanish-speaking clients at Scheiner Law Group, P.C. Read More